Conducting a successful development services program: a comprehensive guide and resource
With the publication of "Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign," Kent E. Dove introduced the definitive guide to every aspect of a capital campaign. Drawing on the same fundamental principles that form the core of any successful development program, Dove now applies his proven techniques to the full spectrum of fundraising. "Conducting a Successful Development Services Program"-the fourth volume of the comprehensive Dove on Fundraising Series handbooks-offers the most complete guidance on creating, implementing, and sustaining a fundraising program that is fully supported by a professional development services program.
Nonprofits' behind-the-scenes fundraising functions-information systems, development technologies, research, managing prospects, and stewardship-not only support their organizations' overall development efforts but also are key to their long-term success. "Conducting a Successful Development Services Program," a first-of-its-kind resource, draws together in one book a tremendous body of knowledge of these functions to planning and managing an innovative and effective development services program. Using "Conducting a Successful Development Services Program" as a guide, nonprofits will be able take a holistic approach to the process of identifying, researching, and managing prospects; creating, storing, and using data and information; and, properly administering gifts and showing appreciation to donors. "Conducting a Successful Development Services Program" also includes an extensive resource section filled with a wealth of examples from real-life organizations.
"This is a must-have book for every nonprofit organization in America. For the first time, small- and mid-sized nonprofits as well as the larger ones have an all-in-one resource that will enable them to handle donors and gifts in ways that ensure both donor satisfaction and the growing body of rules and regulations that govern all nonprofits."
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Conducting Prospect Research
Managing Prospects Systematically
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