A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members
Everything you need to know as a nonprofit board member to raisemore money and help your organization succeed in meeting itsgoals
Engaging and informative, this practical guide to fundraisingcontains valuable insights that nonprofit boards need to succeed inraising money in today's dynamic economic environment. Whilewritten expressly for board members, this useful handbook alsoprovides advice to executive directors and advancement staff on howto partner with your board to build an unstoppable fundraisingteam.
A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members shows youhow to raise more money by building board leadership and skills infundraising. This book covers it all—the board's leadershiprole in fundraising; how to organize and train your board to raisefunds; building a team with board and staff; raising funds foroperations, major gifts and capital campaigns; how to ask forgifts; plus a guide for conducting a board retreat that will leadto fundraising success.
Entertaining, practical, and easy to use, this book will becomea must-read for all board members, executive directors, and staffwho want to build an effective fundraising team.
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Building a Fundraising Board
Prepare for Your Fundraising Role
Fundraising for Current Operations
Getting Organized for Fundraising
Training Board Members to Fundraise
The Five Elements of the Successful
Common Issues in Negotiating and Closing Gifts
Setting Realistic Goals
Phases Timetables and Gift Tables
What to Look for in a Chief Advancement Officer
The Annual Fund
Making the Case for the Annual Fund
Who Are Our Prospects?
Giving at the