Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work

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NOLO, Aug 10, 2010 - Law - 528 pages
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Getting tax-exempt status for your nonprofit organization is just the first step -- whether its mission will succeed depends entirely on your ability to raise money. Fortunately, Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits will show you how.

Featuring advice and stories from over 40 experienced fundraisers, foundation staffers, journalists and more, the 2nd edition of Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits explains how to:

  • work with individual donors
  • plan special events
  • solicit grants from foundations and corporations
  • get media coverage
  • use the Web to further fundraising goals
  • start a side business to raise funds
  • and much more

    The 3rd edition is updated to reflect the latest studies on who gives the most and why. It also contains new tax figures, the new IRS Form 990, updated resource recommendations and contact information and offers tips for "greening" one's special events.
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    User Review  - WildMaggie - LibraryThing

    Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits thoroughly and systematically covers its topic. I’m a neophyte—other than being on the receiving end of nonprofit solicitations—and I readily understood the ... Read full review

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    User Review  - buildalife - LibraryThing

    I love the NOLO series. Clear and easy to read. I've been in fundraising for 20+ years and find that we often fall into our silos of specialty. This is an excellent overview of the many areas that ... Read full review

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    About the author (2010)

    Bray is an author and legal editor at Nolo, specializing in real estate, immigration law, and nonprofit fundraising. She is co-author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home and also edits a number of Nolo's small business books. Bray's working background includes solo practice, nonprofit, and corporate stints, as well as long periods of volunteering, including an internship at Amnesty International's main legal office in London. She received her law degree and a Masters degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington.

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