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Grantsmanship Techniques : D Titles

This bibliography lists books and videos available in the Michigan State University library collections. It is intended as a starting point for those who are interested in learning more about foundations, fundraising, proposal writing, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit organization administration, government funding, planned giving, prospect research, and voluntarism.

Want to find even more books on how to prepare grant proposals and related topics? Try searching the MSU Libraries Online Catalog.

Recommended subject headings include:
  • Arts fund raising
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
  • Promotion of special events
  • Charities
  • Proposal writing for grants
  • Church fund raising
  • Proposal writing in education
  • Corporations -- charitable contributions
  • Proposal writing in medicine
  • Direct mail fund raising
  • Proposal writing in research
  • Educational fund raising
  • Proposal writing in the social sciences
  • Endowments
  • Research grants
  • Fund raisers (persons)
  • Telephone fund raising
  • Fund raising
  • Voluntarism
  • Library fundraising
  • Volunteers
  • Also note that the various books and videos listed in this bibligraphy are assigned subject headings which you can try as well.

    What if you don't have access to the Michigan State University Main Library? Many of these same books and videos are available in other libraries around the country. If they are not available in your library, ask about interlibrary loan.


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    THE DARTNELL DIRECT MAIL AND MAIL ORDER HANDBOOK. Richard S. Hodgson. Chicago, Ill. : Dartnell Corp., 1977. 3rd edition, 1538pp. Gast Business Library HF5861 .H55 1980
    Covers both non-profit and commercial direct-mail fund raising. Shows how to build direct-mail and mail-order programs, and includes an extensive glossary of direct-marketing terms. Contains case studies and many illustrations.
    1965 edition is also available in the MSU Main Library Stacks.
    [Advertising, direct-mail]

    DATA MINING FOR FUND RAISERS: HOW TO USE SIMPLE STATISTICS TO FIND GOLD IN YOUR DONOR DATABASE (EVEN IF YOU HATE STATISTICS). Peter B. Wylie. New York : Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 2004. 90pp. Main Library Stacks HV41.5 .W955 2004
    Statistics can help nonprofit organizations save money on fundraising mailings and telephone calls, improve rates of response to annual appeals, and identify people who may become major donors, writes Peter B. Wylie, a fundraising consultant at Margolis-Wylie Associates, in Washington. One of the keys to using statistics in fund raising, says Mr. Wylie, is developing a rating system to evaluate potential donors. He advises fund raisers to pull pieces of demographic information from their databases---such as donors' age and marital status---that might be linked to support for their group. Drawing from his experience with university databases, he suggests categories that are often highly correlated with giving, such as whether an alumnus lists a business phone number or an e-mail address. Mr. Wylie describes simple statistical tests that can show how those attributes relate to past giving patterns. Using attributes that strongly correlate with contributing, fund raisers can develop scoring systems specific to their organizations. Mr. Wylie says that once a group has assigned a score to each person in its database, it can decide on whom to focus appeals. If, for example, an organization does not have enough money to send mailings to everyone in its database, it can limit mailings to donors with high scores.
    [Philanthropists -- Databases -- Statistics]
    [Fund raisers (Persons) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.]
    [Fund raising -- Databases -- Statistics]
    [Charities -- Marketing]

    THE DEAN'S ROLE IN FUND RAISING : PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE. Margarete Rooney Hall. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. 120pp. Funding Center (1 East) LB2335.95 .H35 1992
    Also listed under Academic Fundraising
    [Educational fund raising]

    DEAR CHRIS : ADVICE TO A VOLUNTEER FUND RAISER. John D. Verdery. Washington, D.C. : Taft Group, 1986. 105pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177 .V47 1986
    A series of letters to a novice fund raiser on the difficult task of asking people for money. Addresses many obstacles that sabotage success--fear of rejection, anxiety about asking for money, the temptation to take short cuts.
    [Fund raising]

    DEAR FRIEND : MASTERING THE ART OF DIRECT MAIL FUND RAISING. Kay Partney Lautman and Henry Goldstein. Washington, D.C. : Taft Corporation, 1991. 378pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177 .L378 1991
    1984 edition is also available.
    Provides an introduction for non-profits considering the use of direct mail in fund raising. The book discusses all aspects of the direct-mail process, from determining whether direct mail is appropriate to creating a direct-mail package and hiring and working with consultants. Guidelines for testing and evaluating the effectiveness of various elements of a direct-mail package, from graphics to format, are also provided, as well as numerous examples of successful and unsuccessful packages, a glossary of direct-mail terms, and postage and printing information.
    [Direct mail fund raising]

    DEBT FREE CHURCH: EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL FREEDOM WHILE GROWING YOUR MINISTRY
    see the book section of Religious Fundraising.

    DEFERRED GIFTS : HOW TO GET THEM. George V. King. Ambler, Pa. : Fund Raising Institute, 1982. 4th edition, 198pp. Gast Business Library HV41 .K52 1982
    A step-by-step guide for the non-profit organization executive on how to plan, launch, and run a profitable deferred giving program along with 200 easy-to-adopt examples.
    [Fund raising -- United States -- handbooks, manuals, etc.}
    [Charities -- United States -- finance]
    [Deferred giving -- United States]

    DEMYSTIFYING GRANT SEEKING : WHAT YOU REALLY NEED TO DO TO GET GRANTS. Larissa Golden Brown, Martin John Brown. San Francisco, Ca. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2001. 241pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177 .B767 2001
    Demystifying Grant Seeking is an inspirational and instructional guide that takes the fear, mystery, and loathing out of looking for and winning foundation grants. You learn more than just how to write one grant proposal -- you learn how to set up and run an efficient, productive grant seeking office, working strategically to get maximum results with a reasonable amount of work and a minimum of suffering.
    Chapters cover: Dismissing the myths about grant seeking and replacing it with a more productive attitude]; Setting up your grant seeking office and files; Doing essential research about your organization, community, and possible funders; Writing documents that will be the building blocks of all your future grant applications; Determining exactly what and how much you will ask for; Writing grant proposals and letters of inquiry; Managing meetings and relationships; Setting goals and evaluating your success; Working efficiently with colleagues; Staying inspired
    [Fund raising]
    [Proposal writing for grants]

    DESIGNING AND CONDUCTING HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH PROJECTS. Corlien M. Varkevisser, Indra Pathmanathan, Ann Brownlee. Amsterdam : KIT Publishers ; Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2003. 2 v. (xii, 357; xv, 195 p.) Funding Center (1 East) RA440.85 .V37 2003 Vols. 1 & 2
    Electronic version also available.
    This two-volume set presents a course outline, in modular format, that deals step-by-step with the development of a Health Systems Research (HSR) proposal and field testing (Part 1) and with data analysis and report writing (Part 2).
    [Proposal writing in medicine -- Study and teaching]

    DESIGNING SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROPOSALS. Donald C. Orlich. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and curriculum Development, 1996. 135pp. Funding Center (1 East) LB2342 .O75 1996
    Ever wonder how you could have written a better proposal in pursuit of funding for your program needs? Does the process of preparing and writing a proposal leave you breathless, confused, and feeling overwhelmed? Do you need help organizing your great ideas? Do you know how proposals are generally reviewed and critiqued? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in this book.
    [Proposal writing for grants]
    [Proposal writing in education]

    DESIGNS FOR FUND-RAISING. Harold J. Seymour. Ambler, Pa. : Fund-Raising Institute, 1988. 2nd edition, 220pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41 .S4 1988
    1966 edition also available.
    The first major "how-to" book about fund raising. A classic. Describes what motivates people to give, the keys to planning a campaign, how to manage a development office, how to get your money's worth from a consultant, etc.
    [Fund raising]

    A DESKTOP GUIDE FOR NONPROFIT DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND ADVISORS : AVOIDING TROUBLE WHILE DOING GOOD / Jack B. Siegel. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2006. 705pp. Funding Center (1 East) HD62.6 .S557 2006 : Accompanied by a CD-ROM containing 450+ documents: leading cases, IRS forms and publications, court pleadings and filings, statutory and regulatory material, congressional reports, governmental investigations and audits, and IRS forms 990.

    DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE MAJOR GIFT PROGRAM : FROM MANAGING STAFF TO SOLICITING GIFTS. Roy Muir and Jerry May, eds. Washington, D.C. : Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 1993. 134pp. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .D36 1993
    Designed for fundraisers in education, but with a wealth of information applicable to all fundraising. Individually authored chapters discuss management of a major gift campaign, developing staff, setting guidelines, prospect research, prospect management, using volunteers, narrowing the field, special events, solicitation, and stewardship of major donors. Includes extensive annotated bibliogrpahy of donor research resources.
    Also listed under Academic Fundraising
    [Fund raising]
    [Educational fund raising]

    DEVELOPING MAJOR GIFTS: TURNING SMALL DONORS INTO BIG CONTRIBUTORS. Laura Fredricks. Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen, 2001. 192pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41 .D48 2001
    Development officers should stop waiting to find that "magic layer" of top prospects they dream will make large gifts, and instead pursue their existing direct-mail and annual donors. Provides step-by-step instructions on how to make major gifts happen.
    [Fund raising -- United States]
    [Gifts -- United States]

    DEVELOPING MAJOR GIFTS. Dwight F. Burlingame, Dwight F. Burlingame (Editor), James M. Hodge (Editor). Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997. 116pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177.5 .U6 D484 1997
    New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising #16
    This issue explains what to look for when hiring a major gift fundraiser, how to cultivate relationships with potential major donors, and how to enlist CEOs' and trustees' assistance in securing major gifts. Contents: Profiling major gifts fundraisers : what qualifies them for success / Ernest W. Wood -- Meshing development efforts with major gift fundraising / Jerry A. May -- Managing a successful major gifts program / Paul B. Smith -- Ethics and major gifts / Joseph S. Beyel -- Women as philanthropists : leading the transformation in major gift fundraising / Martha A. Taylor, Sondra C. Shaw -- CEOs and trustees : the key forces in securing major gifts / G.T. "Buck" Smith -- Major donors, major motives : the people and purposes behind major gifts / Paul G. Schervish.
    [Fund raising -- United States]
    [Endowments -- United States]

    DEVELOPING SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING : INITIATIVES FOR RURAL AND SMALL SCHOOLS . Robert Carlson. [Charleston, W. Va.] : ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, [1993] 3pp. MSU GOV DOCS US DOCS, 3 W ED 1.331/2:EDO-RC-93-4
    Lists fundraising strategies for rural and small schools.
    Also listed under Fundraising for Educators.
    [Educational fund raising]

    DEVELOPING YOUR CASE FOR SUPPORT. Timothy L. Seiler. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2001. 172pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG4027.65 .S45 2001
    This tool in the Excellence in Fund Raising Workbook Series offers you a practical, hands-on guide to creating the cornerstone of any successful fund raising program--an effective case for support. Written by Tim Seiler--a leader in the field of fund raising and a disciple of master fund raiser Hank Rosso--Developing Your Case for Support provides you with a complete framework for bringing together all the reasons nonprofits know they are worthy of support, and shows you how to develop a case that makes those reasons concrete and real for donors. Filled with helpful worksheets and examples, the workbook features a step-by-step methodology for gathering, organizing, and using the information essential for developing a compelling case statement.
    [Nonprofit organizations -- Finance]
    [Fund raising]

    DEVELOPMENT HANDBOOK : PROMOTING PHILANTHROPY AT INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS. Jeremy Jones. Washington, D.C. : Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 1992. 222pp. Funding Center (1 East) LB2336 .D38 1992
    [Educational funding -- United States --handbooks, manuals, etc.]
    [Private schools -- United States -- finance]

    DEVELOPMENT TODAY : A FUND RAISING GUIDE FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. Jeffrey L. Lant. Cambridge, Mass. : JLA Publications, 1990. 4th edition, 282pp. Funding Center (1, East) HD2741 .L36 1990
    3rd edition also available.
    Offers comprehensive information on raising funds ranging from how to direct grant proposals to foundations and corporations to conducting capital campaigns, special events, direct mail campaigns and applying for federal funding. Uses a step-by-step approach, and includes examples of applications, proposals--and what to do if your proposal is turned down.
    [Fundraising]
    [Nonprofit organizations]
    [Endowments]


    DIGITAL GIVING : HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING CHARITY. Richard C McPherson. Lincoln, NE : iUniverse, Inc., 2007. 112pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41.2 .M25 2007
    If you keep up with all of the latest electronic communication devices then you will glean wonderful insight on how to use them to strengthen your organization's fundraising. If you are not knowledgeable about the latest devices (which is the category that I fit into) then Richard C. McPherson's book, Digital Giving - How Technology is Changing Charity will open up a whole new world.
    [Fund raising -- technological innovations]
    [Electronic fund raising]
    [Charities -- finance]
    [Nonprofit organizations -- finance]

    DIRECT AND INTERACTIVE MARKETING : NEW TECHNIQUES FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS. Adrian Sargeant. San Francisco, Ca. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, July 2002. 98pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41.2 .D57 2001
    New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising #33.
    Direct and interactive marketing generates around 15% of the voluntary income for U.S.-based nonprofits. Yet despite its significance, this form of fundraising is often overshadowed by the emphasis on major donor gifts. This special issue discusses varied aspects of direct and interactive marketing, its role in generating and building donor relationships, the impact of data protection legislation in Europe and the US, fundraising trends since September 11, and "face-to-face" marketing, an emerging new fundraising medium that successfully attracts a new generation of charity donors. With a focus on strategies in Internet fundraising, and the lessons learned so far, this issue is also an excellent guide to nonprofits investing in technology or expanding their online presence.
    [Electronic fundraising]
    [Fund raising]

    THE DIRECT MAIL AND MAIL ORDER HANDBOOK, see THE DARTNELL DIRECT MAIL AND MAIL ORDER HANDBOOK.

    DIRECT MAIL FUND RAISING. San Francisco, Cal. : Public Management Institute, 1980. 467pp. Main Library Oversize Collection (Basement center) HG177 .P82 1980a
    More than a third of all private funds contributed to non-profit organizations come from direct mail fund raising. This manual describes the techniques the experts use to find new donors, keep donors giving, and increase giving levels. Contains many planning forms and checklists, as well as sample direct-mail letters.
    [Fund raising]
    [Advertising, direct-mail]

    DIRECT MAIL TESTING FOR FUND RAISERS. Joseph P. Kachorek. Chicago, Ill. : Precept Press, 1991. 185pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177 .K32 1991
    Discusses which components and concepts should be tested to insure efficient use of direct-mail fund raising. The book contains step-by-step instructions on the testing process, including how to design an effective test structure, and contains chapters on such direct-mail factors as package, copy, offers, timing and seasonality, house and rented lists, and postage. Also discusses how to evaluate and respond to test results and advises readers on dealing with the recent postal increases.
    [Fund raising]
    [Advertising, direct-mail]

    DIRECT MARKETING FOR NONPROFITS : ESSENTIAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE NEW ERA. Kay Partney Lautman. Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 2001. 235pp. Gast Business Library HF5415.I26 L38 2001
    A workbook that includes advice on planning, choosing list brokers, creating the appeal, testing, premiums, monthly and special donor programs, file maintenance, telemarketing, and future trends. Provides lists of telemarketers and list brokers that specialize in nonprofits. Includes glossary and index.
    [Nonprofit organizations]
    [Direct marketing]

    DIRECT RESPONSE FUND RAISING : MASTERING NEW TRENDS FOR RESULTS. Michael Johnston. New York, N.Y. : John Wiley and Sons, 2000. 193pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41.2 .J63 2000; CD-ROM is available in VVL/DMC
    Nonprofits can boost donor and membership response rates with these exciting examples and tips guaranteed to reinvigorate direct mail campaigns The success of a nonprofit direct mail program requires staying on top of recent trends in the field. These trends include appealing to aging baby boomers as well as tapping into powerful new databases, the Internet, CD-ROMs, diskettes, and videos. Dealing directly with new trends, this indispensable guide gives fundraisers, nonprofit managers, and volunteers an excellent understanding of how to plan bold and successful direct mail campaigns guaranteed to revitalize a fundraising program. Scores of examples reconnect readers with the latest in the medium. Features include: (1) Real-life results related to response percentages, costs, and average dollar return; (2) CD-ROM with checklists to help organizations implement ideas and 30 fund-raising models searchable by theme, type, and subject matter
    [Direct mail fund raising]

    DIRECTORY OF FUND RAISING AND NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS. Janice McLean, ed. Rockville, Md. : Fund Raising Institute, 1992. 390pp. Funding Center (1, East) HD69 .C6 D5 1992
    Even the most well-run and complete nonprofit organizations occasionally need outside help in solving problems. This new directory of 1500 consultants and training organizations is the source to use when you need professional advice on: fundraising, direct mail programs, computer services, personnel issues, management issues, and more. Each entry includes full name, address, telephone, and fax information; names of partners and executives; and a detailed description of the services offered.
    [Nonprofit organizations -- management -- directories"
    [Fund raising -- directories]

    DIRECTORY OF GRANTS FOR CRAFTS : AND HOW TO WRITE A WINNING PROPOSAL. James Dillehay. Torreon, New Mexico : Warm Snow Pub., c2000. 1st ed. 216pp. Main Library Reference Funding Center (1, East) NK1127 .D53 2000
    [Handicraft -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc. -- Directories]
    [Proposal writing for grants]

    DISCOVER TOTAL RESOURCES : A GUIDE FOR NONPROFITS. Pittsburgh, Pa. : Mellon Bank, 1995. 39pp. Main Library Reference Funding Center (1, East) HD62.6 .D48 1995
    1985 edition also available.
    Provides the means for nonprofit organizations to determine whether or not they are fully using community resources that are available to them. It provides a way for staff, boards, and volunteers to find resources and techniques that have been used effectively by professionals. Single copies free from Community Affairs Publications, Mellon Bank, One Mellon Bank Center, Rm. 1830, Pittsburgh, PA 15258-0001. Provide your name, address, and purpose for requesting guide.
    [Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- manangement]
    [Fund Raising]

    DIVERSITY IN THE FUNDRAISING PROFESSION. Janice Gow Pettey. San Francisco, Ca. : Sept. 2002. 129 pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41.9.U5 D58 2002
    New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising #34.
    Examining the distinctions of diversity from within the fundraising profession or exploring strategies to enhance diversity in the nonprofit sector, this volume participates in the ongoing discussion on the opportunities and obligations for fundraising practitioners to incorporate culture and tradition in their practice. Chapters examine prospect research, cultivation, and solicitation practice; communication strategies in the workplace; the importance of diversity in philanthropic boards; inclusiveness in the mission and work of nonprofit organizations; and the evolution of current gay and lesbian issues as well as the cultural sensitizing that needs to occur in order to develop successful donor relationships. Acknowledging the challenge for increased quantifiable data on diversity and promoting continued dialogue, this book is a valuable addition to the literature in the fundraising field.
    [Fund raising -- United States]
    [Minorities]
    [Nonprofit organizations -- Finance]

    DO WELL BY DOING GOOD: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHARITABLE REMAINDER TRUSTS. Keith E. Gregg. Chicago, Ill. : Bonus Books, 1996. 105pp. Gast Business Library KF740.Z9 G74 1996
    Many of today's leading investors are recommending a fast-growing investment called Charitable Remainder Trust or "CRT". What makes a CRT so powerful is the philanthropists can finally couple their charitable donations with economic benefit. Do Well by Doing Good lays the foundation for realizing the full potential of CRTs. Chapters cover different types of charitable remainder trusts, popular uses, how to set them up, and marketing.
    [Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States -- Marketing]

    DOING GOOD BETTER : HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE BOARD MEMBER OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION. Edgar Stoesz and Chester Raber. Intercourse, Pa. : Good Books, 1997. 145pp. Main Library Stacks HD62.6 .S76 1997
    [Nonprofit organizations -- management]

    DOLLARS AND SENSE : A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING MANUAL FOR WOMEN'S SHELTERS AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. Western States Shelter Network. San Francisco, Cal. : the Network, 1982. 135pp. Main Library Stacks HV41 .W385
    A fundraising manual for grassroots efforts.
    [Nonprofit organizations -- management]
    [Fund raising -- handbooks, manuals, etc.]

    DOLLARS FOR EXCELLENCE. Roy Bunce and Stanton Leggett. Chicago, Ill. : Pluribus Press, 1988. 312pp. Main Library Stacks HG177.5 .U6 B86 1988
    Focusing on the individual, who accounts for 90% of the charitable dollar, this book shows how to reach the right people. It explains what motivates individuals to give and how you can tap into that. Complete and easy to follow, it answers every question you have about educational fundraising.
    Also listed under Academic Fundraising
    [Educational fund raising]
    [Education -- finance]

    THE DONOR BOND : HOW TO NURTURE YOUR DONORS USING STRATEGIC MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES. Barry J. McLeish. Rockville, Md. : Fund Raising Institute, 1991. 173pp. Main Library Stacks HG177 .M34 1991
    Successful nonprofit organizations are the ones that develop nurturing relationships with their donors, encouraging long-term loyalty, service, and gift-giving. Stresses the importance of market research, direct marketing, public relations and the role played by the chief executive officer in the fundraising process.
    [Fund raising]
    [Nonprofit organizations]

    DONOR-CENTERED FUNDRAISING. Penelope Burk. Burk and Associates, Ltd, 2003. 215pp. Main Library Stacks HV41.2 .B87 2003
    Why do donors top giving to charities they once supported, and what will it take to preserve their loyalty in the future? Avoid common mistakes and raise more money by trying this new alternative to traditional fundraising.
    [Fundraising]

    DONOR FOCUSED STRATEGIES FOR ANNUAL GIVING. Karla A. Williams. Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 1997. 287pp. Main Library Stacks HV41.2 .W53 1997
    The overall success of an organization's fund raising is largely dependent upon the annual fund. In fact, the annual giving program can be considered the core of an integrated development program. Its success depends on effective planning and the extent to which fund raisers treat their donors as individuals. Learn how to make your organization's annual fund a successful program around which you can plan your complete development program; and how careful planning and attention to the individual will pay off. Practical information is supported by worksheets, forms, and charts, and illustrated by case examples.
    [Fund raising]
    [Charities -- finance]

    DONOR GUIDES
    A list of print donor guides in the MSU Libraries.

    DON'T JUST APPLAUD--SEND MONEY! THE MOST SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR FUNDING AND MARKETING THE ARTS. Alvin H. Reiss. New York, N.Y. : Theatre Communications Group, 1995. 146pp. Main Library Reference Funding Center (1, East) NX765 .R46 1995
    Provides 102 case studies of effective fund-raising practices that have been used by museums, theaters, orchestras, and other arts groups, both large and small.
    [Arts fund raising -- United States -- handbooks, manuals, etc.

    DREAM BIG: CREATING AND GROWING YOUR SCHOOL FOUNDATION. Mark Havens. Rockville, Md. : NSPRA. 160pp. Main Library Reference (1 East) Funding Center LC243.A1 H38 2000
    Topics covered include: (1) Sample mission statements and legal documentation needed to start a foundation; (2) The "why`s" behind starting a school foundation (it is more than the need for money); (3) 15 tips for a prosperous foundation (Don`t spend money for info that is free; Don`t use just "figurehead" board members); (4) 10 ways to ensure your foundation`s success (Learn that fund-raising is also friend-raising); (5) 15 fund-raising categories and 10 criteria for evaluating the major fund-raising activities for your foundation (Before you raise money, you have to know how it will be spent); (6) Critical administrative and legal steps to earn your foundation`s non-profit incorporation
    Also listed under Fundraising for Educators
    [Educational fund raising]

    DRUCKER FOUNDATION SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL: A PROCESS GUIDE. Gary J. Stern. New York, N.Y. : Drucker Foundation; San Francisco, Ca. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999. 157pp. Main Library Stacks HD62.6 .S745 1999
    [Nonprofit organizations -- management -- evaluation]

    DYNAMIC FUND-RAISING PROJECTS. Rick Arledge with David Friedman. Chicago, Ill. : Precept Press, 1992. 153pp. Main Library Stacks HV41.9 .U5 A75 1992
    Add $500 to $50,000 to your bottom line. Not once, not twice, but every year. Create a new tradition in your community by sponsoring an event. You choose the amount of money that your organization needs and select the appropriate projects. Over a dozen events are listed in detail in this reader-friendly, lay-flat instruction manual. Projects include direct mail campaigns, generic 300 Club, carnivals, movie premieres, concert promotions, haunted houses, rummage sales, t-shirt sales, concession stands, Secret Santas, auctions, and automobile party.
    [Fund raising -- United States]
    [Promotion of special events -- United States]

    DYNAMICS OF CHURCH FINANCE
    see the book section of Religious Fundraising.

    THE DYNAMICS OF FUNDING : AN EDUCATOR'S GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE GRANTSMANSHIP. Paul B. Warren. Boston, Mass. : Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1980. 366pp. Main Library Stacks LB2336 .W36
    A history of the postwar bureaucratization of secular patronage for higher learning. It also provides insights into the fundamentals of grantsmanship.
    Also listed under Academic Fundraising
    [Endowments - United States]



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