Securing Your Organization's Future
In this extensively revised and updated edition, author Michael Seltzer acts as your personal fundraising consultant. Rely on his proven experience to strengthen your nonprofit organizationís capacity to successfully raise funds and create long-term organizational stability. Recommended for novice grantseekers, experienced fundraisers and nonprofit management courses, this volume will:
Prepare your organization for success when venturing into the world of funding resources - You will learn how to get started by defining vision and mission, making your organization legal, building your board of directors, planning your programs and developing your budget.
Help you determine the best mix of funding resources for the long term - The text reviews the wide range of funding resources available to nonprofits from foundation and corporate givers to government, religious institutions, individuals, and more. You will find out how your organization can benefit from special events, direct mail, using the telephone, face-to-face meetings, planned giving, raising money on the Internet, and earned and venture income.
Provide you with a blueprint for planning and implementing a solid strategy for securing financial support. There are numerous worksheets and case studies that will further prepare you to formulate your own plan. And, an extensive annotated bibliography will round out your toolkit of resources.