Whether your nonprofit has just gotten tax-exempt status or has been operating for years, its success or failure depends on its ability to raise donations from individuals, companies, and institutions. The question you’re facing is, “How do we bring in the cash?”
Here, you’ll find plain-English answers. Featuring advice and stories from over 50 experienced fundraisers, foundation staffers, journalists and more, this book explains how to:
- make a fundraising plan
- work with individual donors
- keep givers giving
- plan special events
- solicit grants from foundations and corporations
- get media coverage
- use the Web and social media for fundraising
- start a side business to raise funds
- and much more
Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits also provides creative grassroots strategies and dozens of real-life success stories. Best of all, it cuts out the jargon and “consultant speak” that’s all too common in nonprofit books.
The 5th edition is completely updated with new stories and samples, the latest IRS rules and regulations, and social networking and crowdfunding guidance.