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Fundraising for Dummies

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The fun and easy way to raise money for your cause"Fundraising For Dummies," 3rd Edition shows you how to take advantage of the latest strategies and resources available for raising money through everything from special events to online donations, in both good and bad economic times. The authors teach you how to market your organization using the most up-to-date tools and ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published February 4th 2010 by For Dummies (first published May 8th 2000)
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Cate
Oct 20, 2012 Cate rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love the wealth of resources that the "Dummies" books provide. I have 5 full pages of notes after reading this book that are things for me to further investigate on this topic. Great tips on a topic that I knew very little about!

Nico
Sep 03, 2013 Nico rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this for my capstone. I'll probably read it again. And then again, if I get a job in fundraising. Ah, the life of an MPA.
Silvina Furnadzhieva
По принцип повечето съвети вероятно са верни, но са приложими за САЩ и в много малка степен - за България.
Angela
Nov 17, 2009 Angela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Chap 25 is good: 10 excuses for the failed event. Includes reasons why things go wrong and how to plan ahead or be proactive in the midst of the disaster. Helpful.
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Super helpful for a total newbie.
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“Your ability to describe the mission of your organization, your goals, your objectives, your programs, your staff, and your plans all in one cohesive, well-thought-out document (in other words, your case statement) will impress your donors. It'll also impress the people working with you, as well as others in the fundraising community. And even more important than impressing your donors and partners, your case statement will help them understand why you exist, why you do what you do, and why they want to join you in doing it.” 0 likes
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