Grasping basic nonprofit fundraising means getting it right the first time.
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Want additional resources on fundraising and philanthropy? Try these:
• Bray, Ilona (2016) Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work, 3rd Edition, Nolo, ISBN-13: 978-1413322989 (This is a very good basic fundraising text available at stores like Barnes and Noble.)
• Mutz, Jonh, and Murray, Katherine, Fundraising for Dummies, Wiley Publishing; 3rd edition (2010), ISBN: 978-0470568408 (This is a very good basic fundraising text available at stores like Barnes and Noble.)
• Ciconte, Barbara, and Jacob, Jeanne, Fundraising Basics, A Complete Guide, 3rd Edition. (2009) ISBN: 978-0-7637-4666-7 (This is the text I assign to classes. It is thorough and comes with a variety of template resources. It’s also priced proportionately higher.)
• Gary, Tracy; Orman, Suze (Foreword by) with Adess, Nancy, Inspired Philanthropy: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Giving Plan and Leaving a Legacy, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0-7879-9652-9 (An excellent, systematic approach to one’s own philanthropy.)
• Prince, Russ Alan, and File, Karen Maru, The Seven Faces of Philanthropy: A New Approach to Cultivating Major Donors, ISBN: 978-0-7879-6057-5 (A modern classic in understanding donor motivation.)
• Lupton, Robert D., Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It), ISBN: 978-0-06-207620-5 (Lupton takes a thoughtful look at why poverty-fighting nonprofits can fail in their mission and suggests a new approach.)
• Oppenheimer, Daniel M. and Olivola, Christopher Y. The Science of Giving: Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity, ISBN: 978-1-84872-885-1 (An excellent look at the science behind giving decisions. All modern fundraisers need to seriously consider the findings of the various study’s authors.)
Faith and Fundraising:
• Nouwen, Henri (2011) The Spirituality of Fundraising, Upper Room, ISBN: 0-8358-9823-7 (Available at www.henrinouwen.org) (Many of my students who profess a Christian faith or not find this a very helpful approach to fundraising.)
• Wilmer, Wesley K. (2008) Revolution in Generosity: Transforming Stewards To Be Rich Toward God ISBN-13: 978-0802467539 (If you’re looking for the Christian drill down on fundraising, this is it.)
• Hugg, Matthew A. (2013 or 2017) Philander Family Values, Fun Scenarios for Practical Fundraising Education for Boards, Staff and Volunteers, Sunnybrae Press, ISBN: 978-0-9892571-0-7 or 978-0989257121 (This is a fun book I wrote to contextualize fundraising for my classes. Students have enjoyed it and found it helpful in grasping fundraising concepts through the discussion of the scenarios presented.)
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