Find the money up for grabsApply for government and foundation grants Build community collaborations and partnershipsWrite a statement of needDevelop a budget and budget narrativeFill out appropriate paperwork
This book gives writers the insider information they need to confront the competitive market and seal the deal.
David G. Bauer--acknowledged expert on grantsmanship--reveals that most institutions do not invest enough time, effort, or money into the grants process. Bauer offers grantseekers a dynamic, flexible, and adaptable system for the efficient procurement, and administration, of external funds. Already a popular guide for administrators, this new edition will ensure continued support as it demonstrates how to contact funding sources and submit proposals. In addition, Bauer offers ethical guidelines and practical management procedures, plus insight into budgets, records, and personnel management.
Includes chapters on: BL Developing and Maintaining a Dynamic and Efficient Grants Program BL Measuring the Success of Your Grants System BL Increasing Faculty and Staff Interest in Proposal Development and Grant Involvement BL Evaluating and Improving Your Grant Opportunity Research System BL The Role of the Grants Office in Contacting Funding Sources BL The Role of the Grants Office in Assurances, Certifications, Institutional Reviews, and Research Compliance BL The Role of the Grants Office in Tracking Proposals, Sign-Off, Submission, and Follow-up BL The Role of the Grants Office in the Administration of Privte Funds BL The Role of the Grants Office in the Administration of Federal Funds BL The Role of the Grants Office in the Politics of the Funding Process In addition, the book contains many helpful worksheets and checklists suitable for photocopying, as well as inventories and questions for surveying staff, faculty, and administrators. As a culmination to his recommended approach, Bauer suggests an exercise to create a plan for change and then perform a cost-analysis on what it will take to support a dynamic grants office.
From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles, structures, and practices of an effective nonprofit.
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance covers the topics that are of most importance to those charged with creating and sustaining effective leadership, including building a board; succession planning; policies; financial oversight; fundraising; planning; strategic planning processes; risk management; and evaluation of the board, CEO, and organization.
Praise for The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance
"This is the first book I've found that covers the topic of governance from A to Z. I know what I'll be assigning the students in my governance class as a textbook next semester!"
—TERRIE TEMKIN, founding principal, CoreStrategies for Nonprofits, Inc.
"BoardSource has prepared an exceptional resource for nonprofit boards and leaders. This comprehensive volume offers timely and relevant information about board work and governance, including practical tools and resources that will be valuable to all types of nonprofits."
—DAVID O. RENZ, chair, department of public affairs; Beth K. Smith/Missouri Chair in Nonprofit Leadership; and director, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership; University of Missouri, Kansas City
"If you are involved in nonprofit organizations, and if you ever have doubts about how they are best run, this is the book for you-and BoardSource is the place to turn."
—FISHER HOWE, consultant, Lavender/Howe & Associates, and author, The Nonprofit Leadership Team
BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.
Written by renowned nonprofit leaders Stanley Weinstein, Brydon DeWitt, and Erik Daubert, Fundraising Essentials provides you with proven fundraising strategies that are easy to achieve and don't require significant resources or extensive knowledge of fundraising.
This e-book bundle explores all aspects of nonprofit fundraising, from creating and recreating your mission statement and knowing when your organization is ready to launch its campaign to getting your volunteer force purposefully engaged.The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Third Edition/Stanley Weinstein—an A to Z direction for planning, cost effective fundraising strategies, Internet fundraising, and much more The Nonprofit Development Companion: A Workbook for Fundraising Success/Brydon M. DeWitt—a thorough, to-the-point fundraising blueprint covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development The Annual Campaign/Erik J. Daubert—solid advice for building and managing a well-run annual support campaign for your organization
Packed with countless tools and techniques for fundraising success, this unique e-book collection presents straightforward guidelines and step-by-step instructions to help your nonprofit make the most of its monetary and staffing resources.
--Duris Holmes, Chairman of the Board Benjamin Franklin High School New Orleans, Louisiana
Part of the AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series, Nonprofit Essentials: Major Gifts is a professional guide to major gift fundraising, concisely presented in a format that is accessible, lively, and easy-to-read. With in-depth advice from experienced fundraiser Julia Walker, this book takes the reader from the early stages of establishing a program through the core elements of all major gift programs: identifying and rating prospects; preparing the case; training volunteers; cultivating donors; making the ask; and providing recognition and stewardship for the gift. Its nuts-and-bolts presentation focuses on how to create a prospect-centered program that develops the capacity to engage and solicit donors, effectively based on their unique interests and needs.
One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes useable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization.Covers a specific element in each chapter, including mission, strategic planning, case for support, marketing/communications, use of volunteers, fundraising program, recordkeeping system, CEO, governing board, and development staffing Includes templates and samples to provide specific examples to use right away Offers a new approach to nonprofit fundraising and marketing
Based on sound development principles, this book gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to build and run a successful development program.
The achievement is not ours to claim, of course. As thoughtful guides and counselors in your granting campaign, our role is to elevate and focus your journey toward the abundant outcomes intended for you. Our strength is in helping you our client discern the most effective course of action. Our customized strategies work by remaining true to our moral directives and to you our customers. The challenges of the twenty first century in regards to a grant campaign may seem formidable; the path to success need not be elusive. In fact, it can be transformative and life-changing.