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Click to BuyWeb 2.0 for Non-Profit Organizations by Dana L. Cadman. Web 2.0 consists of many components. Knowing where to start can be difficult and confusing. Web 2.0 for Non-profit Organizations demystifies these technologies and explains them in everyday English. One at a time, this book explains: -Blogs -RSS -Podcasts and webcasts -Wikis -Tag Clouds -Forums/bulletin boards, Message boards chat, IM Social networking This book goes beyond merely explaining Web 2.0 components. This book shows you how you can use these tools to help your organization find volunteers, increase donations and reduce operating expenses.
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Click to BuyFundraising in Times of Crisis by Kim Klein. In today's uncertain environment where nonprofits find themselves grappling with the continued downturn in the economy, the ongoing war on terrorism, government's cutbacks in social services, and a wave of organizational scandals -- groups everywhere are straining to keep up with the increased demand for their services while struggling to generate funding. Fundraising in Times of Crisis draws on renowned consultant Kim Klein's more than twenty-five years of fundraising experience. This much-needed resource shows troubled groups how to identify what is really going on and how to assess the damage.
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Click to BuySuccessful Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations: Winning in the Age of the Elusive Donor by Barry J. McLeish. From a leading expert on nonprofit marketing, the only marketing handbook a nonprofit manager will ever need-now fully revised and updated In Successful Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition, nonprofit marketing guru Barry J. McLeish shares everything he's learned during more than two decades managing and consulting nonprofits of every shape and size. Skipping all the arcane theory and the business school jargon, he gives you clear, step-by-step advice and guidance and all the tools you need to develop and implement a sophisticated marketing program tailored to your organization's needs and goals.
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Click to BuyComprehensive Action Steps to Developing a Non Profit Organization by Tommie R. Jones. With this publication, we finally have a concise guide to non-profit management for today's non-profit staff and board. This little book is a refresher for the experienced and a great introduction for the uninitiated, presented in a useful and understandable manner. The step by step exercises and easy to read diagrams informs of the start-up pitfalls that should be avoided. The experienced nonprofit manager or board member will also find this to be a handy refresher on planning, and project management.
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Click to Buy90 Days to Success in Fundraising by Timothy Kachinske. With ever-increasing competition among organizations for donor dollars, developing fundraising skills is a must for survival and success in todayas nonprofit environment. The book introduces readers to the keys of successful fundraising by identifying and opening gift and grant revenue streams, yielding better results from campaigns, and increasing donor participation. The book teaches new fundraisers how to approach and deal with their role by sharing the experiences, techniques, and thought processes of a highly successful fundraising professional.
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Click to BuyThe Influential Fundraiser: Using the Psychology of Persuasion to Achieve Outstanding Results by Bernard Ross and Clare Segal. How to apply the latest developments in psychology and neurology for better fundraising and influencing skills Leading fundraising expert Bernard Ross offers an alternative yet effective model for asking and influencing potential donors and peers, using the latest techniques developed in the neural and psychological sciences. He shows individuals how to make a compelling ask to mid- and high-value donors, win board members over to a new campaign strategy, convince reluctant colleagues to commit to their ideas, and confidently handle the objections of a skeptical venture philanthropist.
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Click to BuyThe Non Nonprofit: For Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success by Steve Rothschild. A top business leader shares the business principles he used to launch both a top company and a thriving nonprofit. Nonprofit leaders know that solving pervasive social problems requires passion and creativity as well as tangible results. The Non Nonprofit shares the same business principles that drive the world's best companies, showing how they can (and should) be applied to the realm of nonprofits.
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Click to BuyYours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management by Reynold Levy. Reveals how you can tap into the resources of donors, large and small, for your institution or cause. This book also tells how to reach wealthy people; put aside fears, qualms, and hesitancies and confidently ask for funds; and, locate the intersection between the interests of business and the needs of your nonprofit organization.
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Click to BuyFundraising on the Internet by Mal Warwick, Ted Hart and Nick Allen. In this second edition of the popular "Fundraising on the Internet," Mal Warwick, Ted Hart, Nick Allen, and a sterling group of experts in the field have completely rewritten the first-ever hands-on guide for navigating the ever-changing world of fundraising on the Internet. This no-nonsense book gets beyond the hype and hyperbole, and takes into account the new realities of the post dot.com crash marketplace to offer solid advice on how to use technology to raise funds.
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Click to BuyForces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits by Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant. This is an innovative guide to how great nonprofits achieve extraordinary social impact. What makes great nonprofits great? This work distills six counterintuitive practices of 12 nonprofits that have achieved extraordinary levels of impact from Habitat for Humanity to the Heritage Foundation. It has lessons for readers interested in creating significant social change, including nonprofit managers, donors and volunteers.
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Click to BuyGiving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton. Here, from Bill Clinton, is a call to action. Giving is an inspiring look at how each of us can change the world. First, it reveals the extraordinary and innovative efforts now being made by companies and organizations - and by individuals - to solve problems and save lives both 'down the street and around the world'. Then it urges us to seek out what each of us, 'regardless of income, available time, age, and skills', can do to help, to give people a chance to live out their dreams. Bill Clinton shares his own experiences and those of other givers, representing a global flood tide of nongovernmental, nonprofit activity. These remarkable stories demonstrate that gifts of time, skills, things, and ideas are as important and effective as contributions of money.
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Click to BuyReliable Fundraising: What Good Causes Need to Know to Survive and Thrive by Kim Klein. Nonprofits need credible resources to deal with the downturn in the economy. This book shares strategies for overcoming economic difficulties and includes funding strategies to survive and thrive in the short- and long-term. It contains practical advice for nonprofits on creating and expanding a fundraising program.
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Click to BuyEffective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work by Ilona Bray. Featuring advice and stories from over 40 experienced fundraisers, foundation staffers, journalists and more, the 2nd edition of Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits explains how to: work with individual donors, plan special events, solicit grants from foundations and corporations, get media coverage, use the Web to further fundraising goals, start a side business to raise funds and much more.
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Click to BuyThe Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause by Kivi LeRoux Miller. Combining big-picture management and strategic decision-making with reader-friendly tips for implementing a marketing program day in and day out, this book provides a simple framework for building support for your organization's mission and programs. It includes cost-effective strategies and tactics for nonprofits.
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Click to BuyFundraising Events! A Step by Step Guide for Small to Medium Non-Profit Organizations by Rose Marie Kern. This book is a great roadmap for any event manager. Written by one who knows, it contains basics for the first-time manager of any event, as well as ideas to grow an established event or enliven one that has become stale over time. Thanks to her, our annual fundraising event continues to be fun and educational!
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Click to BuySo, You're in Charge of Fundraising! by Dee Spruce. So, You're in Charge of Fundraising! is an easy to follow guide to encourage and empower the seasoned fundraiser, as well as the beginner. It includes ideas, tips, checklists, sample flyers, letters and more on how to hold successful fundraising events. From Golf Tournaments and Banquets to Jail-a-thons and Direct Mail Solicitations; this book provides everything your organization needs to plan and execute successful fundraisers.
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Click to BuyBuilding Strong Nonprofits: New Strategies for Growth and Sustainability by John Olberding and Lisa Barnwell Williams. This is a proven, strategic plan to help your nonprofit emerge from the 2008-2009 economic storm. Utilizing the extensive expertise of leading fundraising consulting firm Skystone Ryan's executive leadership team and managing consultants to explore and illuminate the most timely issues facing the philanthropic community, Building Strong Nonprofits: New Strategies for Growth and Sustainability identifies new opportunities to define the future of philanthropy. This title includes notable contributors from the Skystone Ryan leadership team. It analyzes the most potent trends and developments and interprets their implications for the future of philanthropy.
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footsteps publications have a number of publications aimed specifically at NGOs and CBOs to assist in their further development.

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