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Benefit Auctions

Author : Sandy Bradley
ISBN : 9781561643042
Genre : Business & Economics
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In a climate in which community services funding is more and more scarce and the causes are getting more and more urgent, grassroots fundraising is the brightest light at the end of the tunnel. The easiest grassroots fundraiser is a benefit auction, and this book offers tried-and-true methods for putting on a wildly successful event. In this comprehensive, step-by-step guide, author Sandy Bradley draws on her many years of experience as an organizer and auctioneer for nonprofits and arts organizations.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Live Auctions

Author : National Auctioneers Association
ISBN : 1592576419
Genre : Business & Economics
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A $227.5 billion enterprise around the world, live auctions feature everything from cars to homes, fine art to coal. The only book of its kind, this guide will show how lucrative, fast-paced, and exciting this business is. It covers rules, lingo, setting up an auction, hiring professional auctioneers, and how the most popular auctions work. Expert author team: a veteran business author and the National Association for Auctioneers Detailed run-down of every aspect of live auctions Resource section with auction house listings

Cool Careers Without College For People Who Love Planning And Organizing

Author : Rebecca Pelos
ISBN : 9781508175407
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Whether a reader has aspirations to be the next Martha Stewart or just loves creating artistic tabs for school notebooks, this guide gives students all the tools they need to jump into a career that involves planning and organizing. Each chapter takes the reader through a specific career path, providing him or her with first-person accounts from professionals in the field, websites, books, and organizations that can provide even more guidance. Every career path can be achieved without college, which is great news for students who don�t want to deal with student loans!

The Accidental Fundraiser

Author : Stephanie Roth
ISBN : 0787978051
Genre : Business & Economics
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Practical Fundraising for Practically Everybody Are you a volunteer with an organization, school, or project that needs to raise money? The Accidental Fundraiser is a how-to resource that guides you through the process of raising money from your community. The book presents eleven proven fundraising strategies that are easy to carry out and don't require significant funds, large numbers of people, or extensive knowledge of fundraising. The authors, Stephanie Roth and Mimi Ho, show how to choose the right fundraising strategy (from house parties to bowl-a-thons) and include step-by-step instructions for carrying out all of the activities. In addition, The Accidental Fundraiser contains a wealth of worksheets and practical tips. Praise for The Accidental Fundraiser "The Accidental Fundraiser fills a big gap on my shelf of indispensable books on fundraising. I've been waiting for years for someone to write this book, so I could stop hemming and hawing when people ask me how to raise money for their PTA or local theater group. Stephanie Roth and Mimi Ho have produced a common-sense, down-to-earth guide that's based on years of solid experience in grassroots fundraising. It's easy to read and full of forms and checklists that will show the most inexperienced fundraiser the path to success." --Mal Warwick, Mal Warwick & Associates "The Accidental Fundraiser is a quick and easy guide for the unsophisticated fundraising volunteer (like me!). The examples in each of the fundraising strategies?were specific and realistic and the forms were quite useful. Fundraising can be an uncomfortable and sometimes overwhelming task but the book gives a clear process to follow that will give confidence to even the fundraising novice." --Susan Shub, PTA treasurer, Montclair Elementary School ? "The Accidental Fundraiser is like a cookbook, complete with step-by-step recipes for fabulously delicious--and successful--fundraisers.?It will turn the kitchen novice into a gourmet fundraiser." --Robby Rodriguez, executive director, Southwest Organizing Project "The Accidental Fundraiser is a testimonial that people find a way to make a difference--even if it only starts with a car wash or a garage sale. Buy it and remind yourself: anything is possible." --Pilar Gonzales, president, Changemakers Foundation

A Higher Bid

Author : Kathy Kingston
ISBN : 9781119017882
Genre : Business & Economics
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Transform fundraising events into long-term revenue with expert auction advice A Higher Bid is the nonprofit school and organization guide to planning and executing more exciting, more lucrative special event fundraisers. In this book, award-winning consultant, fundraiser, speaker, and professional auctioneer Kathy Kingston shares her proprietary and proven approaches to audience development, board empowerment, leadership succession, guest cultivation and engagement, and donor development. You'll learn how live auctions, special appeals, innovative icebreakers, silent auctions, and new technologies can help increase revenue, and how to execute these events in a way that translates to a stronger donor base for long-term giving. Kingston describes how to match the guest list and catalog for better results, and reveals the strategies professional auctioneers use to curate the right auction items and discover the right people to generate optimum revenue and engage donors. This book offers a fresh approach to fundraising, showing you how charity benefit auctions can be made a centerpiece of fundraising special events to drive both short- and long-term fundraising goals while providing a fun and inspiring opportunity to generate awareness and keep supporters excited about the mission. Using Kingston's proven framework, you'll learn effective ways to: Strategically increase high-profit revenue streams Increase your organization's donor base Empower the board toward efficiency and productivity Engage supporters more deeply and keep them invested Donors are the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization, and sustainable revenue depends upon their high engagement and willingness to give. Well-executed benefit and charity auctions have proven to be effective fundraisers for nonprofits, associations, and schools of all types, and A Higher Bid is the expert guide to optimizing these special events for maximum impact.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043186
Genre : American literature
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The Essential Fundraising Handbook For Small Nonprofits

Author : Kirsten Bullock
ISBN : 0989600815
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It's time for the small nonprofit to shine. Finding the right tools and strategies for your nonprofit is the ultimate goal of The Essential Fundraising Handbook. Most fundraising books focus on nonprofits with large budgets, leaving smaller nonprofits to figure out what is relevant for their goals. That is the inspiration behind The Essential Fundraising Handbook for Small Nonprofits. Currently, there are no fundraising books that comprehensively deal with the specific challenges of running a nonprofit on a small budget. Small nonprofits have a unique set of challenges and require a special kind of creativity when fundraising. The Essential Fundraising Handbook focuses on these challenges in a powerful way. Written by a panel of consultants and experts with over 112 combined years of experience, this book walks nonprofit leaders and staff through the techniques and strategies that have guided some of the most successful nonprofits (large and small). Using these successful principles, readers will get detailed case studies, worksheets, and strategies for almost every type of fundraising activity including: * Grant writing * Board development * Donor engagement * Communications * Auctions * Major gifts * And much more No matter your fundraising goal, The Essential Fundraising Handbook for Small Nonprofits offers advice and insight that anyone involved with fundraising can use in one volume. It's time for your fundraising goals to reach your dreams.

Global Fundraising

Author : Penelope Cagney
ISBN : 9781118417263
Genre : Business & Economics
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A practical guide to the challenges and successes of global fundraising, written by an international team of highly respected philanthropy professionals and edited by two of the leading nonprofit thinkers, Global Fundraising is the first book to genuinely offer a global overview of philanthropy with an internationalist perspective. As the world becomes more interdependent, and economies struggle, global philanthropy continues to increase. More than that, nonprofits are taking up roles that have traditionally been filled by the government—including social welfare, healthcare, and human rights. Global Fundraising provides complete coverage of the implications of this growth for nonprofit culture and how it drives changes in fundraising practices. Organized into thematic chapters—a mixture of geographic and topical issues—it places North American philanthropy in a wider context It features a companion website with a variety of online tools and materials The book includes contributions by international leading experts Matt Ide, Mair Bosworth, Usha Menon, Anup Tiwari, Paula Guillet de Monthoux, Angela Cluff, Norma Galafassi, Mike Muchilwa, Tariq Cheema, Lu Bo and Nan Fang, Masataka Uo, Chris Carnie, Sean Triner, Andrea McManus, Marcelo Inniarra, Ashley Baldwin, Rebecca Mauger, YoungWoo Choi, R.F. Shangraw, Jr., Sudeshna Mukherjee, and Anca Zaharia. The book skillfully tracks how the world of fundraising is changing rapidly due to a number of factors including: continuing growth of great wealth; non-profit innovation emerging everywhere; growth of indigenous NGOs; increased professionalism in fundraising; and the value and role of new and social technologies. Written by a team of philanthropy leaders, Global Fundraising offers timely coverage of fundraising around the world. A must-have for INGO leaders and anyone, anywhere, interested in the future of philanthropy and effective fundraising practices.

Organizing Special Events And Conferences

Author : Darcy Campion Devney
ISBN : 9781561642175
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Here is help for anyone who has to produce a public event -- from a church social or school fundraiser to a national conference. This comprehensive and practical handbook is the first to reveal all the tricks and techniques of the professional event organizer: An indispensable guide for volunteers and paid staff alike, packed with step-by-step instructions, checklists, schedules, and lists of organizations, addresses, and publications.

Nonprofit Fundraising 101

Author : Darian Rodriguez Heyman
ISBN : 9781119100461
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Nonprofit Fundraising 101 is a practical guide for nonprofit professionals and decision makers that helps them take their cause mobile. Building on the success of the author's previous title, Nonprofit Management 101, Nonprofit Fundraising 101 takes readers deep into the specific applications of mobile technology -- one of the hottest topics for nonprofits. This this new book provides readers with practical tips and tools, as well as expert advice and insights from a variety of well-recognized industry experts, comprehensively addressing all areas a nonprofit can utilize mobile technology. It expertly addresses how to use mobile to build and retain audiences, manage and promote content, recruit and utilize volunteers, fundraise more efficiently and effectively, and monitor organizations' goals and key performance indicators, as well as offers specific mobile tools and applications that will meet each nonprofits needs. Readers of this book get a comprehensive look at a critical and emerging set of tools and practices, all designed to empower and enable them to use mobile technology to run their nonprofits more effectively and efficiently. Also features a toolkit of resources, best practices, and practical tips to establish and maintain a robust mobile presence for their nonprofit. Nonprofit Fundraising 101 addresses the entire spectrum of mobile technology use for nonprofits, including information on topics ranging from organizational effectiveness, audience building and communications strategies, volunteer recruitment and management, as well as an overall guide to existing tools and applications"--

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