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Fundraising & Grant Writing for Canadians for Dummies John Milne

Fundraising & Grant Writing for Canadians for Dummies

John Milne

Published September 28th 2007
ISBN : 9780470841150
Paperback
384 pages
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 About the Book 

With the number of nonprofit organizations in Canada growing every year and government funding become more difficult to obtain, fundraising has become a major concern in Canada, with $8.9 billion donated in 2004. But 25 percent of donors contributedMoreWith the number of nonprofit organizations in Canada growing every year and government funding become more difficult to obtain, fundraising has become a major concern in Canada, with $8.9 billion donated in 2004. But 25 percent of donors contributed 82 percent of the total -- how do organizations capture the hearts of those generous individuals and organizations?  Fundraising & Grant Writing For Canadians For Dummies is the only Canadian book that helps organizations to launch successful fundraising campaigns and write winning grant proposals. Author John Milne helps organizations assess their strengths, weaknesses, and resources to develop a fundraising strategy and grant proposal that will work for them.Covered in this book:Developing a fundraising strategyOrganizing your board, staff, and volunteersFinding (and retaining) donorsAsking for major and planned giftsWorking with the mediaHarnessing the power of the InternetPlanning a special eventImplementing a direct marketing campaignWorking with corporationsSearching for grant prospectsWriting a winning grant proposalFeaturing Canadian statistics, resources, and anecdotes throughout, Fundraising For Canadians For Dummies is the only guide to fundraising and grant writing success in Canada.