DonationsWorking for a nonprofit is no easy task! Especially for small offices, you are often called upon to be a jack or jill of all trades. Fundraising, developing relationships with donors and marketing may all be part of your job. We have resources here that can be of help to you.

Here are some resources to help you in your work volunteering to raise funds for a great cause.

Fundraising Strategies

Building Relationships with Foundations an essential strategy for grant and major gifts

How Simple Development Systems Will Create Sustainable Funding long term planning

New to fundraising? You need a plan This fundraising planning kit helps you create a plan for success

Special Events

How to Organize a 5K Run / Walk – a fun way to encourage healthy lifestyle and raise money for your cause

How to Get Auction Item Donations (Without Cold Calling!) auction expert Karin Costa shows you how

Books & Training

7 Essential Steps to Raising Money by Mail: Includes Sample Fundraising Letters & Sample Phrases by Sandra Sims and Sandy Rees

The Beginners System For Writing Funded Grant Proposals by Pamela Grow

Secrets of the Charity Auction Experts Audio interview series

More fundraising/nonprofit management books

Nonprofit Management

Finding Professional Help for Your Nonprofit every nonprofit needs the advice of professional accounting, legal and other knowledge experts

Exploring the World of Fundraising Consultants how to find a consultant and what to expect

10 Common Issues With Board Members & What to Do About Them, Part I find out how to handle these common issues

Advice: From one Fundraiser to Another

Asking for donations? Learn to love objections by Marc Pitman

Lack of Oversight can Damage Your Nonprofit’s Long-Term Funding & Survival by Sandra Sims