Fundraising for Beginners
Fundraising for non-profits
A guide to starting and resourcing NPOs in South Africa
By Jill Ritchie
This guide demystifies the processes of setting up and resourcing non-profit organisations in South Africa. Jill Ritchie, a doyenne of fundraising, shares three decades of experience in this, her 27th book. Fundraising for non-profits is her most comprehensive ‘how to’ guide to date. Invaluable to small community based organisations, large NPOs, tertiary institutions, schools and faith based bodies alike, this book covers a diverse array of ways to resource organisations. With a foreword by Clem Sunter, former head of Anglo American Chairman’s Fund, this is a ‘must have’ publication for all fundraising and NPO management offices.
The wide array of topics covered include:
- Fundraising from individuals and the wealthy
- Fundraising from companies, trusts and government
- Income generation
- All aspects of planning
- Capital campaigns
- Marketing and PR to support fundraising
- Optimal use of the online media to mobilise cash and in-kind support
The Environmental Funding Guide
By Jill Ritchie
By experienced and successful fundraiser, Jill Ritchie, offers step-by-step guidelines to securing funding for environmental projects and organisations, which are constantly competing with welfare needs for the ever-shrinking philanthropic Rand.
This guide not only explains the theory behind fundraising for ‘green’ concerns but also provides case studies and examples of fundraising letters and proposals. An in-depth section is also devoted to budgeting – a critical element of fundraising – and the difference between fundraising and obtaining sponsorship is also covered. Essential reading for both novices and experienced fundraisers operating in the environmental sector.
A Christian's Guide to Fundraising
By Eleanor Weideman
A beginner's guide to raising money for Christian NPOs, churches and Christian projects.
- Raising money from companies, trusts and embassies
- Individual donations
- Ethics in fundraising
- Utilising the Internet as a fundraising tool
- Self-finding missionary work
Fundraising for Dummies (3rd Edition)
By J Mutz and K Murray
Proven tips on grants, direct mail, special events and more!
In the well known and wonderful tradition of the Dummies books, Fundraising for Dummies is a great read. Covering every aspect of fundraising from planning, research and techniques to sources of funding, ethical issues and asking for money, this well laid-out and very reader-friendly book provides an invaluable guide to all aspects of fundraising.