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Fundraising for the Small Community, by Kevin B. Kent. (658.15224 K37F 2003)
A practical guide that focuses on the fundraising needs of the smaller community; Kent covers how to form a nonprofit, fundraisers, planning for a capital project, grant procedures and more. The book includes real examples explained in a clear and concise manner followed by practical advice that is easy to follow.
Grassroots Grants: An Activist’s Guide to Grantseeking, by Andy Robinson. (658.15224 R658G 2004)
In his revised second edition of the guide to grantseeking, author and activist Andy Robinson walks you through the challenges of incorporating grants into a complete fundraising program. This updated edition keeps pace with the changing times and contains all new budget and model proposals, interviews with funders and timely information about grantseeking on the Internet.
How to Write Knockout Proposals, by Joseph Barbato. (658.15224 B231H 2004)
With 30 years as a grantseeker, Barbato distills the most important information about proposal writing into a realistic compendium of tips. His book may be read in a single setting and yet provides an invaluable roadmap for all of us seeking to raise money.
Nonprofit Internet Strategies: Best Practices for Marketing, Communications and Fundraising, by Ted Hart. (658.05467 N814 2005)
A comprehensive book that will help all types of charitable organizations analyze and select best practices for developing Internet strategies to integrate with their traditional marketing, communications and fundraising methods. These proven, practical methods will help advance their causes, inform their public, raise public trust in their mission and engender gifts, grants, contributions and volunteer supporters.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grant Writing, by Waddy Thompson. (658.15224 T478C 2011)
This breezy, basic book clearly outlines in a step-by-step process all the bases that are critical to writing a compelling proposal. The book includes tips on how to spark the maximum interest of potential funders, profiles of grantors, suggestions to obtain testimonials and sample budget worksheets. An accompanying CD-ROM offers sample proposals, budget worksheets, thank you letters and Internet links.
The Everything Grant Writing Book, by Nancy Burke Smith. (658.15224 T791E 2008) A comprehensive "how-to" book, the authors explain the components of grants proposals and offer lessons on how to write project descriptions, action plans and timetables. You will learn how to design evaluation plans, develop budgets and find partner agencies to collaborate with. The book is filled with samples, charts and letters, as well as complete government and foundation grant proposals you can refer to.
We still have copies of The Directory of Dallas County Foundations (2000/2001 edition). Based on IRS Form 990-PF and information from the foundations, the Directory provides essential data on 472 private foundations located in Dallas County and the cities of Plano and McKinney.
The price of the Directory has been discounted to $25.00, plus $5.00 postage and handling. Add 8.25% sales tax if applicable. Payment must accompany order. Please allow 6-8 days for delivery. Make checks payable to Dallas Public Library.