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Fundraising for the Small Community

Kelvin B. Kent (Author)

ISBN: 0-7414-1568-2 ©2003
Price: $17.95
Book Size: 5.5'' x 8.5'' , 185 pages
Category/Subject: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Public Finance

A crash course on small community fundraising. Direct, practical and down to earth advice that works. Highly effective and result oriented.

“Fundraising for the Small Community” is a grass roots, practical guide, that all non profit organizations should read. It is designed for CEOs, Directors, Boards and everyone who undertakes the task of raising money.

The focus is on the needs of the smaller community. Whether it is how to form a 501(c)(3), understand grant procedures. church funding, or plan a major capital project campaign, Kent provides highly practical examples of how to do it.

The psychology and methods necessary to be successful are all explained in a simple, effective manner by one whose track record in this field is legend.

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Customer Reviews

  Great book , 10/31/2003
Reviewer: Sue Hillhouse
Stimulating and educational. Kent's experience is hands on. He tackles the subject from both the perspective of the donor and the person(s) seeking funds.This book is proving very useful for our local Performing Arts Guild.

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  A real how-to book , 10/31/2003
Reviewer: Thomas J. Chamberlain, PhD., MD.
Atlast, a how-to book for the small community fundraiser. Knowledgeable and complete, yet practical and concise. We have always said that Kelvin "wrote the book" on fundraising and now he has!

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  All you need to know , 10/31/2003
Reviewer: Sandy Head
A truly great guide to fundraising. Broken down into understandable and useful sections, covering all you need to know to be successful. Sandy Head, Past president Montrose Economic Development Council, Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club and Board Member Hospice.

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  What a Godsend , 10/31/2003
Reviewer: Rebecca A Lindsay DDS
I am amazed at how much information is included in this little book. It is easy reading and totally relevent because everything is based on actual examples and results. I only wished we had this book to help us when we started out. Becky Lindsay Co-Founder Womens Resource Center and Whole Life Network

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  So very worked! , 11/01/2003
Reviewer: James W. Lauer, M.D.
This gem was immediately useful for a silent auction that was in the early planning stage for a non-profit counseling and education program in Grand Junction, Colorado. With Kent's ideas and specific guides for such a fund-raiser, $2,000 was realized for the agency...beyond any thing of this sort previously attempted. And, the other sections of this book have provided further ideas for the next fiscal year of this agency.

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  Fundraising for the Small Community , 11/04/2003
Reviewer: Harry McDonald
This is the by-the-numbers guide to fundraising by the number one pro. It's an invaluable aid for anyone wanting to help their community, church, school, or organization.

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