21 "How-to" Resources on Fundraising for Community-Based Organizations. 23/01/2015

Published by Aidscompetence
Written by Jennifer Lentfer
8 December 2014


Fundraising Resources for Community-Based Organizations

 

  1. Basic Fund-Raising for Small NGOs/Civil Society in the Developing W..., from Coyote Communications
  2. Core Costs Funding Strategies, from BOND’s Guidance Notes Series
  3. Developing a Financing Strategy, from CIVICUS
  4. A Few Good Online Tools for Friend-to-Friend Fundraising
  5. Find Partners is a helpful organization supporting local community-based organizations in resource mobilization in Uganda and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa.
  6. Funding 101: the art of giving and receiving grants, discussion on Guardian UK Global Development Professionals Network
  7. Fundraising, from the Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT)
  8. Fundraising Guide, from Tearfund’s ROOTS series (Chapter 4 on characteristics of different funding sources is really useful.)
  9. Fundraising Guide for Women’s Community-Based Organizations, from Women Thrive Worldwide
  10. Fundraising Handbook, from Global Fund for Women
  11. Fundraising & Proposal Writing, from IDASA’s Handbook Series for Community-Based Organizations
  12. fundsforngos.org is an online initiative, working for the sustainability of NGOs by increasing their access to donors, resources and skills.
  13. Globalgiving.org or Globalgiving.co.uk
  14. Guide to Key Resources for Funding Peace and Conflict Workfrom the Peace & Collaborative Development Network. See also this article from Craig Zelizer, “12 Key Steps to Obtaining Funding for On the Ground Work
  15. How To Guides from the The Resource Alliance, Building Fundraising Capacity Worldwide
  16. The NGO Café Fundraising Strategies
  17. Raising Funds and Mobilising Resources for HIV/AIDS: A Toolkit to S..., from the International HIV/AIDS Alliance
  18. The Resource Alliance, a global network for building fundraising capacity and inspiring philanthropy worldwide
  19. The SOFII Collection, the Showcase of Fundraising Innovation & Inspiration, “aims to be the most comprehensive, best organised, and most inspiring collection of fundraising related content from around the world.”
  20. Tips on Local Resource Mobilization, from the World Bank’s Small Grants Program
  21. Wikifund, from the International Fundraising Consultancy
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