Fundraising Guide for Women’s Community-Based Organizations

Outlining the basic concepts of professional fundraising

Published by Women Thrive 2009
Author(s): Ann Corbett, Anisa Ali, Catherine Lockman

Local organizations have difficulty navigating the often complex world of international assistance and fundraising. This guide was written to help bridge that gap. Outlining the basic concepts of professional fundraising, the guide seeks to assist our community partners through a collaborative process to increase access to effective resources. From practical advice based on years of experience in professional fundraising in the United States to detailed instructions on how to write grant proposals, budgets and reports, the principles and methods we introduce are applicable globally and can be tailored to local environments.

Chapter 1: What is Fundraising?
Chapter 2: Building Relationships with Potential Donors
Chapter 3: Not Just Foundations: Where to Find Money
Chapter 4: What to Do Before You Apply For a Grant
Chapter 5: Applying for Foundation Grants
Chapter 6: What to Do After You Get the Grant

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