The third edition of this acclaimed resource, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising
, explains the fundraising profession's major principles, concepts, and techniques. With contributions from noted experts in the field, and filled with illustrative examples, this book demonstrates why fundraising is a strategic management discipline and clearly defines each step in the fundraising cycle.
Praise for the Third Edition of Achieving Excellence in Fundraising
"Achieving Excellence in Fundraising brings together the voices of leaders in the field with the research expertise of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. This winning combination makes the updated third edition an excellent resource for everyone engaged in nonprofit fundraising."
—John Lippincott, president, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
"This book is the best road map—coupled with creative approaches to the practice of fund development—you will find. The sections addressing donor interest and stewardship alone are worth the price. Take time to enhance your fundraising skills, and, most importantly,increase your fundraising results. Tempel, Seiler, and Aldrich have collaborated on apublication worthy of serious study."
—William C. McGinly, president and CEO, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
"The third edition of this seminal piece of literature, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, is a wonderful continuation of a legacy that provides the nonprofit sector with a thoughtful, comprehensive, and well-organized approach to contemporary and ethical fundraising practices. The legacy lives on!"
—Denny Smith, president and CEO, CFRE International
"One of the most significant challenges that the grantee organizations of foundations face is building sustainable resources. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising will help them build the fundraising program they need to do so."
—Steve Gunderson, president and CEO, Council on Foundations
"Today's donors seek new philanthropic experiences. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising couples the importance of good stewardship and relationships with innovation, engagement, and long-term results. This third edition takes a critical new look at a classic sector must-read."
—Brian Gallagher, president and CEO, United Way Worldwide