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Fundraising Principles and Practice

Adrian Sargeant

Adopt an organized approach to fundraising planning

In it's third edition Fundraising Principles and Practice is a unique resource for students and professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of fundraising in the current nonprofit environment. Based on emerging research in economics, psychology, social psychology, and sociology, this book comprehensively analyzes the factors that impact the fundraising role in the nonprofit sector. Readers will explore donor behavior, decision making, and social influences on giving. Building upon that background, authors Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang then describe today's fundraising methods, tools, and practices. A robust planning framework helps you set objectives, formulate strategies, create a budget, schedule, and monitor activities, with in-depth guidance on assessing and fine-tuning your approach.

With updated case studies and examples, this book helps you develop a concrete understanding of the theory and principles of fundraising. A companion website offers additional opportunity to deepen your learning and assess your knowledge. Updates to this Third Edition include the latest research and new content in rapidly changing areas of fundraising, such as digital and social media.

  • Learn the common behaviors and motivations of donors
  • Master the tools and practices of nonprofit fundraising
  • Manage volunteers, monitor progress, evaluate events, and more

Fundraising Principles and Practice provides working nonprofit professionals, as well as postgraduate students studying fundraising, with a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the field, including in-depth coverage of today's most effective approaches.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publish Date: Apr 30th, 2024
  • Pages: 816
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0003
  • Dimensions: 9.30in - 7.40in - 1.50in - 3.08lb
  • EAN: 9781394190263
  • Categories: Nonprofit Organizations & Charities - Fundraising & Grants

About the Author

ADRIAN SARGEANT is the Co-Director of the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy in the U.K. Professor Sargeant is widely regarded as the leading academic authority on fundraising.

JEN SHANG is the world's only Philanthropic Psychologist. She is currently Co-Director at the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy in the U.K.