Resources for Fundraisers

Fundraising Books - Assorted books offered by the Institute for Charitalbe Giving's Bookstore

Kick Your Fundraising in Gear with
These Books and DVDs

The Fundraiser's Resource Bookstore contains books we think will richly increase your fundraising knowledge, enhance your ability to secure the gift or organize and manage boardrooms more effectively.

There is no author in the field more prolific or better read than Jerold Panas. His books are highly acclaimed and at least several are on virtually every fundraiser’s bookshelf. Or in handy reach on the desk.

We have also included additional authors you will enjoy. Alumni of the Institute for Charitable Giving receive a 10% discount.

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Zero to 60 Seconds

Each week we email an idea (it takes less than a minute to read) about fundraising, something we think will be important to you in your fundraising efforts. Some issues in fundraising arise time and again— they may be unique to your situation, but not necessarily to development. We can help guide you through the pit-falls of asking for the gift or how to motivate a volunteer. We'll give you an edge.

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Fundraising Verities

Founder and Executive Partner Jerry Panas gives us his treasured insights on what makes philanthropy work with a new series he calls, What Makes a Great Fundraiser. If you enjoyed the Philanthropy CountsTM series, you'll marvel at this. Each week, Jerry picks one of 70 Verities from his best selling book, Born to Raise. Tell us what you think of this week’s Verity by making a comment in the blog post.

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