Excellence In Fundraising In Canada Volume 1


Excellence in Fundraising in Canada Volume 1: The Definitive Resource for Canadian Fundraisers


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Excellence in Fundraising in Canada Volume 1 provides over 400 years of combined fundraising experience through the expertise of 22 of Canada's most respected fundraising professionals.


For the first and only time the core leaders from the Canadian fund development profession have banded together to combine their expertise and produce a comprehensive reference on fundraising in Canada.


Excellence in Fundraising in Canada Volume 1 covers everything from prospect research, to solicitation to special events, and everything in between.


Many of the contributors to this book have published before, and are already recognized as experts in their fields.


An ideal textbook for college, university, and community courses on fundraising and resource development, Excellence in Fundraising in Canada will also serve as an indispensible resource for new professionals and those in mid-career who may have a strength in one area of development, but not another. 


The 'definitive resource' for Canadian fundraisers, this book will inevitably find its way onto the bookshelves of thousands of Canadian fundraisers, from old hands with decades of time in the trenches to raw recruits looking to social media to transform our world. 


What people are saying about Excellence In Fundraising In Canada Volume 1

"Excellence in Canadian Fundraising is a comprehensive book written by senior, well regarded, Canadian practitioners offering practical, strategic and tactical information. Highly recommended as a great resource for a survey or post secondary course, and a requirement for any fundraising office."
— Deb Greenfield Findlay, Director of Development, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

"A copy of this book should be in every fundraiser's office. Covering everything from prospect research to special events, major gifts and more, Excellence in Fundraising is the first Canadian book to cover the full gamut of fundraising."
— Dale Godsoe, CM, President, Capital Cities Consulting

"The authors in this publication represent an anthology of collective expertise within Canada's charitable sector. With wisdom gleaned from all of these authors, Guy Mallabone delivers unabashed wisdom, with an extraordinary combination of theoretical and applied knowledge for the practitioner. This is the definitive book for our profession." 
— Rob Peacock, M.A., CFRE, CEO, Peacock Philanthropic Inc.

"...the first comprehensive fundraising textbook written by Canadians for Canadians." 
— Elaine Goldie, retired Vice-President (External) University of Manitoba

"In an industry as fast growing as individual and corporate philanthropy,where there is often a struggle to find highly qualified senior fundraisers, this book brings the street-smart knowledge from the trenches of 20 of Canada's top fundraisers. It's a must read!"   
— Dale Boniface, President, Give Canada Fundraising Corp.

"Excellence in Fundraising in Canada covers it all - whether you are a student, mid or senior level fundraiser - providing best practices on a range of subjects. Where else can you find twenty experts in the field, providing top-notch advice when you need it?" 
— Terry R. Flannigan, Ph.D.

"...a well-written guide to Canadian fundraising, filled with advice from Canada's most experienced fundraisers."   
— Mridula Joyner, CFRE,Vice President, Philanthropy, YMCA of Greater Toronto

"...an excellent information source for every Canadian fundraiser, regardless of their years of experience."
— Joan Black, CFRE, President, Black Fund Development Inc.

ISBN 978-1-895589-92-4  Civil Sector Press 2011
356 pages soft cover / 8.5 x 11 in / 1 kg (2.2 lbs.)