The Fundraising Audit Handbook


The Fundraising Audit Handbook: What you need to know... to evaluate and improve performance

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Why is a fund development audit tool of vital interest and so very necessary? Because the number of charities has grown exponentially in recent decades: and for many of these organizations, so has the gap between the expertise and competency of the professionals in charge of fundraising, and the expectations and desires of their Board.

Find out what the strengths and weaknesses of your program are and start raising more money now.

This audit workbook is based on current fund development best practice, and covers professional competency frameworks, training programs, books, papers and presentations in order to provide consensus on how best to go about the business of supporting philanthropy. 

This book will help you:

  • Assess the strengths/weaknesses of your current program
  • Review all existing packages and materials
  • Focus your approach to segments of your donor base
  • Help you build an integrated fundraising strategy
  • Develop cost effective fundraising programs
  • Find new donors
  • Cultivate, acknowledge and involve your donors

What people are saying about The Fundraising Audit Handbook:

"This tool book will be an invaluable resource for the fundraising professional; it is full of practical tried and tested material where theory and practice merge. If you are just starting out in your career it is a great primer that guides you through each step in the process, equally if you have been in the fundraising field for many years you will find this book rich in content and practical application. It is well worth adding to any professional fundraiser's personal library."
— Valerie Hoey, CFRE, MA Associate Vice-President College Advancement, Bow Valley College

"I cannot wait to get my hands on this book - it addresses an immediate need in our organization, and who better to tackle the topic than Guy Mallabone! He's a master fundraiser, and respected by the best in the field. Thank you!"
— Liz Sheahan, BSW, MA Community Outreach Coordinator Ministry Home Care, Inc. Wausau, WI, USA

ISBN 978-1-895589-63-4
Civil Sector Press 2010 / Second printing Jan 2011
116 pages / spiral bound soft cover