By Peter Frumkin
In the face of worldwide monetary difficulties and under pressure govt budgets, the facility of personal philanthropy to step in and support clear up public problems—and help very important inner most associations as well—has maybe by no means been extra vital. yet how can donors ensure their contributions might be powerful? and the way can fundraisers make their case for help in a manner that's compelling and productive?
With The Essence of Strategic Giving, Peter Frumkin distills the teachings of his finished, award-winning learn, Strategic Giving, right into a concise, functional advisor for everybody taken with inner most philanthropy, from donors to managers of nonprofits to fund-raisers. He defines 5 serious demanding situations that each one donors needs to handle if their philanthropy is to quantity to greater than indiscriminate charity, together with being conscious of the timeframe that publications a present, specifying the meant effect being pursued, and recognizing how a donation suits with a donor’s personal identification and magnificence. Acknowledging and knowing those basic, strategic facets of giving, Frumkin argues, may also help confirm philanthropy that extra successfully achieves its aims—and while builds an enduring courting among donors and the associations they support.
As the following iteration of donors combat with the problem of successfully allotting what Andrew Carnegie referred to as “surplus wealth,” Frumkin’s highway map can be an indispensible source for years to come.