Fundraising Strategies For Community Colleges: The Definitive Guide for Emerging Institutions

Fundraising Strategies For Community Colleges: The Definitive Guide for Emerging Institutions

By: Steve Klingaman (author)Hardback

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This book is a co-publication with CASE. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community colleges. In order to gain a fair share, community colleges can rely on this book to deploy strategies effectively used by 4-year colleges. The author, Steve Klingaman, has raised over $40 million dollars for two-year and four-year colleges over a 25-year development career. With its emphasis on planning the work and working the plan, Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges offers practical advice and concrete steps on how to build a strong advancement team with robust Annual Fund, grants, major gifts, planned giving programs. Topics include: * Strategies used at one two-year college that raised $50 million over ten years * 75 boxed tips on the details that matter most * How to create an institutional commitment to advancement * How to enhance the advancement function * How to build an effective foundation board that gives * How to grow the Annual Fund with sustainable, repeatable gifts * Secrets top universities use to close major gifts * Continuous quality improvement techniques to improve results year after year. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is the only comprehensive development guide to focus on community college fund raising. Written for development professionals, college presidents, board members, trustees, faculty leaders, and other college leadership, this book is an essential, practical guide that fills a critical gap in the market.

About Author

Steve Klingaman has worked for 25 years in nonprofit development. He is currently a consultant for Scholarship America, offering his consultant services to 30 community colleges on building advancement programs. He has lectured and written on a number of development-related topics, including presentations delivered in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, the Association of Fund Raising Professionals and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. His professional education includes the University of Indiana Center for Philanthropy Executive Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, (Management and Leadership Certificate) and The Center for Institutional Effectiveness, (Baldrige Examiner Certificate). Klingaman currently provides nonprofit consulting services as an associate of Mark Davy and Associates in Minneapolis.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781579227302
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781579227302
  • ISBN10: 1579227309

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