Running a charity is a unique and exciting challenge. All you need is drive, passion - and this book.
Teach Yourself: Running a Charity is the complete practical guide for anyone who is involved with setting up or running a charity. So whether you are a worker or colunteer in the third sector, a charity trustee, or are considering starting a charity yourself, this book will tell you everything you need to know, right from the beginning. It includes bang-up-to-date advice on charity registration and governance, proven tips for fund-raising and publicity, and practical insight into the day-to-day and strategic challenges of running a charity.
Nick Marr, the author, is a well-known charity leader who has been there and done it for over 25 years. His coauthor, Claire Gillman, is a writer and editor who has had 15 non-fiction books published, and is highly respected for her ability to provide useful information in a readable and motivating way.
Nick Marr is Chief Executive of Henshaw's, Manchesters oldest charity, which works with the blind and visually impaired. Prior to that he was Chief Executive of Weston Spirit (established by Simon Weston). He has twenty five years experience in the charitable and voluntary sector. Claire Gillman has written fifteen non-fiction books, and is an editor for Writers Workshop.