Fundraising

General Fundraising

Learn About Fundraising

Free Online Training
Learn How to Create a Fundraising Plan
Your Board and Fundraising
Foundation Center's Webinar: Introduction to Fundraising Planning
This session will introduce participants to strategies for devising a fundraising plan that best reflects their organization's needs and resources. The webinar lasts 60 minutes. Free.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
AFP is an individual member association of fundraising professionals. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about fundraising and development for nonprofit organizations and to network with development professionals.
Grassroots Fundraising Journal
One of the best sources of fundraising information for community-based organizations. Recent online articles are available free online at their web site. Visit the Joel D. Valdez Main Library Grants Collection for free access to the print version of the journal.
Grantsmanship Center
Magazine articles on fundraising.

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Books

Browse the following subject headings for books on fundraising.

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Major Gifts

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Planned Giving

Center for Planned Giving
Impartial philanthropic resource for not-for-profit organizations, professional advisors and donors. The Center is dedicated to increasing the planned and major gifts made to charitable organizations in the community.
Visit the Web site or contact the Center for Planned Giving, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, 2250 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719. Phone: 545-1117.
Leave a Legacy
A community-based program to help people learn about charitable giving through a will or from an estate. Does NOT solicit gifts for any particular organization. Instead, the program is a cooperative effort of all types of nonprofit groups including social service and arts organizations, churches, hospitals, educational institutions and other philanthropic groups.
National Committee on Planned Giving
For planned-giving officers and others who advise donors on deferred giving. Provides links to sites that provide information on planned giving.

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Online Fundraising

Technology & Social Networking
Provides resources on how to utilize nonprofit technologies and social networking to improve online fundraising results.

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Prospect Research

  • Prospect Research Lists Arizona-based and other general resources for prospect research.

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Direct Mail

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Special Events and Sponsorship

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Pima County Website