The below resources are GOLD in learning the deeper perspective of philanthropy and strategy with nonprofits and small businesses. We refer to them quite often – hope you enjoy these powerful tools!
Movie Mondays – one of our most favorite “muse” moments, Movie Mondays are a tremendous weekly video for inspiration for those in the fundraising sector.
Beth Kanter – Beth has been a spectacular expert in leveraging nonprofits in social media, as well as healthy cultures in nonprofits.
Marie Forleo – Good-for-you weekly videos on Tuesdays for entrepreneurs. Marie’s clever perspective can really light you up for the week!
Nonprofit AF – Vu Le is provocative and hysterical, but has incredible perspectives on the nonprofit industry and how we should be better.
The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life
Twist, Lynne | New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003.
The Seven Faces of Philanthropy: A New Approach to Cultivating Major Donors
Prince, Russ Alan and Karen Maru File | San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1994.
Donor Centered Fundraising: How to hold on to your donors and raise much more money
Burk, Penelope | United States, Canada, United Kingdom: Cygnus Applied Research, Inc. 2003.
Beyond Fund Raising: New Strategies for Innovation and Investment in Nonprofits
Grace, Kay Sprinkel | John P. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1997. Second edition, March, 2005.
High Impact Philanthropy: How Donors, Boards, and Nonprofit Organizations Can Transform Communities
Grace, Kay Sprinkel and Alan Wendroff | Wiley, 2000.
Boards on Fire: Inspiring Leaders to Raise Money Joyfully
Howlett, Susan | Word and Raby, 2010.
Getting Funded: The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals
Howlett, Susan and Renee Bourque | Word and Raby | 2011 Fifth Edition.
The Ask: How to Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose
Fredericks, Laura | Jossey-Bass, 2005.
Start with Why
Simon Sinek | The Penguin Group, 2009