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Capital campaigns from the ground up : how nonprofits can have the buildings of their dreams
Weinstein, Stanley, 1943-
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2004]

Physical Description:
xviii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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HG4027.65 .W45 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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The nonprofit leader s complete source on setting, pursuing, and meeting building campaign goals

Here′s the guidance you need to accomplish one of the most important steps in the growth of an organization: the campaign for funding and completing a significant building project. This book lays out a detailed road map for successfully managing all aspects of project realization. Moving easily from preparation to design to fundraising, Capital Campaigns from the Ground Up presents a comprehensive approach to coordinating these efforts. This practical, clearly written handbook will help you:

Think strategically in the early preparation stage Balance building and fundraising concerns Build a committed team of volunteers, a cohesive board, and a solid donor base Make a strong case for support, utilize media resources, and communicate a clear mission Determine what has worked in past successful campaigns

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Author Notes

STANLEY WEINSTEIN, ACFRE, EMBA, spent thirty-two years in the nonprofit sector. He served for nine years on the AFP's National Board of Directors. As President of Stanley Weinstein & Co., he has provided services and hands-on fundraising help for more than 250 not-for-profit organizations nationwide. Mr. Weinstein's capital campaigns have resulted in numerous major gifts ranging from $50,000 to $50 million. His experience includes strategic planning, board development, and capital campaigns for a broad spectrum of social welfare, healthcare, arts, and religious and educational institutions. For more information please visit