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An Executive's Guide to Fundraising Operations: Principles, by Christopher M. Cannon

By Christopher M. Cannon

An easy advisor to the foundations of potent fundraising operations

An govt consultant to Fundraising Operations presents fundraisers with easy-to-understand ways to guage and tackle fundraising operations wishes and possibilities. This consultant simplifies and makes a speciality of the research of difficulties and wishes, permitting a short go back to fundraising.

  • Provides the fundamental framework to enhance and innovate improvement operations
  • Includes dozens of functional instruments, together with pattern rules for facts, database, reporting, and company techniques
  • Offers pattern workflow illustrations for present processing and acknowledgment, file specification, and different strategies
  • Features pattern stories for crusade administration, functionality administration, and exception administration
  • Delivers powerful calculators for operational ideas of thumb

it doesn't matter what the dep. is termed, such a lot fundraisers fight with comparing operational matters. This consultant leads you thru rules of potent fundraising operations, simplifies advanced issues, and gives recommendations to a few of the main vexing operations dilemmas.Content:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–14):
Chapter 2 ideas of Fundraising Operations (pages 15–50):
Chapter three obligations of Your Fundraising Operations crew (pages 51–101):
Chapter four software help (pages 103–114):
Chapter five tendencies, Fads, and Staying sooner than the Curve (pages 115–160):
Chapter 6 choice recommendation from the sphere (pages 161–174):
Chapter 7 instruments for Fundraising Operations (pages 175–204):

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Quick procedures rely on many factors: the workflow, the people involved, and the resources available. Duplication of effort is a frequent obstacle to speed. Another common challenge is logistics. For example, 22 chapter 2 principles of fundraising operations consider something as elemental as the mail. It needs to be delivered, opened, copied, sorted, and forwarded on, sometimes to a different building, campus, or country. Any of these steps can slow a process by a day or more. There are many questions to answer in order to understand how and where processing speed is impacted.

The study of the issue resulted in a revised process where gifts and pledges are logged and tracked for turnaround times. The operations team is clear about its expectations, and those bottlenecks have been removed. As a fundraising executive, you do not want improvements driven by angry donors and intuition. This guide provides specific tools to be proactive and to develop comprehensive process evaluation tactics. Two distinct chapters—Chapter 3 on operations business processes and Chapter 4 on program support—explain how fundraising operations can leverage both to increase results.

Selecting, converting to, and implementing the right tool are some of the most important operations decisions you will make as a fundraising executive. S. president’s nomination of a Supreme Court justice. You are never quite sure what the results may be over time, but it sure is a monumental decision that will influence outcomes for the next few decades. See Chapter 4 on responsibilities for this detailed information on technology transition, including details on selection, conversion, and implementation.

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