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By Reynold Levy

ISBN-10: 0470243422

ISBN-13: 9780470243428

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ISBN-13: 9780470406489

Methods to energy up your fundraising-from Reynold Levy, the grasp of fundraisingDrawing on his adventure in elevating over 1000000000 cash in six years as President of Lincoln heart, Reynold Levy has written the final word insider's advisor to inquiring for and receiving funds.Rich with insights and important suggestion from Levy's personal classes realized, this strong e-book is for you, even if your company is worried with health and wellbeing, schooling, the humanities, or humanitarian motives, a imagine tank or advocacy crew, proven or fledgling. Insightful, inventive, and funny, Yours for the Asking attracts again the curtain to reveal Levy's secrets and techniques of luck and divulges the way you can:Tap into the assets of donors, huge and small, in your establishment or causeReach filthy rich humans and effectively deliver domestic the baconPut apart fears, qualms, and hesitancies and expectantly ask for fundsLocate the intersection among the pursuits of commercial and the desires of your nonprofit organizationSolve the secret of fundraising from foundationsExplore your organization's destiny in fundraising and parent its long term trendsLearn the easiest how you can wrestle the hostile impression of a large, deep, and lengthy recessionYours for the Asking will rework your view of fundraising from a dreaded element of your activity to a excessive calling, from "pleading" for cash to assisting donors locate excitement in advancing social reasons and strengthening key nonprofit institutions.Affluence and generosity abound. it is all yours-for the asking.

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Yours for the Asking is intended to be an ark-building primer, a back-to-basics, Fundraising 101 written by someone who has raised money all of his life. I have done so as a professional, principally at the 92nd Street Y, a community center of some distinction located in Manhattan; at the International Rescue Committee, one of the largest and most consequential refugee relief organizations in the world; and at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the most comprehensive institution of its kind anywhere.

8 percent. 6  In 2004, the number of hedge funds operating in America ex- ceeded the number of mutual funds. 05 million, an increase of 33 percent from 2004. Today, there are 9,200 hedge funds, compared to 610 in 1990. 5 trillion of assets. 7 c02_1 07/23/2008 22 22 Yours for the Asking  In 2006, 26 hedge fund managers earned $130 million or more. 9  In 2006, Warren E. 5 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and to the foundation of his wife, Susan, and his children, Howard and Susan.

Mahatma Gandhi H ow many activities in life are as unpopular as fundraising? Most people, often including trustees who are obligated to ask for money on behalf of the nonprofit institutions they serve, and professionals, paid to solicit funds, would rather walk slowly over hot coals. There’s something very intimidating about approaching a friend or a relative stranger and requesting a gift. It’s widely viewed as a bold and presumptuous act, one filled with the potential for awkwardness, embarrassment, disappointment, and rejection.

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