The Executive Director's Guide to Fund Development

This free, downloadable guide includes real-life scenarios from actual nonprofits and tactical pointers to help you create a successful fundraising program. This is one of more than 500 free online learning resources for nonprofit professionals on NonprofitReady.

What You Will Learn

Successful fundraising requires a multi-layered strategy. Whether you are an executive director, board member, or fundraising professional, this guide will help you:

  • Set up a development plan

  • Manage your nonprofit's transition to more complex fundraising strategies

  • Engage your board of directors in the fundraising process

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