Fundraising

The Arts Funding Guide

Book by Ann-Marie Doulton. Everything you need to know about UK sources of funding for all art forms, arts organizations and arts events. The text provides comprehensive coverage across the range of public and private support including: the four national Arts Councils, the Film Council, their Lottery funding (and the new arrangements in England for regional support); other governmental agencies allocating arts-related grants and other Lottery sources; the European Union and support for international exchanges; and over 100 major companies and their arts interests plus details of Arts.

Asking Properly

Book by George Smith. The art of creative fundraising; provides a concise checklist of important principles and strategies to consider when launching a campaign.

Charity Checkout

Payment provider for small charities offering recurring donations, custom payment pages and Gift Aid admin support.

Community Fundraising: The Effective Use of Volunteer Networks

Book by Harry Brown. Demonstrates how to make the most of your volunteers. It covers: what community fundraising is; why people volunteer, the value of volunteers and staff attitudes to volunteers; the recruitment, retention and development of volunteers; the management of staff working with volunteers; case studies from a range of different types of charities - and what can be learned from these.

The Complete Fundraising Handbook

Book by Nina Botting and Michael Norton. Chapters on the National Lottery, Government Funding, Company Giving and the European Union with contributions from UK fundraising experts and illustrated with case studies throughout.

Corporate Fundraising

Book by Valerie Morton. From theory to practice, strategy to legalities, top tips to fine detail. With contributions from practising experts in the field.

Directory of Grant Making Trusts

Book by Tom Traynor. Features information supplied by the trusts themselves, the entries include: geographical area supported by the trust, concise contact details, what is and what is not funded, type and range of grants made, examples of recent beneficiaries. Extensively indexed.

Finding Company Sponsors for Good Causes

Book by Chris Wells. A guide for anyone concerned with raising money for a charity or voluntary project on a long-term basis, this book demonstrates the importance of company sponsorship and shows how to to find and strengthen it for both parties to benefit.

Find the Funds: A New Approach to Fundraising Research

Book by Christopher Camie. The author demonstrates how a focus on finding the funds takes the fear out of fundraising. It includes a sources list with details of more than 120 publications, websites and agencies which can help, plus an appendix of photocopiable charts for planning research and recording data.

Funding Central

Free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.

Fundraising from America: The Complete Guide for Charitable Organisations Outside the U.S.A.

Book by Nancy Bikson and David Wickert. This book is written for charitable organisations, non-profits and NGOs outside the USA that want to fundraise from American sources.

Fundraising Strategy

Book by Redmond Mullin. Stresses the importance of strategy in any fundraising campaign, illustrated by case studies.

Organising Special Events for Fundraising and Campaigning

Book by John F Gray and Stephen Elsden

Prince’s Trust

Helping disadvantaged young people into work, education or training. Includes ideas for fundraising.

Promoting Your Cause - A Guide for Fundraisers and Campaigners

Book by Karen Gilchrist

Relationship Funding: A Donor-based Approach to the Business of Raising Money

Book by Ken Bumett

Tried and Tested Ideas for Raising Money Locally

Book by Sarah Passingham

Writing Better Fundraising Applications

Book by Michael Norton and Mike Eastwood.