Writing for a Good Cause The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Nonprof

ISBN-10: 0684857405
ISBN-13: 9780684857404
Edition: 2000
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Description: Filled with tips and survival skills from writers and fund-raising officers at nonprofits of all sizes,Writing for a Good Causeis the first book to explain how to use words well to win your cause the money it needs. Whether you work for a storefront  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 7/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Filled with tips and survival skills from writers and fund-raising officers at nonprofits of all sizes,Writing for a Good Causeis the first book to explain how to use words well to win your cause the money it needs. Whether you work for a storefront social action agency or a leading university, the authors' knowledgeable, practical advice will help you: Write the perfect proposal -- from the initial research and interviews to the final product Draft, revise, and polish a "beguiling, exciting, can't-put-it-down and surely can't-turn-it-down" request for funds Create case statements and other big money materials -- also write, design, and print newsletters, and use the World Wide Web effectively Survive last-minute proposals and other crises -- with the Down-and-Dirty Proposal Kit! Writing for a Good Causeprovides everything fund raisers, volunteers, staff writers, freelancers, and program directors need to know to win funds from individual, foundation, and corporate donors.

Introduction
The Wacky World of Fund Raising
What Is Fund Raising, Anyway? The ABCs of the Nonprofit World
Today's Development Office: Who Does What and Why
The Role of the Writer: Using Words for a Cause
Writing the Perfect Proposal
The Marriage Proposal: Asking from Strength
Getting Your Material Together: How to Research and Interview
Parts of a Proposal: Making Each Section Sing
After the Proposal: Thank-You Letters and Reports
The Writer's Craft
Seat of Pants to Seat of Chair: How to Get Started
Second Drafts and Other Saving Graces: Revising, Editing, and Editing Again
Other Key Craft Stuff: How to Get It Crisp, Styled, and Polished
The Persuasive Argument: From Angry Letters to Ads and Editorials
Case Statements and Other Big-Money Materials
Case Statements: Striking a Noble Note
Newsletters: How to Write, Edit, Design, and Print
Writing for the Electronic Age: E-mail and the World Wide Web
So Now You're All Set, Right?
The Fund-Raising Writer's Survival Kit: What to Do When Stuff Happens
The Gotta-Get-It-Out-Right-Now, How-Late-Is-FedEx-Open? Down-And-Dirty Proposal Kit
A Philanthropist Is on Line 1: This Situation Calls for a Proposal
Figuring Out What to Include: From Notes to Outline
Writing It Right: From Introduction to Reprise
How Late Did You Say They're Open? Proof, Package, and Out the Door
Appendix
Resources
A Glossary of Design and Printing Terms
Index
About the authors

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