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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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.
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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

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
A Glossary of Design and Printing Terms
About the authors
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