Building your endowment (Book, 2003) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Building your endowment

Building your endowment

Author: Edward C Schumacher
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2003.
Series: Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series.; Excellence in fund raising workbook series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"As nonprofit organizations struggle to raise money to cover the cost of their immediate needs and ongoing operating expenses, more and more nonprofits are learning that one key to stabilizing their financial situation is to build endowment. This practical workbook will help you put in place the last component of a comprehensive development office -- an endowment program. Building Your Endowment gives development  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward C Schumacher
ISBN: 0787960101 9780787960100
OCLC Number: 51222176
Description: xix, 88 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Understanding Endowment --
Unique Characteristics of Endowment Fund Raising --
The Benefits of Endowment --
Ten Reasons Why People Give to Endowment --
Endowment Types --
Integrating Endowment into Your Fund Raising Program --
Endowment Structures and Planned Giving --
2. Assessing Your Readiness --
Forming the Endowment Advisory Committee --
Evaluating and Building Commitment --
Developing the Case Statement --
Cornerstones of Endowment Fund Raising --
More Important Factors in Endowment-Building Success --
Conducting a Feasibility Study --
Study Models --
3. Volunteer and Staff Leadership --
Creating Endowment-Building Committees --
What to Look for in Staff and Volunteers --
Defining Roles and Responsibilities --
Selecting and Recruiting --
Board Challenges --
Staff Challenges --
What's Next? --
4. Building Endowment Systems --
Choosing a Fund Raising Approach --
Choosing Endowment Types and Structures --
Budgeting --
Record Keeping --
5. Identifying, Cultivating, and Soliciting Prospects --
Developing a Marketing Plan --
Articulating the Message --
Executing the Plan --
Building Relationships --
Choosing Cultivation Methods --
Unique Characteristics of the Endowment Solicitation --
Key Principles of Solicitation --
Sequence of Solicitation --
6. Stewardship --
Financial Reporting --
Providing Exposure to Programs --
Encouraging Active Roles --
Communicating Regularly and Being Inclusive --
Your Ongoing Commitment.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series.; Excellence in fund raising workbook series.
Responsibility: Edward C. Schumacher.


Provides development professionals, executive directors, consultants, and volunteers the information needed to understand and implement an endowment program that will get bottom-line results. Based  Read more...
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