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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Recruiting and Managing Volunteers by John L. Lipp

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Chapter 15
Fundraising: Bringing In the Bucks with Volunteers
In This Chapter
♦ Change perceptions about what fundraising means
♦ Why volunteers should be the first people you ask to give
♦ How volunteers inspire people to give
♦ What information volunteers need to know to raise dollars
♦ How volunteers can support fundraising behind the scenes
Fundraising is one of those topics that makes a lot of volunteers uneasy. Intellectually, everyone seems to understand the need for organizations to develop fundraising plans and the need to raise dollars to fulfill missions. But when it comes time to actually make “the ask,” many volunteers would rather be in a dentist’s chair waiting for the drill to be fired up.
The good news is that directly asking for ...

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