Focused Fundraising: How to Raise Your Sights and Overcome Overload (Hardcover)
Maintain your focus, your productivity, and your sanity in the contemporary fundraising environment
In Focused Fundraising: How to Raise Your Sights and Overcome Overload, accomplished nonprofit management strategists and leaders Christopher Cannon and Michael Felberbaum deliver a must-read combination of the latest mindfulness techniques and operational strategies that will equip you to succeed in an increasingly chaotic, noisy, and confusing fundraising environment. You'll find concrete strategies to navigate the challenges of modern fundraising, including technology changes, scarce resources, and shifting donor expectations.
In the book, you'll also find:
- Hands-on skills for sharpening your focus while those around you are giving in to endless distractions
- An insightful combination of big-picture views and micro-considerations that offer a practical roadmap to set and stick with your priorities
- Practical applications of tried and true mindfulness and nonprofit strategy research that you can implement immediately in your organization
An essential, desk-side resource for nonprofit board members, managers, leaders, and team members, Focused Fundraising is a one-of-a-kind toolbox designed to help you tackle the challenges you face every day.
About the Author
CHRISTOPHER M. CANNON is the President of Management Consulting at Zuri Group, where he advises many of the world's top nonprofits and oversees projects for clients who raise billions of dollars each year. He is the author of An Executive's Guide to Fundraising Operations. MICHAEL FELBERBAUM is the leader of Yale University's Advancement Systems and the co-founder of Causativity.org. Michael is a long-time mindfulness meditation practitioner and teacher. He also serves as a Board Member of New Haven's Solar Youth.