The Worldwide Fundraisers Handbook 2nd edition: how to find funders

The Worldwide Fundraisers Handbook 2nd edition: how to find funders

Looking for and finding funders

Fundraising is often a daunting task for an organisation. The Worldwide Fundraiser's Handbook presents a range of options and steps to be considered by organisations when fundraising. Some of its chapters have been made freely available online.

This chapter on how to find funders identifies how to find information about potential funders and how to research and approach donors. An introduction is given to what needs to be done before starting a funder search.The following areas are covered to aid fundraisers ing their search:

  • The Internet
  • Sources of information about potential funders
  • Directories
  • Other useful Publications
  • Approaching potential Donors
  • Other Sources
Tips, checklists, related links and other sources are provided to aid in the search.
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