Book Title:

The Fine Art of Fundraising: Secrets for Successful Volunteers (Paperback)
by Carolyn Farb, Robin Leach

Editorial Reviews:

Book Description

Carolyn Farb’s tried-and-true tips will motivate longtime fundraisers to continue in their endeavors and draw new fundraisers into the fold.

Carolyn Farb knows the world of fundraising from the bottom floor to the executive suites – and in The Fine Art of Fundraising, she gives readers the complete tour. This book caters to volunteers who want to make things happen, whether they’re raising funds for charities, nonprofits, or political campaigns. Farb shares her experiences from more than twenty-five years of successful fundraising, telling readers what works and what doesn’t, and providing countless tried-and-true tips. Her book is also full of light-bulb moments for long-time fundraisers who need new motivation.

The volunteer’s eternal question: how does an organization raise the money it needs in order to continue its important work? The answer is Carolyn Farb. In her new book, The Fine Art of Fundraising, Farb shares the most effective ways to make any event a smashing success. Having raised tens of millions of dollars helping nonprofits, arts organizations, and grass roots groups reach their goals, Carolyn Farb shares the vast wisdom she has acquired during her amazing fundraising journey. Any group, regardless of its size or its fundraising goals, will learn to make the most of its efforts in this helpful, easy-to-read guide.

In The Fine Art of Fundraising, Carolyn Farb teaches proven ways to make organizations thrive like:

  • What types of events work best as fundraisers
  • How to build community interest in your event
  • What it takes to become a successful chairperson
  • How best to get grants, endowments and trusts
  • Why making personal contacts matters
  • How to plan every detail, from invitations to clean-up and much, much more

From the Publisher

Everything you need to know to raise money for your cause, from the “fundanista” who has raised more than $30 million.

Volunteer organizations are always in need of committed individuals and resourceful solutions. With so many nonprofit groups competing for the same few dollars, yours will benefit from the counsel of one of the top names in fundraising. Whether it’s a bake sale, gala ball or anything in between, Carolyn Farb can help.

From the Author

“Fundraising requires a concentrated effort involving imagination, hard work, and keen business sense. By sharing my experiences as a volunteer, I hope to ignite your passion, encourage your creative resources and motivate you to follow your dream.”

About the Author

Dr. Carolyn Farb is a fundraising visionary who has raised more than 30 million dollars in championing innumerable worthwhile causes. She has been featured widely in magazines and on television and is the author of How to Raise Millions: Helping Others and Having a Ball! She resides in Houston Texas.