E-books and Booklets

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Can Philanthropy Actually Help Your Bottom Line? Booklet coverCan Philanthropy Actually Help Your Bottom Line?

Awaken your thinking about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business philanthropy. This e-book brief shows you how to generate greater performance and profits at your firm with strategic philanthropy. Discover how to improve your community, improve your profits and performance, and reach your philanthropic potential. This brief introduces you to the untapped power of strategic corporate social responsibility.

(Publication February 2017)




100+ Questions to Ask Before You Invest in a Nonprofit

100+ Questions to Ask Before You Invest in a Nonprofit Book CoverStop! Before you invest your time or resources in a nonprofit organization, ask questions. Why? To save time, money, and aggravation. This e-book is chock full of ideas about what to ask in a dozen categories. Read it to find questions to ask to decide whether to donate, volunteer, join the board, or become a staff member. Ask to find out if your gifts will make a difference. Ask to find the excellent organizations to help you change the world. Read it to find out questions people are going to ask you!

(March 2016)

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Grant-tastic! 121 Expert Tips on Writing and Winning Grants for Your Nonprofit

Grantastic tip booklet cover

Your organization doesn’t just need great grants –it needs Grant-tastic ones, that is, proposals that get funded. This booklet with its clear advice and easy to use format provides you with the hints, tips, and tricks you need to write and win grants.

With Grant-tastic you learn how to:

  • Prepare your organization for grants
  • Find the best sources
  • Prioritize your opportunities
  • Decide on request amounts
  • Prepare applications and budgets
  • Set up a system to manage your grants and
  • Save money and time, even if you are an experienced grant writer

(Publication, February 2007)


Time Management for Nonprofit Organizations

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121 Time-tastic Tips for Your Most Important Resource

Nonprofits spend half or more of their resources on people to acquire their time. By streamlining and improving the time management at your organization, you create more of your mission. Time Management for Nonprofit Leaders includes 121 Time-tastic Tips to help you get the most out of your most important resource.

This booklet will help you:

  • Increase your time management skills
  • Decrease disruptions as you work on important tasks
  • Improve the time management of your co-workers
  • Gain clarity on what’s important and what to leave undone
  • Take the challenge: Implement 50 tips and save the equivalent of a part-time staff member.

Nominated for the 2011 Terry McAdams Award.

(Publication, July 2010)