Dollars for Dreams: Student Affairs Staff as Fundraisers

Sophie W. Penney and Barbara B. Rose


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Whether for research, a pilot program, or annual support, fundraising can enable student affairs professionals to explore, create, and offer value-added programs that enhance the lives of students. This easy-to-navigate guidebook will provide an overview of many ways to raise funds. It gives you direction to successfully raise major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations; provides proven methods to organize and support your activities and operations; and suggests ways to build relationships that add volunteer power to increased dollar power. Twenty-five experienced student affairs professionals have shared their stories and expertise to make this book relevant and inspirational. Their time and interest, along with the coauthors, will help you to envision the possibilities for your own institution. This is your guide to reaching your goals by learning how to secure dollars for dreams. Topics addressed in this entertaining and informative book include:

  • Student Affairs Development Function: Making the Case for a Focused Effort
  • Types of Fund raising and Student Affairs Markets
  • Identifying, Cultivating, and Soliciting Prospects
  • Corporate and Foundation Fundraising
  • Stewardship
  • Ethics of Development
  • Professional Advice from Staff Who Have Done It
  • Glossary of Fundraising Terms
  • Tools of the Trade: Forms, Job Descriptions, Committee Tasks, etc.

Paperback | 2001 | 152 pages

ISBN-10: 0-931654-28-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-931654-28-2

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