Chock full of practical, easy-to-understand fundraising tools and secrets, Ask Without Fear! is perfect for board members, nonprofit leaders, professional development officers, and everyone that wishes they could raise more money for their favorite cause!
"Pitman has distilled the process of fundraising...and reveals powerful secrets to help fundraisers handle objections." -FundRaising Success Magazine
Read what others are saying and buy a copy for yourself or your team at the Ask Without Fear! book page
Libraries are more important to our culture than ever. But making that case in a Google-age can be challenging. Ask Without Fear for Librarians is a completely revised version of the popular book Ask Without Fear!. Written exclusively for librarians and library board members, this book gives you the strategy and exact phrases to use in asking for major gifts to raise more money for your library!
"Using Marc's framework, we were able to exceed our fundraising goal in the worst recession since the Great Depression."
- Sarah Sugden, Library Director
Waterville Public Library
Learn more or buy a copy for yourself at Ask Without Fear Fundraising for Librarians.
Marc takes you through the "Get R.E.A.L." system of fundraising so that you're able to truly engage donors and make meaningful asks. The best thing about Marc is that he makes the process fun as he demystifies how to joyfully raise money for your cause.The DVD is set up to be watched in bite sized sections. This way you can better absorb the information while saving yourself time. Marc also provides you with a CD with "Done for You" resources and samples. ...Need a CPI index for your board? ..a pledge form? ...There's one made up for you on the CD. Just print it out. It's that easy. Filmed in a studio, this DVD is perfect for use training boards and volunteers.
For more information and to purchase this DVD and CD today, go to: http://fundraisingcoach.com/ask-without-fear-dvd/
The Nonprofit Academy is a rich resource for affordable fundraising training. With over 60 trainings, tools and templates, you'll find help for your toughest fundraising obstacles. You can learn
- how to set up fundraising programs
- how to create successful fundraising plans
- how to write compelling fundraising letters
- how to craft grant proposals
- how to hold fundraising auctions
- exactly what to say on a major gift ask
- and even how to fire lousy board members!
All those trainings are included with those immediately available now. And members get a new training each month, a monthly coaching call with Marc, and access to a Members-only Forum to ask questions and help each other.
To learn more and to become a member, head over to http://TheNonprofitAcademy.com/.
Nonprofit fundraising isn't a guessing game. Nonprofit fundraising is a researched profession. This 3-part video course provides board members, "accidental" fundraisers - including CEO's and executive directors - with the essential phrases, focus, and strategy for successfully funding your nonprofit's mission. The course looks at harmful fundraising practices well-meaning nonprofit leaders inflict on their nonprofit. It covers the most effective ways to get your fundraising going.
Designed for busy professionals, each of the three classes is designed to be watched during a lunch break. And each comes with homework and handouts to help you personally engage with your nonprofits fundraising.
To learn more about the course, go to: http://101.fundraisingcoach.com/
Fundraising Kicks are weekly emails for busy nonprofit leaders who know how to fundraise, they just need a kick to get them to do it. This is that kick!
You can raise the money you need this year. You might just need a little kick. Learn more, and see sample emails, at: http://fundraisingcoach.com/fundraisingkick/
Now the first year of Fundraising Kick is available in book form!
All 52 weeks of Fundraising Kick emails compiled in an easy to read format. Available in multiple ebook versions or in paperback at http://fundraisingcoach.com/fundraisingkick/
Based on almost two decades of experience blogging, fundraising in email, and using social media sites for nonprofit marketing, Nonprofit Social Media is a perfect guide for beginners. It starts with developing an overall strategy. Then it walks you through creating and optimizing your website, beginning a blog, and building an email list. Then it has separate chapters and quick-start guides on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. Nonprofit Social Media will put your nonprofit ahead of the pack.
To learn more, and to buy the ebook or paperback, go to: http://fundraisingcoach.com/nonprofit-social-media/
|Ask Without Fear!® for Christian Ministry|
You got into ministry because you wanted to help. But you probably didn't realize you were also getting into fundraising, did you? In this book, rather than being a "necessary evil," Marc shows how you can come to see fundraising as part of your ministry. Even a fulfilling part of it!
Packed with the practical strategy of the original Ask Without Fear!®, Biblical examples of asking, and loads of inspiration to get you fired up about raising the support you need. For more information, go to: http://fundraisingcoach.com/ask-without-fear-for-christian-ministry/
Fundraising online is all the rage. In a relatively flat donation environment, online giving is the only bright spot. While it isn't replacing other forms of fundraising just yet, it is an important part of the donation mix. And the benefits of having effective online giving are many: increased convenience for donors, ability to receive donations 24/7 from anywhere in the world, reduction in postage and printing costs. In Fundraising on the Web: It's more than just a "birthday wish", fundraising coach Marc A. Pitman shows you how to organize for a successful online campaign, regardless of whether you use Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or all of those tools.
For more details, and to purchase a copy, go to Fundraising on the Web.
Storytelling is one of the most important skills needed by nonprofits today. Whether creating video, posting to social media, asking for money, or thanking donors, stories make the point much clearer than any list of facts. Recorded live during a seminar in Montreal, Who's Telling Your Story? tells you how to craft stories, what stories to craft, and even how to share your stories with others so they'll share them too.
The amount of storytelling tips and techniques you'll learn from this seminar is so long, you'll need to check it out for yourself. You can do that, or buy the DVD, download, or ebook at: http://fundraisingcoach.com/storytelling
This incredibly practical nonprofit program helps you move your donors from mere check writers to raving fans! Before there was Facebook or Twitter, Marc was teaching people how to create donor evangelists. These principles are even more powerful with the social media that exists today!
You'll learn low-cost ways to keep donors coming back, and have them bringing their friends. To buy the audio program or ebook, and to see special versions for healthcare philanthropy and community foundations, go to: http://fundraisingcoach.com/creating-donor-evangelists/
The elegantly simple yet incredibly powerful goal setting program that automatically helps you excel in all areas of your life, not just at work. People around the country are using these steps to move forward, with more fulfillment than they'd thought possible.
Get the free e-course, or buy the ebook, at: http://fundraisingcoach.com/magnet-goals/
The Highlands Ability Battery is the premier tool for discovering your hard-wired natural abilities. You'll receive:
- the 3-4 hour assessment,
- a detailed report of the results,
- an extensive coaching session with Marc to interpret the results and help you strategize your life, and
- free e-mail based support for a month.
Get ready to live life with less stress! For more information, and a link to a free sample, http://fundraisingcoach.com/highlands/
Coaching can help you jumpstart your fundraising & connect with your passion. And studies show it to be one of the most cost effective forms of professional development.
To see all that private coaching clients get, got to: http://fundraisingcoach.com/executive-coaching/
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Fundraising is not the "F" Word T-shirt
Fundraising is not the "f" word shirts and other gear are available at the "Ask Without Fear!" store on CafePress.com.
To see them, go to: http://cafepress.com/askwithoutfear
Other "Extreme Fundraising" gear (t-shirts, sweatshirts, coffee mugs) are available at the other Fundraising Coach Store on CafePress.
See all that's there at: http://cafepress.com/frcoach
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