New York State Literary Technical Assistance Program

CATEGORY: Fundraising and Development

Notes from CollaborACTION! Arts Marketing and Sponsorship Partnerships That Work Conference (April 12 – 15, 2003)

Tips from the conference on brokering corporate sponsorships.

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/fundraising

Important information for organizations who exchange, sell or buy donor lists from other nonprofits.

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http://www.littap.org/resources/4.3.5.DonorPrivacy.pdf

Fundraising 101 Workshop; New York City, October 16, 2003

From notes taken during the presentation “Effective Proposal Writing” with Caroline Crumpacker

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http://www.littap.org/resources/4.3.1.EffectiveProposal.pdf

An introduction to fundamental aspects of fundraising and development.

Fundraising Basics

Fundraising 101 Workshop; New York City, October 16, 2003

From notes taken during a Roundtable Discussion with: Benjamin Brust (Development Director, Poets & Writers), Quang Bao (Executive Director, The Asian American Writers Workshop), Lisa London (Associate Publisher, The Feminist Press), Jeffrey Lependorf (Executive Director, Council of Literary Magazines and Presses).

Tips on establishing and growing a successful individual contributions and membership program.

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http://www.littap.org/resources/4.3.2.IndividualGiving.pdf

A helpful introduction to distinguishing between “fundraising” and “development,” and what it means to successfully put the latter into practice to secure foundation support.

Practicing Development

Jeffrey Lependorf serves as Executive Director of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, the Literary Ventures Fund, Inc., and Small Press Distribution. An experienced development professional, his former posts include Development Director for the Creative Capital Foundation and Vice President of Development for Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project. A composer and musician in “real life,” his “Masterpieces of Western Music” audio course is now available through Barnes & Noble’s “Portable Professor” series.

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Ten Commandments of Fundraising