The Nonprofit Collection is located just outside the Indiana Room at the Downtown Branch. Use this collection to support your nonprofit development. Below are a list of titles to curated to help build a successful nonprofit.

From the Ground Up : Digital Fundraising for Nonprofits

Brock Warner
IND 361.7 War

A handy, easy to use handbook that you'll want to have within reach. Ideal for someone starting out their career in fundraising, or someone who wants to bring their charity's digital program up to speed.

Funded! : Successful Grantwriting for Your Nonprofit

Richard Hoefer
IND 658.15224 Hoe

Every essential grantwriting topic: finding funding, writing needs statements, finding or developing evidence-based programs, developing logic models, writing evaluation plans, describing implantation plans, budgeting, sustainability planning, and submission to the funder.

Fundraising 401: masterclasses in nonprofit fundraising that would make Peter Drucker proud

Laurence A. Pagnoni
658.048 Pag

Pagnoni's answers to recurring dilemmas and the choices you must make.

The Grant Writing and Funding Coach : Target and Acquire the Funds You Need : How Individuals, Non-profits, Local Governments and Community Organizations Build Bridges with Funders

Deborah Griffiths
658.15224 Gri

A framework for you to present your project in a clear and confident style, establish a rapport with funders and succeed with your proposal. It reveals how individuals, non-profits, local governments, and community organizations build bridges with funders.

It's Not Just About the Money

Richard Perry, Jeff Schreifels
361.7068 Per

 Are you searching for the next big idea in fundraising to help your organization soar? It’s actually right under your nose in your database. Major Donors. Right here, right now, you have the donors who have the capacity to give five, six, and yes, seven figure gifts. This book tells you how to find them, and what to do once you have them. Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels tell you everything you need to do to take your organization to a new level of performance in major gifts. This book is packed with easy to implement ideas and strategies to create, build, and manage a robust major gift program. 

No More "Duct Tape Fundraising" : a Nonprofit Leaders Guide to Raising More Money

Rachel Ramjattan
658.048 Ram

Do you want reliable funding to keep your nonprofit's programs running? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the responsibility of fundraising? Do you lose sleep thinking about those you'll have to turn away if you run out of money? If your answer is yes, then stop what you're doing, open this book, and read a few pages. Rachel's easy approach to building reliable revenue streams for nonprofits works. All you have to do is follow her simple steps to build a loyal donor base that keeps giving - the money will follow!

Nonprofit hero : five easy steps to successful board fundraising

Valerie Jones
658.15224 Jon

Nonprofit Hero is written by Valerie Jones, who has raised more than $175 million for nonprofits and coached thousands of people to authentically and successfully ask for the causes they care about. She's addressed more than 50 audiences from Baltimore to Beijing and is one of fewer than 10,000 Certified Fund-Raising Executives (CFREs) worldwide. In addition to running her boutique consulting firm, Valerie M. Jones Associates (VMJA), shes volunteered extensively, serving nonprofits as president, chair, board member, and committee member.Her method works. Trained boards report increased comfort and willingness to ask. Many indicate they are prepared to ask for bigger gifts, can identify more prospective donors, and intend to contact these prospects sooner. Her book, Nonprofit Hero, contains stories, tools, and exercises not included in trainings.

The Only Grant-writing Book You'll Ever Need

Ellen Karsh, Arlen Sue Fox
IND 658.15224 Kar

From top experts in the field, the definitive guide to grant-writing. Written by two expert authors who have won secured millions of dollars in government and foundation grants, The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need is the classic book on grant seeking, providing a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for government, nonprofit, and individual grant seekers. Drawing on decades of experience in grant writing and professional development, Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox demystify the process of securing grants while offering indispensable advice from funders and recipients. 

Wish Granted! Tips, Tools and Templates to Write a Winning Grant

Holly Rustick
IND 658.1522 Rus

Grant writing shouldn't feel like a trip to the dentist. Take the pain out of the process with this innovative and fun, yes fun, guide. Learn all the inside tips and tools of the grant-writing trade in this easy-to-read and upbeat book... In this book you will learn: The myths and truths about grants, the different grant categories, the grant mindset, and the five basic parts of writing a grant.