"Successful navigation through today’s changing world of philanthropy requires greater understanding by nonprofits and donors. High Impact Philanthropy meets this need." Roberta W. Gutman, Executive Director, Motorola Foundation
"At a time when the terrain of American philanthropy is so rapidly shifting in new and unprecedented ways, this bright and focused analysis stands as a beacon of innovative thinking for donors and community organizers alike. By sketching in bold strokes the case for more effective collaborative giving, this book may well help transform our communities in the twenty–first century." Peter deCourcy Hero,President, Community Foundation Silicon Valley
"High Impact Philanthropy provides a thoughtful analysis of how venture philanthropy is changing the way nonprofits run and how philanthropists give. Important parallels are made to the business world, demonstrating how nonprofits and donors can both benefit from putting their business hats on and running their organizations and giving programs like businesses." Jan D’Alessandro Wadsworth, Vice President, AOL Foundation
"High Impact Philanthropy is an effective and articulate guide to planning a major gifts strategy, soliciting major gifts from individuals in a personable and efficient manner, and integrating this essential task into the very structure of a nonprofit organization." Claude Rosenberg, Founder, New Tithing Group
THE NEW PHILANTROPY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE MAJOR GIFTS CULTURE.
The New Organization: Redefining Major Gifts.
The Role of Major Gifts in the Overall Development Plan: Enhancing the Mission.
Recruiting Donor–Investors for a Major Gifts Culture in Nonprofit Organization.
Getting the Organization Behind the Transformational Giving Plan: Making the Case for Major Gifts.
THE NEW DONOR–INVESTOR.
Major Donor Motivation: The Key to Transformational Giving.
The Impact of Major Gifts on Organizations and Communities.
The New Major Donors: Who They Are and What They Are Looking For.
Identifying the Transformational Giver.
THE NEW DONOR/ORGANIZATION PARTNERSHIP.
Asking for Major Gifts: The Role of Board and Staff Members.
Getting Your Share: How to Market Your Values to the Community.
Maintaining Your Major Donors: Critical Stewardship Practices.
New Strategies: Evaluating the Impact of Philanthropy.
Appendix A: High Impact Philantropy Timetable (HIPT).
Appendix B: Special Resources.