Item description for Careers in Fundraising (AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series) (The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series) by Wagner...
Everything you need to know to launch your career in fundraising Careers in Fundraising provides expert guidance on professional opportunities in the field of fundraising, including topics on professional development, on-the-job issues, and the significance of fundraising as a career. This comprehensive resource covers all the important aspects of the profession, and also addresses the personal mission and commitment necessary for success in the field. An overview of the nonprofit sector provides needed background, and sidebars from professional fundraisers and students enhance and complement the content of each chapter. Careers in Fundraising will help you: * Learn where and how to get the education and the training you need for a career in fundraising * Discover the personal and professional traits of a successful fundraising professional * Explore the many different types of positions available in the field-and find the one that's right for you
You'll find a wealth of useful, specialized material such as successful career case studies and tips on international fundraising and on-the-job stress. Relevant bibliographic information is featured at the end of each chapter, and listings of helpful Internet sites and important statistics are included. Careers in Fundraising offers up-to-date and in-depth advice for students interested in an exciting career and professionals looking for a new challenge.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.56" Width: 6.6" Height: 0.89" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Oct 25, 2001
ISBN 0471403598 ISBN13 9780471403593
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More About Wagner
LILYA WAGNER, EdD, CFRE, has been associated with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University since January 1991. She is a frequent workshop and seminar presenter and speaker who works with fundraising curricula, and is a faculty member at The Fund Raising School, which provides fundraising training internationally. She is also a member of the philanthropic studies faculty at Indiana University. She speaks and writes extensively on philanthropy, fundraising, and nonprofit management.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Careers in Fundraising (AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series) (The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series)?
A "Must Read" for all Fundraising Professionals Jul 19, 2006
Dr. Wagner first begins by providing the reader with an understanding of how fundraising fits into today's world and then she transitions into suggestions on how to be the best all-around professional in your field. Over time the material in this book will continue to be helpful and can serve the interest of people at all levels of fundraising, as well as professional outside the field. This is an inspirational book that is extremely thought provoking and no professional should go without reading!
Must have for fund raising professionals Jul 17, 2006
This is my favorite book to give to new fund raisers or people considering fund raising as a career.
Dr. Wagner's book is insightful. From understanding the history of fund raising and philanthropy to finding the right job, this book examines the major topics one should consider when considering a career in fund raising.
The book won the Skystone Ryan Prize for research on fundraising and philanthropy for good reason.
Great resource for anyone in in, or entering into, the feild. Jul 17, 2006
Ms. Wagner does an excellent job on helping the reader understand how fundraising fits into the world today, including concrete suggestions on how to be the best professional. By enlisting other experts in the field, Ms. Wager taps into a wealth of information that expands her own understanding and expertise. I first purchased this book as someone who was in the middle of a career change. I was able to use the information in this book to help identify the direction I wanted to take. As I am now looking into the next phase of my career, I am using tapping into the information in this book to help as I plan my next steps.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone either entering into, or already in, the fundraising profession.
Required reading! Jul 13, 2006
One thought that struck me as I read this book is that I wish it had been available when I made a career switch several years ago. I recommend it to individuals who engage me for career networking interviews. It also provides a good uplift to professionals already in the field - the numerous resources are worth the price of the book alone! The book is very readable and full of wonderful advice and wisdom - a trademark of the author.
A Fundraiser's Resource Jul 13, 2006
This book reminds us that philanthropy is noble, and that a career in fundraising is a challenging but worthy professional path. The book offers very practical approaches to fundraising, and to coping with the stresses and triumphs of the profession. It's a practical handbook for every professional who seeks success in fundraising. -Adam G. Martinez