Resource Library

The Institute of Transformational Philanthropy is pleased to present a comprehensive resource library for individuals and organizations looking for a one-stop resource for everything philanthropy. The resource library is compilation of academic literature, case studies, presentations, recommended books, and videos that showcase how to generate significant outcomes through transformational philanthropy.
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Making A Difference II: More Tips, Ideas and Stories to Change Your World

At some point in our lives, each of us asks ourselves the question what could I do to make a difference in the world? We then often become quickly overwhelmed and give up the notion. Making A Difference II will show you how to change your world one day at a time through its tips, ideas and stories. Space is also provided for you to journal your thoughts and detail your actions on a daily basis. This book will inspire you to make a difference!

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Making A Difference III: Still More Tips, Ideas and Stories to Change Your World

At some point in our lives, each of us asks ourselves the question what could I do to make a difference in the world? We then often become quickly overwhelmed and give up the notion. Making A Difference III will show you how to change your world one day at a time through its tips, ideas and stories. Space is also provided for you to journal your thoughts and detail your actions on a daily basis. This book will inspire you to make a difference!

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Making A Difference: 365 Tips, Ideas and Stories to Change Your World

At some point in our lives, each of us asks ourselves the question what could I do to change the world? We then often become quickly overwhelmed and give up the notion. Making A Difference will show you how to change your world one day at a time through its 365 tips, ideas and stories. Space is also provided for you to journal your thoughts and detail your actions on a daily basis. This book will inspire you to make a difference!

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The Power of Three

People often say to me, “You are so lucky.” What I tell them is that yes, it might appear I am lucky. What has in fact been going on is a purposeful and strategic plan of action. I share that I achieve my goals by doing a little bit each day to get to where I want to go. It is similar to saying you want to take a trip to the other side of the continent or world. Most of us can’t just say we want to do this and then, as if by magic, it happens. Most of us have to plan the trip – determining the timeframe in which it will take place, schedule the time off from work, save money, purchase travel books, etc. We often find ourselves doing something each day towards this goal. I have noticed, though, that when it comes to achieving our dreams and personal goals many of these skills – so natural in planning things such as vacations – don’t happen naturally. This book is the result of years of working in a style and with a system that I thought everyone used. It was only when giving presentations and speeches did I begin to see the impact these “tips” were having. Throughout my talks, I would offer these ideas as “tools” to be put in the listener’s “toolbox” so that they would have them readily accessible in the future. What always amazed me was that after my presentation was done, many leaders and managers would approach me saying, “I’m taking these ideas back to my business and having everyone do them… and oh, by the way, do you have this in writing so I could share it?” I would sheepishly answer that I did not – that it was simply what I did every day to achieve my goals whether in the political world, nonprofit arena or in my consulting business practice. Over the years, the requests came often enough for me to be prompted to write this book. In short, The Power of Three provides helpful ideas on where to start, how to do the ‘hard’ things, the best way to network, when to seize opportunities and how listening just might be the key to it all. Through reading and implementing these seemingly simple strategies, your goals and dreams, both personal and professional, will be attained.

ISBN: 9781499169638

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Transformational Philanthropy: Entrepreneurs and Nonprofits

Transformational Philanthropy: Entrepreneurs and Nonprofits is a practical guide on attracting entrepreneurs to nonprofit organizations as an investor, donor and true philanthropist. It provides insight into the decision making patterns, expectations, and philanthropic behaviors of entrepreneurs. The primary use of this book will be for those in the philanthropic world to understand how to approach entrepreneurs for donations and contributions. The book includes real world examples, industry statistics, case studies, interviews, and important “how-to” tips related to entrepreneurs.

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Boards That Love Fundraising

Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-to Guide for Your Board

ISBN: 0787968129

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Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations

Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations

ISBN: 0787908118

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Capital Campaigns from the Ground Up: How Nonprofits Can Have the Buildings of Their Dreams

Capital Campaigns from the Ground Up: How Nonprofits Can Have the Buildings of Their Dreams

ISBN: 0471220795

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Closing That Gift! How To Be Successful 99% of The Time

Closing That Gift! How To Be Successful 99% of The Time

ISBN: 0966367332

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Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign

Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign: The New, Revised, and Expanded Edition of the Leading Guide to Planning and Implementing a Capital Campaign.

ISBN: 047091467X

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Conducting a Successful Development Services Program

Conducting a Successful Development Services Program

ISBN: 0787956244

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Conducting a Successful Fundraising Program: A Comprehensive Guide and Resource

Conducting a Successful Fundraising Program: A Comprehensive Guide and Resource

ISBN: 0787953520

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Death by Meeting

Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

ISBN: 0787968056

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Donor Focused Strategies for Annual Giving

Donor Focused Strategies for Annual Giving

ISBN: 0834208962

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Donor Relations

Donor Relations: The Essential Guide to Stewardship Policies, Procedures, and Protocol

ISBN: 0899643396

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