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New Successes in "Fundraising for Social Change"

A new study commissioned by the Haas Jr. Fund with Kim Klein and Jeanne Bell, (CEO of CompassPoint) has just been released for free online and looks at what the most successful social change nonprofits are doing to beat the odds and what we can learn from them.  

Kim Klein is no stranger to successful fundraising so it was only natural for her to work on the Fundraising Bright Spots report.  For more than 30 years, Klein's book, "Fundraising for Social Change," has been the hands on guide to raising money from individuals with a specific focus on organizations working for change, and it is one of the most widely used books in the field and in university degree programs alike.  

Now the revised and expanded 7th edition continues what has made this book a classic.  It is readable, easy to understand, and able to be applied to almost any nonprofit in need of more money and more donors.

Basing your fundraising strategy on the contributions of individual donors may feel like herding cats but it is the best way for your organization to maintain maximum freedom to pursue your mission.  

Download the Bright Spots report for free by clicking here.  SAVE 35% order Fundraising for Social Change 7th edition using promo code FSC35 during check out when you click here.


UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGMENTS

August 12-14, 2016 - Money for Our Movements Conference, Denver, CO. Join Stan Yogi, Stephanie Roth, Rona Fernandez, Kim Klein, and 800 other social justice fundraisers, organizers, activists and leaders at a fundraising conference designed for social justice activists. For more information, click here.

October 18-20, 2016 - A unique opportunity to work closely with Kim Klein for three days in a retreat like setting at Rowe Camp & Conference Center in Rowe, MA.  The three day presentation is entitled, "Fundraising for the Long Haul:  Advanced Tools for Activist Organizations." For more information, click here.


DEAR KIM KLEIN FUNDRAISING Q & A 

This column is published once a month by the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training.  For previous posts go to their website.

What's the IRS Rollover Provision?

Dear Kim,

Would you explain in plain language the “IRA Rollover Provision”? I know it has been made permanent and it is a good thing, but I am still hesitant to mention it to anyone because I am not exactly sure what it is.

~Rolling Over With Anxiety

Dear Rolling,

The Independent Sector has a pithy explanation: “The IRA Charitable Rollover provision allows individuals who have reached age 70½ to donate up to $100,000 to charitable organizations directly from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA), without treating the distribution as taxable income.” What I think is puzzling...  

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