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ERIC Number: ED509568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 253
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 48
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8711-7390-4
Getting the Green: Fundraising Campaigns for Community Colleges
Grover, Stuart R.
Community College Press (NJ3)
This book offers a comprehensive and detailed look at private fundraising in community colleges. In the foreward, Karen A. Stout, President, Montgomery County Community College, describes it as a "must-read" for aspiring and new community college presidents, academic leaders searching for ways to bring in new dollars to support new programs, and advancement professionals. It's a resource for foundation board leaders and members. It's also described as a potential read for new board of trustee members, especially those serving as liaison members to foundation boards. It's a book that can inform in-house leadership development programs--both on campuses and through key organizations. "Getting the Green" offers the cultivation, campaigning, and stewardship advice necessary to create the culture and legacy of philanthropy that will be essential to the overall success of community colleges into the future. It's a book that many presidents, development professionals, and novices--will turn to again and again to set and chart or re-chart their private fundraising compasses. Appendices include: (1) Fundraising Campaign Budget Worksheet; (2) Sample Gift Charts; (3) Marketing Materials Worksheet; (4) Job Descriptions; and (5) Sample Pledge Form. (Contains 15 online resources and 59 resources.) [Funding for this publication was provided by Fintelo.]
Community College Press. Available from: American Association of Community Colleges. One Dupont Circle NW Suite 410, Washington, DC 20015. Tel: 202-728-0200; Fax: 202-833-2467; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges; Council for Advancement and Support of Education; Council for Resource Development