How to Hire the Right Fund Raising Consultant
There are literally thousands of fund-raising consultants and firms throughout America. At a time when gift-supported institutions are hungry for increased annual funding, capital campaigns, and expanding endowment, nonprofits everywhere are grapping with the question: "How do we find the firm or independent consultant that is just right for us?" It's a tough question. But an important one, given the musical chair scenario to which the fund-raising consultancy business has become accustomed. How to hire the Right Fund-Raising Consultant presents imaginative methods for selection and management of campaign consultants as well as important insights into conducting pre-campaign studies critical to a campaign's first phase. Also included are interview checklists, sample contract, fair practice codes from professional fund-raising associations, sample letters, and forms for interviewing potential donors, campaign planning tips, agenda strategies, and much more.