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The Fine Art of Fundraising
Secrets for Successful Volunteers



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with forward by Robin Leach

The volunteer’s eternal question: how does an organization raise the money it needs in order to continue its important work? The answer is Carolyn Farb.  In her new book, THE FINE ART OF FUNDRAISING ($16.99, November, Emmis Books), Farb, a fundraising volunteer for over thirty years, shares the most effective ways to make any event a smashing success.  Having raised tens of millions of dollars helping nonprofits, arts organizations, and grass roots groups reach their goals, Carolyn Farb shares the vast wisdom she has acquired during her amazing fundraising journey.  Any group, regardless of its size or its fundraising goals, will learn to make the most of its efforts in this helpful, easy-to-read guide.

 

“Fundraising requires a concentrated effort involving imagination, hard work, and keen business sense,” says Farb in the book’s introduction.  “By sharing my experiences as a volunteer, I hope to ignite your passion, encourage your creative resources and motivate you to follow your dream.”  With the successful methods outlined by Farb in THE FINE ART OF FUNDRAISING volunteers learn to make inspired choices, better decisions, and avoid pitfalls that can cost valuable time and money.  Whether it’s a bake sale, gala ball or anything in between, Carolyn Farb can help. 

 

In THE FINE ART OF FUNDRAISING, Carolyn Farb teaches proven ways to make organizations thrive like:

  • What types of events work best as fundraisers
  • How to build community interest in your event
  • What it takes to become a successful chairperson
  • How best to get grants, endowments and trusts
  • Why making personal contacts matters
  • How to plan every detail, from invitations to clean-up and much, much more.

Dr. Carolyn Farb is a fundraising visionary who has raised more than 30 million dollars in championing innumerable worthwhile causes.  She has been featured widely in magazines and on television and is the author of How to Raise Millions: Helping Others and Having a Ball!  She resides in Houston Texas.

 

THE FINE ART OF FUNDRAISING by Carolyn Farb

Emmis Books ● $16.99 ● Paperback ● 220 pages ● ISBN 1-57860-180-0

www.emmisbooks.com

 

ORDER INFORMATION
Available at local or on-line booksellers or call toll-free 800.343.4499

For cover scans or author photos, review copy requests, or to book an interview with Carolyn Farb, contact :

 Howard Cohen at (513) 861-4045 x14 or hcohen@emmis.com

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CAROLYN FARB is a fundraising visionary who has raised more than 30 million dollars in her efforts. She has been featured widely in magazines and on television and is the author of How to Raise Millions: Helping Others and Having a Ball! She lives in Houston, Texas.

Everything you need to know to raise money for your cause, from the “fundanista” who has raised more than $30 million.



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