Fundraising for Your School

  • by Pauline Rowson
  • 3 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This book will help those schools who wish to generate extra money outside of statutory funding to fund innovative projects, capital build programmes, staffing costs and other initiatives. It covers:The climate for fundraising
Organising for fundraising
Registering as a charity
Preparation and writing your appeal
Sources of funding - trusts, foundations and grants
Sources of funding - magazines and newspapers
Sources of funding - the rich and famous
Sources of funding - businesses
Approaching sponsors by telephone
The face to face meeting
Giving a presentation
Building a media profile

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great if you're British and clueless

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

If the book was a little broader in scope.


Would you ever listen to anything by Pauline Rowson again?

Sure, but I would check it out more carefully to see how narrow the target audience really is.


What do you think the narrator could have done better?

The narrator was fine.


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Fundraising for Your School?

The long list of recommended websites, which was very clumsy in an audio format.


Any additional comments?

This book is written for teachers, administrators, and parent volunteers in the UK who are absolutely new to fundraising and know nothing whatsoever. If that's your situation, definitely give it a listen! Otherwise, don't waste your time.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-25-2008
  • Publisher: Matrix Digital Publishing