Quick Start Guide to Development Planning

What's Inside

This Quick Start Guide goes step-by-step through key strategies for establishing a development plan to meet the sustainability and growth needs of your organization.

The Guide covers:

  • Annual giving,
  • Major gifts,
  • Planned giving,
  • Events,
  • Sponsorships, and
  • Grants.

For each strategy included in this guide, methods are provided for establishing targets in each area as well as for setting overall objectives for building a successful, data-driven development program.

The Guide includes practical instructions for using benchmarking techniques to set realistic fundraising goals, including downloadable templates to help you get started.

At less than 20 pages, this Guide is truly the quickest, simplest resource to help busy nonprofit professionals kick-start the development planning process.