World-Class Fundraising Isn't a Solo Sport: The Team Approach to Academic Fundraising

World-Class Fundraising Isn't a Solo Sport: The Team Approach to Academic Fundraising

by Jeffrey L. Buller Ph.D


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An African proverb says, “If you want to travel fast, travel alone. If you want to travel far, travel together.” World-Class Fundraising Isn’t a Solo Sport is about how to travel far in the world of academic development. It provides practical, field-tested strategies for building strong academic development teams. Using realistic case studies and innovative tools designed specifically for use in higher education, the book serves as an operations manual for how faculty members, academic administrators, or development officers can best work together to achieve their fundraising goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475831597
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/30/2016
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey L. Buller is a senior partner in ATLAS: Academic Training, Leadership, and Assessment Services and the author of more than a dozen books on academic leadership, higher education, and fundraising.

Dianne M. Reeves is a senior director of development at Florida Atlantic University and has earned numerous professional certifications in fundraising, most notably the Certified Fund Raising Executive, Chartered Advisory in Philanthropy, and Certified Governance Trainer distinctions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Meet the A Team
Chapter 2: Responding as a Team to Leadership Challenges
Chapter 3: Using a Team to Pursue Fundraising Strategies
Chapter 4: The Challenge of Loose Cannons
Chapter 5: The Team Approach to Working with Volunteers
Chapter 6: Taking an Existing Team to the Next Level
Appendix I: What Development Officers (D's) and Academic Officers (A's) Need to Know about One Another
Appendix II: Examples of Certificate/Degree Programs for Development Professionals
Appendix III: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Examination Content Outline
Appendix IV: Training at Your Institution
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