the experts say about Tiny Essentials of Raising Money
from Foundations and Trusts
‘This book brings clarity to a world
that is often apparently obscure and will help anyone understand
the steps that need to be taken when approaching others for
money. Written clearly and simply it will be invaluable both
to the novice and to experienced old hands who think they
really understand their target market. It is definitely essential
Julia Unwin, consultant and author,
The Grant-Making Tango, UK.
‘This is an encyclopaedia on fundraising
from trusts and foundations packed into 67 pages. Jo Habib
covers everything a new fundraiser will need to know, with
admirable thoroughness and authority. Experienced fundraisers
should also refer to this splendid guide, using it as a check
list against which to review their own practice.’
David Carrington, consultant, UK.
‘This is an excellent primer for anyone
who wants to approach foundations for funding. It’s
clear and easy to follow, as well as full of wisdom and practical
suggestions for approaching and maintaining foundation relationships.
This will help you make the right approach, to the right foundations,
to support your work.’
Lynn Douglas, vice president community
programs, Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Canada.
‘It is so refreshing to get a how-to
manual on fundraising from foundations that quotes Hamlet
rather than Bill Gates. It’s a good book too.’
Joan Flanagan, author, Successful Fundraising,
‘This is an excellent book. Accessible
and sophisticated, it is filled with smart and incisive insights
on how charities can make successful inroads with foundation
funders. Don't let its brevity fool you, this book is built
on a deep understanding of charities, institutional philanthropy
and fundraising relationship building. This is a rich treasure
trove for neophyte or experienced fundraisers wherever foundations
Tim Draimin, executive director, Tides
Canada Foundation, Canada.
‘This mini book on foundations is irresistibly
informative. It’s charitable foundations 101 with an
attitude, I can certainly use it.’
Maria Luisa Chea, director, International
Kids Fund, Jackson Memorial Foundation, USA.