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The Nonprofit Development Companion

The Nonprofit Development Companion: A Workbook for Fundraising Success
The Nonprofit Development Companion: A Workbook for Fundraising Success

Authored by Brydon M. DeWitt
A comprehensive workbook covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development

One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes usable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization.


  • Covers a specific element in each chapter, including mission, strategic planning, case for support, marketing/communications, use of volunteers, fundraising program, recordkeeping system, CEO, governing board, and development staffing
  • Includes templates and samples to provide specific examples to use right away
  • Offers a new approach to nonprofit fundraising and marketing
  • Based on sound development principles, this book gives you the step-by-step guidance to build and run a successful development program

Buy The Non-Profit Development Companion

Here’s what readers of our book have to say:

“In The Nonprofit Development Companion, Brydon DeWitt shares his considerable knowledge and experience with everyone involved in the fundraising world. It is strong, to the point, and very clear. This is an outstanding addition to the profession’s literature.”

Ken Bartels  |  Principal  |  Ken Bartels Consulting

“Whether you are a seasoned development professional or are just getting started in raising funds for an organization, The Nonprofit Development Companion has the practical how to advice and sample documents that we all need to succeed in raising friends and funds.”

Susan Hacker, CFRE  |  Individual Giving Associate  |  American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation

Mr. DeWitt’s The Nonprofit Development Companion is a candy store for everyone engaged in the fundraising field. His insights and methods are compelling for both the novice and the experienced professional. Following his advice will achieve any organization’s development goals. I know this firsthand, because it was his guidance that enabled us to exceed every financial goal during our very first three years as a 501 C3.

Eugene R. Klompus  |  Executive Director  |  I-Car Education Foundation

Publication Date:  October 5, 2010
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0470586982
ISBN-13: 978-0470586983
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.8 x 10.1 inches