Collaboration Handbook

Based on extensive research of “what works” in collaborative efforts. Provides alternative approaches, success factors and a step-by-step guide to collaboration.

Bowling Alone

In this alarming study, Putnam charts the deterioration of the organized ways in which people relate to one another in the United States. He concludes with a set of potential solutions, such as community-service programs.

Better Together

The author of the bestseller Bowling Alone and a colleague offer readers inspirational tales about the successful building of social capital. A review of this book is available.

Strategic Planning Workbook for Nonprofit Organizations

This workbook guides you through five key planning steps and offers four different models to best suit your community’s situation.

Nonprofit Sustainability

This book makes the case that nonprofits must operate more like businesses and takes you through the essential steps. Includes a wealth of tables and charts.

How to Raise $500 to $5000 from Almost Anyone

Billed as a “1-hour guide,” this book teaches readers how to effectively ask for money and handle being told “no.”

Fundraising for the Long Haul

A straight-forward guide to sustaining a long-term commitment to social change, no matter how understaffed or underfunded the organization.

The Budget-Building Book for Nonprofits

Practical guidance on developing and implementing budgets for nonprofit organizations. Offers advice about every phase of the process and includes resources for documenting and reporting.

Bookkeeping Basics

Written in plain English, this book provides easy instructions and forms to meet bookkeeping requirements.

You Don't Need a Title to be a Leader

Sanborn has gathered simple secrets to becoming a great leader and packaged them in a highly readable handbook. Along the way, you’ll become acquainted with some ordinary people achieving extraordinary things.