Bookkeeping Basics

What Every Nonprofit Bookkeeper Needs to Know

By Debra L. Ruegg, et al.: Written in plain English, this book provides easy instructions and forms to meet bookkeeping requirements. 113 pages. ©2006. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Financial Leadership for Nonprofit Executives

Guiding Your Organization to Long-term Success

By Jeanne Bell and Elizabeth Schaffer: You don't have to be a trained accountant or have an MBA to be a financial leader. This useful guide makes the process understandable and doable. You'll find clear, logical steps to learn how to get accurate financial data-in a format you... 134 pages. ©2005. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Fundraising for the Long Haul

By Kim Klein: A straight-forward guide to sustaining a long-term commitment to social change, no matter how understaffed or underfunded the organization. 161 pages. ©2000. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

How to Make Your Community's Economy Sizzle

A Handbook for Reshaping Your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Creating Jobs in the Process

By Jim Schell: This book will help you reshape your community’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Author Jim Schell, an entrepreneur himself, covers how to build an environment for entrepreneurs to succeed and create jobs. You’ll learn how to find the... 92 pages. ©2017. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

How to Raise $500 to $5000 from Almost Anyone

By Andy Robinson: Billed as a “1-hour guide,” this book teaches readers how to effectively ask for money and handle being told “no.” 109 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book

Local Dollars, Local Sense

By Michael Shuman: Michael Shuman explains how moving your money from Wall Street to Main Street is a sound business decision –– not just for the investor, but for the future and vitality of our communities. 249 pages. ©2012. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Nonprofit Sustainability

Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability

By Jeanne Bell, et. al.: 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. 191 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Budget-Building Book for Nonprofits

A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers and Boards

By M. Dropkin, et al.: 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. 200 pages. ©2007. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Local Economy Solution

How Innovative, Self-Financing "Pollinator" Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity

By Michael Shuman: Growing evidence has proven that economic development's current cornerstone — incentives to attract large businesses — is a dead end. This book suggests an alternative approach: nurture a new generation of enterprises that help local... 248 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Small-Mart Revolution

How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition

By Michael Shuman: The author makes an engaging case for why supporting small business makes good economic sense and is the only real long-term solution for the health of our communities and our nation. 285 pages. ©2007. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook