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Nonprofit Know How

In today's world running a successful nonprofit takes passion, dedication and business savvy. Here are just a few of the resources at Milwaukee Public Library that can help your nonprofit reach its full potential.

nonnonprofit.jpgThe Non Nonprofit: For-profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success by Steve Rothschild

Steve Rothschild, a former corporate manager who started a successful nonprofit, Twin Cities RISE, shares business principles that can be applied to nonprofits in order to achieve tangible results. This isn't about selling out to the bottom line, it's about using the best business techniques that will ultimately benefit your nonprofit.

gorillamarketingnonprofits.jpgGuerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits: 250 Tactics to Promote, Recruit, Motivate, and Raise More Money by Jay Conrad Levinson, Frank Adkins, and Chris Forbes

Is there anything more essential to a nonprofit than effectively communicating a mission or vision? Think of marketing as the art of attracting and convincing stakeholders - be they funders, clients or volunteers. Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits lists easy to implement and cost-friendly solutions to nonprofit marketing conundrums. It's a quick read and you'll be sure to have a handful of new ideas!

financefundamentalsfornonprofits.JPGFinance Fundamentals for Nonprofits: Building Capacity and Sustainability by Woods Bowman

Looking for a basic understanding of nonprofit finance? Look no further than Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits. This book shares best practices and discusses solid finance principles for nonprofits in jargon free text. Dr. Woods Bowman is well known for his work on public finance and he presents a hands-on guide to nonprofit financial management.

Find even more great titles on nonprofit management at your Milwaukee Public Library!

Kristina @ MPL Central


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