We've put together some links to help you get started on fundraising.
Many of the links below are UK-based and we would like to expand this to be more representative for our global network so your suggestions are welcomed. If you have any suggestions, please let us know.
The Search for Funding - Strategies for Success
Botanic gardens need to plan carefully if their fund-raising efforts are to be successful. The search for funding is not an easy task; it requires determination, persistence, imagination and good humour. Peter Wyse Jackson share his thoughts on how to sustain a botanic garden's finances.
Funding for Educators
Funding, or the lack thereof, is the bugbear of many botanic garden education departments. In this article we look at how educators can ensure the cash keeps flowing, with emphasis on evaluation as a key part of the process.
Robin Hood Marketing: Stealing Corporate Savvy to Sell Just Causes
How do you motivate people to give money, take action, or otherwise advance your worthy cause? The answer is marketing, and whether you're a nonprofit executive or a PTA volunteer, Katya Andresen's book shows you how to sell your mission as successfully as the great marketers of corporate America.
Fundraising: Hands-On Tactics for Nonprofit Groups
This hands-on operations manual shows employees of non-profit organizations and volunteers how to design and run successful fundraising campaigns for their organizations. Sample letters, budgets, grant proposals, press releases, and action checklists guide readers toward fundraising success.