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Nonprofits & Grant Seekers: Library Materials



Library Materials

Ridgefield Library's Nonprofit collection is located in a designated area near the Adult Services Desk. The collection includes resources on philanthropy, grants, grantwriting, nonprofit management, fundraising, and more.

Selected Titles in the Nonprofit Collection

  • Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 5th edition, Wiley
  • Beyond the Bake Sale: Fundraising for Local History Organizations by Jamie Simek
  • Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits by Ilona M. Bray
  • Five Strategies to Increase Annual Fund Revenue by Pamela H. Witter
  • Fundraising for Dummies by Beverly Browning
  • Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors Are Revolutionizing Giving by Sharna Goldseker
  • Grant Writing for Dummies by Beverly Browning
  • How to Build and Mobilize a Social Media Community for Your Nonprofit in 90 Days by Julia Campbell
  • Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership by Joan Garry
  • Managing a Nonprofit Organization by Thomas Wolf
  • Managing Arts Organizations by David Andrew Snider
  • The Nonprofit Marketing Guide by Kivi Leroux Miller
  • The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need by Ellen Karsh
  • Performing Arts Management: A Handbook of Professional Practices by Tobie S. Stein
  • Philanthropy Revolution: How to Inspire Donors, Build Relationships, and Make a Difference by Lisa Greer
  • Raising More with Less by Amy M. Eisenstein
  • The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in an Automated World by Beth Kanter
  • Starting and Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide by Peri Pakroo
  • Winning Grants Step by Step by Toni O'Neal-McElrath


Magazines / Newspapers

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy – published 20 times per year
  • Nonprofit Quarterly – published quarterly



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