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The purpose of this unit is to provide an overview and to help organizations understand the role of fundraising and the methodologies involved in obtaining funds for their organization's work.

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Following are sources of additional information on receiving funding and conducting fundraising.

Organization Website Comments
  • Publication: Splash and Ripple: Outcome Measurement Manual.
  • Publication: Ten Mistakes You Can Avoid by Kim Klein.
Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) Publication by Katherine Scott, CCSD and Coalition of Voluntary Organizations
  • Funding Matters: The Impact of National Canada's New Funding Regime on Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations.
  • Resources-Funding Sources.
Amnesty International
  • Amnesty International Campaigning Manual.