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E-Advocacy for Nonprofits: The Law of Lobbying and Election-Related Activity on the Net

Elizabeth Kinglsey, Gail Harmon, John Pomenranz, Kay Guinane (Washington, District of Columbia: Alliance for Justice, 2000)
February 13, 2001

Though not intended as a comprehensive discussion of the basic laws governing nonprofit advocacy, E-Advocacy for Nonprofits represents the most current research and thinking on how nonprofits can use the Internet for lobbying and electoral advocacy while staying within the law....

Team-Based Fundraising Step by Step: A Practical Guide to Improving Results Through Teamwork

Mim Carlson, Mal Warwick, Cheryl Clarke (San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2000)
January 30, 2001

Carlson, a well-known trainer and consultant in nonprofit organizational development, has put together a detailed outline for the process of assembling an effective fundraising team, the first step in which may be the hardest to take —— recognizing that your current fundraising methods aren't working and that it's time for a new strategy....

The Rules of the Road: A Guide to the Law of Charities in the U.S.

Betsy Buchalter Adler, Mal Warwick (editors) (Washington, District of Columbia: Council on Foundation, 1999)
January 16, 2001

The Rules of the Road look at the definition of a charity; the economic benefits of charitable status, including tax benefits for a charity and its donors; categories of public charities; laws concerning private foundations; restrictions on advocacy and lobbying; American philanthropy and foreign charitable activity; allowable commercial activities of charities; the election and duties of directors; and accountability at the state and federal levels....

The Five Strategies for Fundraising Success

Mal Warwick, Nick Allen (San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass Inc., 2000)
January 2, 2001

In The Five Strategies for Fundraising Success, direct-mail marketing maven Mal Warwick presents five fundraising strategies — Growth, Involvement, Visibility, Efficiency, and Stability (or G.I.V.E.S) — and discusses how each can accomplish a different goal beyond the raising of money....