Off the Shelf

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

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

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

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

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....