essential resource for Canadian fundraisers has just been released by The Civil
Sector Press Division of The Hilborn Group Ltd. Excellence in Fundraising in Canada
is the first
comprehensive fundraising textbook written by Canadians for Canadians.
Excellence in Fundraising in Canada
, edited by Guy Mallabone
, an outstanding leader in the fundraising
field, collectively represents more than 400 years of fundraising
experience! Written by the "Who's Who"
of fundraising, the book celebrates the 20th
anniversary of the
Hilborn Group, Canada's leading information service organization targeting the
Group CEO and founder Jim Hilborn states, "I have witnessed and reported on the
nonprofit industry's challenges, best practices and changing climate for two
decades, and thought it was high time we gathered the sector's best minds to
compile a comprehensive roadmap for today's Canadian fundraisers."
The 22 authors who
contributed to the book are industry leaders from across the country. They all felt passionate about sharing the
Canadian fundraising experience, and adding to that body of knowledge. Dale Godsoe
of Capital Cities Consulting asserts, "A copy of this book should be in every
Mallabone agrees, adding, "It provides an invaluable resource for
fundraisers at the mid and junior level. This book will be a "must-have"
resource for nonprofit organizations, regardless of size or sector."
From fund development planning,
ethics, and prospect and donor research; to Internet fundraising, volunteer
management, governance and boards, this
twenty-chapter book covers the gamut of essential topics for fundraisers.
Copies of Excellence in Fundraising in Canada
are available for sale at Toronto's Books for Business
and online at http://bit.ly/excellenceincdnfrbook
A pre-eminent Canadian fundraising professional with 31
years' experience in fund development, Guy Mallabone
is currently President/CEO of Global Philanthropic Canada, and Principal and
Senior Counsel for Mallabone & Associates Ltd. With this background, Guy
presents the perfect credentials to serve as the Editor and a contributing
author to this essential text for the nonprofit sector.
Prior to this, Guy served as Vice President, External
Relations and Chief Development Officer for SAIT Polytechnic, where he helped
secure a $15 million gift, the largest ever given to a technical institute or
college in Canadian history.
Further, he serves as Adjunct Professor at the Masters
Program in Fundraising at the University of Bologna, Italy, and regularly
lectures to fundraising audiences across the world from Australia to South
The contributing authors
Each contributing author to Excellence in Fundraising in Canada
is a leading
prominent fundraising professional. They include: Ken Wyman, Dianne Lister,
Pearl Veenema, Peter McKinley, Nick Jaffer, Stephen Thomas, Hala Bissada,
Harvey McKinnon, Tony Myers, Nicholas Offord, Val Hoey, Richard Walker, Mike
Johnston, Leslie Weir, Luce Moreau, Andrea Mcmanus, Boyd McBride, Tania
Brandstrom, John Bouza, Sharilyn Hail and Pat Hardy.
more information, or to arrange an interview with any of the contributing
authors, please contact Jennifer Hilborn at 416-826-3091, or firstname.lastname@example.org