PANNA: Resource Pointer #353 (Resources for Non-profits)


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Resource Pointer #353 (Resources for Non-profits)
January 28, 2004

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Alternative Press Index, 2004* Alternative Press Center. An index of alternative journals, periodicals, newspapers and magazines arranged by subject and cross-referenced. Citations include title, authors, and publication information. Available in print (published quarterly), CD-Rom, or internet database accessible formats. Year long subscription available for $300 or individual year-long cumulative index available for $400 for institutions or $75 for individuals. Contact Alternative Press Center, P.O. Box 33109, Baltimore, MD 21218; phone (410) 243-2471; fax (410) 235-5325; email altpress@altpress.org; Web site http://www.altpress.org/.

*United Nations System: A Guide for NGOs, 2003* United Nations (UN) Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS). Lists contacts, services, resources, and publications for non-governmental organizations interested in working with United Nation's affiliated groups and organizations. 242 pages. Available for free download at: http://www.unsystem.org/ngls/ngo_guide.htm. Contact UN NGLS, Room DC1-1106, United Nations, New York NY 10017; phone (212) 963-3125; fax (212) 963-8712; email ngls@un.org; Web site http://www.unsystem.org/ngls/index.html.

*Asking: A 59-minute Guide to Everything Board Members, Volunteers, and Staff Must Know to Secure the Gift, 2002* Jerold Panas. A step-by-step guide for effective fundraising. Addresses fears associated with asking, strategies, and troubleshooting methods. 107 pages. US $24.95. Contact Emerson and Church Publishers, P.O. Box 338, Medfield, MA 02052; phone (508) 359-0019; fax (508) 359-2703.

*Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes and How to Ensure They Won't Happen to Yours, 2002* Andy Goodman. Presents techniques for developing successful public interest print advertising campaigns. Examples of effective and ineffective advertisements demonstrate a series of principles for advertising. 58 pages. Available for free download at: http://www.agoodmanonline.com/bad_ads_good_causes/index.html. Contact Andy Goodman, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1400Los Angeles, CA 90010; phone (213) 386-9501; fax (213) 386-9511; email andy@goodmanonline.com; Web site http://www.agoodmanonline.com/.

*Strategic Communications for Nonprofits, 1999* Kathy Bonk, Henry Griggs, and Emily Tynes. Covers media and communications strategies aimed at increasing public profile, enhancing membership, fundraising, policy development, and legislation advancement. Includes targeting audiences, designing communications plans, conducting research, developing messages, producing graphics and print materials, utilizing new media, handling media crises. 188 pages. US $32. Contact Jossey-Bass Publishers, c/o Wiley, Customer Care Center - Consumer Accounts, 10475 Crosspoint Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46256; phone (877) 762-2974; fax (800) 597-3299; email consumers@wiley.com; Web site http://www.josseybass.com/.

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