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Going for the Green!
An Insider's Guide to Raising Money with Charity Golf
by Tom King, 156 pp.
A veteran golf tourney organizer and former development officer, Tom King covers everything you need to know to host a successful golf fundraiser: When to start your planning; how to attract players; recruiting the right volunteers; the costs entailed; choosing the best format; adding spice to the event; when to schedule your tournament; how to secure sponsors; computerizing the process; coping with the myriad details on tournament day; and how to evaluate your event to make it better next year. The extensive appendix includes sample forms, checklists, sidebar events, job descriptions, budget worksheets, and more.
About the Author
Tom King has worked with nonprofit organizations for more than a quarter century as a teacher, recreation therapist, program director, executive director, PR director, development officer, workshop facilitator, media consultant, advocate, and organizer.
King has facilitated five startup nonprofits, reorganized two and was appointed to the Texas Department of Transportation's Public Transportation Advisory Committee for his transit advocacy work.
A veteran charity golf tournament organizer, King has planned and directed a string of successful charity tournaments and special events. He is currently developing virtual-village.org, a networking tool for volunteers, advocates, community leaders, staff and organizers of faith and community-based agencies.