Unlock the secrets of fundraising

You CAN make a difference, and feel great doing it

Volunteer Fundraising Simplified breaks fundraising down into simple basic steps so that anyone can be a volunteer fundraiser, make a tremendous difference to a charity, with the added bonus of feeling great about doing it.

Topics covered include:

  • volunteer fundraising explained
  • how to successfully engage potential donors verbally and online
  • thanking do’s and don’ts
  • hosting events from going solo to large scale celebrations
  • building your fundraising support network, and
  • many more strategies to effectively raise money.

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"So why did I write this book?"

Hear from the author about her love for charity fundraising and how she has learnt the hard way to enable you to simplify your fundraising efforts.

What the experts say about the book

Non-profit experts and fundraisers across numerous industries have read Volunteer Fundraising Simplified, and here's what they had to say.

A welcome and inspiring addition to the body of knowledge. Perley-Ann is writing from great experience (and with passion)... Her useful checklists, story telling tips, thinking about your audience and other practical tips are great.

— Sean Triner
Co-Founder, Moceanic Fundraising

Perley Ann – who has lived, breathed, and most importantly, believed in doing good – has created this terrific resource to help ANYONE become the best fundraiser, and really make a difference.

— Junie Kovacs
Founder and CEO, Lanta Animal Welfare

With this book, Friedman begins the journey into being a productive and successful fundraiser… I enjoyed every page.

— Marie Semenoff
Lay Leader/Volunteer, Roman Catholic Church (Canada)

With her extensive business and non-profit experience, Dr. Perley-Ann offers insight for all levels of fundraising ability into how fundraising works, the important points to consider, and guidelines for success.

— Dr. Helen Guy
Clinic Director, Lanta Animal Welfare

Written with passion and wisdom, Volunteer Fundraising Simplified, is a great guide for contributing to the greater good.

— Nicole Christina, LCSW
Host, Zestful Aging Podcast

An invaluable resource for doing something amazing with your time and helping charities achieve more. It’s clear, simple to understand, and the results from her advice have been incredible.

— Mathew Dunn
Marketing Consultant, Dunn Consultants

For anyone who has ever wanted to raise funds for a worthy cause but doesn’t know where to start, this is for you! A simple, straight-talking guide that explains how volunteers can fundraise and feel good while doing

— Maeve Henry
Fundraising Copywriter

Perley-Ann explains it all in clear and simple language. Easy to follow and extremely engaging.

— Ken Holmes
Retired Senior Army Officer (Canada), Community Volunteer

An informative, well-written, practical guide for prospective volunteer fundraisers looking for ways to help their favourite charities. Professionals will also find it very useful.

— Joel Weiner
Retired Network TV Journalist, University Professor

More about the Author – Dr. Perley-Ann Friedman

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