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Change-Makers Nonprofit Book Club

Join our Amazon Book Club

Open minds. Open hearts. Open books. Navigating nonprofit leadership shouldn't be so stressful. Let's come together to learn from experts, learn from each other, talk through challenges and solutions, and better serve those in need. 

Join our free Amazon Book Club, Change-Makers Nonprofit Book Club, today.  Each month, we'll read a different selection, carefully chosen to help you in your role at your nonprofit organization.  Then we'll host a virtual book club meeting via Zoom to discuss the book, share insights and tips, and learn from each other. 

Want to make a book recommendation? 

Join the book club and make book recommendations any time! We're always open to options that help us learn and grow professionally. 

Did you miss a previous book club meeting? 

No problem!  We'll record each session and upload videos to our YouTube channel

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Compelling Conversations for Fundraisers: Talk Your Way to Success with Donors and Funders
February 2024

by Janet Levine and Laurie A Selik

Compelling Conversations for Fundraisers: Talk Your Way to Success with Donors and Funders gives professional and volunteer fundraisers the tools to really learn about their donors through personal interaction and conversation guides. Filled with conversation-based tips and examples, this essential text provides reminders of the need to sustains funders’ interests and how to do it.

As an Amazon Affiliate, Melanie Lambert receives a small commission on applicable purchases. 

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The Nonprofiteer's Fundraising Field Guide: 30 Practical Ways to Boost Philanthropy Through Servant-Leadership
March 2024

by Evan Wildstein

The Nonprofiteer’s Fundraising Field Guide rewrites a century of practice and research for modern nonprofits. It inspires readers to take fast action by exploring the ten core behaviors of servant-leaders—behaviors like listening, empathy, healing, building community, and many more. Heartfelt stories from social impact leaders fill the pages of the field guide, demonstrating exactly what is possible for everyday nonprofiteers.

For those interested in a realistic, inspiring roadmap, this is your fundraising field guide. It’s for anyone who wants to engage with donors, grow revenue, and improve philanthropy.

Previous Book Club Selections


The 5 Truths for Transformational Leaders: How Nonprofit Organizations Thrive, Grow, and Make a Profound Difference
October 2023

by Ed Mishrell

In The Five Truths for Transformational Leaders: How Nonprofit Organizations Thrive, Grow, and Make a Profound Difference, former Chief Strategy Officer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Ed Mishrell, delivers an insightful and practical discussion of how to achieve extraordinary results when leading nonprofit organizations. The author explains how to use your organization’s mission as your north star and build an exciting, growing, and thriving nonprofit. 

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The Little Book of Gold: Fundraising for Small (And Very Small) Nonprofits
November 2023

by Erik Hanberg

The Little Book of Gold is dedicated to helping small (and very small) nonprofits unlock their fundraising potential. Avoid common pitfalls and get tips on proven methods that work.

This short guide helps new executive directors, active board chairs, and other key staff in charge of fundraising to learn the basics of professional and sustainable fundraising. The Little Book of Gold is geared specifically for nonprofits with small and very small budgets (from a few hundred thousand dollars a year down to the smallest budgets).

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The Mister Rogers Effect: 7 Secrets to Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others from America's Beloved Neighbor
January 2024

by Dr. Anita Knight Kuhnley 

In a world increasingly divided by politics and social issues, we need Mister Rogers more than ever. For three decades, his presence was a healing balm to children of all ages. And though he is no longer with us, we can all adopt his attitudes and actions as models for our own lives.

In this uplifting and informative book, Dr. Anita Knight Kuhnley shows us how to use the transformative psychological principles that Mister Rogers masterfully employed to make a difference in our own neighborhoods.

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