Yours for the Asking
An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and ManagementBook - 2009
"Reynold Levy is a master at persuading people to give money--lots of money--to worthy causes. Now he shares his wisdom with us all--and at a bargain price!"
-- Tom Brokaw
"Ren Levy is the master of his trade. He can squeeze big dollars out of a stone and he tells here just how to do it. Anyone raising money for a good cause must read this book!"
-- John C. Whitehead , former Co-Chairman and Senior Partner of Goldman Sachs and former United States Deputy Secretary of State
"Ren Levy has written the definitive handbook on fundraising. It should be required reading for boards of directors and senior staff of nonprofit organizations. The lessons learned from Ren's broad experience are equally relevant to corporate executives as they endeavor to establish and strengthen customer relationships."
-- Indra Nooyi , Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
"I have raised money for a living for several decades. But I could not articulate better than Reynold Levy has done in Yours for the Asking the many secrets to successfully acquiring investors. If you wish to learn how to politely and effectively ask for contributions to a favorite organization or cause, you really need to purchase this highly readable, enjoyable and useful book."
-- David Rubenstein , Co-founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group