Library Listing

AFP Ottawa Library Borrowing Procedures:

– All books are due back one month after the check-out date.
– Limit 3 books out at one time.
– To request a book, please email with your full name, your AFP member ID, and the title of the book you would like to borrow.

New Benefit: For your convenience, borrowed books will be couriered directly to you and picked up when you are ready to return!

Below is a listing of all of our available titles and their current status.


Book Title Book Subtitle Author  Status
Fund-Raising Leadership A Guide for College and University Boards J.W. Pocock Available
The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks And The Answers All Donors Crave Harvey McKinnon Available
Planned Giving Simplified The Gift, the Giver, and the Gift Planner Robert F. Sharpe, Sr. Available
Innovations in Annual Giving Ten Departures That Worked Robert A. Burdenski 2 Available
Major Donors Finding Big Gifts in Your Database and Online Ted Hart, James M. Greenfield, Pamela M. Gignac, Christopher Carnie Borrowed
How to Write For Development Better Communications Bring Bigger Dollar Results Henry T. Gayley Available
Data Mining for Fundraisers How to Use Simple Statistics to Find Gold in Your Donor Database – Even if You Hate Statistics Peter B. Wylie Available
Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign Second Edition Kent E. Doyle Available
Beyond Fundraising New Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation and Investment Kay Sprinkel Grace Borrowed, due November 4, 2018
Raising $1000 Gifts by Mail The Mercifully Brief Real World Guide Mal Warwick Available
30 Letters that Changed the World The Best Direct Mail Fundraising from Canada’s Stephen Thomas Ltd Steve Thomas Available
I’d Rather Eat Live Spiders A Definitive Guide to Becoming a Successful Speaker John A. Feudo Available
Fundraising When Money Is Tight A Strategic and Practical Guide to Surviving Tough Times and Thriving in the Future Mal Warwick Available
Intentional Stewardship Bringing Your Donors to Their Highest Level of Philanthropy Julia S. Emlen Available
Keep Your Donors The Guide to Better Communications and Stronger Relationships Tom Ahearn, Simone Joyaux Available
Capital Campaigns (Fourth Edition) Strategies that Work Andrea Kihlstedt with Gail Perry, Miriam Barnard Available
Strategic Fund Development (Third Edition) Building Profitable Relationships that Last Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE Available
Excellence in Fundraising in Canada (Volume One) The Definitive Resource for Canadian Fundraisers Ed. By Guy Mallabone Borrowed, due November 4, 2018
How to Write Successful Fundraising Letters Sample Letters, Style Tips, Useful Hints, Real-world Examples Mal Warwick Available
Prospect Research in Canada An Essential Guide for Researchers and Fundraisers Ed. By Tracey Church, Liz Rejman Borrowed, due November 5, 2018
Achieving Excellence in Fundraising (Fourth Edition) Ed. By Eugene R. Tempel, Timothy L. Seilor, Dwight F. Burlingame Available
Community Conversations Mobilizing the Ideas, Skills, and Passion of Community Organizations, Governments, Businesses, and People Paul Born Available
Deepening Community Finding Joy Together in Chaotic Times Paul Born Available
Here for Good Community Foundations and the Challenges of the 21st Century Ed. By Terry Mazany and David C. Perry Available
The Philanthropic Mind Surprising Discoveries from Canada’s Top Philanthropists Chuck English and Mo Lidsky Available
Foundations Creating Impact in a Globalised World Luc Tayart de Borms Available
The Best-Laid Business Plans How to Write Them, How to Pitch Them Paul Barrow Available
Forging Nonprofit Alliances Jane Arsenault Available
High Performance Nonprofit Organizations Managing Upstream for Greater Impact Christine Letts, William Ryan, Allen Grossman Available
Good Grantmaking A Guide for Canadian Foundations Patrick Johnson Available
The Complete Guide to Grantmaking Basics A Field Guide for Funders Fred Setterberg and Colburn Wilbur Available