You don’t need to start from scratch. Here are places to go for books, information, ideas, solutions and other fun stuff.
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) www.ahp.org
Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University www.philanthropy.iupui.edu
Fund Raising School at the Center on Philanthropy www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/thefundraisingschool
The Donor Bill of Rights www.afpnet.org/ethics/enforcementdetail
Chronicle of Philanthropy www.philanthropy.com
So You Want Ideas?
Institute of Fundraising www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk
(For those occasional moments of despair, or you can always call Suzanne for counsel!)