Resource Papers

CRD Resource Papers are available to members free as downloads or you can order print copies. Non-Members must pay for hard copies. Contact the national office at 202-822-0750 for more information or email us at

Members: You can download papers here and save to your computer.

Order Print Copies Here (print off order form) or order online 

Current CRD New Century Resource Papers

24.  Lobbying By Charitable Non-Profits. By Mike Gaudette and Gurdeep Sihota He’bert. 2014

23. A Minor Issue: Engaging Minors in College Activities. By Phyl Renninger, Jennifer Peterson, Sarah Starkey and Tyler Winkler. 2013

22. The X Factor: Does Your Foundation Board Have It? By Rebecca Teahen, Kathleen Guy, Bruce Byl, 2012.

21. Beyond the Sandbox: Building Effective and Meaningful Grant Consortia. By Deborah Douma, et al, 2012.

20. The Development Assessment: A National Study on the Functions and Effectiveness of Community College Institutional Advancement Programs. by Caroline Kelly, Lisa Gibert, L. Pendleton Armistead, 2010.

19. Grants Management: The Zen of Prevention, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. By Elizabeth T. Gombash, 2010.

18. Exploring Factors that Impact Success in Community College Fundraising. By Para M. Jones, Ph.D., 2010.

17. The Change from a Community College to a State College. By Phyl Renninger, Ph.D., GPC, and Jennifer Peterson, GPC, 2009.

16. The Feasibility Study: A Road Map to Success. By Kristin Culp, CFRE, Marvin L. Leroy, Jr., and L. Pendleton Armistead, Ed.D., 2008.

15. The Community College Presidency: The Advancement Officer's Time Has Come. By James P. Chitwood, MPA and Steven W. Jones, Ed.D., CFRE, 2007.

14. Establishing an Institutional Review Board at a Community College. By Neil Herbkersman, Karla Hibbert-Jones, 2007.

13. The Chief Development Officer: A Job Analysis. By Dr. Mary A. Brumbach, CFRE, 2006.

12. Status of Alumni Development in America's Community Colleges. By Patty Herbin; Tonya Dittman; Jonathan Herbert; Kelsey Ebben; and Polly Binns, 2006.

11. Collaborating with Local Schools: Resources for Building Partnerships. By Dr. Mary A. Brumbach, CFRE; Kathleen K. Ridenour, 2005.

10. Using Environmental Scanning and Forecasting to Improve Strategic Planning. By Joel D. Lapin, 2005.

9. How the Federal Government Monitors and Enforce Accountability for Federal Funds. By Linda E. Dowden and Michael J. Gaudette, 2004.

8. Establishing Donor Advised Funds at Community Colleges: A Case Study. By Sarah Robison, 2004.

7. A Study of Resource Development at Community Colleges. By Sherry J. Meaders, Sharon Carrier and Barbara J. Keener, 2003.

6. Knowing Where You're Going: Strategic Planning and Community College Fundraising. By William M. Craft and Kathleen Guy, 2003.

5. Timing Right for Developing a Planned Giving Program. By Joan Edwards and Sue Hawn, 2003.

4. (2nd Edition) Community Colleges: Empowering People -Enhancing Communities. The Case for Private Philanthropic Investment. By Steven G. Budd, 2006.

4. Investing in People and Strengthening Communities Through Support of Community Colleges: A Case for Funding. By Steven Budd and John Hawkins, 2002.

03. Our Time Has Come: Fundraising in the Community College -A President's Perspective. By David Daniel, 2002.

02. The Science and Art of Proposal Writing. By Mary Brumbach, 2001

01. Grants Development at Sinclair Community College: A Case Study from a Single-campus, Urban Institution. By Neil Herbkersman, 2001
CRD welcomes submissions for publication. Please CLICK HERE for more information.