The pressing problems ministries and social organizations seek to change through spiritual, physical, and social improvements are more complex than in the past because the world has become a more complicated place. Problem solving requires more creative solutions, insightful innovations, more suitable management practices, and wise guidance. Many of today’s financial resource partners care about these things too. However, they also hold themselves accountable to the wise deployment of limited resources for maximum impact. This important new time in philanthropy and fundraising should be encouraging to donors and funding recipients alike. It would behoove ministry and social sector leaders to add the extra benefits these donors bring to their internal strategies by viewing them as resource partners in the broadest sense. This brief book describes 12 ways financial resource partners and funding recipients can be more successful in what they do. It’s an insider’s view on how donors see themselves and how they would like to work with the organizations they fund.