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How To Lead The Charity Charge

I am at a unique place in my professional viewpoint as a fundraiser.  After years as a development professional, my professional skills and my faith are now intersecting.  These two areas are now informing one another and one of the passions that has come out of it is how churches could be leading in charity.  […]

Keeping It Real-How Donors Want to Give

Acquiring donations can sometimes feel like an enigma. You’re requiring someone to give you money with no physical commodity being exchanged.  That is a real leap of faith.  Let’s look at this from the prospective of a potential donor and see if we can find some core consistencies that lead to a gift. Make Your […]

Turning the Spotlight on Your Missionaries

The mission field is exploding right now.  Many areas of the earth are being reached with the gospel and experiencing a double digit percentile growth towards Christianity.  The humanitarian work that many over sea ministries and missionaries are doing can be hard for us (Americans) to stay connected with, because their experience is outside of […]

How Real is “Donor Fatigue”?

When I was a fundraiser I attended many events.  You receive invitations from your peers, and you also want to keep tabs on what is happening out there.  When my role was reversed, the first thing I realized was how many times I was solicited.  From the door to the end of the event, someone […]

The Horrors of Online Giving Pages Gone Bad

No matter who your online giving provider is it’s critical your Giving Page is dialed-in. For example, does it match the look and feel of your website? Are their categories or areas of giving defined clearly? Does it look like a site you want to enter your payment information? Take a moment and score your Giving Page on these 4 areas. How does your organization measure up? […]

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