The responsibility of fundraising should never land on a single person’s shoulders. Not only is it too large of a responsibility for one person to bear, but it is also risky if something happens with this person. No matter the size, or age, of a ministry, it is possible to build a mighty team that shares the responsibility of fundraising, increases relational capacity, and expands the organizational efforts to develop champions.
A discussion with guests from national, local and family foundations. Many leaders tell us they would love to get a grant, but don’t know who to ask or how to ask which leads them to doing it poorly, or not at all.Both options not only limit resources for your organization but remove the opportunity for shared impact with foundations as givers. But there is a better way!
Today, we still find ourselves living in a world of“mine” and “not enough”. Birthed out of a lack of trust, a scarcity mentality leads to many other challenges. In what ways could embracing a God of abundance change the way we live? In this webinar, Steve Atkinson, Executive Director, and Mike McDonald, Director of Strategic Partnerships, from The Bible Project will share what they’ve learned about generosity as they’ve studied the scriptures, explore the mindset of abundance and scarcity, and talk about their approach to crowd sourced fundraising.
“When God raises up people to proclaim the gospel, he also raises up patrons to support them. They have different gifts and different roles but are partners in the same mission.” –Gospel Patrons John Rinehart, author of the books Gospel Patrons and Giving Together, researched giving and discovered that history is full of champions who God used to advance the gospel. In this webinar, John will share stories of both historic and modern-day Gospel Patrons and provide action steps for developing Gospel Patrons in your midst.
Learn how to leverage matching gifts to increase giving of current champions and acquiring new champions. Learn how, when and from who to ask for matching gifts. Leaders will understand the fiduciary responsibilities related to tracking and managing matching gifts.