Where did all the givers go?
You already take into account new program launch dates, service times, even the rhythm of your giving cycles. So, when your church’s financial need doesn’t match your congregation’s mindset toward giving, it can leave you wondering what’s out of sync. [read more]
Empty Wallet? No Problem!
More and more people are carrying fewer checks and less cash these days. I used to make a special point of grabbing my checkbook each week to take it to church. Not anymore! [read more]
How Do You Build a Culture of Stewardship?
Is stewardship a discipline or a way of life? Well, the biblical answer is yes. One key to creating a culture of stewardship is to take a holistic approach. How can you craft this kind of your approach for your church? [read more]
Essentials of Fundraising for Schools
The Mystery of Fundraising. When you hear the word “fundraising,” does your heart begin to pound with excitement? Or do you feel the blood drain from your face as you stand in utter terror? For many, the mere thought of raising funds for their schools causes fear or... [read more]
Millennial Donor Study
Understanding the millennial mindset is vital to building a deep and robust fundraising support team. To dive deeper into this demographic, fundraising veteran Rick Dunham dispels some of the misconceptions we’ve been told about this generation. [read more]
How Do You Handle the Stuff People Donate?
A recent mailing from my college alma mater included a list of ways that I could donate to the school, including noncash gifts. Ministries often receive these kinds of donations. When you do, what are your legal, financial and biblical responsibilities? [read more]