Giving

Allow People to Schedule Their Own Giving and Watch what Happens

The ability to accept automatic, recurring donations can be one of the most important factors in growing a church from a financial standpoint. [read more]

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What to Do Before Launching Your Fundraising Plan

What’s the first thing you should do when trying to bolster your fundraising efforts? Communicate more often with donors? Do a better job of tracking donations? These are... [read more]

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3 Keys to Keeping Donors Engaged with Your Ministry

Your donors may be wild about your ministry’s mission, but their commitment to financially support it is being tested every day. Online, through the mail and in countless other ways, people are exposed to new, compelling ways... [read more]

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What Motivates People to Give?

If you lead a ministry, this is the $64,000 question, isn’t it? Answer it correctly and you might see giving increase. But as demographics have changed, so has the answer to this question. Today, the right answer should include... [read more]

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Tis the season people want to give. Help them.

Here’s a thought. All kinds of people are thinking about giving at Christmas and year-end, especially generous, kingdom-minded people. Of course the competition for givers’ attention is stiff during... [read more]

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Planned Giving: The Opportunity Cost of Doing Nothing

For the purposes of this white paper, the alternative action is doing nothing! Most charities simply do nothing when it comes to planned giving. On average, Americans have approximately 9 percent of their net worth in cash and 91 percent in assets. Yet, nonprofits... [read more]

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