Fundraising

Summer’s Coming. Send Your Supporters a Postcard!

Like you, the people who support your ministry are busy as summer gets underway. With the school year ending and graduations and weddings on their minds, how can you get their attention for an update? Well, summer’s here, so send a postcard. Here are some ideas to get you started. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

New Year Is a Good Time to Review Old Practices

Missionary life is a steady parade of paradoxes. The start of a new year is an ideal time to review old but proven financial practices. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Year-end Is the Ideal Time to Tell a Story

Telling a story early in December—via email, on social media or on your blog—gives people an opportunity to respond quickly and to more fully engage in this season of giving. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Negative Feelings about Fundraising Can Be Deceptive

Without a biblical perspective on fundraising, negative feelings can distort the way you think about raising money. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Say this. Don’t say that. A Primer on Communicating with Your Support Team

You know it's important to stay in touch with your support team, but what should you communicate? [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Nurture Relationships with Your Donors and See what Can Happen

I read a blog recently that reminded me of two things. One, blogs are a great way to nurture relationships with your donors because they make it easy to keep telling your story. And two, God’s plans are way bigger than mine. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded