Posted on 6/11/2018 6:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
The level of commitment a donor has for your ministry is dictated by their perception your organization’s mission, its vision, its true impact on the people and communities you serve, the outcome from their gift, in what (or in whom) they place their trust...
Posted on 5/14/2018 8:41 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
As a leader, you are generally ruled by the Tyranny of the Urgent...But, there is a solution to this endless treadmill. And it’s just one thing.
Posted on 4/30/2018 6:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
Do you know what your larger donors very rarely, if ever, receive from the ministries they support? A simple report that tells them exactly what their individual contribution actually accomplished.
Posted on 4/2/2018 10:57 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
I imagine that most days you devote at least some quality time to carefully working your major donor prospect list...However, what about what your donor wants from you?
Posted on 3/14/2018 6:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
No...biblical fundraising can’t be boiled down to a simple set of repeatable actions, aimed at provoking a pre-determined outcome.
Posted on 1/24/2018 6:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
What's your specialty – consulting, development, selling? With hundreds of people out there saying and offering similar results to the same customer pool, how do you compete? How do you get prospects to use your services over someone else’s without having to play the price game?
Posted on 11/8/2017 6:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
We do what we do with a hope, and an expectation, that the donor will be ever growing and deepening in their relationship with our ministry, our Mission, and our Vision. Continually mapping out the path forward with our donors to expand their level of awareness, involvement and commitment–AKA: Stewardship—is key!
Posted on 9/25/2017 7:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
You’re aware that you have a number of donors who have the capacity of making 4, 5 or even 6-figure gifts to your ministry, but they’re still just giving “tip” amounts when compared to their capacity for giving.
Posted on 8/31/2017 7:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
Many local, regional and global ministries have discovered the power of radio to generate successful acquisition campaigns. For faith-based ministries, Christian formatted radio—either teaching/talk or contemporary Christian music (CCM)—has an audience that often responds favorably to ministry appeals.
Posted on 7/31/2017 7:00 AM By Jeff Crabtree - Advocace
I imagine that most days you devote at least some quality time to carefully working your major donor prospect list. And, if you have a strong plan for managing and growing those relationships you may even have some very specific items listed out that you want to accomplish with your next get-together with your donor...