Advocace people, Advocace services, Advocace research and Advocace events help your organization grow. Here is a collection of stories about the ever-changing face of our firm.

Fresh, Data-Driven Development Perspectives from The 2016 Rescue Mission Development Outlook

June 21, 2016 - Fresh, Data-Driven Development Perspectives from The 2016 Rescue Mission Development Outlook, a live webinar hosted by Advocace will take place on July 14 at 12pm (CST). Gospel Rescue Mission staff and board members may register for this webinar here.During this 30-minute webinar Jeff Crabtree, Linda Cunning and Jerry Grimes (CFRE) will highlight the state of Gospel Rescue Missions all over the country based on Advocace’s latest research. More importantly, they will discuss how research show ...Read more »

Grow Your Mission With The Rescue Mission Development Outlook

March 21, 2016 – Answering the tough questions Rescue Mission leaders face, Advocace’s Rescue Mission Development Outlook 2016 is now seeking the views and opinions of all mission leaders. Rescue mission Executive Directors and Development Directors can sign up to participate in Advocace’s Rescue Mission Development Outlook survey here: By participating in this study, rescue mission leaders will be the first to receive the completed research at no charge. The Rescu ...Read more »

Vision-Focused Stewardship Event Helps Ministries Grow

March 14, 2016 - Vision-Focused Stewardship, Advocace’s free half-day seminar that helps medium-sized ministries grow income, comes to Dallas-Ft. Worth on Tuesday, April 26. Ministry staff and board members may register for Vision-Focused Stewardship at Advocace consultants, Mark Kordic and Jerry Grimes will lead presentations and discussions on the latest trends and time-proven tactics to bring ministry stewardship efforts to the next level. During this event Mark Kordic and Jerry ...Read more »

Mark Kordic Helps Ministries Grow at Advocace

Mark Kordic joins Advocace’s team with 30 years of experience in development with faith-based, non-profit organizations. He also brings six years of major donor consulting experience to the table. Mark has served higher education, church, Christian media and international missions organizations—all with the goal of equipping leaders to “bring the transforming message of the Gospel.” Mark’s Experience Kordic joins us from Seed Company as Executive Relations Director. Ther ...Read more »

Dr. Paul Virts Brings Strategy and Research to Advocace

As Advocace’s newest Senior Consultant, Dr. Virts brings decades of proven performance in Christian media and higher education to the table. Virts will provide research and strategy insight to Advocace’s clients and team through his ability to see opportunity for growing audiences and revenue. Paul Martin, Advocace President said, “Dr. Virts will help grow client’s ministry impact.  His track record at University of Northwestern-St. Paul, Leading the Way, KMA and CBN shows h ...Read more »

Linda Cunning Joins the Advocace Team

Dallas, TX—Today Linda Cunning joins Advocace’s growing team of nonprofit development consultants. Linda brings expertise in the areas of leadership, strategic planning, development, and organizational management. She comes from Cherry Street Mission Ministries in Toledo, OH where she spent 5 years as Vice President of Philanthropy, serving the homeless and poor in the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan area.Cunning joins the Advocace team as Senior Development Consultant to continue the work of helping ...Read more »

Could You Know Advocace's Next Development Consultant?

Do you know someone who could be Advocace's next Donor Development Consultant? It might be the most rewarding work on the planet: Helping non-profits fulfill their dynamic mission. That's what Advocace development consultants do–and we are adding to our team of consultants. You may know someone who could help key Christian ministries build a community of support around their vision as a development consultant. The successful candidate has hands-on experience with donor development, ability to travel ...Read more »

Advocace’s “Diving In” at AGRM

Seattle, WA: Advocace’s Jeff Crabtree and David Hollenbaugh will to take part in AGRM’s 2015 “I’m Diving In” Convention. Next Tuesday, hundreds of Gospel Rescue Mission leaders will converge on The Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Seattle, WA. Jeff and David will be on the Exhibit Hall floor each day, ready to talk to leaders about their vision for their mission and what Advocace can do to help them reach that vision. Advocace works alongside several AGRM members for the advancemen ...Read more »

Plan for Success with Advocace’s Listener-Supported Radio Development Outlook

Advocace’s first-of-its-kind, industry research, The Listener-Supported Radio Development Outlook, dives deep into the best practices for Christian-formatted, listener-supported radio stations from coast to coast. Listener-supported, Christian radio stations spend a great deal of time, effort and resources to raise money. The Outlook shows insight from high-performing radio station managers and the position of current and future fundraising performance. Just a few benefits from this resource incl ...Read more »