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Leadership

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: advocace.com/RMDO-2016. By participating in this study, rescue mission leaders will be the first to receive the completed research at no charge. The Rescu ...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 »

Advocace Promotes Jerry Grimes to Vice President

Paul Martin, President of Advocace, has named Jerry Grimes to the position of Advocace Vice President effective December 1, 2013. Advocace is a consulting firm that helps grow income for Christian non-profits and ministries nationwide. “In this new role, Jerry will help grow Advocace’s team and work to further develop the solutions we offer to ministries and Christian non-profits that will empower them to reach and serve more people for Christ,” Martin said. Grimes, who joined the firm i ...Read more »

Webinar: Five Keys to Fundraising Success and Your Ministry’s Long-Term Growth (Video)

If your ministry had its annual check-up what would the diagnosis be? From our decades of experience as nonprofit fundraising and development professionals we have identified five key elements--your ministry's vital signs--that characterize ministries with a track record of long-term success: beliefs, knowledge base, community, systems and leadership. In Five Keys to Fundraising Success and Your Ministry's Long-term Growth, Advocace professionals share insights from our work at non-profit organizations fr ...Read more »

Webinar: Five Keys to Fundraising Success and Your Ministry’s Long-Term Growth (Video)

If your ministry had its annual check-up what would the diagnosis be? From our decades of experience as nonprofit fundraising and development professionals we have identified five key elements--your ministry's vital signs--that characterize ministries with a track record of long-term success: beliefs, knowledge base, community, systems and leadership. In Five Keys to Fundraising Success and Your Ministry's Long-term Growth, Advocace professionals share insights from our work at non-profit organizations fr ...Read more »

Webinar: Turning Your Board Leadership Into Champions of Your Ministry (Video)

 Board leadership is vital in building a community around your cause which connects all your constituents: those who receive your services; those who do the work of your ministry; and those who provide the support for the continued flow of resources to your ministry. Those who serve on your ministry board cannot be detached form the work and people of your organization. Most importantly, board members must buy into the vision and personally and actively work for the ministry cause as volunteers, as su ...Read more »

Webinar: Defining Your Ministry’s Why: Where All Fundraising Begins (Video)

The foundation for any Christian organization is the cause to which it is dedicated--the very purpose for its existence, its “why.” Your “why” is the reason people connect with your ministry and support your work. Donors support ministries, not based on the work they do, but why they do the work. Donors support particular ministries because the staff of the ministry and the work they do reflect shared biblical and deeply-held personal values. It is imperative that everyone connected with your ministry under ...Read more »

Webinar: Transforming Your Ministry into a Community of Ongoing Support (Video)

What would it feel like if your ministry was supported by a vibrant community of passionate supporters all working to move your organization toward the same vision? That's why we are presenting Transforming Your Ministry into a Community of Ongoing Support--a free webinar for leaders of non-profit organizations this Thursday. (More details below.) This is the third webinar in the Advocace Development Academy Winter Term. There is a strong connection between the strength of your ministry community and ...Read more »

Advocace hosts "Raising Funds in 2013? Challenges and Opportunities" (video)

When it comes to your ministry, growth is not an option. It is a mandate. You have been called to be good and faithful stewards of the ministry God has set before you. To accomplish that work you need resources; in fact, a stream of continuous revenue. The challenge is particularly daunting in tough economic conditions. In fact, there are a number of factors at work which demonstrate that 2013 is a tough year for fundraising. You may even think these forces all conspire to make fundraising absolutely impo ...Read more »