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Capital Campaigns

How to Have Peace & Assurance in Your Capital Campaign Work

How to Have Peace & Assurance in Your Capital Campaign Work

“And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.” Isaiah 32:17 Recently, I was feeling unsettled with all that has been on my plate. Looking to the scripture for direction, Isaiah 32:17 stirred my heart. I was pondering this scripture in Isaiah, over and over. You may read it and think, what does this have to do with capital campaigns? It has a lot to do with capital campaigns, and, for that matter, anything that your wo ...Read more »
2 Surefire Ways to Raise Money for Your Capital Campaign

2 Surefire Ways to Raise Money for Your Capital Campaign

Surefire. For some reason that reminds me of old TV commercials that have a salesperson smiling from ear to ear, saying their product is a surefire way to…you fill in the blank. 2 Ways to Raise Money for Your Capital Campaign But there actually are 2 surefire ways to raise money for your capital campaign. Identify your top 10 in a Feasibility Study.. By starting your capital campaign process with a Feasibility Study - you'll not only be able to identify likely sources of maj ...Read more »
Is your heart really in your capital campaign?

Is your heart really in your capital campaign?

A development officer asked me to have lunch with her. We had casually met at an event, where she found out what I did and wanted to get to know me. She was a delightful person who worked for a large nonprofit in my area. As we ate lunch and the conversation blossomed, I realized she was cultivating me for giving potential (an occupational hazard since I can spot out cultivation efforts easily). She began to describe a capital campaign the organization had started. This is the point in the co ...Read more »
[VIDEO] How long will it take to complete my capital campaign?

[VIDEO] How long will it take to complete my capital campaign?

Capital Campaigns can take on a flow of their own as you are trying to complete the process. One question that I hear is, “How long is it going to take?” 

Well, that is such a variable question. To answer that, you need to answer several other questions. Watch my 2-minute video for the four questions you need to ask...

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