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[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...

How Can Social Return on Investment (SROI) Increase Your Funding?

How Can Social Return on Investment (SROI) Increase Your Funding?

Are you familiar with the term Return on Investment (ROI)? ROI measures the gain or loss generated on an investment versus the amount of money invested. This measurement helps us know how much profit we are seeing from a business or business investment.

How about the term Social Return on Investment (SROI)

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5 Reasons a Fundraising Coach Helps You Do More

5 Reasons a Fundraising Coach Helps You Do More

I thought a personal coach would help me to lose some much needed weight. After a few weeks, I thought, “This isn’t rocket science. I can do these exercises myself! Who needs a coach?” So I stopped using the coach and started exercising and coaching myself. Well, adding 30 pounds later, being a couch potato, eating junk, I found out that I really did need a coach. There are so many consultants available. We love to coach our clients so that they really do improve their perfor ...Read more »
4 Foolproof Ways to Success in Fundraising for Your Ministry

4 Foolproof Ways to Success in Fundraising for Your Ministry

Benjamin Franklin said that “any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain- and most fools do”. When working in advancement or development, it is easy to start complaining since so much pressure is placed on you and how much money you raise. So here are some Foolproof ways to keep your sanity and stay wise in this crazy fundraising world. Foolproof #1: It’s Not You In fundraising work, we can take our perceived failures as “there is something wrong with me.” Tha ...Read more »
5 Reasons Donors Fib to Avoid Meeting with You

5 Reasons Donors Fib to Avoid Meeting with You

Recently at a meeting with a donor, she told the Executive Director, “You must be a busy person, you don’t need to visit me. I trust you.” The leader of this wonderful organization told me he was considering taking her off his list since she trusts them and does not want a visit. “Absolutely not!” I exclaimed. There is more to this type of response than what you may think. Donors say this and other similar “fibs” (see Jeff Crabtree’s blog series o ...Read more »
5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 2

5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 2

In my last blog, 5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1, I gave you the first three ways to prioritize and funnel your data. Here are two more helpful ways that you can build relationships with people who care about your vision.4. A super sleuth volunteer makes a great friend.A retired executive taking care of an aged spouse needed a break from her day to day caregiving. With a confidentiality paper in one hand and a short cultivation list in the other I asked her to help me get these folks in ...Read more »
5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1

5 Ways to Conquer Data Overload, Part 1

Data. Database spreadsheets, donor lists, research files, plans and actions. You know all this information will help you in achieving your donor relations and financial goals, but you feel way overloaded. Where do you begin? When does it end? How are you going to find time to study all this? And get all of your other work done? Help is here, my friend. Prioritize and Funnel Your Data1. Prioritize those who already love your organization and invest in you consistently.We usually want to take the ...Read more »
“Chicken Dinner Fundraising” or "Mission-Driven Investment”

“Chicken Dinner Fundraising” or "Mission-Driven Investment”

One very important aspect of Christian Ministry is being relevant to the people in your community. Watch my 1 minute video below and hear me explain why. Then, leave a comment below sharing how you’re being relevant to your community. Or you can always give me a call at (419) 450-5895 or send me an email. We can talk about your vision for your ministry and how you can be more relevant to the people in your community.

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