Entries for the 'Fundraising' Category
By: Bob Foust
Hey Bob, do you know any good banquet speakers?
I am asked this question more than any other as I mentor pregnancy centers. It seems as though every board member and director is looking for a “magic bullet” that will provide unlimited funds and vast audience for their center&rsqu...
By: Mike Brady
Do you want to raise more funds, recruit more volunteers, and mobilize prayer? Investing time in improving your supporter website can help.
First, be sure to have a separate supporter website in addition to your client website. Why? They serve two different audiences. Your client websit...
By: Tom Lothamer
Most ministries struggle to remain financially healthy. They seek to keep a balance between living by faith and operating realistically.
Some will say, "Let's move ahead by faith, God will supply our needs as we step out for Him."
Others might say, "We can't move forward with this project or...
By: Ron Haas
"The holy passion of Friendship
is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money."
Mark Twain in Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar
Mark Twain captured the inner fear of almost every non-profit board member. "I know...
By: Elaine Ham
The information in this article is a free gift to you. The gift is not from me but from one who loves you and your ministry far more than I. Let me explain.In March of 2000, I was serving as development director for a large pregnancy resource center in Greenville, South Carolina. On this particular ...
By: Ron Haas
In 1870, Russell H. Conwell hired an Arab guide to sail him down the Tigris River to Bagdad, Nineveh, and Babylon. His guide was a non-stop storyteller that drove Conwell crazy, so he just tuned him out. But then, one particular tale captured Conwell's attention... and changed his life.An ancient Pe...