Here’s a Team Approach to Partnership Development

Here’s a Team Approach to Partnership Development

It’s always nice to learn of new creative approaches to developing our Donor Support Teams. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship has come...

How to Add 10% to Your Income Next Year

How to Add 10% to Your Income Next Year

Joe Garecht says, “The best way to increase your income this year by 10% is to upgrade your present donors...

Do You Have Some ‘Angst’ in Asking for Donations Face-to-Face?

Do You Have Some ‘Angst’ in Asking for Donations Face-to-Face?

One of the most effective ways to raise funds is a personal face-to-face. Yet this is the one method the...

Don’t Ask for a One-Time Donation

Don’t Ask for a One-Time Donation

In this post I want to introduce you to William (Bill) Dillon who started ‘People Raising’ and runs Fundraising Training...

Need More Money in 2018?

Need More Money in 2018?

2018 is out of the starting gates! How much money do you need to fund your ministry this next year?...

How To Structure a Year-End Giving Campaign

How To Structure a Year-End Giving Campaign

2017 is almost gone — Oh, Oh, it’s year end fundraising letter time! Let’s talk about your Year End Fundraising...

Perish the Thought! Are You Actually a Salesperson?

Perish the Thought! Are You Actually a Salesperson?

Many missionaries don’t like the concept of ‘sales.’ They would never look at themselves as ‘salespeople.’ or as presenting their...

Thoughts on George Muller’s Approach to Fundraising

Thoughts on George Muller’s Approach to Fundraising

When Missionaries start raising support, and asking people to give to their particular mission, they undoubtedly run across someone who...

When Asking for Money, Don’t Take NO for an Answer!

When Asking for Money, Don’t Take NO for an Answer!

We said ‘NO’ to John’s ‘ASK’ to partner with his vacation resort company.  (See last 2 blog posts for context.)...

When ‘Asking for Money,’ Make a Clear ‘ASK’!

When ‘Asking for Money,’ Make a Clear ‘ASK’!

We said ‘NO’ to John’s ‘ASK’ to partner with his vacation resort company. After our first ‘NO’ John offered us...