How to find donors

How to Find More and More and More Donors (and then even more)

Most of us start with the idea that to raise funds we have to find donors all the time. Therefore, the hunt begins, and the fundraising strategy focuses on finding people and getting them to donate. Sounds like a logical approach to reach your target, but in fact, it’s not at all. If you are Read more about How to Find More and More and More Donors (and then even more)[…]

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How to Fundraise after a Disaster (Hurricane Harvey & Irma)

The level of destruction by Hurricane Harvey has been biblical. Like me, you have been following what’s been happening in Houston and the surrounding areas this past week. Residents have been pounded with rain, winds, tornadoes, and flooding. Now Hurricane Irma is on its way. As we watch the rescue efforts, we are all looking Read more about How to Fundraise after a Disaster (Hurricane Harvey & Irma)[…]

What a fundraiser should do every week

I want to walk you through a typical week for me so you can learn the Catholic habits of how to fundraise effectively. Yes, there are actions you can do that will make your fundraising more Catholic and more effective. Plus, by showing you what I do each week, you will learn two valuable lessons. Read more about What a fundraiser should do every week[…]

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Why Telling Your Story Improves Your Fundraising (DRAMATICALLY)

You strive to be a saint because doing God’s will is why you get up every morning. Though right now, at this very moment, there are key distinctions between you and a saint. The first is that a saint is already in heaven. The second is people know a saint’s story. You have to wait Read more about Why Telling Your Story Improves Your Fundraising (DRAMATICALLY)[…]

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How to Inspire Catholics and Get Donors

Ever wonder how to inspire Catholics and get donors? Fundraising is done correctly when you focus on this one task: sharing your work’s purpose with people who will be inspired to support it. Bad fundraising focuses on asking people for money. Therefore, focus on inspiring people, not on asking them for money. This may sound Read more about How to Inspire Catholics and Get Donors[…]

Misconceptions about Online Fundraising

When I began to fundraise, I would run from event to event trying to recruit new donors and raise funds. As you can imagine, this strategy is tiresome after a while. Soon, I no longer had nights and some weekends to myself because those precious moments are also when most people are available to meet Read more about Misconceptions about Online Fundraising[…]

Showing Your Value Increases Donations

7 fruitful ways to increase donations Take a moment to reflect on this question: “Why do people donate to me?” Then, consider how incredible it is to have your donors support you. You are inspired by Christ to pick up your cross and follow him, and others are encouraged to help you do so. Whether you feed Read more about Showing Your Value Increases Donations[…]

How to increase your online donations

5 simple ways to increase Catholic donations through your website I’ve been approached by Catholic parishes (and organizations) to re-design their websites. With nearly everyone streaming the internet these days, your website is one of the best resources for attracting people to your parish, your ministry and your mission. Websites, however, have experienced a paradigm Read more about How to increase your online donations[…]