Evangelium Consulting

Catholic ​Leadership: The Hinge, the Crisis, and the Context​

The following article was written by Kyle Neilson who is Vice President of Evangelium Consulting Group. Leadership. Everything hinges on it. Programs, books, proposals, dreams: none of these per se causes change. Leaders — people — cause change, for good or for ill. (Of course, I’m referring to the natural order. Indeed, the Holy Spirit Read more about Catholic ​Leadership: The Hinge, the Crisis, and the Context​[…]

why is our pastor asking for money again

Why is my pastor always asking me for money?

All of us have heard this question and may even have voiced it ourselves. There are at least three reasons why pastors ask the people at Mass for their participation and their stewardship. Reason #1 – Funds are required to support activities The first reason is that the Church is like any other active organization, Read more about Why is my pastor always asking me for money?[…]

How to get your board involved in fundraising

5 Important Steps to Getting Your Board, Volunteers, Colleagues Involved with Fundraising

How to get your board involved with fundraising? I regularly conduct fundraising workshops for Catholic charities. One subject people often asked about is regarding who does what when raising money. In particular, Catholics are interested in how to involve their board, colleagues, and, most importantly, their armies of volunteers. These are important questions because you Read more about 5 Important Steps to Getting Your Board, Volunteers, Colleagues Involved with Fundraising[…]

5 steps from Fr Marcus on how to restore your church or parish

I recently visited Fr. Marcus Holden, rector of the shrine of St Augustine of Canterbury in Ramsgate, England to learn how he restored the church and reclaimed its prominence as both a historical and religious shrine. When Fr Marcus arrived in 2010, he found the church in poor condition. Many Catholics in Ramsgate, including local Read more about 5 steps from Fr Marcus on how to restore your church or parish[…]

An innovative approach to selling goods online for charities

We all have a drawer, cupboard, garage, attic, or a spare room bursting with useless clutter that has not been used in years. The latest research shows that most everyone is in the same situation: we are all surrounded by clutter. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that one out of every four people with two-car Read more about An innovative approach to selling goods online for charities[…]

Advent Appeal Guide

A Practical Guide for Running an Advent Appeal

I just wanted to take this time during Advent to leave a personal message here. I can’t tell you how grateful I am for the messages and support from all of the Catholics on this page over the past year. It is, entirely, because of you that CatholicFundraiser.net and I have been able to help over Read more about A Practical Guide for Running an Advent Appeal[…]

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Four valuable lessons about fundraising

Like every job, fundraising requires guidance and persistence. Whether you are a novice or expert, you will always have questions and learn something new. Also, you will discover that dedication to this craft, particularly during the most challenging times, always pays off. I remember one moment at the start of my fundraising career. I did Read more about Four valuable lessons about fundraising[…]

Interview with Jennifer Fulwiler about Catholic Fundraising

How to Overcome your Fears about Fundraising and Inspire Catholics to Donate I share my best tips with Jennifer on her Sirius XM Radio Show on what makes Catholics donate (and not donate). We also talk about how to inspire people to give. I also offered practical advice on what you can do at your Read more about Interview with Jennifer Fulwiler about Catholic Fundraising[…]

Guadalupe Radio Catholic Fundraising Interview

Interview on Guadalupe Radio 910 AM KATH DFW I was recently interviewed by Dave Palmer, explaining how I helping Catholics improve their fundraising and what are the best steps to follow for a great stewardship campaign. You can listen to the audio recording here.   Cheers, Brice Check out my interview in Rome with the Acton Institute Read more about Guadalupe Radio Catholic Fundraising Interview[…]

The only reason someone will donate to your Catholic charity

I would like to ask you a fundamental question about fundraising: why should anyone donate to your Catholic charity? A few weeks ago, a friend of mine shared with me an insight from an interview he read with the president of a thriving and renowned Catholic institution. The interviewer asked the president how his organization surpassed Read more about The only reason someone will donate to your Catholic charity[…]