These past few months have shaped up to be a huge test for Catholic apostolates.
As we overcome one crisis after another, apostolates are finding themselves in one of two categories.
Category #1 – Donations are booming
Category #2 – Donations are on the decline
If you are in category #2, I ‘ve uncovered why people may not be donating to you. Check it out:
PS – spoiler alert: the reason is you!
Here’s a piece of advice for you, “Be careful not to shut down this summer.”
Many Catholic apostolates tend to see the summer as a downtime, especially when it comes to fundraising.
You may think this because most people are unavailable this time of the year, so why do any fundraising, right?
Now is the perfect time to attract new donors. Here are my three suggestions for what you should be doing this summer:
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Several people last week asked me the same question, “How do you convince someone to donate?”
It’s a simple question that seems to have a lot of people stumped.
So… I took the time this week to answer them.
Here’s how I responded:
I just wrapped up a big fundraising campaign.
We had more than 3,000 donors participate from countries around the world, and the generosity was pretty incredible.
During this time, someone asked me the question, “How do I get donors?”
It’s a great question, especially with all the challenges surrounding us.
So with circumstances being what they are, I pivoted my fundraising strategy to “get” donors. I use quotations because this idea that we get donors is somewhat misleading.
Therefore, I want to share with you my strategy for “getting” donors with you. Check it out: