Why Catholic apostolates should not be renting or buying lists to fundraise
A few years ago, I earned my Masters in Theology to ground my approach when it comes to fundraising.
This time learning the roots of Catholicism has helped me tremendously make the right decisions.
Take, for example, the common fundraising strategy of list-renting or list-buying. When you rent someone’s list, you can contact the list of people, but you can’t see who they are. When you buy someone’s list, you acquire the list of people and can contact them as much as you like, but you don’t know who’s on the list in advance.
Therefore, the question is, should you be buying or renting lists?
I’ve thought about it a lot, and here’s my response.
It was about being too afraid to ask for donations. How do I overcome my fear of asking people?
What do I do to gather the courage to build a campaign and fundraise for a mission? Here’s my answer:
Ever wonder what it’s like to raise funds for pro-life apostolates and religious communities?
Check out my interview on the Broken Spears podcast.
“With years of experience as a technology consult in cities throughout the world, Brice brought his gifts and talents to the Catholic world to support apostolates and give them the tools necessary to succeed through fundraising.”