“Donate? … The Church already has millions!”

How to respond to negative remarks when you are fundraising

You’ve likely come across someone respond to your donation request like this:

“Donate? You want me to donate? … Aren’t you embarrassed? … The Church already has millions!”

Or, maybe someone was even more critical in their response…

When fundraising, you are bound to come across these types of responses. It can be deflating when you do. Worse, you can second guess your campaign is the right move.

I’ve come across my fair share of critical remarks, and here’s how I respond.

Interview on The Catholic Current with Father Robert McTeigue

In this interview, I speak with Father Robert McTeigue, SJ from The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network on how Catholic apostolates should consider fundraising in light of their faith.

We explore how the saints went about asking for donations, particularly Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Saint Theresa of Avila, and Alphonsus Rodriguez

You will enjoy this interview as I explain how to fundraise for a Catholic cause in the 21st century, what you should avoid doing, and where the biggest opportunities are.

In this interview, I speak with Father Robert McTeigue, SJ from The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network on how Catholic apostolates should consider fundraising in light of their faith.

We explore how the saints went about asking for donations, particularly Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Saint Theresa of Avila, and Alphonsus Rodriguez

You will enjoy this interview as I explain how to fundraise for a Catholic cause in the 21st century, what you should avoid doing, and where the biggest opportunities are.

Make sure to get your free copy of ‘The 10 Commandment of Catholic Fundraising’. It’s a book that highlights the ten tasks you should do to keep you focused on your mission and hit your fundraising target, every time.
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Date: 08/12/2020
Time: 05:00-06:00 pm
Appearance: Interview on The Catholic Current with Father Robert McTeigue
Format: Radio

Post-Pandemic Fundraising Strategies for Catholic Apostolates

How Catholic Apostolates should consider to fundraise as we exit out of the Pandemic

Here’s another episode from my “What to do after the Pandemic” series. In other words: what are some of the biggest lessons learned during the past five months that will set up my success for the rest of the year.

I’m talking about ‘being smart’ with the ‘downtime’ you have right now.

Included, I’m sharing with you the BIG lesson I learned at the beginning of 2020. This one lesson – you could say – has set me up for the rest of the year.

That’s what this week’s video is all about…