Ascension Roundtable: Do’s and Don’ts of Catholic Fundraising

I just did an interview with Ascension Press on their podcast, Ascension Roundtable.

You may be familiar with their other podcasts: Fr Mike Schmitz video series and the Jeff Cavins Show.

Anyways, I was just sharing my story of how I teach Catholics how to start and grow Catholic apostolates, and I’ve been doing it for over five years.

They asked me how I stayed on top of the game… how I stayed on the cutting edge of fundraising while holding to Catholic values.

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It’s an interesting question.

And the answer is all about my “dream list”.

Now I know that sounds like some hype term – but it’s not.

It’s a real thing, and I’ve used that “dream list” for three years now. And it’s made a huge impact on my fundraising.

In fact, it’s actually transformed the entire approach to fundraising for Catholics. You can learn more about how to build your own dream list by reading this article.

It’s a strange story, unlike anything else in the fundraising world. I tell the rest of the story in the interview.

Stay blessed,

Brice

P.S. I need to come up with something else to call it besides “dream list”… but sometimes when the sandal fits, you should just go ahead and wear it.

Question: What’s your biggest struggle with fundraising in a Catholic context?

Brice was born and raised Catholic. After enjoying a successful career in technology consulting with Accenture and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in cities across the United States (Dallas, San Francisco, Paris, Abu Dhabi, and London) around the world, he left it to help his Catholic diocese in London, England with a fundraising campaign. The campaign went on to raise over $60 million, the largest sum ever raised for the diocese and in the United Kingdom.

Learning from professional fundraisers, he figured out the basics and then left the diocese to focus on what he loves most: building Catholic charities that change the culture, save lives, and save souls.

Brice currently lives in Texas and travels the world helping Catholics fundraise. This website is where he shares what he is doing and how he is raising funds for Catholic causes and missions. That way you can move more quickly with your next appeal.

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