Thomas à Kempis teaches how to raise funds

Three fundraising insights from the spiritual classic, Imitation of Christ

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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So after organizing a successful fundraising campaign this week, I am feeling very blessed. I am humbled by the generosity of people for the incredible work that Catholic apostolates do.

If you’ve ever wondered, “Can I raise funds?” – The answer is YES; you can.

But fundraising takes more than just asking.

Take, for example, the highly acclaimed spiritual guide, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis.

Here are three takeaways that I learned from this book that made a massive difference for me:

  1. Make your fundraising Christ-focusedbook reference
  2. Be patient (meaning… don’t complain)book reference
  3. Govern your mission, rather than money governing itbook reference

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To be added on Friday.

Question: Which saint has given you great advice on how to raise funds? Please leave your comment below.

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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.

 

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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