Key Adjustments Every Nonprofit Can Make Moving Into 2021
There’s still plenty of uncertainty over how 2021 will shape up. How should the wise nonprofit leader adjust to shifting conditions?
Ministry Overhead: Funding the Engine for Growth
It’s time for a fresh look at funding for ministry overhead. Recently, I got an email from Ministry Watch listing the top…
Digital Fundraising and the Pandemic—6 Lessons
It’s quite possible that the pandemic has dramatically accelerated the digital fundraising space by 3-4 years.
The Largest Source of Nonprofit Funding Might Surprise You
What’s the biggest source of nonprofit funding? I’ll bet you would have a hard time guessing. It’s not donations by individuals.
Don’t Let Christian Higher Education Be a COVID-19 Casualty
There will be many casualties in the COVID-19 crisis. Some nonprofits and churches may not make it. However, hard times may not become…
Where is Charitable Giving Going in the COVID-19 World?
I get asked this a lot: Where is charitable giving going? It’s a pressing question in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic…
A Brief History of Nonprofit Fundraising in the U.S.
In the United States, we accept the current state of the nonprofit fundraising world—lots of nonprofit organizations and lots of fundraising requests….
Where Do You Find the Wealth?
Where do you find major donors? I get asked that question a lot. Of course, in many of those cases, people simply…
Donor Advised Funds and Ministries!
There’s a new day coming for donor-advised funds. For nearly 18 years, the Servant Foundation affiliated with the National Christian Foundation. Over…
Are you prepared for the rising surge of “stuff giving?”
Earlier this year, the Washington Post (March 27, 2015) called it a seismic shift. The Boomer Generation displayed a penchant for collecting…
Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile Fundraising
Oldsmobile fundraising. Let’s coin the term. Oldsmobile learned the hard way. They kept building the same old car, kinda clunky, big, velour…
Why Can’t Donors Be Generous?
He had a plan. A curriculum. He had people following, and people to lead. All it seemed that he needed was resources….