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What Works in Fundraising: Pittsburgh

What a beautiful scene scripture paints in Acts 2:42-47. This kind of community is rarely seen now—believers selling possessions and giving up what they have to make sure those around them have enough. This is the way God intended the Christian community to work. On Thursday, September 25 Advocace will hold a free, half day seminar called What Works in Fundraising: Pittsburgh. This event will provide great ideas based on sound, Biblical principles to help expand donor base and increase giving. There are even special breakout sessions perfect for executives, development staff and board members. Advocace would like for nonprofits to reach their vision by involving donors in their community to work alongside them. By attending What Works in Fundraising: Pittsburgh, leaders will learn actionable ways to do that with their organization. Seats are still available, so register here today! Registration and information about What Works in Fundraising: Pittsburgh is also available from Advocace by phone at (97 ...

CMB Webinar: Growing Your Station’s Income

How are Christian radio’s leading stations really growing income today? Advocace’s Paul Martin and David Hollenbaugh will present Growing Your Radio Station’s Income to Fulfill Your Vision Webinar during CMB’s monthly webinar on Thursday, August 14. During the webinar hear insight for CMB 2014 members from Advocace’s Listener Supported Radio Development Outlook, as well as specific ready-to-implement initiatives.    Paul Martin Advocace Co-Founder / President David Hollenbaugh Advocace Senior Consultant         During the webinar, Paul and David will discuss: ·         The Twin Lights of Listener Supporte ...

Save Time with a Compass

  It’s 5:00pm and Stephen knows the sun sets at 5:17pm. He finds himself deep in the woods fearing the bears that roam around after dark. Obviously he needs to hike North, but which way is that again? Beads of sweat begin to form on his forehead as the feeling of confusion and the weight of the unknown overwhelm him. In a moment of sheer desperation, he remembers that his outdoorsy friend shoved a compass into his backpack yesterday as he walked out the door—just in case. Whew. Now that he knows which direction to take, he will make it out of the woods with time to spare. Advocace understands the time it takes to trudge through the forest of potential major donors. They want to be that friend that gives the compass to point ministries in the right direction. DonorCompassSM is a tool that can do just that. With the help of DonorCompassSM, Advocace helps nonprofits find those donors with the ability to support their ministry in a larger capacity. Take a look at this infographic and feel free to contact ...

Stopped at a red light with Major Donors?

A man in a blue Honda Civic stops at a red light. His gaze focuses forward as he tries to avert his eyes from the woman standing on the corner just a few feet away. While driving up to the light, he sees that the woman holds a sign. It says, “Please, help me feed my children.” Now, through his tinted sunglasses he glances out of the side of his eye and sees this desperate, exhausted, hopeless woman staring back at him. What will he do? He has two options—continue to ignore the woman or take action. Maybe his action step is to hand her a card with the information of a rescue mission. Now is the time to create advocates, not just donors. “Gospel-centered rescue missions are changing lives by changing lives, says Jerry Grimes, Advocace Vice President. When you help a person who is downtrodden or homeless…you are doing it in the name of Jesus Christ. When you turn their lives around and they’re transformed, their life change story can change someone else’s life when you share it. So, people in the community c ...

Is your board onboard with fundraising?

Many rescue mission leaders find it difficult to get their board to take action in fundraising. Advocace’s Rescue Mission Development Outlook Study discovered ways that rescue missions and other ministries are getting their boards involved in key aspects of the ministry—like fundraising. This free, 30-minute webinar will also discuss how to develop a major donor program and how to effectively fundraise, even without a development director. Raising Board Fundraising Standards Advocace’s Vice President, Jerry Grimes, says, “When you hire a consultant, they can come in from the outside and help create an expectation that a board member’s personal giving and a board fundraising goal for your annual fund is part of their role.” Join Advocace on Thursday, May 15 at Noon (CST) as Jeff Crabtree and Jerry Grimes discuss key findings from this study that can help rescue missions grow! Register here now. Register Now There are limited seats for this webinar—so reserve a spo ...

Six Parts of a Solicitation Call

At some point your solicitation calls are supposed to lead you to the “ask”. Many stop short of this part because they forget, because it wasn’t planned ahead of time, or because they are afraid. Whatever the reason when the “ask” isn’t purposed into your visits, you are going to miss out on opportunities, relationships that last, and investments into your organization. So, how can you help your team master this step? Here are the six parts of a solicitation call. When your team is prepared and they understand their part, they should be able to react to any obstacles that may surface during the call. 1. Know your prospect so you can begin and lead the conversation. Get your contact to talk about themselves and the things that they are interested in. 2. Ask questions to make the conversation meaningful. Remember that open-ended questions are going to draw your prospect out and keep them talking. 3. Listen, listen, listen! Careful listening will give clues to next steps and show you how to enter the convers ...