October Prayer Requests

Pray for our ministries, past and present, facing tough times in this current economy Pray that we will successfully recruit six more ministries and mentors for the January class Pray God will bless our Board and staff’s fund raising efforts Pray for our ministries, past and present, facing tough times in this current economy Pray that we will successfully recruit …

Non Profit Fundraising: Major Donors

We had a great presentation by Steve Kaloper of Development Services Group on Oct 1. Some of the key points Steve made are: Many of the people with money today are entrepreneurs.  They are looking for you to show them how you will grow so you are not dependent on them It’s important that you say what you’re going to …

Testimonials for LEAD Institute Non Profit Training

As a follow on to my previous post, I decided to ask some of the current LEAD participants for testimonials, that I can then use when meeting with potential givers and program training participants… Here it is… Please provide your feedback and comments below. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6boCuO776U[/youtube]

Fundraising for Not for Profits: Special Event Oct 1

On October 1, Steve Kaloper of Development Services Group will be speaking on The New Wave of Christian Philanthropy. Join us at 9am at the Lodge at Peachtree for this special event. If you are interested, please email me at [email protected] for more information Also, mark your calendar for Oct 15 when Kevin Monroe from XFactor LLC will speak on …

September Prayer Requests

Pray for our ministries, past and present, facing tough times in this current economy Pray that as we reach out to new ministries, eight more will come forward to be in LEAD. Pray that our board and staff will be encouraged as they begin our fundraising drive

Free Powerpoint Templates

There’s a great website for power point templates www.presentationload.com They have many free templates, as well as ones you can purchase…

Use your smartphone and You Tube for fundraising…

Gregg Pawlowski shared a great idea in his class last week. You can present a short video during a fund raising meeting by accessing it on your smart phone from You Tube.  Generally  it should be 60-90 seconds for maximum impact. This is a great way for your donors to ‘see’ the people your ministry serves… Thanks Gregg (click on …

On line backup article

Recently found an interesting website www.idealware.org , their tagline is “Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions” Of particular interest was the article about on line backup… http://www.idealware.org/online_data_backup I’m currently looking for an online backup solution, does anyone have a recommendation?

National Christian Foundation

National Christian Foundation Thanks to Art Foster of India Asia Outreach for an introduction to Lewis Abbott of the National Christian Foundation (NCF).  If you ever have a major donor who wants to make a non cash contribution (for example, real estate, or a share in a private company), the NCF can work with you and the donor to make …

August Prayer Requests

Our August prayer requests are: Pray for our ministries, past and present, facing tough times in this current economy Pray that we will develop new sources to recruit ministries for the January class Pray God will bless our Board’s fund raising efforts Thanks Chris