86 Percent Report Economy is Having Negative Effect on Fundraising, Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Study Finds Released: August 3, 2009http://www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/News/2009/08/pr-CharitableGivingClimateContinuesDecline.aspxCharitable Giving Climate Continues to Decline, Nonprofits SayWith the exception of Internet and email fundraising and direct mail, fundraisers are reporting that their success with most techniques (major gifts, planned giving, special events, foundations, telephone, and corporate gifts) is at or near its lowest levels since the study began.High Impact Philanthropy—Kay Sprinkel Grace, 1999Gifts of SizeThey TransformTrue InvestmentsImpact the OrganizationImpact the Community Based on Biblical ValuesFocus is on Donor Development/Donor discsipleshipFundraising focuses on funding my needs/ development and disciple ship focus on the needs of the donorResult is TransformationOf the donorYour ministry And those served
Principle 1:Every act of giving is first and foremost a statement about the faithfulness of God. Principle 2: Transformational giving is based on the abundance and trustworthiness of God, not a theology of scarcity.
The issue with donors is not just money—its transformation. God wants them to grow and is using your organization as a tool to enable donors to give, get involved and grow.
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The Journey to TransformationRaleigh, North Carolina<br />Dave Farquhar<br />Mission Increase Foundation<br />
Upcoming Training Events 2011<br />Partner Development<br />Coach Your Champions/Making the Ask<br />Develop Your Development Department<br />Strategic Planning<br />Marketing Your Ministry<br />Fundraising Banquets<br />Transformational Giving<br />House Parties<br />Lapsed Champions<br />
TG Definition:<br />Transformational giving is a collaboration between you and God in which He infuses your corporate and personal assets with His grace as you offer them in the way He asks to the people and purposes that He directs.<br />
TG Principles<br />Principle 1:Every act of giving is first and foremost a statement about the faithfulness of God. <br />Principle 2: Transformational giving is based on the abundance and trustworthiness of God, not a theology of scarcity. <br />
Philippians 4:15 <br /> Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only.<br />New International Version<br />
Philippians 4:15<br />In the early days of the gospel, as you of Philippi well know, when I left Macedonia, no church other than yourselves made common account with me in the matter of expenditure and receipts. You were the only ones. <br />New Jerusalem Bible. 1985<br />
Bob’s Story<br />I hate Fundraising<br />Turning Ordinary Donors into Champions<br />Doubled the “E”’s<br />