Churches Look to Grant Funding in Hard Times; How to get your share!

What is a grant? Today, more than ever, churches are seeking grant funding to supplement the diminishing income that they once received from parishioners and philanthropists.  This strategy, if successful, does create an opportunity to diversify their current income-base and thereby withstand today’s economic crisis. However, churches must keep a few things in mind when […]

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Are You On The Right Crowdfunding Platform For Success?

What is crowdfunding? Over the past couple of years, crowdfunding has become increasingly mainstream for business ventures. Crowdfunding is a fundraising concept for ventures by soliciting donations from people on the internet. You can use crowdfunding for everything nowadays, from raising money to start your company, for causes you believe in or artistic projects you’re working on in exchange for […]

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Avoiding Conflicts of Interest in the 501c3 Application Process

What are conflicts of interest? On a day to day basis I have dealings with a variety of nonprofit organizations, and have discovered one pressing issue that seems to be faced by all organizations, startup and established, big and small—conflicts of interest. Because conflicts of interest can be a serious threat to both an organization’s […]

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Church Planting: Beyond Faith and Inspiration

The Five Essentials for Church Planting It has been my pleasure over the last couple of years to have the opportunity to work with many passionate, inspired Christians during their journey in church planting. These faithful missionaries have been such an inspiration- demonstrating their devotion to God by working diligently to create a new flock […]

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Mission Based Marketing: An Essential for Churches

Marketing Is For Churches Too When consulting church administrators, I have found that many individuals involved in church operations, especially those with a smaller congregation, carry the belief that their organization is not a business. I suppose the term “business” lends a for-profit connotation and makes many nonprofit leaders feel that it violates their church’s mission. […]

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