As a coach, the question I probably answer the most is how do I follow up with people who have said they will give, but haven’t started giving yet?
Having to follow up with verbal commitments is normal, and the need for it is frequent. It can also be one of the more awkward things we do in raising up our financial partnership teams – but it doesn’t have to be. Below are some tips for changing verbal commitments into written ones, and how to do it correctly.
I hope this infographic helps you in your follow up! Don’t forget to smile through the phone if your calling – it makes a difference. – JF
This post is from a repeat, but I think there are little nuggets of wisdom everyone raising their finances should read – so if you haven’t – here are expert tips from those who have gone before you and gotten to 100%.
Okay it’s not the only Resource List you’ll ever need, but it’s pretty great. Below are some websites and tools ministry workers are finding to be of great help to them. Do you have an online tool, app, or book you are finding to be a major help to you in support raising? Tell us about it in the comments!
- A Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri Nouwen
- Dunham & Company
- Magisto App
- iMissionsPro, TNTMPD, MPDX, DonorElf, SupportGoal
- Funding Your Ministry by Scott Morton
- The Phone Call Mind Map
- Commission Creative
- Support Raising Solutions, The God Ask
- Happy Cow Missions
- 101 Fundraising
- Portent’s Content Generator
- Cadre’s Education Classes
Are you writing a newsletter on a regular basis? Or maybe I should put it this way, SHOULD you be writing a newsletter on a regular basis? Well, if you want to make your newsletter awesome, this post is for you! Here are 10 Tips on Making Your Newsletter WAY MORE READ-ABLE.
Setting up various ministry social media is one of the beginning steps a christian worker takes in raising their support. Rightfully so! These days anyone raising personal support should be active on social media to build community and awareness of their ministry.
Creating a Facebook ministry Page or Group is one of the cornerstones in setting up ones social media presence. However, often times a worker chooses one before knowing the differences (or consequences) between Pages and Groups. Pages and Groups both have pros and cons. Groups have different settings making one Group vastly different from another. Here’s a guide to help you set up the Page or Group that works best for you!