For churches and other ministry non-profits, the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to become a debilitating financial crisis. How has banning onsite services, closing businesses, and other aspects of the pandemic affected tithing and other financial giving from congregations and donors? Has giving in your church been affected?
Sometimes it doesn't pay to reinvent the wheel, and this is one of those times! This special blog post includes, in its entirety, an important and time-sensitive message for church leaders, from the Rev. Saeed Richardson, Program & Operations Officer at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference.
I talk with church leaders about fundraising. The end-of-year holidays are one of the most strategic times for collecting donations. We call it the giving season. Every non-profit ministry in the country will make appeals to the members of their church for financial support. What makes these appeals successful?