Preparation makes perfect

Positioning your church as a solid lending prospect starts today. Here’s how.

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Is your church reaching its budget?

By Nancy Lawson According to a recent Giving Rocket survey of churches, only 14 percent are meeting or exceeding budget. Knowing that churches rely entirely on donations to survive, not meeting the annual budget means critical mission work is in jeopardy of being underfunded. Fundraising for any non-profit organization has always presented challenges — and […]

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Think bigger for small-project fundraising

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It makes sense to enlist next-generation giving tools for projects of all sizes.

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How to be a good lending prospect now

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By Dan Mikes Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t all about “the numbers” for lenders. Leadership and process are equally important when contemplating the relationship opportunity. Whether your religious institution is contemplating an on-site physical expansion, the acquisition of a satellite facility, or seeking a beneficial refinance of existing debt, knowing how to prepare and […]

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Want the best loan rate?

3 market changes to consider

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The next frontier for fundraising

10 social media tips to help pastors ramp up results

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3 reasons to offer online giving

By Rachel McCall Cash and checks are quickly becoming a thing of the past as younger generations push to use debit and credit cards — a result of more online and mobile interactions. It’s no wonder, then, that more and more churches are contemplating online giving. Recently, NonProfit Times reported that churches and faith-based groups […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Expert advice for accommodating the next generation of generosity

Designed as a fast, simple, secure, tactile — and fun — new-school giving option

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Now is the time

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Considering a new loan, or refinancing an existing one? Here’s what you need to know.

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How debt-elimination capital campaigns create margin for ministry

By Joseph Sangl and Chad Aukland Churches today are facing substantial challenges as a result of debt. Prior to the economic downturn, it was easy to obtain financing for major projects. With the economic downturn and resulting lending restrictions, these churches are experiencing budget crunches and refinancing challenges. This, combined with individual giving declines, has […]

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