FUNDRAISING-CONVERSATIONS

May 8, 2021
Giving USA Season

Giving USA Season The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. On the inaugural episode of The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones, Ken and his best friend find the humor in donor-advised funds, discuss why the individual giving figure is his favorite part of the Giving […]

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May 8, 2021
Analyzing your diocesan market share

For the last 6 months, Above Goal has been researching diocesan capital campaign activity to better understand the trends that affect your business. On April 19th we held an invitation-only executive briefing to share the results and our insights. If you are interested in a replay of the webinar, click the button below. Request Access […]

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May 8, 2021
RFP (Request for Proposal) Sample Template for a Capital Campaign or Feasibility Study Consultant. Why you don’t need one.

Some organizations choose to put out an RFP (Request for Proposal) when looking to hire a capital campaign consultant. While this might seem like a good way to find a consultant, it might not be the best route for your organization. While an RFP may create an equal footing and give the parameters for those […]

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May 8, 2021
Saying “Thank You” to your Campaign Donors

Sending out thank you letters is one of the most important pieces of communication you will send to your capital campaign supporters. Thank you letters say so much more than a simple thanks. They are tools your organization can use to make your supporters feel appreciated, communicate how their donation will be used, and interact […]

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May 8, 2021
17 Things you Need in your Capital Campaign Plan

1. Case for support Why do you need a case for support? To communicate why your capital campaign is important and to convince others to get involved with your campaign. CIf you’re planning on a capital campaign for your organization, it’s important to set aside time to write a comprehensive and thoughtful support statement. Your […]

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May 8, 2021
Should we rethink traditional moves management? – Part 1

Introduction This week, Ken has an in depth discussion about moves management with Ellen Bristol, founder of the Bristol Strategy Group and co-author of “Fundraising the SMART Way: Predictable, Consistent Income Growth for Your Charity.” A concept developed in the 1970’s, moves management has been around for a long time. But, as some parts of […]

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May 8, 2021
Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign III

The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. SHOW NOTES: Episode Runtime: 13 min 39 sec Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign III Org Spotlight: More than a bed, Tucson, AZ Clients and prospects can stick around for the […]

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May 8, 2021
Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign I

The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. SHOW NOTES: Episode Runtime: 14 min 31 sec Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign […]

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May 8, 2021
Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign II

The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. SHOW NOTES: Episode Runtime: 14 min 03 sec Monologue: Things You Need to Know if You’re Planning a Church Capital Campaign I Org Spotlight: Teem AZ, Tucson AZ teemaz.org Clients and prospects can stick around for the later […]

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May 8, 2021
Monologue: What is a capital campaign and 5 tips for success.

The Above Goal Podcast with Ken Jones is published every week on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher. SHOW NOTES: Episode Runtime: 14 min 43 sec Monologue: What is a capital campaign and 5 tips for success. Org Spotlight: West Adams Crop Swap, Los Angeles, CA Clients and prospects can stick around for the later segments […]

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