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What you need to do know about donors!

Understanding Donors and Potential By Keith Cleghorn

What Every Fundraiser Needs to Know about Donors Chances are at some point in your fundraising career, you will question your communication plan for “major donors.” And while Douglas Shaw and Associates is not a major gifts consulting firm, we are often invited into conversations as an organization in defining the “boundaries” between direct response…

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Big News About The Outcomes Conference 2021

Outcomes Conference 2021 –  New Dates and New Location! Christian Leadership Alliance is pleased to announce the exciting news that The Outcomes Conference 2021 is moving to the new dates of June 15 to 17, 2021, in a spectacular new location – the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando, Florida. THRIVING LEADERS Our 2021…

Changes in donor giving.

Dramatic Changes in How Donors Give By Ray Gary

 Growing a Connected Giving Experience There has been dramatic changes in consumer behaviors. The marketplace today looks strikingly different than it did even ten years ago. The way people interact with the businesses they patron has fundamentally changed. Today, groceries are ordered online, movies, music, and television stream direct to our devices, and we pay…

Winter term 2021: Outcomes Academy Online

Outcomes Academy Winter Term Offering

It’s Time for the Winter Term! Yes, it’s time for the Outcomes Academy Online Winter term. Mark your calendars and get ready to focus on your leadership and sharpen your skills during the new year. Check out the four great courses being offered that will give you an edge in 2021. Mark Your Calendar Registration…

What message do your appeals and invitations to give communicate?

What Appeals and Invitations Reveal By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

What does the message in your appeals and invitations communicate? Almost daily in December my mailbox received a stack of direct mail appeals inviting us to participate with various ministries in their work through giving. One evening my wife neatly left a stack of them for me on the counter. The assortment included organizations we…

Biblical Truths

Biblical Truths to Guide Your Ministry By Dr. Zenet Maramara

There are two core biblical truths that must guide your ministry! That God owns everything and that we are only stewards of all resources is a biblical truth which Christians believe, but not as popularly practiced.  I teach my fundraising-students that these two basic principles of divine ownership and human stewardship should guide their ministry.…

Last minute fundraising tips

Last-Minute Tips to Prepare for Year End By Ray Gary

  Time to Prepare for a Strong Finish to 2020! With the end of the year approaching, your nonprofit has developed a plan and kicked off your year-end campaign. But this year’s campaign undoubtedly looks different than any you’ve ever launched before. With all of the adjustments and accommodations you’ve had to make for COVID-19,…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to You!

Hear the Voices of Gratitude and Thanksgiving As we gathering in a spirit of thanksgiving, we discover over and over again in God’s Word that he, alone, is worthy of our praise. Our praise, adoration, and thanksgiving brings him delight and increases our intimacy with him. In our praises and adoration, he continues to transform…

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Visionary Investing By Abel Pomar

Visionary Investing Begins with the Great Commission Most of the decisions we make throughout the day involve money or investing it on some level. How we use money bears eternal significance. Maybe that’s why God’s Word provides more guidance on how we handle our money and resources than on nearly any other topic. At least…

Planning a Covid-19 Fundraiser

A Winning Fundraiser During COVID-19 by Peter J. Mahler

Deliver a  Fundraiser that Stands Out during COVID-19 It can be challenging to help your fundraiser rise “above the noise” during the best of times. But while our nation’s economy is struggling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, meeting your fundraising goals is even more difficult. So, how can you run an effective campaign? Before you…

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Christian Leadership Alliance equips and unites leaders to transform the world for Christ. We are the leaders of Christ-centered organizations who are dedicated to faithful stewardship for greater kingdom impact.

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