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5 Ways to Thrive as a Christian Leader By W. Scott Brown

It’s Time for Christian Leaders to Thrive! Thriving Christian leaders are desperately needed in today’s world. That’s why “Thrive” is the theme of The Outcomes Conference 2021, June 15 to 17 in Orlando. Here are the top 5 ways you will thrive as Christian leader by coming to the conference this summer. 1. Collaborative Community…

That could be bigger than gifts and buildings?

Bigger than Gifts and Buildings By Gary G. Hoag

What Could be Bigger than Gifts and Buildings? Did you know that the Holy Week teachings of Jesus, which are often described as “the Olivet Discourse,” were prompted by some disciples who were celebrating the magnificence of the temple buildings and their elaborate decor fueled by donations? Ironically, this took place immediately after Jesus downplayed…

Myths about Grants

Four Foundation Funding Myths By Debbie DiVirgilio

What Myths Have You Been Believing? Myths are sometimes hard to detect, especially when it come to foundations. Many nonprofits seek foundation funding to support the mission of their organization. However, many grant seekers frequently become discouraged and frustrated—often because they have bought into one of the common myths about foundation funding. Others never seek…

Outcomes Academy Spring 2021

Outcomes Academy Online: Spring Season 2021

Spring is Coming and So is The Outcomes Academy Online!   Can you you believe it is time for you to enroll in the Outcomes Academy Online Spring term?  It is! As Spring ushers in new life you can feel the rush of new beginnings. With the Outcomes Academy Online, you have an opportunity to…

Measuring Fundraising Success!

Measuring Fundraising Success By Dr. Zenet Maramara

A Different Way of Measuring Fundraising Success Traditional fundraising measures success in terms of meeting targets: amount of money raised, return on investment (ROI), increase in giving and donor data base. All these are good, but if success is measured by these targets only, then we are merely transactional and not transformational fundraisers. From Transaction…

The Role of the CFO in Capital Campaigns

How a CFO Can Propel a Capital Campaign By Brent Hafele

8 Actions a CFO Can Take to Propel a Capital Campaign The majority of nonprofit executives and Christian Leadership Alliance members will tell you that “building future financial sustainability” is one of their organization’s top strategic priorities. One of the best ways to do that is through better fundraising. The CFO Recently a nonprofit CFO…

Donor Impact

Donor Impact Reports By Christa Huff

Creating Effective Donor Impact Reports One of the main reasons donors fail to give again is because they didn’t receive impact reports. They didn’t know what their first gift accomplished. It might seem straightforward to you, but they want to see how their gift impacted the cause. There are a multitude of ways you can…

5 paths to improve your fundraising results.

5 Ways to Improve Your Fundraising Strategy By Shelley Cochrane

5 Improvements to Your 2021 Fundraising Strategy A new year presents the opportunity to put fresh eyes on how well you’re engaging your donors and connecting them to the impact their gifts are making. Take a moment to evaluate these five areas to strengthen the bond with your donors. (1) LOOK BACK Look at your…

Measuring COVID-19 Impact

Measuring COVID-19 Impact By Mark Mangin

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Fundraising Programs COVID-19 has affected all of us profoundly. It changed the way we serve the public, interact with coworkers, and even the way we fundraise. So, as we seek to learn from the data, how do we measure the impact of COVID-19 on our fundraising programs? Here is…

Successful Campaigns

Capital Campaign Success By Randy Bronkema

Five Ways to Prepare for Capital Campaign Success I think we can agree, people are the keystone to successful fundraising. Our firm is currently conducting a research study to explore the challenges surrounding fundraising roles, why the notoriously short tenure, and what’s needed to reverse the trend. I encourage you to share your own insight…

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Outcomes Academy Online Spring 2021