In part 1 of our conversation with Thomas Smith, Director of the Office of Development & Stewardship at the Archdiocese of Newark, we hone in on donor communications and the importance of sharing how donations are being utilized.
In part 2 of our conversation with Thomas Smith, we peel back the layers of development and get into everything from the incredibly personal nature of fundraising to recent trends that have impacted approaches to asks and overall giving.
In the second part of our conversation with John Knowles, John details some ways to secure major gifts and shares advice for those looking to get into the field and dedicate their work to a greater purpose.
In part 1 of our two-part conversation with OLV, we speak with Reverend Monsignor David LiPuma, Pastor and Rector at OLV National Shrine & Basilica and David Kersten, CEO of OLV Charities about Father Baker’s life, cause for canonization, and impact on direct mail fundraising.
In part 2 of our conversation with Reverend Monsignor David LiPuma and David Kersten, we continue discussing Father Baker’s work, how he planted the seeds for strong fundraising, and ways OLV has evolved to foster continued support of its mission.
In part 1 of our conversation with Michael Vanderburgh, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul Society in Dayton, Ohio, we dig into the weight of volunteerism and how giving to Catholic organizations connects donors to their passions and faith.
In the second part of our conversation with Michael Vanderburgh, we examine the elements of effective fundraising, including refining your mission, connecting your initiatives to donors' passions, and leading with gratitude.