Keeping your community, congregation and donors informed
Communication is a foundation stone in fundraising. Communicating the right message, in the right way, to the right person will pave the way to a donation now or in the future.
During this uncertain time, we want to provide you with the help and advice that you need to continue to protect your church and its community. We hope that you will find these resources helpful both now and into the future as our communities come back together.
While everyday life is disrupted with churches not running as usual, fundraising is becoming ever more important. We want to offer practical support and guidance to help you during this uniquely challenging time. To help you manage your fundraising during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, we have developed some support resources in collaboration with fundraising specialists, Philanthropy Company.
Initially these resources will focus on keeping your fundraising going during COVID-19 and guidance on applying for grants. Further fundraising resources will be added to this website over the weeks ahead.
The following resources will provide you and your church with fundraising tools that can assist your church and its community during these uncertain times:
Key steps and suggestions for you and your church to take to keep fundraising during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collated list of funders that support churches and are currently offering emergency grants during COVID-19.
Research into possible donors and funders is at the core of successful fundraising. We have developed some useful tips for you and your church to consider when looking for funders.
After researching possible funders and grants for your church, use this checklist to identify some key elements to consider before making an application.
These words (outputs and outcomes) appear frequently in the world of fundraising and are key to writing clear funding applications. Our tips will help you and your church to understand the difference.