Thank-You Notes Will Inspire Faith and Generosity

When was the last time you received a personal thank-you note in your mailbox? I was reminded of the impact saying thank you can have during the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving’s 12th Annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture. Dr. Christian Smith of Notre Dame presented some of the findings of his Science of Generosity […]

The Best Quarterly Giving Statement You Can Borrow

Today I’m giving you a letter that will transform the quarterly giving statements in your church. Outside the church, fundraisers know it’s all about the donor. If you appeal to the needs of the donor, rather than the needs of the organization, you’ll inspire more generous gifts. Alaska did a great test of this recently. Could […]