The Department of Advancement supports parish Leadership in their efforts to educate and inspire their community in the concept and practice of stewardship.
A full range of programs and services is offered to directly benefit parishes and schools.
These Services Include:
Develop Offertory & Stewardship Programs
We will work with you to engage your donors to increase giving to the offertory.
Stewardship effort Baseline Assessment
How is your fundraising plan going? We can help assess and provide solutions.
Video Filming and Editing
Do you have a video idea? We can film, edit and produce your ideas.
Long and Short-term Stewardship Planning
Do you have a goal and a plan for fundraising? If not, let us help!
Stewardship Committee Formation and Education
Sometimes it can be a challenge to work in groups. Let us help and share our fundraising experience with your stewardship committees.
Specialized Capital Campaign Services
Are you looking to raise large amounts of money. We have run many successful campaigns raising between $250,000 and $2,000,000 for major parish projects.
Capital Campaigns typically raise 1.5 times offertory – the redemption period is 3-5 years
This program includes:
Implementation of a quick start 12 week calendar of activity
Leadership Phase to solicit 25-50 top level donors for one-on-one meetings with Pastor
Abbreviated Reception Phase
Three campaign specific “In Pew” weekends
Direct mail, acknowledgement and follow-up efforts
Provide campaign promotion/marketing tools for social media, email and mail
Creation of campaign specific web site
Video promotions and other customized service.
Dedicated Regional Director to facilitate and organize the campaign
Fundraising Feasibility Studies
Do you have a large fundraising project and are not sure if you can raise the money. We can preform a feasibility study to help measure the fundraising climate among your donors.
Annual Appeal implementation and management
Research & Develop additional funding opportunities
Legacy giving, endowment and estate planning initiatives
Marketing & Communication Strategies
Website and social media engagement
Fulfill other specialize needs as requested