Bequests

retro illustration young woman saying nobody loves me
You Had Me at Bequest
By: Mindy Aleman

The relationship between fundraisers and potential donors is like dating. And, just like the dating world, in fundraising, there are duds, and there are keepers. Which kind of fundraiser are you?

Planned Giving And The Church
Planned Giving and the Church
By: Viken Mikaelian

The congregation sighs and settles in for what the pastor knows is actually their least favorite Sunday. “Please take a look at the insert in your bulletin,” he continues. “You’ll see that we didn’t meet our budget again this year.” His audience knows where this is going: The church is struggling to accomplish its mission, but the congregation is not pulling its weight in terms of monetary contributions.

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