Finance

Planned gifts made to your school could be transformational in securing funds for scholarships, building endowments and new facilities, and empowering your future.
How should you position your endowment/investment fund portfolio for 2017 with the advent of a new administration in Washington?
How do messages from our families of origin, our culture, and our religious traditions shape our ideas about money?
By Julie Young
If you’re a new vestry member, beginning your role can be an overwhelming time of information overload. Julie Young highlights a few must-know pointers to help you get started on your journey.
By Kyle Matthew Oliver
Kyle Oliver explains why digital giving is first and foremost an act of hospitality and relationship building, and shares basic principles to help any congregation start a digital giving program.
By Jerry Keucher
Jerry Keucher unpacks the basics of simple budget reporting, sharing the fundamentals you need to create and decipher a church financial report.
By Jerry Keucher
Jerry Keucher lays out the basics both for writing financial reports, and analyzing them correctly to present a clear reflection of a church’s financial health.
How are your leaders cultivating grants from Donor-advised Funds (DAF) created by your parishioners and other constituents? Since DAFs have become the fastest growing giving tool in the country, are you correctly recognizing …
Undertaking a capital campaign can seem daunting, but it need not be.
How much money is “enough” for a planned gift?
This webinar addresses how leaders can build trust to encourage planned gifts among donors and about the pitfalls that can be caused by a lack of trust.
This webinar will provide a concrete, yet adaptable, "how to" for successful annual fundraising.
By Martin Spielman
I explore the fact that some folks are seeking God...but don't know where to start
Learn how a legacy society will enhance and empower your congregation's planned giving ministry.
By Fred Osborn
How do you manage your parish’s operations when the value of the endowment shrinks?
By Bill Nolan
Like pruning a vineyard in a drought, how a parish spends its money during tough times is critical — and like it or not, sends a strong message to parishioners about their own spending
By Mary Sulerud
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life; what you shall eat or what you shall drink, nor about your body, what you shall put on....”