Major Gifts: Growing Champions and Cheerful Givers

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Major Gifts: Growing Champions and Cheerful Givers

What prompts generosity? The Scriptures are full of words about money and giving. We know the widow was commended for giving her last mite and that God loves a cheerful giver. We read that our heart follows our treasure and that giving is a way of taking hold of the life that is truly life.

You may know your champion’s names and what they’ve given, but do you know why they give? Do you know how to develop the kinds of relationships that encourage generosity and growth in Christ? 

Giving USA’s 2018 Trends in Giving Report found that 81% of givers who gave above $10,000 also volunteered locally. Givers want to participate in the work and know their gifts are having an impact. They want to feel the joy of making a difference they can see. When you prioritize the joy of your champions, your invitations can become a source of growth.

This workshop will show you how to develop cheerful giving as part of your overall champion care plan. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Develop a process that helps champions follow God’s leading to do their unique brand of good
  • Ask questions that nurture champion growth and cheerful giving
  • Coach your staff to participate in your major gifts work
  • Prepare your organization to receive major gifts

Come to the MI Major Gifts workshop and begin growing major givers from the champions you already have. This workshop will benefit anyone who interacts with your champions, especially major gifts staff, executive directors, board members and volunteers. Register today!

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