Nonprofits of all kinds have much to learn from religious fundraisers, often considered among the best in inspiring donors to give generously and loyally.
Read the transcript below of a live online discussion with two nonprofit executives who run religious organizations that work to promote social justice.
They share proven techniques that you can use to inspire donor support for your cause as the crucial end-of-year fundraising season begins.
Kathy Partridge is executive director of Interfaith Funders, a network of grant makers committed to social change and economic justice. She has led several nonprofit organizations, worked in community organizing and development, and served as a program officer for the Needmor Fund for 10 years.
Jill Warren is the former executive director of the Methodist Federation for Social Action and a board member of Bolder Giving, a nonprofit that encourages philanthropy. She has directed, led, and advised nonprofits for more than 30 years and teaches courses in nonprofit management and grant seeking.