Footsteps 111 - Local fundraising

Discovering the joy of inviting people to invest in our work and ministries


Previous Footsteps

FOOTSTEPS 103: Entrepreneurship
FOOTSTEPS 100: Impact and change
FOOTSTEPS 93: Mobilising local resources
FOOTSTEPS 71: Effective communication

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A spirituality of fundraising

By Henri JM Nouwen

A short, inspiring book explaining how fundraisers can confidently invite people to be part of their mission.

Published by Upper Room Books, 1908 Grand Avenue, PO Box 340004, Nashville, TN 37212, USA.

The Centre Brain

By Steve Adams

Learn how to communicate in a memorable way that results in action.

Published by SPCK, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4ST, UK.

When money goes on mission

By Rob Martin

How to bring together excellent fundraisers and generous givers in joyful, healthy and trust-filled relationships.

Published by Moody Publishers, 820 N. LaSalle Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60610, USA.

Roots guide: fundraising

By Rachel Blackman

This practical guide discusses how to develop a fundraising strategy and find different sources of funding.

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Useful websites
The Lausanne Movement exists to strengthen the ministries of the global church. Their website includes a ‘Global classroom’ with an online module on ministry fundraising.
Available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
This website is packed full of information and training resources to help churches and organisations raise local funds and become more sustainable.
Arukah Network supports local communities to work together for change. Browse their website to find interesting podcasts and communications tools.