We live in a world where expectations abound, and they greatly matter. Do you know the expectations of your donors? Here are 3 key donor expectations.
I think it is so easy to go on automatic when raising ministry funds. We readily make our list of needs: “We need this ____and this ____ and this_____ etc.” We fail to talk about the most important thing –VISION. Remember–people give to vision, not need.
How passionate are you about your ministry?
Webster defines passion as a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something, or about doing something,
You and I are involved in the greatest program in the universe. This is something to get excited about! Can your donors sense that passion in you?
3. A Plan
You can have vision and passion, but there is another critical part. It is having a plan.
What is your goal?
How much do you have to raise?
How much have you raised so far?
But here is the key part: What are you going to do to meet your goal? What is your plan?