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Resources to help you increase your fundraising capacity and further your Catholic organization’s mission.

Using the Guide

How to Write a Top-Notch Project for Amplify

Subscribers to the Catholic Funding Guide have access to Amplify, a feature that allows grantseekers and funders to connect via projects. Grantseekers can post projects in need of funding, and funders can search projects in their interest areas. They can communicate with each other directly using the contact information provided.

News

Introducing Amplify

Amplify is a feature of the Catholic Funding Guide that allows grant seekers and funders to connect in a new way.

Fundraising

10 Common Grant Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Many Catholic nonprofit organizations rely on grant funds to sustain and further their mission. But grant writing can be a challenging, time-consuming endeavor. This list of ten common grant writing mistakes, and how to avoid them, will help you win more funds for your organization and your mission!

Mission Moment

Catholic Prayers for Fundraising Events, Meetings, Projects, and More

Many Catholic nonprofit organizations and ministries hold fast to their faith by incorporating prayer into their meetings and projects. This can be a challenge for those not accustomed to praying spontaneously or aloud, and repeated prayers can become rote. Here are some prayers you can use for fundraising events, projects, donor meetings, and more.

Using the Guide

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Fundraising

Donor Fatigue: What It Means, What Causes It, and How to Prevent It

Are the donations your organization receives slowly decreasing? Are your appeals less effective than usual? If so, your supporters might be experiencing donor fatigue. What is donor fatigue, what causes it, and how can you prevent it?

Fundraising

The Role of Board Members in Fundraising for Catholic Nonprofits

The wellbeing of a nonprofit organization depends on an engaged and well-run board of directors. This is especially true when it comes to fundraising. At the same time, the majority of board members typically lack training and experience with fundraising. What role should the board of directors play in fundraising, and how can you best equip them for success?

Fundraising

Grow your Network to Win Funding Faster

Fundraising and grant writing do not exist in a vacuum and cannot be done without real, personal connections. Growing your network and building these personal connections is an effective way to increase your fundraising capacity and further the mission of your organization.