Perspectives – Spring 2019
Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of our online newsletter. We are delighted that you continue to follow the services our firm provides to churches throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.
We are often asked what separates us from the competition. We view our method of fundraising as unique, effective and inclusive due to our full-time, on-site presence we extend to every client. We feel the best way to serve our church clients is to be physically there with them morning, noon and night.
We created the “Klote Difference”, which is a helpful reference in distinguishing us from the rest. Please take the time to view our brochure below to learn how our method of fundraising generates the best results.
Questions to Ask
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Constructing The Case For The “Ask”
By: Charlie DeMaio
Much has been written about “The Ask” in fundraising. There are publications that take the “visitor” step by step through the process. The “Ask” can be perceived to be intimidating to the person or persons making “The Ask”. It’s a joyous, invigorating experience for all involved. In fundraising, the word most associated with success is relationship. In traditional fundraising (called Development) it often takes years for the Development Officer to build a relationship. The relationship while very friendly and sincere it is still often professional. The donor knows why the Development Officer is visiting. It often takes a series of visits to gain the trust of the donor, thus taking time and resources. Read more…