Because you fundraise, you've been tasked with the amazing privilege and burden of building a partnership team, not just for your benefit, but also for your financial partners' benefit. The secret is: we all come alive in community.
Oftentimes your missions introduction letter is the first impression someone may have of you and the ways you want to make a difference in this world. So, it should be effective, personal, and passionate.
Sending a letter or an email to introduce yourself is a great way to create awareness and interest in your ministry. But more than that, your goal in writing an introduction letter is to move people toward wanting to meet with you and hear more.
Clarifying and structuring the way you communicate your mission to others is an important part of fundraising. It allows the person listening to begin to understand the need, the solution, and your passion for the mission you're asking them to join with you
Do you ever send thank you gifts to your donors? Or some kind of souvenir from the country where you're serving? So many ministries think of "gifts" for donors as a shirt or coffee mug with their ministry logo on it. In my opinion, that is not a gift!
A young girl, ready and willing to move herself and her entire life to an overwhelmingly Muslim dominant country. But what will happen when she begins to share her passion for this mission with others? Only the Lord could have seen this coming.