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Sharpen Your Focus to Communicate Your Mission

Sharpen Your Focus to Communicate Your Mission

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

Overcoming Insecurity and a Lack of Clarity When Fundraising

Overcoming Insecurity and a Lack of Clarity When Fundraising

A veteran missionary couple, Mark & Anita (not their real names) are fundraising cross culturally. Anita wanted to be very careful in explaining their ministry to her husband’s Canadian friends, believing that the typical straight-forward approach could be offensive to the laid back culture. Anita felt self-conscious talking with her accent, and Mark felt overwhelmed by trying to keep the goals of their ministry simple. He was unsure how to clearly explain the needs of their ministry and their goals to reach single mothers in Costa Rica.