The Importance of Redemption Beginning in itself has no value, it is an end which makes beginning meaningful, we must end what we have begun. ― Amit Kalantri You hear it every time you fly, “We know you have a choice of carriers; thank you for flying with us”. In the same way, we at GIG know [...]
Seven New Year’s Resolutions for Every Church
Seven New Year's Resolutions for Every Church Simple steps to help you guide your flock more effectively this year Happy New Year from all of us at Guidance in Giving! Whether you are one of our past or current partners in development, or you are exploring ways to improve your parish or diocese, [...]
Fall Into an Organized Communication Plan
Fall Into an Organized Communication Plan Sip your pumpkin spice while you clean up your communication techniques How is it possible that it’s already mid-September? Children are back to school and the pews are filling back up. Fall is the perfect time to reflect and regroup as we head into some of the busiest times [...]
Congratulations to the Diocese of Memphis!!!
Congratulations to the Diocese of Memphis in raising over $25 million on a goal of $22 million (114% of goal) with 3 parishes still to go for parish/mission projects, The Catholic Foundation of West Tennessee Endowments and the 2022 Annual Appeal.
Many Languages, One Church
Many Languages, One Church Multicultural Engagement is Paramount for Our Church Family The face of the Church is ever changing and ever evolving. One thing that doesn't change is our parish as our home and our fellow parishioners as our family. But what happens when members of our family speak different languages? How do we [...]
The Church is Growing and Expanding in Lakewood Ranch, Florida!
Congratulations to Our Lady of Angels, Lakewood Ranch, Florida for raising $4,800,000 for a new Activity Center, Rectory and Cross Bell Tower. Over 1/3 of the parish has participated to date, which is an incredible response to a capital campaign for a parish of it's size. #fundraising #catholichurch #philanthropy #guidanceingiving #dioceseofvenice #building
Congratulations Mike Cusack on your retirement!
Heraclitus famously said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” And after 25 years of successfully serving the Catholic church, Guidance in Giving is embracing change. We are saddened to announce the retirement of Michael Cusack, founding partner and CEO. We know his driving force and leadership will be missed, but we also know he has [...]
Fighting the Summer Slump
A Plan for Increased Engagement Ah, Summer. Vacations, BBQ, Family, Friends. But what about Mass? Every summer, we see a decline in Mass attendance. It is a fact of life that our parishioners, well, have a life. And that life often takes them outside our walls for some or all of the summer months. While [...]
Celebrating 25 Years of Catholics Successfully Serving Catholics
A Few Things We've Learned Along the Way This April, GIG celebrated 25 Years of Catholic Development! We have learned many valuable lessons in the thousands of campaigns we have conducted across the US and evolved our plan accordingly as times have changed. We have led parishes, schools and dioceses in successful capital campaigns in [...]
Do You Think You Need the Luck 🍀 of the Irish to Fundraise? No, You Just Need a Plan
🍀 You are in Luck! 🍀GIG has a plan for you! We think the luckiest thing you will do today is make a plan. After all, Luck is nothing without a plan and a purpose. And Guidance In Giving has the plan to help you achieve campaign success.Our proven plan has remained viable for 25 [...]