The GIG crew that has been working on the Grateful for God's Providence Campaign for the Diocese of Providence had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas with Bishop Tobin on Friday night. To date, they have raised over $48 million for Diocesan and parish needs.
A new decade begins in just a few weeks. Like every new year, it brings excitement, goal setting and blessings ahead. However, a new decade brings even more reflection on where were are, and where we should be heading. Here are some goals that you should include as you plan for 2020 and beyond. Communication [...]
Jennifer Frazer and Troy Ferreira of Guidance In Giving, were honored to attend the dedication of the beautiful Hyland Center at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, GA on November 24 along side Msgr. McNamee, Rector, Natalie Grasso, Director of Advancement and the parishioners of The Cathedral of Christ the King. This new [...]
Parishes involved in the second wave (Block 2) of the Legacy of Hope diocesan capital campaign are now in the commitment phase. This is the time in the campaign when parishioners are asked to affirm their support for Legacy of Hope by returning their pledge card to their individual parish or to the diocese. Some [...]
By Susan Bailey | CFP Correspondent “We have inherited a legacy of faith from our ancestors; now it is our turn to pass on a Legacy of Hope to our children and grandchildren,” said Father Leo-Paul LeBlanc, pastor of St. Mary Parish in North Grafton and St. Philip Parish in Grafton, to parishioners at recent [...]
By Susan Bailey | Catholic Free Press Correspondent When Father James Steuterman, pastor of St. Richard’s in Sterling, first learned of the Legacy of Hope campaign, he was far from enthusiastic. “I was not happy about it, especially because it was a time when the latest eruption of the abuse scandal was happening,” he said. [...]
Maximizing Fundraising Analytics to Secure Leadership Gifts for Your Campaign Fundraising Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Donor Intelligence are all currently buzz words in the fundraising industry. Some believe these are a magic item that will make leadership gift efforts easy and formulaic. In fact, these tools are just a piece of the overall [...]