Have you ever had someone commit to giving to your organization or cause, but not actually give? Has anyone ever told you that they want to partner with your ministry, but they never actually do? As the fundraiser, follow-up is your job. No one will ever care more about your ministry or cause than you do.

Hey everybody Abe Lara here with Tailored Fundraising and I've got a tip for you, from not my coaching days but from when I was actually fundraising and raising funds for the ministry my wife and I were involved in. And it goes something like this. I you know you've got those times that you've got to make phone calls and set up appointments, but you just gotta work some things out.

If mission agencies are going to move past a traditional funding model, and re-align themselves for efficiency and growth, they must do it while maintaining the current communication and fundraising efforts. We literally have to discover how to re-build the plane while flying it. We can effectively take advantage of the best of both levels of leadership by implementing our holistic partnership model according to the smallest strategic unit (SSU).