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Acquire an increased understanding of financial principles and money management for churches, and learn about the latest financial developments and issues churches face.

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Receive a customized salary report for up to 18 different ministry positions. Learn how your church should compensate based on size, budget, location, and employee work experience.

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Gifts of Property: Help Donors Get It Right

Gifts of Property: Help Donors Get It Right Subscriber access only

Three examples demonstrate how to substantiate donations of land and buildings in accordance with tax law.
Compensation-Setting: Aligning Church Priorities with Market Realities

Compensation-Setting: Aligning Church Priorities with Market Realities

Steps any church can take to set fair, consistent compensation packages.
Q&A: What Counts as a Tax-Deductible Donation?

Q&A: What Counts as a Tax-Deductible Donation? Subscriber access only

What is—and isn't—tax-deductible for donors who attend a church fundraising event.
Finance Topics
  • Accounting & Budgets
    Accounting, debt, spending, stewardship, proposals, reports, performance measurements
  • Compensation
    Setting salary and benefits
  • Fraud
    Embezzlement, detection, investigation, prevention
  • Giving
    Tithes, offerings, capital campaigns, fundraising, giving methods, restricted and designated gifts
  • Internal Controls
    Internal audits, external audits, internal control of assets
Creating a Disaster Preparation and Response Plan

Creating a Disaster Preparation and Response Plan Subscriber access only

Learn the steps you can take now so you are ready to respond if a crisis unfolds.
Receipts for Donors

Receipts for Donors  Subscriber access only

16 letters and forms for providing receipts to donors for different donations.