Charitable Contributions

Tithes, offerings, capital campaigns, fundraising, giving methods, restricted and designated gifts

Q&A: Should We Start Digging into Our Reserves?

Q&A: Should We Start Digging into Our Reserves? Member access only

Churches that deplete their reserves should replenish them over time.
Should Your Church Raise Money Through Crowdfunding Sites?

Should Your Church Raise Money Through Crowdfunding Sites? Member access only

A fundraising expert offers insights on this increasingly popular online tool.
Six Debt Ratios and Measurements Your Church Should Monitor

Six Debt Ratios and Measurements Your Church Should Monitor Member access only

These calculations offer key clues about the health of the church's finances.
Online Giving: How To Start or Strengthen It

Online Giving: How To Start or Strengthen It

Editor's picks of articles and information to help you keep offerings coming in.
Giving Is Climbing, Say Some Church Leaders

Giving Is Climbing, Say Some Church Leaders

New survey offers reasons to be cautiously optimistic after weeks of restrictions on in-person gatherings.
Poll: Two-Thirds of Churches Report Sizable Giving Declines Since Coronavirus Shutdown

Poll: Two-Thirds of Churches Report Sizable Giving Declines Since Coronavirus Shutdown

Leaders also report numerous steps taken to curb expenses during sudden downturn.
Navigating Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus: Electronic Giving

Navigating Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus: Electronic Giving

Insights and advice from Church IT experts Nick Nicholaou and Jonathan Smith
Important Notice for Churches Involved in Disaster Relief

Important Notice for Churches Involved in Disaster Relief

Remind donors of special higher contribution deduction limits before they expire on February 18.
Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation?

Q&A: How Should We Handle a Retirement Account Donation? Member access only

Why an acknowledgment letter rather than a tax-deductible receipt is the way to go.
Mastering Fifteen End-of-Year Tasks

Mastering Fifteen End-of-Year Tasks Member access only

Use this to-do list to finish the year well and start 2020 right.

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