Are The Dishes Supposed To Be Wet? Oct 24, 2022

 


By Andrew Robinson, Petrus President


 

Recently, my family and I stayed in an Airbnb. I had an interesting encounter with an appliance that illustrates a problem that a lot of nonprofit leaders struggle with.

Your dishwasher can actually dry your dishes...

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You’re...

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Petrus Development Conference Testimonial Mar 28, 2022


By Meghan Larsen-Reidy, Campus Minister, Diocese of Pittsburgh


My background is in ministry and not in development; however, the pandemic made it impossible to continue doing ministry without fundraising. There was a reduction in the funding source of my job’s budget, and in order for it...

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Out of the Rut and On Mission Mar 02, 2022

 


By Bryan Wilburn, Director of Development, St. Paul’s Newman Center at NDSU


What can you do when you’re in a rut? 

I suppose one option would be to stay there. To act as if it’s not happening and try to power through on your own. Oftentimes though, the first...

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Summertime Suggestions Jun 12, 2019

Summertime is upon us again. Whether that means a break from 300 inches of snow or entering into a time of scorching 100 degree afternoons, summer is most definitely a time to enjoy a break from the hectic life of school, sports, meetings, and more. So what are you going to do with your summer...

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Imagining Abundance: Interview with Kerry Robinson on The Petrus Development Show Apr 02, 2019

Kerry Robinson, Global Ambassador, Leadership Roundtable


In this episode, Andrew visits with Kerry Robinson the Global Ambassador of Leadership Roundtable and author of the book, Imagining Abundance: Fundraising, Philanthropy and a Spiritual Call to Service. During their conversation Kerry...

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Good to Great: Interview with John Flynn on The Petrus Development Show Mar 19, 2019

John Flynn, Vice President of Philanthropy, FOCUS (Denver, CO)


In this episode, Andrew visits with the Vice President of Philanthropy for FOCUS, John Flynn. They discuss the impact that development can have on ministry as well as the importance of having a plan and a vision for your ministry....

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The Heart of Development Dec 05, 2018

 


By Peter de Keratry, Co-Founder & CEO of Petrus Development; Executive Director of Stewardship and Advancement for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City

Intro by Andrew Robison, President of Petrus Development

This post is an excerpt from Episode 5 of The Petrus Development Show.


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Into the Deep: Interview with Peter de Keratry, CFRE on The Petrus Development Show Dec 04, 2018

Peter de Keratry, CFRE, Executive Director of Stewardship and Advancement, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City; Co-Founder & CEO, Petrus Development 


In this episode of The Petrus Development Show, Andrew visits with Peter de Keratry, Executive Director of Stewardship & Development for...

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The Visit that Taught me Three Basic Principles of Development Nov 20, 2018

By Andrew Robison,  President of Petrus Development 


This post is an excerpt from the Fundraising Focus series presented by the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA).

Many years ago, I was sitting in a donor meeting with my boss at the time, Greg Gorman, and a major...

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Making a Statement: Mission and Vision Sep 25, 2017

By Tara Doyon, Director of Stewardship and Development at St. Paul Catholic Center


Mission and vision statements function as essential guideposts for any organization but can be vital to the success or failure of a small nonprofit or ministry. These foundational documents allow your...

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