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6 Common Types of Planned Gifts: Making a Lasting Impact

By Rhen Hoehn, Director of Marketing


 

Planned giving is a powerful way for donors to support causes they care about while also leaving a legacy that lasts beyond their lifetime. 

 

Nonprofit organizations rely on thoughtful contributions like these to continue their vital work...

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Filling Your Development Toolbox - A Petrus Development Show Episode on Fundraising Events

It's time for another change!  We continue our Petrus Development Show Q+A series on important development topics, but this week's episode features a new voice from the Petrus family.  Join us as Rhen interviews Matt Bond, Petrus consultant and executive director of the Santa Fe...

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Unlocking Success: Staffing Considerations for Your Catholic Nonprofit's Capital Campaign

By Rhen Hoehn, Director of Marketing


 

As you explore the possibility of embarking on a transformative capital campaign for your nonprofit, one of the most critical factors for success is strategic staffing. 

 

With the right team in place, you can navigate the complexities of...

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Simple But Not Easy - A Petrus Development Show Episode on Building a Fundraising Program

In this week's episode of the Petrus Development Show, we continue our Q+A series with Petrus president, Andrew Robison.  Listen as Andrew and Rhen outline the intial steps for beginning a fundraising program.  Yes, we know this is a very quick primer - it's 30 minutes on the best...

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Unveiling the Blueprint: Crafting a Self-Sustaining Fundraising Program in 2024

By Rhen Hoehn, Director of Marketing


Catholic nonprofits are quickly realizing that the future of their ministry relies on building a self-sustaining fundraising program.

 

In a time of shrinking Catholic demographics, relying on your budget to come from an organization like your diocese...

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Do I Really Need to Meet Donors Face-to-Face to Raise Money?

By Rhen Hoehn, Director of Marketing


I'm often asked, “Why would I spend time and money to go meet donors for coffee when I can just send them an email or letter?”

 

Or, “Wouldn’t it be easier and cheaper to put a little time into grant writing, rather than meeting...

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Stronger Together - A Petrus Development Show Episode on Personality Assessments

Welcome back to the Petrus Development Show!  We continue our Q+A series with Petrus president, Andrew Robison, and this week's discussion is about personality strengths and weaknesses and how those traits affect your fundraising.    

 

 

Show Notes: ...

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Storytelling, Latino Catholics, and Donor Visits (A RAISE23 Recap)

This week (November 29th through December 1st), Petrus Development is offering an amazing sale on registration fees for RAISE24.  Register by Friday, December 1st, and receive 15 percent off the super early bird price of $899, bringing the registration fee down to $765.  (Click here to...

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Knowledge Is Power - An Interview with Sarah Newman

In this episode, Andrew chats with Sarah Newman, vice president for Innovest, an investment consulting firmAndrew and Sarah discuss how Innovest helps nonprofits, especially faith-based nonprofits, make sure their investment portfolios are aligned with their mission and values. ...

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Magnify Your Impact with a Leadership Council

By Mary Walker, Petrus Blog Contributor


 

Plans fail when there is no counsel, but they succeed when advisors are many.  (Proverbs 15:22)

 

It’s a tough world out there, and our ministries need help to survive and grow. Questions arise. Which path should you pursue? How can...

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What Does A Fundraiser Even Do?

That’s a great question! What do fundraisers do anyway? Meet for coffees at high-end coffee shops, wine and dine prospective donors, rounds of golf on the best golf courses around the world, etc. You name it, I’ve heard it! 

 

I think a lot of folks think fundraisers are the...

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"People Who Are Rich" - A Crossover Episode on the Petrus Development Show

In this episode, Andrew takes a break from his regular interview series to share episode 4 of Petrus’s new podcast, Reflections on Nouwen’s “A Spirituality of Fundraising”.  The show’s host, Justin DeMoss of Your Philanthropic Advisor, interviews Fr. Matt Lowry...

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