Resources

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Fundraising Video Resources

Themes From 500 Coaching Sessions: A Roundtable Discussion

This session covers common themes, topics and questions raised from countless nonprofit leaders engaged in Venture 1:9 coaching. Listen in as the group discusses fundraising campaigns, board leadership, grant writing, systems and tools, prioritizing your key organizational purpose, and more!

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Get Fully Funded: The Ins & Outs of Personal Support Raising

Many leaders need to raise personal support to thrive in ministry, but all leaders need to know the concepts and principles of personal support raising. Join trainer, Jordan Smith, author of Coaching Financial Support Raisers in Ministry: A Guidebook, and learn how to get fully funded!

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Get Grant Ready: Research, Relationships, Writing & More!

How do you get started on grant writing, and where do you find the right foundation partners? Join grant expert, Jacque Ahrenberg, CFRE, as she discusses developing your strong and concise “why”, researching the right way, identifying potential funders, drafting applications, and more.

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Fundraising: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Going & Where We Need to Be

Where has fundraising been? Where is it going? And where should we be in the midst of it all as Christian organizations? Let’s learn from the past, anticipate the future, and create fundraising plans and strategies that will help us reach more, help more and do more!

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A Conversation with Jason Law about Impact Evaluation

In connection with the Venture 1:9 training session, “Fundraising: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Going & Where We Need to Be,” Dr. Jonathan Roe sat down with Jason Law, founder of 1Mission, for a 20-minute talk about impact evaluation, measurement and communication.

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  • Learn more about Jason’s story here.
  • Learn more about 1Mission here.

From Social Caterpillar to Social Butterfly: Multiply Your Social Media Effectiveness

During this webinar with special guest, Tandem Collaborative, we’ll learn where social media fits into our foundational funnel, the specific purpose of each channel, how to lay out a monthly strategy, numerous do’s and don’t’s, and how to multiply our social media effectiveness!

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Your Nonprofit & A Wildly Successful Major Gifts Program

It’s true that every organization needs major gifts to survive and thrive – they help you reach more, help more and do more!  The problem is we’re stuck looking at major gifts in traditional ways.  Size up our budget, size up potential givers, and make the Ask.  Let's look at a better (more Biblical) way!

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A Conversation with Gabe Cooper about Major Gifts

In connection with the Venture 1:9 training session, "Your Nonprofit & A Wildly Successful Major Gifts Program," Dr. Jonathan Roe sat down with Gabe Cooper, founder of Virtuous CRM and author of Responsive Fundraising, for a 15-minute talk about fundraising and major gift giving.

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  • Request a copy of Responsive Fundraising here.
  • Learn more about Virtuous Software here.

Crafting Your Missional One-Sheet for Fundraising

Every organization wants to raise a lot of money so they can reach more, help more and do more.  Before you can raise funds, however, you must be able to communicate your message clearly and succinctly, making clear what you do and the opportunities for others to get involved.

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6 Leaders, 5 Years, $2.7m: A Round Table Discussion

During this webinar, we’ll hear from 6 local non-profit leaders whose annual revenue has grown a combined $2.7 million dollars in the past 5 years.  They were simply asked one question, “What attributed to your growth during that time?”  Their answers will inspire and motivate you!

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Responsive Fundraising: 6 Strategies Amidst Covid-19

In this webinar, we welcome Noah Barnett, Director of Partnerships and Community at Virtuous and Gabe Cooper, founder of Virtuous and author of the recently-released book, Responsive Fundraising.  Together, we'll explore 6 strategies to maximize impact, and more!

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A Fundraising Conversation - Mary Valloni interviews Dr. Jonathan Roe

What is Venture 1:9 training, coaching and granting and what is biblically-based fundraising?  In Episode 152 of the Fundraising Freedom Podcast, fundraising expert Mary Valloni interviews Dr. Jonathan Roe, Founder and Director of Venture 1:9.

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  • Follow the Fundraising Freedom podcast here.

Leadership Video Resources

Courageous Leadership 2: Online Workshop Summary

Courageous Leadership 1 was the highest attended workshop in Venture 1:9 history and God worked in wonderful ways! It's time for Courageous Leadership 2, the online summary edition. Join Jonathan Roe and get inspired by brand-new, never-before-heard leadership material.

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Keys to Resiliency: How to Sustain Your Soul as a Leader

Did you know that Jesus laid the framework for leaders to be healthy and sustainable? Join this session with Robyn Coffman, of 1010 Ministries, and learn the five essentials for healthy sustainability, practical keys to resiliency, how to live and lead from a place of "Godly Reality," and more!

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Leadership: The Art of Leading, Serving & Supervising

During this session designed for Executive Directors, CEOs, Supervisors, and Board Chairs, Dr. Stephen Campbell of Center will explore what it means to be an organizational Culture Creator, how to practice the principle of "Withness," how to lead from the posture of "beside" vs. "over," and more.

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Leadership: Spiritual Practices for Vigor & Vitality

Leaders often find themselves distracted and overwhelmed as they rely on their own strengths and skills. But the model of Jesus shows that our leadership BEST flows from a heart that is FIRST nurtured by intimacy with God. Dr. Ted Wueste shares more about this intimacy and leadership vigor.

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Impact: How to Measure It, Manage It, and Report on It in Real Time

How do you know if your "busy-ness" is leading to change? How do you communicate in a way that lets people know God is working? Leaders ask all the time, "How do I measure and report on impact effectively?" In this online session with Jonathan Roe and Heather Hicks, we'll figure it out together!

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Decision-Making Through Discernment:
A Proven God-Centered Approach

How do you seek God's leading and counsel when faced with a big decision?  How does your team discern God's direction and voice in the midst of the world's noise?  Heather Hicks leads this insightful session based on her personal journey as a Christ-follower and leader.

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Gospel-Centered Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, or "EQ", is even more important than "IQ" for effective leadership – and that includes ministry leadership!  But what exactly is EQ, and and how critical is it for us as Christian leaders?  In this session, Kutsko Consulting answers these questions, and more.

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The Leadership Crucible & You

In this session, Pastor and Founder of Center, Dr. Stephen Campbell, will lead us you through the Leadership Crucible.  We'll examine six essential elements of authentic leadership, discuss sustainable measures to keep your leadership thriving in the future, and more.

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Enneagram 2.0 - Enneagram & Leadership

Now that you understand Enneagram basics, it’s time to go deeper and connect your personal Enneagram number and style with leadership development.  Angie May, from Kairos Koaching, is back to lead this insightful, Biblically-based session!

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Enneagram 1.0 - Made in His Image

Do you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be - let's get back to basics and discover our God-given uniqueness. The Enneagram tool is powerful and, once learned, you’ll understand yourself and others in new ways. Angie May, from Kairos Koaching, leads this session.

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Courageous Leadership 1: Online Workshop Summary

John Maxwell says that everything rises and falls on leadership. Jim Collins writes that only top-level leaders can move organizations from good to great. Peter Drucker believed that leaders should never blame others when things go wrong. Let's learn courageous leadership!

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Leaders, do you know the truth of this story? (6 min.)

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  • Learn more about Venture 1:9 here.

Leadership advice from Angie May of Kairos Koaching (7 min.)

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  • Learn more about Kairos Koaching here.

Our Boards should P.R.A.I.S.E., from Bob Andringa of The Andringa Group (11 min.)

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  • Learn more about The Andringa Group here.

Leadership advice from Joey & Robyn Coffman of 1010 Ministries (8 min.)

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  • Learn more about 1010 Ministries here.

 

 

Printed Resources & Tools

Strategic Planning:

5 Steps to Forming & Leading

Your Strategic Planning Team


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Strategic Planning:

A 5-Hour Strategic Planning Day

with House of Refuge Sunnyslope


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Major Gifts:

6 Questions for Tracking

Major Gifts & Next Steps


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Major Gifts:

A Major Gifts Project Plan


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Messaging:

4 Steps to Crafting

Your Missional One-Sheet


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Monthly Gifts:

9 Steps to Building

Your Monthly Giving Program


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Boards:

5 Steps to Creating

Your Board Policy Manual


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Boards:

5 Truths for Understanding &

Forming Board Committees


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Boards:

5 Models of Board Leadership

(© 2004, R. Terrence Jackson)


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Donor Acquisition:

Setting Goals & Planning Next Steps


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Marketing:

10 Ministry Leaders Share
Goals & Best Practices


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Together we can be courageous and make an impact. Let’s go.