Capital Campaign Article by Maurice J. Seaton Featured in Issues & Trends
The Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parish's (CEEP) Winter 2010 Newsletter, Issues & Trends, features a capital campaign article by ECF Senior Program Director, Maurice J. Seaton.
The article, Hiring a Capital Campaign Consultant? 5 Qualities to Consider, explores the qualities a congregation should look for in a capital campaign consultant. These include: spiritual foundation, personal and professional chemistry, professional experience, ethical standards, and holistic fundraising.
The article stresses that in addition to achieving significant financial goals, a capital campaign is an opportunity to foster congregational vitality by raising up new leaders, enhancing a congregation's sense of mission, and increasing its capacity to tell its story. You can read the full article here.
ECF will be participating in CEEP's upcoming annual conference, Hope Rising, February 24-27 in Austin, TX. Maurice will take part in a panel discussion, The Connected Church: Threads of Giving, during the Smart Network for Parish Stewardship & Development Professionals. Additionally ECF staff will participate in the Smart Network for Endowment and Foundation Trustees; and ECF President, Donald V. Romanik will conduct a workshop entitled, Faithful Stewardship in Tough Times: Growing Financial Capaicty. To learn more about CEEP's 2010 conference, click here.
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