UK Church Fundraising Handbook, by Maggie Durran
UK Church Fundraising Handbook. A Practical Manual and Directory of Sources, by Maggie Durran. This practical, comprehensive and information-packed manual will be a godsend to all churches facing the challenges of maintaining buildings, rising costs and dwindling congregations while wanting to be generous to others in need. It offers a complete step-by-step guide to: giving your church a 'financial makeover', growing its resources, maximising the regular giving of the congregation through Gift Aid, putting the 'fun' into fundraising, special appeals and legacy campaigns, applying for heritage, Lottery, government or EU funding, building fruitful relationships with local businesses, trusts and foundations, and fundraising for repairs and for new mission projects. The final chapter is all about celebrating hard-earned success! It also includes real-life examples and case studies, plus templates for budget planning, preparing a business plan, producing brochures and all other practical necessities.