Books & websites

Click here to access my Dropbox folder (English) with helpful fundraising resources

All materials/resources are copyrighted, 2010, Terry Sherman, all rights reserved

Recommended Reading for Fundraising

Scott's new FYM version 2017


Funding Your Ministry – a Field Guide for Raising Personal Support’ by Scott Morton, NavPress, 2017 – Website Scott Morton

 

 

‘Daring to Live on the Edge: The Adventure of Faith and Finances’ by Loren Cunningham (Founder of Youth With A Mission)

 

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‘Friend Raising: Building a Missionary Support Team that Lasts’ by Betty Barnett, a YWAMer.  She underlines the relational aspect of working together to see ministry accomplished.

 

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‘Funding the Family Business’ by Myles Wilson – Website Myles Wilson

 

 

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The Spirituality of Fundraising’ by Henri Nouwen – A “must read” to understand God’s heart and perspective on partnering to do ministry – “fundraising is first and foremost a form of ministry”.  Website Henri Nouwen

 

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‘Serving as Senders Today’ by Neal Pirolo – for church mission committees, home front teams, etc.  Website Neal Pirolo

 

 

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‘Wealth, Riches and Money’ by Craig Hill and Earl Pitts – a biblical understanding of God’s purposes for money, how we are influenced by the spirit of mammon, how to live within a “closed budget”.  Free PDF download here

 

‘Money, Possessions and Eternity’ by Randy Alcorn – more Money_Possessions_and_Eternity__66088.1409258556biblical understanding!  Here is a listing of his books in various languages  and here is his website:  Website Randy Alcorn

 

The God Ask

 

‘The God Ask’ by Steve Shadrach
Also in Spanish!  

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‘Self-supporting Ministry’ by Kevin Colyer, a former YWAMer.

 

Useful websites:

www.YouCaring.com: is a place where you can have a fundraising web page for free to raise money for projects

www.askingmatters.com: you can find out what your asking style is plus other resources

www.supportraisingsolutions.org: tools and resources for raising support

www.stewardship.org.uk/resources/budgetbuilder – you can create a budget here, online, store it online, and use it to help manage your money.

www.stewardship.org.uk/resources/resources – many good resources and information (U.K.)

http://servingcommunication.wordpress.com/budget-expenses-spreadsheet/ – a free budget and expenses worksheet created by a missionary

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