Jump Start Resources


Asking: A 59-Minute Guide To Everything Board Members, Volunteers, And Staff Must Know To Secure The Gift by Jerry Panas

A Spirituality of Fundraising by Henri J.W. Nouwen

Plastic Donuts: Giving That Delights the Heart of the Father by Jeff Anderson

The Genius of Generosity by Chip Ingram


Martin Leifeld’s Five Minutes for Fundraising

  • How Much Should We Ask For?: This video discusses the many factors that should be considered to determine the appropriate size of a gift request.
  • The Solicitation Environment: To execute a successful solicitation, it is important to create the most conducive setting possible.

The Missouri United Methodist Foundation