Crowdfunding for Congregations and Nonprofits

By Adam J. Copeland, September 1, 2016

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Because the church has always funded its ministry through small gifts from a large number of people, crowdfunding is not too much of a stretch for congregations.  While the initial shine of the “crowdfunding revolution” has dulled, it has gained a respectable status among the many ways to fund new ventures, whether business-related or charitable. Crowdfunding is no savior for religious giving, but it does present a clear opportunity for church-related giving to expand its focus, audience, vision, and reach. (Read more in this free download!)

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About the Author

An author, teacher and pastor, Adam J. Copeland works as the director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn.See Adam J. Copeland's website.

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