Championing Biblical Fundraising and Empowering Leaders: 2018 Support Raising Leaders Conference

More than 300 support raising leaders from 110 Great Commission ministries recently gathered to discuss the number one obstacle that keeps missionaries from the field, and one of the top reasons people leave the field: raising financial support. Held in Feb. 6–9 in Orlando, Florida, the 2018 Support Raising Leaders Conference brought together support raising leaders, trainers, coaches, and their executive leadership to discuss how to cultivate a healthy, robust culture of personal support raising in their organizations. → Read more

Join us next time at the Support Raising Leaders Conference in October of 2019, and learn how to empower your staff in personal support raising.

FORMAT

KEYNOTE

SPEAKERS

We enlist gifted and diverse speakers from a variety of ministries who have decades of experience in support raising.

INFORMATIVE

WORKSHOPS

Breakout workshops are designed to help you go deeper into different leadership roles. A special series of workshops is also offered for new and veteran SRS Bootcamp Facilitators.

WORKING

LABS

Work alongside peers to tackle the problems we have in common.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR

NETWORKING

Build relationships with peers from other organizations seeking to lead, train, and coach their staff in support raising.

PILLARS

SHAPE

CULTURE

PILLAR 001

Create a healthy support raising DNA in your organization by discovering powerful building blocks that grow a long-term, robust fundraising vitality among your staff.

BUILD

INFRASTRUCTURE

PILLAR 002

Construct a framework of essential policies, principles, practices, and personnel to effectively organize and guide your staff to consistently thrive in their support raising.

ELEVATE

TRAINING

PILLAR 003

Identify the tools, resources, and strengths you need to take your support raising instruction to a new level, sharpening your skills by learning from other experts.

MULTIPLY

COACHING

PILLAR 004

Develop a proficient team of knowledgeable and caring support raising mentors at every level of your organization to help your staff get fully funded—and stay there!

2018 SPEAKERS

Steve Shadrach

STEVE

SHADRACH

Author
The God Ask
Founder
Support Raising Solutions
Denail Sparks

DENAIL

SPARKS

Director of Ministry Partnership Development
Every Nation Ministries
Steve Douglass

STEVE

DOUGLASS

President
Cru & Campus Crusade for Christ International
Todd Ahrend

Dr. TODD

AHREND

International Director
The Traveling Team
Donna Wilson

DONNA

WILSON

Senior Fundraising Consultant
InterVarsity
Scott Morton

SCOTT

MORTON

International Funding Coach
Navigators
Aaron Babyar

EMCEE: AARON

BABYAR

Director
Support Raising Solutions

WORSHIP LEADER: JEREMY

VANDERLOOP

Recording Artist

2018 WORKSHOPS

Shape

Culture

Friend Raising: Lessons from a Lifetime
Betty Barnett, Youth With A Mission (YWAM)

Panel: How to Shift the Support Raising DNA of Your Ministry
Facilitated by Steve Shadrach, Center for Mission Mobilization

Panel: Executives: Modeling and Leading Your MPD Culture
Facilitated by Steve Shadrach, Center for Mission Mobilization

Biblical Foundations for Leaders and Funding Coaches
Scott Morton, Navigators

Panel: When and How to Gracefully Let Underfunded Staff Go
Facilitated by John Patton, Center for Mission Mobilization

Panel: Can Fully Funded in 4 to 6 Months be a Realistic Expectation? Yes!
Facilitated by Aaron Babyar, Support Raising Solutions

Building an MPD Culture that Empowers Ethnic Minorities
Jo Restuccia, Cru

Elevate

Training

Beyond Personal Support: How to Raise Team and Organizational Funding
Scott Morton, The Navigators

Personal Stewardship: Teaching Budgeting and Financial Management to Your Staff
Tim Howington, Freedom 5:one

Become a Master at Group Facilitation
Steve Shadrach, Center for Mission Mobilization

Fundraising in the Facebook Age
Brooke Barnes, The Navigators

Partnership Development for your Underfunded Veterans
Mike Osborn, Wycliffe Bible Translators

How to Help Your International Staff Become MPD Experts in Their Own Country
Mickey and Judy Booth, Cru

Raising Support in the Latin American Context
Dave Flynn, Center for Mission Mobilization

Adult Education: Best Practices in Group and Online Training
Erin Bergen, SIM USA

Build

Infrastructure

Help! I’m a One-person MPD Department!
Callie Buchholtz, TeachBeyond

Reports, Systems, and Dashboards to Keep Leaders in the Know
Kelton Hays, Center for Mission Mobilization

Panel: MPD Philosophies and Their Effect on Policies and Staff Expectations
Facilitated by John Patton, Center for Mission Mobilization

Does Your Support Goal Reflect God’s Vision for Your Ministry?
Sandy Spangler, Cru

Multiply

Coaching

Coaching 101: Essential Skills for Fundraising Coaches
Russell Cooper, Tailored Fundraising Solutions

SRS Coaches Playbook: Create a Coaching Strategy and Team
Aaron Babyar and John Patton, Support Raising Solutions

Adapting MPD Coaching for Millennials
Ken Chi and Brooke Barnes, The Navigators

MPD in African-American Communities
Byron Johnson, Vision 9:38

Challenges for Women in MPD
Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back




Join us for

THE 2019 SUPPORT RAISING
LEADERS CONFERENCE