Barry McLeish – author, lecturer, trainer and consultant. As vice president of marketing and development for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Barry wrote the book (literally) on raising personal support – The Support Raising Handbook. Barry’s other books include The Donor Bond, Successful Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations, and Yours, Mine and Ours: Creating a Compelling Donor Experience. All are currently available from Amazon.com or wherever business books are sold.
Barry is currently vice president of McConkey-Johnston International, a consulting firm that for more than 30 years has helped Christian ministries and organizations achieve their strategic ministry, marketing, and fund raising objectives. Read Barry’s marketing and fundraising blog at barrymcleish.com.
Jeff McLinden – former Campus Crusade missionary, teacher, lecturer, communications specialist and consultant. Jeff was also a vice president with McConkey-Johnston and has taught hundreds of nonprofit ministry managers the fine art of donor communications designed to delight and engage ministry partners for life. Today he is owner of Wordsmith Marketing, LLC in Colorado Springs and consults with ministries on branding and rebranding, as well as fundraising strategies for personal and organizational support. Jeff is the author of numerous articles, white papers and two books, The Successful Development Director and The Nonprofit Communications Handbook. You can read his blog at jeffmclinden.com.
Jeff and Barry are co-founders of Fundraising Success Team — an online community and resource center for nonprofit fundraising and development managers.
Barry and Jeff offer several options for ministries and missions agencies to consider in order to provide support raising training for new and existing workers:
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