The Development Director of the Archdiocese of Regina is available as an internal consultant to help your parish create a fund-development plan for your new parish building, renovation or restoration. Raising funds from the community for these projects requires a solid plan and success depends on allowing enough time and using relationship-based fundraising strategies rooted in Catholic values.
Prior to the initiation of construction, the equivalent of one-half of the total costs of construction (inclusive of related costs of architect, contractors and insurance must be raised before any new building or major renovation project is initiated. In addition, there must be a demonstrated ability on behalf of the parish to fund on a go forward basis all remaining contracted costs through fund raising initiatives, irrespective of project financing requirements.
Please contact Barry Wood, Financial Officer at 306 352-1651 Ext. 218 or bwoodarchregina [dot] sk [dot] ca to discuss your plans for a new or already in-progress capital fundraising project in your parish. She is responsible for offering assistance, training, resources, help developing a formal fundraising plan and guidance on Catholic fundraising principles to the parish as it plans, organizes and executes a successful capital campaign.
Specific Services Include:
Drafting a campaign plan, which includes an organizational chart, job descriptions and a timetable.
Conduct campaign training sessions for captains (volunteer supervisors) and builders (volunteers).
Attend meetings of campaign cabinet, as needed.
Provide examples of materials, as needed.
Work with campaign cabinet on reviewing parishioners for inclusion in the advance phase of the campaign.