Annual Appeals

build relationships and grow your pipeline

Our annual appeal services build a strategy specifically designed to respond to the needs and experiences of the faithful. We utilize cross-channel communication to engage multicultural and multigenerational communities in the spirituality of stewardship and tell the story of your mission.

goal establishment and growth planning

Assess historic ROI of investment and activities to inform planning. Set participation and dollar goals that are ambitious and achievable. Determine key performance indicators and metrics for growth management.

case for support

Develop and communicate a case for support that inspires donors. Learn the communication preferences of your constituents and design a multichannel strategy.

annual appeal implementation

Create and implement an actionable annual appeal plan and timeline. Develop models for retaining and expanding your donor base while identifying prospects to grow your major gift pipeline.

additional core services

Development Assessments

With Mission 360 Development Assessments, evaluate current stewardship and development strategy, programs, and activities to determine their effectiveness in teaching Christian stewardship

Major Gift Strategies

Identify major gift prospects and develop individualized engagement strategies centered on faith and your organization’s core mission

Capital Campaigns

Transform your ministry through a capital campaign built on principles of the Catholic Church and its message

related resources

Unity in Diversity: One Size Does Not Fit All

Understanding How Catholics Give

Mythbusters: Stewardship Style!

GP Catholic Services, a division of Graham-Pelton, is a leading fundraising consulting firm serving the Catholic Church. We specialize in designing and implementing capital campaigns, major gift strategies, development assessments, and annual appeals for Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools, colleges and universities, religious orders, and seminaries.