Capital Campaigns

transform your ministry with a capital campaign

Transform your mission and ministry through a capital campaign with GP Catholic Services. Our experts manage the process end-to-end, from a comprehensive planning study and needs assessment to major gift cultivation and solicitation. We engage pastors early and often, identifying needs, inviting feedback, and providing counsel in communicating a diocesan or parish case for support. Our approach combines advanced knowledge of stewardship and development with a deep understanding of the Catholic Church.

campaign planning study

Design your blueprint for campaign success with planning methods specifically designed for Catholic organizations. Conduct a thorough needs assessment and craft an inspirational case for support.

campaign management and counsel

Develop and implement a campaign plan, cultivate and steward donors, and close transformational gifts. Working alongside your development team, our experts are ready to staff and lead the campaign at the level most needed by your organization, whether it is on-site management or ongoing counsel.

pledge redemption services

Implement a multifaceted approach to stewarding pledge commitments to gifts, and develop strategies to continue to thank, acknowledge, and engage major donors post-campaign.

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

Annual Appeals

Create and implement an annual appeal program designed to build relationships and grow your major gift pipeline

Major Gift Strategies

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

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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.