Major Gift Strategies

inspire transformational giving with faith and stewardship

Our major gift strategies help Catholic organizations secure transformational gifts from donors who have the capacity to give at higher levels. GP Catholic Services will help you define what a major gift looks like for your organization, determine and prioritize your prospect pool, customize donor cultivation to each prospect, and develop a fundraising plan to further strengthen donor engagement.

major gift training and coaching

Establish goals and metrics for your frontline fundraisers, leadership, and boards. Develop robust gift officer portfolios and implement moves management systems to strengthen donor relationships and close more major gifts.

prospect research and data analysis

Identify your best prospects through comprehensive data analytics. Design cultivation and solicitation strategies based on financial capacity and their history of giving to the local Church.

major gift implementation

Develop your major gift fundraising plan and craft a case for support that inspires donors. Recruit, coach, and guide lay leaders as partners in your mission.

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

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.