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HOPE Identity and Vision

This slide deck is an example of how we communicate HOPE’s mission and work externally. HOPE staff often use this deck when meeting with domestic church partners, supporters, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about HOPE.

Download: HOPE Identity and Vision deck (29.7MB pdf)

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Additional development resources

The following resources may be valuable to your fundraising and development efforts. Each link leads to an external site with more information.

Link: A Spirituality of Fundraising, by Henri Nouwen

Link: Coach Your Champions: The Transformational Giving Approach to Major Donor Fundraising, by Eric Foley

Link: Mission Increase Foundation website

Link: The Sower: Redefining the Ministry of Raising Kingdom Resources, by R. Scott Rodin and Gary Hoag

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Fundraising 411

A blog from Chris Horst, HOPE International’s vice president of development, on recommended reading for fundraising.

Link: My fundraising 411, by Chris Horst

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The Giver and the Gift

Written by HOPE’s president and CEO, Peter Greer, and philanthropist David Weekley, The Giver and the Gift outlines a Kingdom perspective on fundraising, discussing questions like: What if fundraising has the potential to be good for the giver, not just the receiver? What if fundraising is about love and service, not just “What’s in it for me?”

Link: The Giver and the Gift website

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Philosophy of fundraising

HOPE International approaches fundraising with the four-part philosophy shown in this PDF illustration.

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Simple HOPE

Simple HOPE is the best place to start for anyone interested in learning about HOPE International. The core elements of HOPE’s teams and programs are explained simply and succinctly within this document.

Download: Simple HOPE (1.5MB pdf)

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Local board description

Local boards support, share, and serve HOPE International’s mission in their geographic area, playing a key role in building support for HOPE across the country. This PDF describes the role and responsibilities of a local board member.

Download: Local board description (472KB pdf)

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Regional representative job description

HOPE’s regional representatives build relationships with supporters in their region. Their activities develop the relationships and resources that HOPE needs to operate. This document highlights the functions and responsibilities of a regional representative.

Download: Regional representative job description (348KB doc)

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