Originally published on agreensign.com
Nonprofit organizations depend on grants from private and government agencies to survive. This funding can be inconsistent at times, forcing nonprofits to solicit donor gifts. Below, Jason Webb, a Milwaukee-based gifted fundraiser, shares his tips on effectively reaching the most promising donors.
Purchase fundraising software
Be sure you have quality data. It is of utmost importance to invest in a fundraising software program. Using a traditional spreadsheet, which is not created to serve as a database, will result in errors and missed prospects.
Harness the clout of your executives
Recruit your agency’s director, board members, and other executives as fundraisers. Significant donations can stem from lunch meetings between your executive and local business owners. Arm your leader with information regarding your organization’s most impressive accomplishments and most significant needs so that they can make the pitch at these meetings. Reassure them that they are not asking for a handout but rather an investment in your organization’s continued livelihood and good work. …
Originally published on emphas.is
Even the most confident people are not one hundred percent comfortable walking onto a stage and speaking to a crowd. It is also true regarding professional public speakers, who still get cold feet from time to time. As humans, we all experience the stumbles, stammers, and shakes within our voices. Fortunately, there are many ways to circumvent this and escape the shackles that bind us in our fear. In this article, Jason Webb, a pastor and public speaker from Milwaukee, offers a valuable insight into developing the skills necessary to work past fears surrounding public speaking.
Prepare Yourself Ahead of…
We all make mistakes. They are a part of our lives. But holding onto the feelings of regret, remorse, and internal conflict all hinder our growth and sabotage the learning process that inevitably follows every error. In this article, Jason Webb, Milwaukee-based pastor, and public speaker comments on forgiveness and why you should let your remorse go.
Knowledge is Power
It is said in Proverbs 24:16, “For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.”
This is incredibly true. The ability to get back on your feet and begin trying again while learning from your mistakes is such an incredible tool to have. There are multiple interpretations of this verse, but it works beautifully as a reminder that God has strengthened you and created you in his image. …
Originally published on www.wicz.com
Over the last few months, there has been a flood of events that have awakened many people to the need for change and racial justice across America. Protesters have filled the streets of cities across the country. After the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, many people are finally rising to action and demanding that their voices are heard.
“While the protests have resulted in initial steps towards justice and reform of policies in some areas, there is still much work to be done”, says Jason Webb — Milwaukee based pastor and an advocate of racial reconciliation. As people begin to go back to work, school, and their daily lives, they must use their voices from the streets to make a change in their communities. …
Originally published on harcourthealth.com
The following is an article by Jason Webb — a Milwaukee-based pastor and public speaker, offering advice to those who experience uncertainty in their lives due to a global pandemic and economic recession.
What do you do when life feels uncertain?
What do you do when your once secure job is no longer secure? What do you do when a global pandemic threatens everything you were so sure of? What do you do when your financial security is at risk or completely gone?
What do you do when your marriage that was once a fairytale is now a nightmare? What do you do when the child you have loved turns her back on you? What do you do when you can’t see the future? What do you do when the confidence you once had now has vanished? …
The following is an article by Jason Webb — a Milwaukee-based pastor and public speaker, that encourages church leaders to speak up about race and promote racial-reconciliation to lead change in their communities.
Originally published on social-matic.com
Over the last several weeks our nation has witnessed what many black Americans have known all along: injustice is real.
Racism is still rampant.
While it may not take on the overt wording of the past, and it may not parade around in white hoods. It is still there and it is still powerful. It finds itself in systems. Systems that were created on the backs on black slaves. …
Jason Webb is a Milwaukee-based movement leader, public speaker, advocate for racial reconciliation, and an entrepreneur. His skillset includes networking, fundraising, strategic planning, leadership, merger and acquisition, recruiting, and business expansion. Mr. Webb has mobilized these skills to establish and manage churches and nonprofits and their budgets. He recently obtained a new leadership role for Great Lakes Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Mr. Webb, you are a successful pastor and a public speaker, with extensive domestic and international experience. Why did you decide to pursue your career?
There were a couple of reasons. One, I love people and being in the industry of the church world and in the nonprofit, any chance I can have to influence people and help them really take that next step in their lives to be more fully who they are designed to be, that’s what gets me up in the morning. On a more personal level, I had, what I would consider divine encounter, where I felt strongly that that’s what I was supposed to do and that being in church work is what was really the path my life was supposed to take. …
Originally published on timesofstartups.com
Jason Webb is a Milwaukee-based public speaker, movement leader, strategic thinker, and a results-driven executive with a proven track record in fundraising. He has helped start multiple churches and non-profit organizations, ran their multimillion-dollar campaigns, and oversaw a complex $12.5 million budget at his last organization. Mr. Webb is also a philanthropist, passionate about helping those in need on a global level.
Jason, Thank you for talking with us. Being involved in philanthropic activities mean more satisfaction at a personal level. However, there must be a few off days too. …
Originally published on personal-development.com
The following is a continuation of the article written by pastor Jason Webb, called Race and the Church. Part 1: “It’s a Big Deal” addressed the subject of racism and why it’s an avoided topic of discussion in the church. Part 2: “Admitting Our Biases” revealed that most of us, despite not being racist, exhibit racial biases.
Jason Webb is a Milwaukee-based pastor, public speaker, entrepreneur, and movement leader. He’s established and led numerous organizations and churches, such as Elmbrook Church, Brook life Church, Nairobi Chapel, New Thing, James Place, and many other nonprofit organizations locally and globally. Below, Mr. …