WANT TO BE INVOLVED BUT NOT SURE HOW?
Are you enthusiastic about giving to this vision, but not sure where to start? Here are some creative ways to help allocate or free up resources so you can be a part of the campaign.
A person can give significantly by giving smaller amounts at higher frequencies. Weekly, semi-monthly, or monthly giving allows large gifts to be reached in smaller steps.
Diverted Funds Gifts
Freeing up funds that are currently going to other areas of spending allows a person to increast giving to God's work. Diverting funds from entertainment, dining out, dues, subscriptions, utilities, offer lifestyle adjustments which impact one's giving.
The delaying of purchases allows a person to significantly increase giving. The acquisition of major items such as automobiles, clothing, or trips, when postponed, allows substantial giving opportunities
Sale of Assets
Sale of major assets, such as a house, car, land or business provides available income for giving.
Savings and Annuities
Savings for special projects, retirement or a "rainy-day" may offer a resource for increased giving. Often we realize that a portion of our savings may safely be given to the work of God's Kingdom through our church.
Transferring ownership of an asset, rather than selling the asset and giving the cash. These gifts-in-kind may offer certain tax benefits by the giver.