Mission Advancement

Today, more than ever, institutional advancement is key to the success of our members and clients. Christian Brothers Services provides a wide array of advancement offerings, coupled with creative techniques and applications, so that the mission and ministry of those we serve can flourish. Mission Advancement assists churches, parishes, dioceses, religious orders, sponsored ministries, educational, social service and environmental organizations in the areas of Fundraising, Communications, Organizational Development and Stewardship.

Mission Advancement provides workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. to enable our not-for-profit partners to inspire, train and develop staff, leadership and volunteers. Based on a client’s objective and audience, we create tailored materials and deliver a dynamic, engaging and entertaining program. Seminar topics include...

Focus Areas

  • Annual Giving
  • Offertory Increase Programs
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Capital Campaigns
  • Major Gifts
  • Gift Societies
  • Special Project Campaigns
  • Planning Studies
  • Grantsmanship
  • Direct Mail
  • Personal Solicitation
  • Donor Management
  • Development Plans
  • Development Audits

Organizational Development
Organizational Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training
  • Board Development
  • Staff Coaching
  • Leadership Retreats
  • Mission/Vision Statements
  • Advancement Plans
  • Advancement Audits
  • Professional Development
  • Communication Audits
  • Focus Groups
  • Interviews
  • Speech Writing
  • Donor Recognition
  • Promotional Materials
  • Newsletters
  • E-Communication
  • Special Events

  • Stewardship Formation Days
  • Stewardship Retreats
  • Communications
  • Evaluation
  • Committee Facilitation
  • Policy Development
  • Ministry Festivals
  • Children/Youth Ministry
  • School/Religious Education
  • Events
  • Time/Talent/Treasure Commitment Programs
  • Outreach
  • Surveys

To see how we can advance YOUR mission, contact Mary J. Foley, Managing Director at 630.378.2454 or at MissionAdvancement@cbservices.org.