Category Archives: Financing

Steps to Preparing a Church Construction Loan Package

How to prepare a church remodeling funding package that passes the scrutiny of underwriters/decision makers in the loan approval process. Continue reading

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Key Capital Stewardship Campaign Concepts for Church Funding

Here are some key capital stewardship campaign concepts to maximize church funding, as well as a few reasons why a consultant will improve your pledge dollars and borrowing power. Continue reading

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Look Beyond Lending Institutions: Alternative Church Financing Options

Church financing options for church buildings include denominational lenders, individual investment organizations and self-funding options. Continue reading

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How Lenders Determine Church Financing Today

Here are guidelines lending institutions use to calculate what they’ll loan for new church buildings, including percentage of budget and amount per giving unit. Continue reading

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What You Need to Know: Preparing to Finance Your Church Building Project

The McKnight Group offers information that will help you select the right lender and work with them to finance your church building or renovation project. Continue reading

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Church Financing Tips: Better Budgeting

Learn how to build a better budget in your church financing proposal to present to prospective lenders for a building or renovation project. Continue reading

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Church Building Project Funding: A Primer on Value

What’s your new church building or renovation actually worth in the bank’s eyes? Here’s what you can do to fund your church design and construction project. Continue reading

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Finding an Institution That Understands Church Building Loans

It’s very important that your bank understands your church building project, and what church leaders should look for in a lending institution. Continue reading

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Bank-Speak: The Language for Preparing a Successful Church Building Loan Application

Bank terms church leaders need to know in order to prepare the best possible loan application for a building or renovation project. Continue reading

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5 Common Stewardship Capital Campaign Mistakes

Learn about the five big stewardship capital campaign mistakes that churches make when fundraising for a new church design, building or renovation project. Continue reading

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