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From managing boards to fundraising, we have been on those same journeys, so we aim to serve you from our years of experience with faith-driven initiatives. We are here to equip, encourage, and partner with you.

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“Drawing upon his experience, expertise, and excellent communication skills, Bill High, CEO of The Signatry, engagingly shared ‘generational generosity’ at several SAT-7 donors/friends weekends, helping our guests understand how to be better stewards of their assets, do more for the ministries, and provide an example to their families. We appreciate how Bill integrates Scripture and Christian values in his presentations.”
Dr. Rex Rogers
President, SAT-7 USA
“Thank you for inviting me to the Major Donors Workshop. Your presentation blew away my expectations. As I talked to my wife, she said, ‘It is cool that he uses his expertise to help multiple ministries even though he may not be ‘proclaiming the gospel’ each day, but helps others do so in powerful ways. You have a great conviction. Thank you for sharing it with me.”
Michael Loney
Executive Director, Freedom Hoops
“The thing I appreciate the most from Bill High and the Signatry is their commitment to helping people give more and pay less in taxes in a very comfortable and personal approach.”
Major Donor Training Client
“Bill's training on ‘Finding and Completing Major Gifts’ opened my eyes to the standard deduction and charitable giving benefits of the new 2017 tax law.”
Major Donor Training Client
“Invaluable information for proper Major Donor work.”
Major Donor Training Client
“I went in to the Major Gift's training not sure what to expect and came out greatly encouraged and inspired by the level and depth of the information that was passed on. Every NPO should have access to this knowledge!”
Ministry Services Partner
“The Signatry is amazing! That is an understatement. The entire presentation blew away my expectations. It gave me a pep in my step and I already had a list of people who could be served from the services that the Signatry offers.”
Major Donor Training Client
“The Signatry's focus on generosity, grasp of philanthropy and expertise on tax law combined with their heart to help ministry is a unique and valued resource for the Church and ministry!”
Ministry Services Partner

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    Your donors are asking for tax strategy, how to give assets, and solutions to simplify giving. We are here to provide the tools you need to meet their requests. Contact us to develop solutions for your ministry.

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    From free guides, to videos, to training sessions, we have built resources to assist in your journey. Browse resources on our site or request to join our exclusive ministry community Facebook group.

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Donor development includes prospecting, major gifts, complex asset gifts, and planned giving. We equip you through consultations, how to have donor conversations, and we assist in facilitating major gifts.
We partner with development industry experts to bring you valuable, applicable training sessions. These topics are all focused on encouraging your donor development efforts.
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Sometimes you need a guide to show you the way. That is why we are here. You will find key guides and templates here to help as you work out your development strategy.

The Signatry Blog
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Ministry

Creating a Culture of Development

3 weeks ago By Kristin Hammett

Develop: advance, establish, flourish, expand, grow, progress. When you think about the development role, those might be the idealistic synonyms that come to mind. However, more often than not, we think about development as bringing in money, knocking on doors, sales tactics, and not as a holistic concept with a heart for flourishing. By instilling a culture of development throughout your entire organization, rather than just an isolated role, it begins to shift perspective. Your customer service experience, the way your staff talks about their job to their friends, and inter-office communication are just a few pieces which shape your culture and its development potential. To challenge your mindset or to evaluate where your organization is at, consider these questions: How equipped is your staff to talk about the initiatives you are working on? By keeping all staff informed, you speak value to them, and you build a core base of advocates to promote your work. Suddenly, your reach is expanded beyond just a designated development officer. Even a casual conversation with an entry-level staff member has the opportunity to open doors with new donors.  On a larger scale, your organization develops a reputation based off how your employees speak of it. Evaluate how you are educating all your staff and including them in conversations about your mission and the heart of who you are. What about when mistakes happen? While we all want to plan for the best, the reality is at some point, we all drop the ball. Mistakes happen. Emails get stuck in the drafts folder. A check gets lost. Are you prepared to serve your donors well even in your less than glorious moments? Having a culture that works hard for the victories, but also serves just as passionately in the messy and the mundane moments will take intentional leadership to coach and model these attitudes. How do people describe your leaders? Creating culture is not an overnight change, and it can even require painful shifts on occasion. To start reviewing where your organization is, consider how outsiders view and describe your leadership. Accessible? Authority? Servant? Caring? Leader, but without connection to their people? What your leaders live out at the top sets the standard for the organization, and it is also the most visible piece to those outside. These questions are just the start of the journey towards inspiring a development culture, so keep in mind that this truly is a process. It will take time, continued evaluation and course corrections. However, each authentic change is another piece to establish how you flourish, progress, grow, advance, and establish. Looking for more practical details? Join our webinar on January 16 to learn how leadership can set a culture.  

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Ministry

Light the Way Testimonies – Men of Valor

1 month ago By The Signatry

In October, at our Tennessee Light The Way event we provided $20 bills to event attendees and challenged them to give the money away and share their stories of generosity. The beauty of this is how God moves in the most unexpected ways. Below you’ll find the story of a man who serves with an organization that ministers to men just released from prison. He took this exercise of generosity and challenged his own group to go live generously with the funds provided. Continue reading for his story and the testimonies of those who gave freely. — At the recent…

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Ministry

3 Key Metrics to Evaluate Your Year

2 months ago By The Signatry

You’ve built communication plans, adjusted development tactics, and now you’re in the harvest season with year-end giving. There is much to celebrate, but there are still opportunities to be seized as well. Utilize this year-end season to evaluate not only your year-end giving results but the entire year. You’ve gained valuable lessons, and it is important to use your knowledge to grow even stronger in the year ahead. Here are three key metrics to evaluate: Annual Overall Rate of Growth in Donations Your annual rate of growth is found by comparing the increase of donations between this year and last.…

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