By Shauw Chin Capps CBF Foundation began in 1994 with the goals of stewarding funds for CBF Global, CBF state and regional organizations, CBF partner churches and partner organizations. Presently, we are proud to have more than $62 million under management. Both CBF and CBF Foundation exist out of a deep desire to partner with … Continue reading
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Not All Months Are Alike: Historic Giving Trends & Monthly Revenue Goals
By Rickey Letson, CBF Congregational Stewardship Officer When I was a pastor, I always dreaded seeing the January church financial report. The first month of the year was almost always our worst month from a giving perspective. In our church, only July rivaled January for the top spot in the list of low giving months. Each … Continue reading
The Employee Retention Credit: Another Payroll Credit for Churches?
By Rickey Letson, CBF Congregational Stewardship Officer The Payroll Protection Program (PPP) opened up a whole new world for many churches. For the first time in their existence, churches applied for and received forgivable government loans in the early days of COVID-19. Of course, there was a lot of debate about the ethics of congregations taking … Continue reading
Getting to Know The CBF Foundation: A Q&A with Foundation President Shauw Chin Capps
What is the CBF Foundation? The simplest way to describe the CBF Foundation is that it is like a community foundation. We exist to serve the CBF community. Back in 1994, the Coordinating Council of CBF founded the Foundation with the vision that we would have an entity that would focus on the sustainability of … Continue reading