Monday, April 09, 2007

2007-2008 Program Budget

Tonight, I'm hosting a fundraising dessert for the Graduate Christian Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. I'll be sharing with them GCF's program budget for the upcoming academic year. I wanted to post it here and ask you to consider partnering with GCF to see grad students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world-changers developed in and through the good news of Jesus Christ. The budget itself is broken down by each of our Four Commitments: Spiritual Formation, Community, Evangelism & Service, and the Integration of Faith, Learning, & Practice.

SPIRITUAL FORMATION


Our Commitment: Our desire to help graduate students integrate their lives under the Lordship of Christ begins with our commitment to Spiritual Formation. We believe that with the faithful practice of individual and corporate disciplines like prayer and Scripture study, students’ lives are transformed to continually express a growing faith, love and dependence upon God.

Our Projects:

Regular Prayer Meetings

Total Project Goal: $3,000

Fall Retreat

Total Project Goal: $3,500

Sponsor a day: $1,750

One-on-One Ministry

Total Project Goal: $9,300

Sponsor Student Coffees: $300

Sponsor Student Lunches: $600

Sponsor a semester: $4,650

Small Groups

Total Project Goal: $16,200

Buy Books for a Small Group: $500

Sponsor a Small Group: $1,500

Sponsor a semester of small groups: $8,100

COMMUNITY

Our Commitment: We want grad students to know what it is like to participate in a transformative community that has experience with their specific struggles and also spurs them along to faithful stewardship and academic excellence.

Our Projects:

Annual Kickoff Picnic

Total Project Goal: $700

Community Events

Total Project Goal: $4,000

Sponsor a community event: $500

Sponsor a semester: $2,000

Large Group

Total Project Goal: $5,000

Buy food for a large group: $150

Sponsor a large group: $650

Sponsor a semester: $2,500

EVANGELISM & SERVICE

Our Commitment: Spiritual Formation happens in Communities directed towards Evangelism & Service. GCF is committed to publicly displaying the person and work of Jesus Christ both in word and deed through public forums, practical service, and intentional evangelism. We want to see our campus renewed.

Our Projects
:

Neighborhood Work Projects

Total Project Goal: $2,000

Sponsor a project: $250

Sponsor a semester: $1,000

Faculty Dinner

Total Project Goal: $4,200

Sponsor a Dinner: $2,100

Underwrite the project: $4,200

Veritas Forum

Total Project Goal: $16,200

Sponsorship: $2,000

Leadership Gift: $7,500

INTEGRATION OF FAITH, LEARNING, AND PRACTICE

Our Commitment: The Integration of Faith, Learning, and Practice points to the truth that Jesus is Lord of every part of human life. We seek the truth about God and His world through critical reflection, open conversation, and challenging dialogue, and in so doing pray a world-changing prayer, “Thy Kingdom come….”

Our Projects:

Food for Thought

Total Project Goal: $3,200

Sponsor a meeting: $275

Sponsor a semester: $1,600

Sponsor the year: $3,200

Social Sciences and Humanities Discussion Group

Total Project Goal: $3,000

Sponsor a meeting: $375

Sponsor a semester: $1,500

Sponsor the year: $3,000



PARTNERING IN MINISTRY

Projected Budget $70,300

To-Date Committed Support $25,000

Dollars Needed $45,250

To reach this goal, Graduate Christian Fellowship is seeking:

Leadership Gifts ($5,000-$25,000 yearly)

Examples:

$24,000 yearly ($2,000/mo)

$12,000 yearly ($1,000/mo)

$9,000 yearly ($750/mo)

$6,000 yearly ($500/mo)

Major Gifts ($1,000-$4,999 yearly)

Examples:

$3,000 yearly ($250/mo)

$2,400 yearly ($200/mo)

$1,800 yearly ($150/mo)

$1,200 yearly ($100/mo)

Sustaining Gifts (under $1,000 yearly)

Examples:

$900 yearly ($75/mo)

$600 yearly ($50/mo)

$300 yearly ($25/mo)

Please consider partnering with us to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world-changers developed to the glory of God.


1 comment:

WTM said...

Looks like a great budget! I hope everything goes well tonight.

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