Church Renovation Grants Exist… Here’s What You Need to Know.

Though it is rarely talked about, renovation grants are available for churches that deal with certain issues in innovative and compassionate ways. Because private funds are becoming more rare and federal grant programs ask that churches are being funded from the same pool as non-profit organizations, obtaining a grant is no easy feat. If you feel that you need a church remodel in order to support an innovative program in your community, here are some tips for pursuing grants:
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Fundraising for Church Construction: Small Congregations

Any architectural project can require time and resources that often seem out of reach for congregations, especially ones that are small. If you’ve decided to begin a new church construction or remodel, one of the first steps that you should take is deciding on where you’re going to get the funds to finance such a large undertaking. Fundraising is one of the best places to start because it allows the community to have a sense of ownership and accountability for their worship space.

If you’re planning your fundraising activities, here are a few ideas to get you started:
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Three Things to Think about Before Hiring Your Church Remodeling Contractor

When you’re ready to begin your church remodel, you’ll need to find a church remodeling contractor that is willing to meet you where you are in the process of your project. Contractors have to work with you and with the company that you hire to design the building in order to complete the project as intended. When you’re looking for a church remodeling contractor, here are a few tips to think about before signing the contract:
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When Do I Need to Hire a Renovation Architect?

It can be tempting to save money on your home remodel by not using the advice of a professional, such as an architect. Anytime that your remodel requires disturbing the interior or exterior structure of your home, an architect can help assure that the structural integrity remains and that the design aspect of the remodel is aesthetically compliant with the rest of your home.
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