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New Client Additions Further Solidify Douglas Shaw and Associates Position as Nonprofit Multi-channel Marketing Leader

The Gideons International, Far East Broadcasting Company, Eckerd Child Services and Atlanta Mission Join Expanding List of Major Clients

Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com

NAPERVILLE, Ill.., May 28, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Douglas Shaw and Associates (www.douglasshaw.com), an innovative, full-service fundraising and communications agency primarily serving faith-based and other nonprofits, has announced several new client additions, which continues to solidify the company's position as a leader in its field.

The Gideons International, Far East Broadcasting, Eckerd Child Services and Atlanta Mission are the latest to join the expanding list of major clients for the agency.

"These nonprofit organizations are all highly esteemed leaders in their respective areas of service," said Douglas Shaw, chairman and chief executive officer of Douglas Shaw and Associates. "Their partnership with us demonstrates their faith in our ability to design and execute superior strategies and compelling creative to retain current donors, take them to higher levels of giving and to acquire well-qualified new donors."

Founded in 1994 -- and celebrating its 20th anniversary this October -- Douglas Shaw and Associates embraces a "servant-leadership" approach and focuses on long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with its clients, providing them with full-service marketing and direct response. The agency helps its clients develop strategic plans, assists with tactical execution and supplies full-cycle analytics for a variety of integrated programs.

Shaw is the author of "The Rules of Fundraising" and has 35 years of experience helping ministries raise hundreds of millions of dollars.

Douglas Shaw's new clients are diverse and multi-faceted in their missions:

  • The Gideons International (www.gideons.org) is one of the most recognized brands in Christian ministry. The century-old ministry, which is committed to personal evangelism and providing Bibles and New Testaments to people around the world, has partnered with Douglas Shaw to develop and implement a fully integrated marketing and fundraising strategy to meet its "Vision 2020" initiative: achieve annual distribution of 120 million scriptures by 2020.
  • Developing and delivering gospel media programming to people throughout the world since 1945, Far East Broadcasting Company (www.febc.org) has sought out Douglas Shaw for help with its strategic marketing and fundraising strategies.
  • Eckerd Child Services (www.eckerd.org) is devoted to providing for the needs of abused children and their families. The nonprofit, founded by drugstore tycoon Jack Eckerd, seeks to enhance its donor cultivation efforts through an integrated strategy that Douglas Shaw will design and implement.
  • Tasked with transforming the lives of those facing homelessness, Atlanta Mission (www.atlantamission.org) is the largest and longest-running organization devoted to helping homeless men, women and children in Atlanta. Through its innovative communications strategy, Douglas Shaw aims to help engage more donors and generate more funding that will enable Atlanta Mission to meet its goal of "ending homelessness."

"Douglas Shaw and Associate's ability to provide fresh strategies that will enable us to grow our work around the world was the main reason we decided to partner with them," said Ed Cannon, chairman and president of Far East Broadcasting Company. "In particular, we need their expertise as we develop new marketing and fundraising strategies that will enhance our work of presenting the gospel to unreached people groups around the globe."

"We look forward to capturing the hearts of our community for the glory of Jesus, seeing changed lives in the hearts of donors, as much as we will see them in our residents and guests," said Joseph Owens, chief development officer for the Atlanta Mission. "We commit to praying as if the outcome depends on God and working as if the outcome depends on us -- together -- with Douglas Shaw and Associates."

Founded in 1994 and celebrating its 20th anniversary this October, Douglas Shaw & Associates' (www.douglasshaw.com) proven, foundational Donor-Focused Strategic Marketing™ approach generates measurably higher levels of giving through offline and online channels, which include direct mail, newsletters, e-marketing, TV, radio, Internet and major donor strategies. DSA clients include: Wycliffe Associates, Revive Our Hearts, Precept Ministries International, Moody Church Media, Nashville Rescue Mission, Star of Hope Mission of Houston and Detroit Rescue Mission.

To schedule an interview with a leader at Douglas Shaw and Associates, contact Ty Mays @ 770-256-8710 or tmays@inchristcommunications.com.