1. Gain the knowledge and tools to sustain your organization’s financial needs.
  2. Acquire the confidence to boldly share your ministry through rootedness in what the Bible says about fundraising. 
  3. Learn best practices alongside church ministers and nonprofit practitioners like you to expand God’s work in your organization.


          ✔ Nonprofit fundraisers and resource development team members – Whether you’re a newbie or simply want a refresher course, the modules of FRI are relevant. 

          ✔ Church leaders, workers, and pastors – Whether you’re from a small local church in a province within the Philippines or from the head office, you can gain insights from the experiences of our resource speakers. 

CSA is a Christian organization, but all denominations are welcome to learn.


Zenet Maramara

Founder, Christian Stewardship Association and Christians in Conservation

     Zenet serves in Christian organizations that advance accountability, mobilizing God’s resources, creation care, and integral mission. She is the founding president of Christian Stewardship Association and one of the founders of Christians in Conservation and the Christian Council for Transparency and Accountability. She is a professor of biblical stewardship and resource development at Bakke Graduate University (BGU) and Asian Theological Seminary (ATS). Zenet is a communications graduate from the University of the Philippines. She has multiple master’s degrees in education, journalism, divinity, an MBA, and a Doctor of Ministry in Transformational Leadership from BGU. 

Carlo Diño

Host and Writer, Good News Productions; Former FEBC Director

     Carlo Diño is a Christian advocate for good governance and social transformation. He has a passion for mentoring and equipping youth leaders for social good. He has fifteen years of experience in senior leadership in Christian non-profit organizations. He is a full-time advocate for Bawa’t Isa Mahalaga (B1M), a citizen’s movement for godly governance. He oversees the implementation of Tamang Kandidato 2022, the movement’s voter education program, and hosted Faith Matters, a daily devotional video blog on Facebook and YouTube. He is a board member of the Christian Stewardship Association (CSA) and Scripture Union Philippines. 

Precious Basco

Donor Care and Development Manager, World Vision Philippines

     Precious is currently the Donor Care and Development Manager of World Vision Philippines, where she started to serve since 2008. Her primary role involves leading initiatives to enhance the retention of donors. Aside from donor communications, her experience in Sykes Asia equipped her in contact center management and people management. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts major in Broadcast Communication-Psychology at UP Visayas and completed the Christian Stewardship Association’s Fundraising Institute (FRI) in 2010. 

Anjii Gabriel

President, Christian Council for Transparency and Accountability, Inc.

     Anjji is a CPA by profession and a member of the Philippine Institute of CPAs. He is a retired partner of Isla Lipana & Co, a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers and the president of the Christian Council for Transparency and Accountability, Inc., an advocacy group for responsible stewardship in Christ-centered organizations. He is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a nonprofit dedicated to professionalizing Philippine corporate directorship. He is also treasurer/trustee of Mission Aviation Fellowship Philippines and facilitates Global Trust Partners efforts in 10 countries in the Southeast Asia region.


Online training sessions are scheduled via Zoom on Saturdays from 9AM-11AM. 

Video recording and materials are accessible via Google Classroom within 2-3 days after each session.

  • April 29 | Understanding The Ministry of Fundraising
  • May 6 | Gaining Sustainability Through Annual Giving
  • May 13 | Crafting a Compelling Case for Support
  • May 20 | Engaging and Developing Partners
  • May 27 | Leveraging Online Communities and social media
  • June 10 | Building Trust and Accountability


Pay only P8,000 for all six modules. CSA Members get a discounted rate of P7,000 only. The registration fee includes a learning pass to the live training, recorded video lesson and reference materials, and an e-certificate.


1. Register participant’s information here: https://bit.ly/FRI2023April

2. Deposit your training fee through any of these methods:

           a. Bank Deposit: 

                • Christian Stewardship Association 

                • BDO Timog Rotonda Branch 

                • SA 001620050887

3. Email us at admin@christianstewards.org and use the subject line Fundraising Institute Payment.

P.S. CSA will acknowledge your payment within 48 hours. You’ll receive instructions to access the Zoom meeting room and training reminders starting April 25, 2023


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