The CAP Money Course

With 60% of Americans admitting that they do not have a personal budget we know that there is a great need for financial education!

The CAP Money Course is a simple, 3-session, budgeting course that gives participants the opportunity to learn skills that have a lasting impact on their finances. The course is a perfect tool to run both in-person and virtually to help families create and adjust their budgets following the impact of COVID-19.

What CAP provides

CAP provides all of the training and management to equip and support individuals from your church to run the course. We provide all of materials you need including; Coach Guides, Participant Workbooks, online videos and online budgeting tools. The ongoing management and support for your church's team from our dedicated, knowledgable staff at CAP's Head Office is available throughout the week. 


Your church can get trained to run the CAP Money Course and then run the course for your church and community. 

Online training events will be held via Zoom on:

  • Thursday, September 30 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM (CT).
  • Thursday, October 28 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM (CT).
  • Thursday, November 18 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM (CT).
  • Thursday, December 9 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM (CT).

Included in training: Online access to digital budgeting tools for all course attendees, Guide for how to present virtually, Slideshow with course materials and videos embedded, PDF editable workbooks / printer friendly workbooks, Digital promotion for social media.

To find out more about how your church can partner and to register your place call the CAP team on: (331) 215 9067 or email:

What your church needs to do

In order to run the CAP Money Course, you’ll need to do the following:

  • Find someone from within your church to be trained as a CAP Money Manager at one of our training days. We also recommend getting additional team members to be trained as CAP Money Coaches to assist and support your CAP Money Manager. We can provide Job Profiles for each of these roles to help you find the right people.
  • Complete a CAP Money Church Partnership Form (downloadable below) and send it to
  • Set up your church's monthly donation to Christians Against Poverty (see details below).
  • Ideally you would book a CAP speaker to help launch your CAP Money Course. This could be for a Sunday Service or an event at your church and would include an opportunity for people to support the work of CAP. Your congregation will be encouraged to attend the CAP Money Course and to invite others to join them. The launch talk will also inspire your congregation about the wider work of CAP, giving them an opportunity to provide prayerful and financial support.

In-person courses:

  • Use of a room to host the course with DVD facilities. This can be anywhere you feel is appropriate – some courses have been run in coffee shops, local community centers, a coach’s home, and church buildings.
  • Provide refreshments for course participants.

Virtual courses:

  • To run a virtual course you will need access to an online meeting space such as Zoom or Google Meet.

How much does it cost?

Monthly Donation

We ask each church to make a monthly partnership donation of $30 to CAP to help cover the costs. This helps to cover the costs for training, course content (video and workbooks), online budgeting tools, marketing materials and ongoing support from the CAP team. Your church can train an additional three coaches each year and will have an allowance for printed resources. Extra printed resources can be purchased via the CAP Money Team (all digital resources are included).

CAP Money Church Partnership Form - Download Here

File Name File Size
CAP Money Church Partnership Form 2021 102.652 KiB

Call the CAP Money Team to book your place on one of our Training Days on 331-215-9067 or email to find out more.


‘I found the CAP Money Course a great tool to help with budgeting. It has helped me have control over my finances rather than them having control over me.’ - Kate

‘I have been trying to put a budget together for years and have been unsure and a bit scared of even how to do so, but the CAP teaching material was really easy to understand and the Coaches were friendly, knowledgeable and really helpful.’ - Leah

‘Since completing the CAP Money Course, I have used the budget, save, spend model to get a grip on my finances. I was able to go on holiday for the first time in years, pay for Christmas and even pay for my wedding!’ - Mark

‘I heard about the CAP Money Course from a friend who went on the course. I wanted to pay off my credit card and stay out of my overdraft. It changed my life! I never thought it could be so easy, but the CAP Money system is so simple.’ - Annie

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