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Finance & Fundraising

Is Variable Tuition Right for Your School?

In every school that I have partnered with, cost continues to be an issue among parents. When I conduct a parent survey, I can predict that affordability will be one of the lowest rated areas of satisfaction and tuition will be one of the least liked areas of the school.   Cost is the most
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Majority of Americans Support School Fundraising

Support for school and youth group fundraising is strong in the United States, according to findings from a recent national survey commissioned by the Association of Fund-Raising Distributors and Suppliers (AFRDS).   Six out of 10 adult Americans purchased consumer items, such as gift wrap, food, magazine subscriptions, gift items and other products, to support
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7 Ways to Get a Jump-Start on Fall Fundraising

Fall may seem like a ways off, but when it comes to fundraising, it’s never too early to start the planning process. Finding ways to be proactive about your fundraising efforts is the best way to set your school up for future success. So, where do you begin? Consider these seven tips to help you
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The 4 Stages of Major Gift Prospecting in Christian Schools

By Jeff Hensley While annual giving is the sustaining lifeblood of a typical non-profit or educational institution, major gifts can transform an organization, allow it to expand, or even endow its programs in perpetuity. Their size varies from organization to organization, depending on the organization’s size and average gift, but they represent gifts that dwarf
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Seven Stages of a Fundraiser

So, you’re set on having a fundraiser, eh? Before you jump in headfirst, check out the steps we’ve mapped out for you. If you take time to consider and work on each one, the fundraising process will go a lot smoother. You can’t go off to battle without a little training first, right? Okay, so
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Secrets to Fundraising Success

1. Select the best fundraiser for your school. Decide which fundraiser will best meet your needs and goals. You will be successful if you choose wisely. Look for tips on choosing a fundraiser further below in this article. 2. Plan ahead. Start planning at least one month in advance. Select your fundraiser early to assure
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