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Institutional Readiness - Preparing for a Successful Campaign
Now that the recession seems to be receding, schools around the country are either brushing off campaign plans that they have delayed, or beginning to create new plans for a campaign. In workshops, about 60% of Trustees and School Heads are saying that a campaign is imminent. How do you prepare for one in the 21st century? And how do you save money on consultants in that preparation? Rather like a financial audit, what can a school's leaders do to maximize effectiveness, while limiting cost?
Learning Objectives and Takeaways
In a 21st century school environment, learn what we should and should not be raising money for. Take away clear ideas about the future of education, and the role of advancement in that.
Anyone can raise money. That's not hard. What is difficult is to raise leadership money that will continue to give after the campaign is over. What is inspirational to those leadership donors? Take away the components of your case - strategic, operational, and governance.
How good are your development operations? Learn the metrics that you can use to determine the level of expertise that you have. Understand how that impacts both your ability to properly support a campaign and how to improve that ability to minimize the use of outside counsel.
What are the potential components of a campaign? Learn about comprehensive campaigns, how to align your campaign with your annual fund so that the annual fund is stronger at the end, and how to integrate other ways to motivate donors to give maximally, including planned giving.
Who Will Benefit?
Directors of Institutional Advancement and their teams
Development Directors and their teams
Development Committee Chairs
Heads of School
Paula Schwartz, Ed.D., has been with Independent School Management, (ISM) since 2003. She is a development professional with more than 25 years of experience working in education and with nonprofit organizations and companies to create and expand program, development, and fund-raising initiatives. Before joining ISM, Paula was a Vice President with Waters Pelton Ostroff & Associates, Inc., a fund-raising consulting firm. At ISM Paula leads the development team in all development and fund-raising services, including development assessments and plans, feasibility studies, case statements, campaign management and coaching, and professional and volunteer retreats. She delivers/facilitates workshops on Annual Giving, Capital and Endowment Campaigns, Major Gift Programs, Operating the Effective Development Office.
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