by Terry Fairholm on 2009-03-27
We’ve all heard the now famous Nike expression ‘just do it’. Now that you have created your advancement plan and organized yourself and your operation, it’s time to ‘just do it’. Implementation is the key to success. At some point, we have to stop talking and start doing. That time is now!
by Terry Fairholm on 2009-03-16
This year we want to communicate more directly with our colleagues in the business of advancement for private education. We are planning a series of educational and informative emails but are committed to proper email etiquette and protocol. Therefore, if you are interested in receiving this type of communication, please go to our email list page and sign up. We will not sell, give, loan or do anything else with your information and you will always have the option to ‘opt out’.
Categories: Site News
by Terry Fairholm on 2009-03-09
In this current economic environment, all schools are feeling mounting pressure to “do more in development”. Is it realistic to believe that your school might actually be able to grow the amount of philanthropic support it receives in unrestricted or temporarily restricted money to support the operating budget?
by Terry Fairholm on 2009-03-02
If you’ve created your advancement plan for the balance of the school year, now is the time to figure out how to make it all happen. The first move is to determine how you will allocate your limited resources. Based on your top strategic priorities, you must allocate your resources accordingly. If you’re a one person shop, it’ll be fairly simple – you have to do it all! If you’re a one person shop with administrative support, you’ll need to determine what tasks will be assigned to your teammate. Getting organized is a key step toward being successful.