Fundraising Campaigns

Title Abstract Publication Date
A Welcomed Blessing. Describes the Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), which was created in response to the increasing need for revenues in archdiocesan schools and declining enrollments due to... 01/31/1998
Are you Ready for a Capital Campaign? This article reviews the role of board members and other volunteers in the campaign, highlights the feasibility study and comprehensive donor research, examines the purpose and preparation of... 12/31/2000
Big-Time Fundraising for Today's Schools. A fundraising consultant shows school leaders how to move away from labor-intensive, bake sales and car washes, and into the world of major fundraising. Following the model used by colleges and... 12/31/2005
Building a Foundation for Success: How Authorizers Can Help Schools with the Facilities Challenge. This brief explores the ways in which authorizers can, indirectly and directly, affect a school's ability to obtain the financing necessary for a schoolhouse. Part I examines the indirect impact... 05/13/2004
Building Communities of Hope. Describes the opening of Holy Angels Catholic School in Indianapolis, which is the nation's first new inner-city Catholic School to be built in more than 40 years. It offers Catholic education... 10/31/1999
Building Together in Faith Discusses the efforts of St. Gregory the Great Parish to build new school facilities for its K-8 school. Describes the efforts of volunteers to contact every family in the parish. Indicates that... 09/30/1996
Call for Bigger Pledges. The techniques and experiences of two private elementary and secondary schools and three higher education institutions with fund raising by phonathon are described. Institutions include the Columbus... 05/31/1993
Capital Campaign: Early Returns on District of Columbia Charter Schools. Examines the history, present condition, and unique features of the charter school movement in the District of Columbia. Challenges to the movement are discussed, including the significant challenge... 09/30/2005
Capital Campaigns Eight articles focus on capital campaigns including setting goals, the lead gift, motivating trustees, alumni associations, role of public relations officers, special events, the campaign document,... 05/31/1989
Capital Campaigns. Discusses how as competition grows for philanthropic dollars, and federal and state funding decreases, colleges and universities are launching record-breaking capital campaigns. Explores whether... 06/30/2001
Capital Campaigns: Realizing Their Power and Potential This explores both the technical aspects of conducting a capital campaign and the powerful transformational impact of campaigns on an organization's long-term development. Topics include... 12/31/1998
Capital Financing for Independent Private Schools. This PowerPoint presentation contains summary materials from a presentation by Wye River Capital, Inc. of Annapolis, Maryland, on capital financing for independent private schools. The main sections... 12/31/2001
Capital Financing For Private & Independent Schools. This paper is a primer for school boards and management. It provides a basic overview of the key issues, considerations and options associated with the use of debt by private schools to address... 02/19/2005
Capital Offenses. Alumni leaders should be included in a school or college capital campaign drive. The alumni office can help find prospects, provide events and programs for fund raising, promote the campaign,... 10/31/1993
Chronicle of Philanthropy Biweekly publication on fundraising issues and strategies.The Web site offers each current issue in full, an article archive, and more than four years of grant listings. Some features are accessible...
Comprehensive Fund-Raising Campaigns: A Basic Guide for Governing Boards of Independent Institutions. Fund-Raising Topics. Board Basics. This guide for the governing boards of independent institutions discusses conducting a comprehensive fund-raising campaign. A comprehensive fund-raising campaign is broader and more strategic than... 12/31/2000
Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign Revised and expanded edition of the leading guide to planning and implementing a capital campaign. Provides discussions on such topics as linking strategic planning to fundraising, conducting... 12/31/1998
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) This site provides information on educational fund raising and public relations at colleges and universities. The site also provides links to other web sites of interest to fund raisers.
Creating Foundations for American Schools Provides the know-how and tools K-12 schools and districts need to build the types of foundations colleges and universities use so successfully to raise money. Using a question and answer format,... 12/31/1999
Dollars for Excellence: Raising Private Money for Private Schools--and Public Schools. This book was written to help school boards undertake a systematic campaign of fund raising for schools. The introduction describes the importance of fund raising that grows out of a school district... 12/31/1987
Facility Improvements That Are Not Funded with Montgomery County Revenues. [Maryland] This provides guidelines for accepting non-Montgomery County government funds for facility improvements that qualify as capital investments. These guidelines outline the policy issue, the position of... 10/31/2002
Fee Contingent Services. Describes this arrangement between a school district and a contractor soliciting facilities funding on behalf of the district. Various percentage and flat fee arrangements are described, as are their... 10/31/2008
Foundation Center The Foundation Center conducts and facilitates research on trends in philanthropy,provides education and training on the grantseeking process, ensures public access to information and services online...
Foundation Center. Finding Funders. This website provides several searching options. The Foundation Finder is a tool that allows you to search by name for basic financial and contact information on more than 70,000 private and...
Four Views of Life after the Capital Campaign. Administrators concerned with institutional development at an independent elementary/secondary school, a state university, a school of theology, and a private college share suggestions for... 07/31/1991