Posts tagged “Fundraising”

Download Your Giving Campaign Guide

Have you planned your fundraising goal setting sessions for the new year?  Since every successful fundraising campaign begins with a well thought plan, it’s a good idea to gather a …

Charitable Rates for Online Donations – An Easy Way to Boost Fundraising

Are you aware there are charitable rates available that can lower costs for payment processing? Does your school use them when applicable? Independent schools can often obtain savings on donation …

Facilitate Online Giving and Fundraising with CampusPay

Software for independent schools.  Where would we be without it?  Software helps with applications and enrollment, student information, web design, tuition management, summer camp registration, and nearly all administrative aspects …

Eight Tips for a Successful Fundraising Letter

Fundraising campaigns are important contributors to school budgets, and independent schools routinely send out annual pleas for fundraising dollars.  To simplify your school’s next campaign kick-off, here are some tips …

Ideas Re Where To Host An Annual School Fundraiser

An independent school is more than an educational facility.  It’s also a thriving social community for students, families, staff and alumni.  The social aspect is one reason evening auction and …

Giving Tuesday is November 29

The holiday season begins soon and with it comes a busy time of year.  Your school’s families will socialize, plan, travel, and shop more than usual.  It’s easy to see …

How to Run a Successful School Auction

Auctions are becoming more popular among independent schools across the country and raise significant funds. But auction success really depends on getting a few things right – from planning to …

Creatively Asking for Donations and Gifts

Conventional avenues for asking for donations and gifts are convention for a reason: they work. Newsletters, flyers, email campaigns, etc. are all great ways to engage donors and improve donations to …

Interview: A Peer-to-Peer Fundraising System That Works

An Interview with St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School’s Director of the Annual Fund Tuition and donations are an independent school’s largest sources of revenue, and that means both need a …

Tips for School Fundraising on a Tight Budget

Maximize your return on investment by using free or cheap resources. Direct mail is costly, finding amazing volunteers takes a lot of time, and marketing online takes a lot of …