February: The Difference Between Fundraising and Development

There are two ways of raising money to support your tuition-charging school. The first is development, which is the most […]

January: It’s Time to Change Because Times (and Your Audiences) Have Changed

A new year means some new changes, and, just like last year, the article publication schedule has changed!  While Development […]

December: Transition

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  Once you get […]

November: The Importance of the Invitation…and Giving “Thanks”

A national company that works to assist schools and churches with their Development and Stewardship efforts defines Development like this: […]

October: CHANGE Continued

Someone once told me, “Be careful what you wish for; you may get it.” Some schools throughout the nation are […]

September: CHANGE

Fall begins this month, and Fall is the season of CHANGE. That’s a very special word when it comes to […]

August: Why Development is Like the Stock Market

As we’ve seen in the past few years, the stock market can be at its all-time high on a particular […]

July: Thinking About Systems, Change, Acronyms, and Preparing the Plan

Happy 4th of July!  It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and that means it’s time for this month’s Development […]

June: Usually a Good Time To Ask For Gifts – But These Aren’t Usual Times

As the summer approaches, Development Development articles will shift toward activities of an overall development program. I like to use […]

May: Increasing Potential Donor Engagement

In last month’s article, I promised to focus on increasing potential donor engagement. Since schools end their fiscal year at […]