Strategic vs. Operational

It’s not often that I’m truly excited about what I’ve read on other blogs, but every once in a while […]

Grow Your School’s Endowment by Tithing

Tithing is the practice of giving 10% back to God.  It has its roots in the tradition of giving the […]

Tuition Is NOT a Charitable Contribution

In my work as a FACTS representative, I once visited a school interested in using FACTS’ Actively Managed Payment Plans […]

The STAFF System

If you’ve been a follower of SchoolAdvancement, you know that one of its goals is to foster systems thinking as […]

If Your School Participates in a “Scrip” Program, It’s Important to Know Where the Credit Goes

Many faith-based and private schools, as well as churches, parishes and community organizations, are taking advantage of “scrip” programs.  In […]

Adjust for Audience Accommodation and Alignment

Since March 2020, we’ve all felt like we’ve been living in a state of constant change.  One business leader called […]

Be Mindful of Implementing “Collections” Procedures at Your School

There is a Chinese proverb that says, “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” During […]

The Times They Are a Changin’

If you remember Bob Dylan’s famous anthem, “The Times They Are a Changin’,” take a look at his photo when […]

Backup Is a Necessity

With a new year comes the opportunity to set new goals.  If you do anything with a computer, make this […]