It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Written by Brandon Allen  Executive Director | Brandon Allen  I bet I know what you’re thinking… Either you received this newsletter too late or the people over at Fortify Foundation can’t read a calendar. Well fortunately it’s neither! As we enter the new year, there […]

Flipping the Rule Book

Written by Megan Brown  Director of Marketing | Fortify Foundation  Let’s talk about the role nonprofits play in the economy. It is safe to say that we can all agree nonprofits have a space in society because of the good work that they do. We […]

The Foundation for Christian Education

Written by Brandon Allen  Executive Director | Fortify Foundation  What comes to mind when you think of a foundation? This may vary depending on what part of a foundation you are connected to. Foundations are often community-based with the goal of connecting philanthropists with other […]

Year in Review for 2022

Written by Brandon Allen  Executive Director | Fortify Foundation  As we wrap up with our final newsletter for the year, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on all that God has done in and through our ministry.  It was back in 2019 that […]

Carowinds vs. Cedar Point

Written by Brandon Allen  Executive Director | Fortify Foundation  I don’t know about you, but I love roller coasters! Old ones, new ones, wooden ones, metal ones, ones that go upside down, side to side, corkscrew, you name it and I would be happy to […]

The Power of Appreciation

Written by Megan Brown  Marketing Director | Fortify Foundation  What does it mean to you when someone takes a moment to say thank you? Does it impact your mood? Or your day? Maybe even your week? Saying thank you creates a connection between people. It […]

A Professional’s Perspective

Written by Mark Haefele Chief Investment Officer | UBS From Our Director: One thing I am always proud to share with new schools is the higher level of an institutional strategy that we can provide as a foundation. By creating a component fund, we have […]

Failing to Plan or Planning to Fail?

Written by Brandon Allen   Executive Director  | Fortify Foundation     We’ve all gone through various Bible studies before. Whether it’s studying a specific subject or perhaps a study on a book of the Bible, they all provide value and perspectives that we may […]

Stewardship vs. Ownership

Written by Megan Brown  Marketing Director  | Fortify Foundation  We often hear the word steward-ship tossed around within our churches, our workplaces, and our communities. Whether it is stewardship of the environment or stewardship of our money and belongings, we hear this word used across […]

Marketing Planned Gifts

Written by Megan Brown  Marketing Director | Fortify Foundation  One of the most advantageous and important areas to market, when it comes to donors, is planned gifts. Planned giving creates an opportunity for people of all ages to make a future gift with a lasting […]