By Ruston Pierce Fundraising and Capital Campaign Manager Is your school ready for Giving Tuesday? As Giving Tuesday gains traction each year, Christian schools must strategize to make the most of this philanthropic wave. There are a lot of organizations asking on this day, so you must be strategic to
By Brandon Allen Executive Director / Fortify Foundation Isn’t it amazing to see how much our priorities shift as we grow older? When we’re in high school, the weighing priority is figuring out what college God wants us to attend, and which major we should pursue. In college, the focus
Written by Lara Gopp Marketing Manager / Fortify Foundation In an era where trust is elusive, Christian schools face a profound challenge in forging authentic connections with donors. Establishing unwavering faith begins with a steadfast commitment to uphold Christian values, foster transparency, and demonstrate tangible impact that aligns with our
Written By Hannah Jurius Owner of Sparrow Marketing You just spent weeks planning and executing an impressive campaign for your school. You worked with a designer to create stunning visuals. You sent out hundreds of mailers and hung flyers in local businesses. You spent thousands of dollars on online ads.
By Chris Larsen Founder and Principal of Next-Level Income As a business owner and active member in the community, my business, family, and I are often asked for financial support for various causes. The causes are many and we developed a system and annual plan, much like a budget, to
Written by Brandon Allen Executive Director / Fortify Foundation My hope and aim with this article is to help you refocus your fundraising strategy. With the help of an insider’s philanthropic perspective, and a reminder as to what is most important to relay in our communications, this will hopefully allow
Written by Brandon Allen Executive Director / Fortify Foundation At Fortify Foundation, there are a lot of things we offer to help benefit you and your educational organization. However, the sole purpose for why we exist is to ensure that Christian education is here to stay in America and always
Written by Ray Moore, Th.M., Chaplain (Lt. Col.) USAR Ret, Chairman of CEI and director of Exodus Mandate “Do no harm” is the first principle physicians follow in the treatment of their patients. My late father-in-law once was prescribed some blood pressure medicine that brought on a diabetic condition. Physicians
Written by Alex Newman, award-winning international journalist, educator, author, and consultant. Governments should use tax subsidies for private schools to bring them under government control and impose regulations mandating “equity” and other goals, according to a report commissioned by the controversial United Nations’ “education” agency known as UNESCO. The document
Written by Lara Gopp Marketing Manager / Fortify Foundation Launching a new school year is the perfect time for Christian schools to showcase their unique qualities and attract prospective families. A simple yet effective marketing plan can help highlight what sets these schools apart from others in the education landscape.
Written by Brandon Allen Executive Director / Fortify Foundation What comes to mind when you hear the phrase ‘economy of scale’? Perhaps it’s just a phrase you’ve heard in passing with no sort of context. Maybe the context was back when you were sitting in your college economics class, and
Written by Ruston Pierce President of Consulting / Affinity Recruiting One of the biggest buzz words in private education currently is sustainability. It’s starting to get a little overused, but it absolutely should be a priority for every school. There’s one obstacle that I continue to see across the country