A recent report in The Christian Post revealed nearly 2 million U.S. students have left the public school system since the pandemic. That’s huge. And it also presents a monumental opportunity for private Christian schools across the nation. The mass … read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: More Parents Turn to Private Christian Schools, Enrollment Surges. A new study by DickersonBakker shows many Christian schools are not ready for the influx of new students, due to a lack of fundraising know-how. RALEIGH, N.C. — … read more
If you polled most people in a non-profit organization, they will probably say that the Development Director has a cushy job. Meetings with interesting people. Dinners, lunches, golf, black-tie affairs and whatnot with the movers and shakers. An open door … read more
If you’re like many nonprofit leaders, you need major gifts to complete your capital campaign. A key question is: Are You REALLY Ready to Receive a Million Dollar Gift for Your Capital Campaign? A study (“Mission Dollar Ready”, Johnson Grossnickle … read more
Although Mid-Level Donors resemble Major Donors in motivators and giving capacity, the programs need to separate plans and implementation. Problems of combining Mid-Level Donors into a Major Donor program include: Lists become too big. Major donor reps don’t have enough … read more
A new study shows that donors are prepared to give generously during COVID-19. Are you prepared to ask?
This year marks my thirtieth year in fundraising. It hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Across three decades I have raised money through three recessions, the attacks of 9/11, and a half-dozen market crashes, including one major financial meltdown. Through it … read more