Capital Campaigns 101 For Christian Schools: Everything You Need to Know but Didn’t Know to Ask

Is there a capital campaign in your Christian school’s future? Sooner or later, the time will arise when there is a need for a substantial investment, whether it be for expansion, renovation, or repairs. The opportunity to shape the future of your private school can be a blessing. Conducting a successful campaign will bring value to the school and surrounding community in the form of new building construction, expanding facilities, hiring exceptional teachers, providing tuition assistance, and educating children with excellence. When well-executed, a capital campaign can greatly contribute to the success of your Christian school, helping to reach its full potential and advance the mission of providing a Christ-centered education for your students. In this webinar, you’ll learn about: (1) Estimating potential fundraising targets. (2) Identifying the ideal leaders for a capital campaign. (3) Understanding the importance of pre-campaign planning studies. (4) Determining the best time of the year to launch a capital campaign. Presented by Chad Haney, Senior Development Consultant, and Melanie Griffin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development.
Are you tired of seeing your nonprofit struggle due to lack of resources, knowledge, or support? Do you want to help make a real impact in the world? If so, you’re not alone. Join us for the webinar “10 Mistakes Nonprofit Leaders Make and How to Avoid Them” by Andrew Olsen, CFRE, Executive Vice President of Fundraising Solutions. This essential session reveals the biggest mistakes that cost nonprofits the most, and expert recommendations to help you avoid making these mistakes yourself. What You’ll Learn: (1) Expertise: Gain insights from an industry veteran with experience in strategic planning, government relations, leadership, finance and administration, program development, marketing, and philanthropy. (2) Real-world examples: Learn from real-world examples of mistakes as well as practical solutions to avoid them. (3) Best practices: Discover best practices, tips, and roadmaps to help nonprofit executives, leaders, and individual contributors maximize their impact and avoid costly mistakes. You won’t want to miss this session! Presented by Andrew Olsen, CFRE, Executive Vice President, Fundraising Solutions, and Melanie Griffin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development.
Do you find yourself facing the same set of hiring challenges over and over again at your nonprofit? You’re not alone. Talent matters most. That’s one of our guiding principles here at DickersonBakker. If there is one thing we’ve learned in all our years working in the non-profit sector, it’s that every nonprofit is only as great as the people who lead it. Your people are your single most valuable asset in achieving the mission of your organization. They are the “difference-makers” who not only make it possible to do what you do, but to do it with excellence. This is particularly true when it comes to fundraising. In this session, our Talent experts will teach you: (1) Mistakes to avoid that could result in increasing costs due to losing employees and donors. (2) The role of leadership in culture and its impact on employee retention. (3) How to become a magnet for top talent…And so much more! Presented by Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD Senior Vice President, Talent Solutions, and Melanie Griffin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development.
Do you find yourself facing the same set of hiring challenges over and over again at your Christian School? You’re not alone. Talent matters most. That’s one of our guiding principles here at DickersonBakker. If there is one thing we’ve learned in all our years working in the non-profit sector, it’s that every nonprofit is only as great as the people who lead it. Your people are your single most valuable asset in achieving the mission of your school. They are the “difference-makers” who not only make it possible to do what you do, but to do it with excellence. This is particularly true when it comes to fundraising. In this session, our Talent experts will teach you: (1) Mistakes to avoid that could result in increasing costs due to losing employees and donors. (2) The role of leadership in culture and its impact on employee retention. (3) How to become a magnet for top talent…And so much more! Presented by Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD Senior Vice President, Talent Solutions, and Melanie Griffin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development.
Interest in Christian schools is surging in every region of the country. In fact, according to a recent survey by EdChoice, 41% of parents indicated that they would now prefer a private education for their children. This demonstrates an unprecedented opportunity for the growth of your Christian School. A capital campaign can provide a huge leap forward in helping your Christian School grow, meet goals, and expand impact. Jumpstart your campaign by giving early attention to three essential ingredients. Together, we’ll learn how to: Master the art of crafting a winning case for support. Set a challenging but achievable goal by correctly assessing donors’ giving capacity. Get practical tips on how to recruit a “dream team” of volunteers to lead your campaign. And much more!
Giving is the lifeblood of Christian schools. To raise resources, you need good fundraisers. Nonprofit leaders consistently report, however, that hiring effective fundraisers is one of their biggest challenges. What does it take to recruit top fundraising talent? This webinar will help you: Recognize the ten characteristics that top-producing fundraisers have in common, Learn five things you must do to be more effective in recruiting fundraising talent, Understand three of the most common hiring mistakes and how to avoid them, and much more!