Fundraising

What can we do? Pt. 2

Over the past two weeks, we have been looking at practical ideas that may help us address the issue of student debt. It is a multi-faceted concern, and we believe institutions must attack it from three angles: cost reduction, revenue generation, and curriculum development. Last week, we looked at cost reduction. Today, we will dive…

Learn Quickly, Move Often

We are facing unprecedented change in theological education. Enrollment is declining, financial models are being challenged, and longtime assumptions are no longer true. Students, accreditors, the federal government, and local ministries are all demanding more from seminaries and the system of theological education. What are we to do? I say it is time to learn…

Fundraising for 2017

By 2017, the Millennial generation will have the most buying power. The Millennial generation’s economic value goes beyond current giving levels and can be higher than other generations. Fundraising is profoundly multichannel and the Millennial generation is not loyal to any one giving channel. Direct mail did not register as a way in which members…