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How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

The latest Catholic School Management Letter takes a look at maximizing volunteer efforts. Check out this excerpt: Within Catholic schools, leadership is sought in numerous areas, and the volunteers who take on these key roles can make a substantial addition to the school experience. Yet quite often managing volunteer engagement for maximum positive impact can be a challenge. In the perfect world, these volunteers are always absolutely clear about their mandate. Therefore, there is no danger of tensions arising from…

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Alumni Resolutions

Alumni Resolutions

If your New Year’s resolutions include ramping up your alumni relations program, well done! Your alumni and alumni parents represent an ever growing audience of potential donors, volunteers, parents of future alumni, faculty/staff, advocates and ambassadors.  Your attention to the four pillars of alumni relations – research, communication, engagement and solicitation – will help build relationships and connections, and thereby lay a foundation for increased involvement and investment. Just Getting Started? Start with some basic math: how many alumni do…

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How to increase your annual giving

How to increase your annual giving

Despite the common perception that the largest donations come from corporations, the reality is that the biggest donors are individuals. It has been reported that in 2017 total giving across America has surpassed the $400 billion mark for the first time with religion, education, and human resources being the largest areas being funded. According to Mary J. Foley, managing director of Christian Brothers Services, Catholic School Management and Mission Advancement, says now is the time to capitalize on this surge….

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