Your school's tenth graders do exceptionally well on a video production project. You decide that one of the videos would be perfect on your Web site to capture the essence of student culture at the school. All the footage is original, but the student downloaded the background music from iTunes. Heck, its only a student video. Where's the issue?
The Annual Fund. Yes, everyone expects your school to have an annual fund-raising campaign. But are your parents, alumni, and faculty emotionally invested in it? A robust annual fund is critical to all of your fund-raising efforts. It is the first place where your prospects/donors will invest their dollars into your school.
Here are several steps you can take to strengthen the emotional ties. After all, educating and making connections with your school and its mission are what cultivating supporters is all about.
Are you looking for the perfect welcome-package stuffers for parent night? You might want to take the lead from some north Atlantic colleges and include sanitizers, pain relievers, hot water bottles, and thermal pjs along with your informational pieces.
The swine flu is predicted to make another appearance this fall as temperatures cool down. If it's anything like last spring's occurrence, you'll want to have your students prepared.
(This article is based on a piece originally appearing in Delaware Online. You can read the original article here.)
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