• Research, Theory, and Analysis

    For years now, this phrase has been the tagline for Ideas & Perspectives, our flagship publication. The phrase not only reflects the content of our advisory letter, but it resides at the core of Independent School Management’s raison d'être—supporting private-independent school leaders.


Sample Gift Acceptance Policy

This is a sample gift acceptance policy (for I&P's fictional K-12 coed day school, Aegis Academy), created to accompany the I&P article, "Developing a Gift Acceptance Policy Manual," Vol. 38, No. 6. The sample is provided as a guideline as you develop your own policy; customize your policy to the particular mission and needs of your school and its development program.

Fundraising Basics Private Facilities

Fundraising Basics for Private School Facilities

Released 2009. This report from the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities provides some basic advice concerning fund raising for new or renovated facilities at private schools. Major topics include "Setting up a Comprehensive Development Program," "Planning a Capital Campaign," and "Conducting a Capital Campaign."

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