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COVID-19 in the New Year

COVID-19 in the New Year

Remember when we thought it would be a weekend, then a week, then a month, then surely by next year…  We have learned to live with uncertainty and embrace flexibility.  Our new normal is anything but business as usual but it is also something to celebrate.  Our Catholic schools have been brilliant at pivoting, responding, adapting and ensuring that our students and their families remain connected and thriving. Now is NOT the time to hide your light under a bushel! …

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Why do we need a Feasibility Study?

Why do we need a Feasibility Study?

The prospect of launching a capital campaign can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Who will volunteer? Is this the right time? Will people support your funding priorities? How do you set a realistic goal? These are all excellent questions, which you can answer by conducting a Feasibility Study as an early step in the process. Whether you have one major project or a number of smaller initiatives that you are considering, inviting your constituents to participate in the conversation…

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Are you Ready to Start a Capital Campaign?

Are you Ready to Start a Capital Campaign?

Thinking about a capital campaign? That’s excellent news, since most people give because it makes them feel good about themselves. How kind of you! The best capital campaigns begin with the end in mind–not how to get started but, rather, how you want it to conclude. (Don’t just say, “Soon!”) A capital campaign can do far more for your organization than just raise money. That is, IF, you plan effectively, prepare well and stay focused on the most important outcomes:…

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