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resources regarding grant writing, funding organizations, and other ways to fund Christian education

  • Adventist Resource
    A Million Dollars for Your School - The Basics to School Development Preschool-Grade 12
    Sponsored by Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI), this 2018 NAD breakout session was designed to "give practical ways to increase the financial support for the educational mission God has given your school." See the slides for details.

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 30,000 members in 213 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs."

  • Adventist Resource
    Bringing Back the School Farm Preschool-Lifelong
    In this Teach article the author, Jillian Carter, describes the benefits of their school farm. The article includes information on how to start your own school farm area.

  • Adventist Resource
    Building Your Fundraising Team - Avoiding the Solo Performance Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "It’s vital to develop a functional and professional team of volunteers, board members, colleagues, and others who participate in the fundraising process. This 2012 NAD session PPT and handout provides suggestions and materials for building a successful fundraising team."

  • CAPSO Education Resources Preschool-Grade 12
    The California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO) provides resources such as education news, blogs, and articles; federal resources for education excellence; private school accountability; and public policy institutes.

  • CardCash - Buy, Sell or Trade Gift Cards Preschool-Lifelong
    This website can help you get cash for partially used gift cards that parents and friends have cluttering up their desk or stuffed into drawers at home. Use this to raise money for things at your school!

  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education - CASE Grade 9-Lifelong
    Self-described as "education's leading resource for knowledge, standards, advocacy and training in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, marketing and related activities," CASE is an international organization with training options worth attending for Adventist educators in philanthropy.

  • Adventist Resource
    Developing A Financial Future For Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Alternative approaches to planning the financial future of Adventist academies and elementary schools may include taking a closer look at development, enrollment, and alternate financial resources. David Branum urges readers not to underestimate factors such as alumni support, postive Christ-centered atmosphere, industry, pastoral support, strong academic environment, and fund raising programs.

  • Adventist Resource
    Educating Inner-City Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Urban schools face many concerns which command more attention than education. Urban Adventist schools struggle with constituents whose economic status makes it difficult to keep schools running. Also, budgets in urban churches are often stretched too far to provide their promised subsidies.

  • Adventist Resource
    Engaging Alumni in Relationships that Lead to Giving Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session to learn how "everything you do reflects your school's core mission that drives alumni and donor relationships that can lead to vital charitable income for your school."

  • Adventist Resource
    Establishing and Improving Fundraising at Your School Preschool-Tertiary
    Interested in creating or expanding your current fundraising efforts? Worried about hidden pitfalls or missteps? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation combines best practice theory and concrete suggestions that allow educational fundraising programs to grow successfully.

  • Adventist Resource
    Funding the Vision - The Relationship between Expenditure and Student Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 Schools in the United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Although school resources are important in ensuring excellence and quality in schools, this study suggests that there is no relationship between per-student spending and achievement in Seventh-day Adventist schools. However, it was also determined from the...

  • Adventist Resource
    Fundraising Ideas Kindergarten-Grade 12
    As the school year begins, budgets and fundraising may be the last thing on your mind. Walker shares with some ideas she's collected over the years.

  • Fundraising Tips for Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how a South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

  • Good Call:Find scholarships Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find scholarships and other financial aid options available online with this free scholarship search and profile matching service.

  • Adventist Resource
    Is Fundraising for You? Advice from Successful Practioners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Topics covered at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session included "the annual fund, finding and reaching out to donors who include alumni, acquiring major donors, use of events, matching gift programs, and more." See the presentation for details.

  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

  • Adventist Resource
    Marketing - Responding to Change in a Changing Environment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The focus of marketing Adventist schools has changed since the 1970's. This article explores the "Adventist advantage," especially showing how small schools can showcase their uniqueness.

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers Preschool-Grade 12
    Mission Enablers consults primarily with Christian schools to create and implement plans that enhance their mission, build their capacity to serve, and improve their sustainability. Get information on enrollment, marketing, or fund raising. Sign up for their free newsletter.

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Fundraising and Volunteer Management Blog Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Fundraising is the life-blood. Receiving a gift is helpful. The stronger the relationship with the donor the more helpful the gifts are. Strong relationships are what see us through the tough times. Organizations with strong relationships have found weathering the recent economic storm easier. This blog provides ideas for building and sustaining strong relationships."

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Leadership blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "[Being mission centric] is how one serves clients and fulfills the mission. It is how one creates a competitive advantage and becomes distinguishable from others. It is what the donors pay for. In short, it is why every nonprofit exists."

  • Adventist Resource
    Perceptions and Possibilities of Fundraising - What Works, What Doesn't, and What's Next?! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions focused on "what it takes to add successful fundraising to an organizational function, who should be involved, how to develop a program, what pitfalls might there be, and how to improve an existing program."...

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    PET 10-03: Panorama of Educational Thoughts Preschool-Grade 12
    Download Vaughn Jennings' March 2010 newsletter for Adventist teachers in North America. This edition features ways to raise funds for your school.

  • Adventist Resource
    Philanthropic Service for Institutions - PSI Grade 9-Lifelong
    PSI is the Adventist church's department of philanthropy. PSI works in a consulting role with the fundraising programs of Adventist colleges, universities, academies, and hospitals. This site contains a fundraising resource database and on-line library.

  • Adventist Resource
    School Fundraising Do's and Don'ts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School fundraising has always been necessary as a way to provide for school extras such as computers, field trips, musical instruments, and school renovations, to name a few. Today we are experiencing more and more school...

  • The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Grade 9-Lifelong
    "A leading academic center dedicated to increasing the understanding of philanthropy and improving its practice through research, teaching, public service and public affairs."

  • Adventist Resource
    The Challenge of Financing Adventist Education in North America Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article addresses the economic viability of the Adventist school system and outlines a general method by which church leadership can meet educational challenges.

  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy Grade 1-Lifelong
    "The No. 1 news source, in print and online, for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise." Access newspaper archives and information on gifts, grants, fund raising, managing nonprofit groups, and more.

  • The Foundation Center Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Foundation Center is an independent national service organization established by foundations to provide an authoritative source of information on foundation and corporate giving. The center's extensive website features the "User-Friendly Guide to Funding Research and Resources" as well as information on workshops on proposal writing and grant research.

  • U.S. Department of Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Site of United States National Technology Plan plus: News, Guides, Money Matters (Grant info), Secretary's Initiatives (Goals 2000 + much more), People and Offices, Programs & Services, Publications & Products, Other Sites, Picks o' the Month (top 3 sites).

  • Adventist Resource
    Unapprove until we hear from them Endowments - One Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson reviews the practice of endowments. Considering biblical perspectives and financial implications of this investment practice, he concludes that more students could be educated with monies in scholarships rather than endowments. Paper submitted for...

  • Adventist Resource
    What is BECA? Alumni Giving Program Benefits Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    BECA is the Business Executives Challenge to Alumni program. This program has increased unrestricted giving to annual fundraising campaigns through challenge grants that require matched giving. Moyers shares how this program benefits Adventist schools.

  • Adventist Resource
    Where Do We Go from Here? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Brown discusses how some aspects of the Adventist Education system should be revisited and revised, such as funding. He gives an example of when one of the local schools burned down.

  • Adventist Resource
    Your Fundraising Toolbox - What are the tools and how do I use them? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session explains all the fundraising tools available to Adventist schools in North America, how to determine which ones are right for your school, and how to become proficient in the tools of your choice.