Webinar: An Education Foundation Symphony- Best Practices for Starting or Restarting a Foundation

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An education foundation provides critical support to a school system. In order to deliver that necessary support and be a successful and impactful organization, key elements must be composed. This session will introduce a carefully orchestrated process for your education foundation that can be customized to meet the needs of your community and school district whether your education foundation has been around for a while or you are just starting out. Through research-based best practices, higher education advancement techniques, and outcomes-based initiatives and strategies, learn how to avoid common pitfalls and ensure all your instruments are on key to perform an effective, sustainable, and thriving education foundation.

Laurie Cromwell, CFRE began working in the nonprofit field in 1984. In 1999, Ms. Cromwell was elected as a school board member of a local school district and served as President for three years. During this time, she was appointed President of a dormant education foundation and was an instrumental partner in its revitalization. Success was realized in less than six months. Ms. Cromwell’s experience as a lead administrator in a nonprofit organization, current owner of a for-profit corporation, former school board member and Foundation President bring a unique perspective of philanthropic issues.

A recording of this webinar is available in the Member Resource Library. It can be accessed by unlimited numbers of your board and staff with a membership log in. If you are not already a member of NSFA, Join TODAY!  Need help logging in?  Contact info@schoolfoundations.org