Campaigns can be stressful. Prayer keeps us positive, calls to mind the mission behind the money, and reconciles misunderstandings. It overcomes fear in those who ask and softens the hearts of those who give. This The organization that discovers how to attract and retain qualified people will ultimately win the day. This, above all else, is the key to success. Why is it tempting for people to set up their own firms once they have a modicum of experience? Executive Summary, catholic School Development Foundation (csdf) will be a not-for-profit operating foundation whose exclusive purpose is to provide development and fund raising counsel to Catholic elementary and secondary schools. By definition, an operating foundation is "An organization that uses its resources to conduct research or provide a direct service." (Foundation Directory, 1995, p.
The industry-standard fees charged by for-profit firms for campaign work average 15,000 per month per client. Of this amount, about one-third goes to the consultant doing the work, another third is overhead (primarily training costs and the cost of making presentations across the country for new work and one-third is profit to the owner of the firm.
If you are not ready for a campaign, we will say so. Then we'll do everything we can to get ready. We are development consultants, not fundraising consultants. We take a comprehensive approach to the financial health of the school.