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Workshop Title:Build Powerful School Foundations
Benefits to attendees:
“The budget sky is falling!” (Chicken Little)Tax and budget cuts, rising costs of health care and energy continue to cut into school funding.This workshop shows how to apply “small college” fundraising methods to create powerful “school foundations,” nonprofit programs that win private-sector funds and friends for schools.It shows how to use tested fundraising techniques “fight back” to protect and improve schools without having to raise taxes.It grounds persons new to “school foundations” in the concept and its benefits.It provides a “best-practice” review/checklist for persons with prior knowledge.It also provides practice with take-away “tools” like “Force Field Analysis,” “Mind Mapping,” “SWOT Analysis,” “What-if Analysis,” and “Sea of Prospects” concept.This workshop also relates fundraising success to organizational learning and development.
Workshop description for catalog or bulletin:
Learn how to apply “small college” fundraising techniques to create powerful “school foundations,” nonprofit programs that win private-sector funds and friends for schools.Learn how to grow school foundations to protect key programs, create new programs, and be excellent public relations.Learn how to avoid classic school foundations mistakes like “fundraising is free,” “volunteers save money,” and “school staff can run the school foundation program.”Learn how school foundations can leverage continuous quality improvement in schools.Learn how to use the Internet to create a powerful funding base.Learn how to apply classic business planning techniques like “Force Field Analysis.” Expertise of Dr. Paul Rux:
I have won funds and friends for organizations like the Southwest Wisconsin Library System, Khamit Institute Charter School, and the University of California / Davis.I have been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. I I have published in journals like Fundraising Management.
My Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis is from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.I am listed in the current Who’s Who in Business and Finance, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in American Education.
Title: Wasting money: agencies which fund information technology ought to demand hard proof of cooperation among users before they invest in any technical structures.
Author: Paul Rux Publication:Fund Raising Management (Magazine/Journal) Publisher: Hoke Communications, Inc. Volume: v26 Issue: n11 Page: p40(2)
Paul and Jane Rux were invited guests to the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of John and Jan Gillespie at the Rawhide Ranch for Boys outside New London, Wisconsin.
John and Jan, with the help of 1965 Hall of Fame Green Bay Packer Bart Starr and his wife Cherry, founded Rawhide in 1965. A model program, it now serves over 100 "at-risk" boys each year.