Event Title

Fundraising for Higher Education

Presenter Information

Jack D. Jones

Abstract

Jack Jones discussed current challenges and opportunities of securing funds for the private colleges in Iowa from corporate and private foundations along with Board of Trustee development.

Corporate Support

  • Companies want more than just providing unrestricted support
  • Develop scholarship programs/interne opportunities
  • Meet with HR Department – future employee needs
  • Corp. looks at philanthropy as investment for future employees

Private Foundations

  • Larger gifts for fewer projects
  • Keep from specializing – create more general programs
  • Collaborative effort to get more institutions involved in program
  • Looking for larger footprint to develop impactful gifts

Board of Trustees

  • Educate to look at bigger picture – where will we be in 5-10 years?
  • Clear expectations for all board members – your role for fundraising
  • Need to open doors – new opportunities – peer-to-peer

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Fundraising for Higher Education

Jack Jones discussed current challenges and opportunities of securing funds for the private colleges in Iowa from corporate and private foundations along with Board of Trustee development.

Corporate Support

  • Companies want more than just providing unrestricted support
  • Develop scholarship programs/interne opportunities
  • Meet with HR Department – future employee needs
  • Corp. looks at philanthropy as investment for future employees

Private Foundations

  • Larger gifts for fewer projects
  • Keep from specializing – create more general programs
  • Collaborative effort to get more institutions involved in program
  • Looking for larger footprint to develop impactful gifts

Board of Trustees

  • Educate to look at bigger picture – where will we be in 5-10 years?
  • Clear expectations for all board members – your role for fundraising
  • Need to open doors – new opportunities – peer-to-peer