Autumn Round Table for Development Beginners

‘Starting Out in School Development’  Autumn 2018 Following the success of my previous Round table, my next Development Round Table forum will again explore this topic in more depth. In a confidential setting, I will facilitate the meeting to cover how to achieve the short term expectations, while building a...

Round Table Success: 27 April, Meeting in London

My recent Round Table meeting in London attracted Heads, Deputy Heads, Governors, and both experienced and inexperienced Development Directors. The result was a lively and informative discussion of issues surrounding major gift fundraising in schools, in a relaxed and candid atmosphere and importantly, behind closed doors!  The real situations and role...

Encouraging Ambition

Working with schools in the UK including Northern Ireland, Switzerland and the Netherlands – some that have never embarked on development activities, some that have an established programme – are daring to be ambitious and responding to the challenge. Expanding into secondary education, raising the community expectations and aspirations for fundraising,...

All Sorts

During the past week I gave two workshops at the Catholic Independent Schools Conference in Oxford with both sessions very well attended.  The interest in Development & Fundraising is clearly now well up on the agenda for those schools that have previously not seen this as a priority. A visit...