Fundraising successes don’t come overnight. They are built over time. It is the many “small” actions that build on each other and yield funding and resources. With this column we share with you the story of Lane College and its recent fundraising successes. Located in Jackson, Tennessee, Lane is a historically black college that
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The Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency (FAST) Act proposes to streamline federal grant and loan programs by combining two federal grant programs into one Pell grant program and reducing the six different federal loan programs into three
Focused and intense, Dr. Wesley McClure transformed Lane College – assuming the presidency when the college was truly struggling. Believing in the “power of potential” he opened the doors to the college and held students to a high standard.
African American corporate executives can serve as executive coaches and mentors to presidents and chancellors of HBCUs.
The UNCF telethon made black history, American history and fundraising history. The telethon actually began years earlier in Dallas, Texas. The first telethon was a live performance at the Fairmont Hotel with STAX recording artists Rufus Thomas and Johnny Taylor backed by the Dallas symphony.
Giving to the United Methodist Church is one way to support 11 historically black colleges and universities. Learn more about the Black College Fund and the important role of the UMC in establishing HBCUs. An interview with Dr. Cynthia Bond Hopson….
A few words on how the Lou Rawls UNCF Telethon came to life! If you watched it, if you pledged, here is some behind-the-scenes information on how it came together.
Engagement is a clear indicator of commitment, and commitment is a number-one prerequisite for fundraising success. Learn from the wisdom on Robert Poole, Sr. VP for Advancement at Meharry Medical College.
Robert Poole is one our country’s top advancement professionals. Read how he engages the President and Board at Meharry Medical College and apply his suggestions to your institution or organization. Experience has shown us that engaging top leadership is a prerequisite for fundraising success. Poole achieves this on a consistent basis.
“All that I am and ever hope to be I owe to my family and to Howard University, an HBCU” – James H. Mayo II We recently talked with James Mayo, Western Regional Vice President for the United Negro College Fund about the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Here is some of