Jon Dize

Learn and Lead 2018

On June 4 & 5, 40 attendees basked in the light of the stained glass windows of Concordia Lutheran High School’s Worship Conference Center (see picture) as The Lutheran Schools Partnership hosted its annual Learn & Lead conference. As usual, we invited our schools and associated churches, but then also opened spots for schools that… Read more »

10 Latest Auction Trends

Auction Season Approaches For some people August is the start of the school month… for fundraising staff, it’s the start of the fall auction season! As some of our schools look to October through December to operate their dinner/auctions and golf outings, others will start working with their committees and start to plan their spring… Read more »

Fundraising Quotes to Live By

For those of you that have seen my presentation “From Bake Sales to Philanthropy” know that I like using quotes. Quotes from the Bible, from Martin Luther and other theologians, from other fundraising professionals, even from political figures and celebrities. Quotes have a way of “personalizing” a concept. I just recently was in a meeting… Read more »