Previous Years Membership Benefits

Highlights of the 2015-2016 NJEFP Membership Year

July

  • Newsletter emailed to all members

September

  • Newsletter emailed to all members
  • September 9th – NSFA* Webinar “Annual Fund Campaigns”
  • September 15th – Members renewing by this date receive a voucher for two free NJ Devils’ tickets
  • September 29th – Webinar “Art of the Ask”

October

  • October 2nd – Members given four free tickets to NJ Devils preseason game.
  • Devils host dinner meeting for members to discuss upcoming NJEFP Night with the Devils.
  • October 22nd – Membership Conference call with the Devils to discuss ticket sale fundraiser
  • October 29th – Members invited to attend webinar given by DepositAGift.com on “#GivingTuesday”

November

  • November 10th – Membership Meeting at Investors Bank Robbinsville branch “Marketing Strategies to Build Awareness of Your Foundation”

December

  • Newsletter emailed to members
  • December 1st – NSFA Webinar “Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K – 12 Education Foundations”

January

  • Newsletter emailed to all members
  • January 14th  – Membership Meeting at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City on “Crowdfunding”

February

  • February 18thWebinar given by EdBacker discussing “Online Fundraising, Donor data base  

Management and Communications for Non-Profits”

  • February 24th – NSFA Webinar “Preparing For and Making the Major Gift Ask”
  • February 26th  – Membership Meeting in Newark at Prudential Center
  • “Sharing Best Practices, Successes and Challenges” Followed by dinner and attendance at the Devils game. Celebration of NJEFP Night at the game.

March

  • Newsletter emailed to all members
  • March 31st – NSFA Webinar “Recruiting Effective Board Members”

April

  • Newsletter emailed to all members

May

  • Newsletter emailed to all members
  • May 2nd – NSFA Webinar “Four Pillars of Donor Relations”  
  • May 14th – Membership Meeting at the Lawrence Community Center in Lawrenceville “Attract, Retain and Energize Board Members”
  • May 20thAffinity Group Luncheon in Bridgewater

June

  • June 7th – Webinar “Strengthening New Jersey’s Education Foundations”
  • Newsletter emailed to all members

During the 2015-16 school year NJEFP experienced tremendous growth. The highlights included:

  • Conducted a workshop at the New Jersey School Boards Association annual convention in Atlantic City that was attended by over 75 people
  • Had a booth on the NJSBA convention floor
  • “Creating a Local Education Foundation” manual developed by NJEFP made available to all members for purchase
  • Representation at the National School Foundation Association conference
  • Continued our partnerships with sponsors ETS, PSEG, Investors Bank, NJ Devils, Withum Smith + Brown and New Jersey Manufacturers

Highlights of the 2014-2015 NJEFP Membership Year

July – Two newsletters emailed to all members

September 18th – Webinar “End of Year Campaigns that Measure Up!”

 October 10th – Membership Meeting in Morristown

  • “Getting your foundation from point A to point B”

November 12th – Membership Meeting in Robbinsville

  • “Grant Writing workshop”

December – Newsletter emailed to members

January 22nd – Membership Meeting in Trenton

  • “Ways to Increase Board Retention and Build Relationships”

January – Newsletter emailed to all members

January 28th – Membership Conference call with the Devils to discuss ticket sale fundraiser

March 6th – Membership Meeting in Newark – Prudential Center

  • “Fundraising Panel Discussion”
  • Followed by dinner and attendance at the Devils game
  • Celebrating NJEFP Night at the game

March – Newsletter emailed to all members

April – Newsletter emailed to all members

April 14thNational School Foundation Association Webinar

  • “The Transformational Trustee: Engaging Your Board in Fundraising”  

May 20th – Membership Meeting in New Brunswick

  • How to Get Your Board to Invest in the Future and NOT Just Work in the Present”
    • Board governance and strategic planning

During the 2014-15 school year NJEFP experienced tremendous growth. The highlights included:

  • Conducted a workshop at the New Jersey School Boards Association annual convention in Atlantic City which was attended by over 60 people.
  • Had a booth on the NJSBA convention floor
  • Created a “How to Start a Foundation” manual
  • Established a relationship with the New Jersey Devils – celebrating NJEFP Night at the arena on March 6th. NJEFP was the charity selected for their Community Assist that evening.
  • Created a Public Service Announcement that was shown at the arena and will be posted on our website
  • Hosted a panel discussion at the Career Readiness Institute presented by the Department of Education
  • Representation at the National School Foundation Association conference

* NJEFP Membership dues include membership to the National School Foundation Association (NSFA) and entitle you to attend webinars for free.