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ERIC Number: EJ1172804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Feb
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Creating and Implementing Diverse Development Strategies to Support Extension Centers and Programs
Page, Christopher S.; Kern, Michael A.
Journal of Extension, v56 n1 Article 1FEA4 Feb 2018
Declining government funding for higher education requires colleges and universities to seek alternative revenue streams, including through philanthropic fund-raising. Extension-based subject matter centers and other programs can benefit from the thoughtful supplementation of traditional revenue sources with individual, corporate, and private foundation philanthropy. In this article, we examine funding strategies identified in existing Extension literature and then describe the development strategy created for the William D. Ruckelshaus Center as a case study, emphasizing the importance of strong board leadership and cultivation of a diverse mix of income streams.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Washington
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