Inspire Support for Parker

Inspire giving and secure support to advance the School’s mission and goals set forth in the Strategic Plan.


Cultivate a culture of philanthropy.

  • Broadly disperse the responsibility of philanthropy among Parker community members.

  • Build awareness and acceptance of the value of giving.

  • View fundraising as a means of achieving program goals and ensuring the mission.

  • Deepen donor relationships with meaningful partnerships.

Facilitate dialog with School leadership to produce an institutional long-term, 10-year resource plan.

  • Develop a resource plan to support the School’s highest priorities.

  • Implement and execute a feasibility study on the capacity of the Parker community to support School priorities.

  • Consider Advancement and volunteer staff structure needed to carry out the plan.

  • Revisit, evaluate, and determine the use, need, and value of an Annual Fund (unrestricted current-use fund).

  • Create a timeline of future phases of the Linda Vista Campus Master Plan.

Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward gifts to support the School’s key initiatives.

  • Work with volunteers, faculty, and staff to train, educate, and empower to serve as philanthropic ambassadors.

  • Develop and provide a menu of multiple giving opportunities that help the School achieve key initiatives.

  • Develop and implement a post-campaign donor engagement plan.

  • Coordinate fundraising efforts with the Parents Association, Division Heads and Director of Community Engagement to manage “asks” on both campuses.

Encourage all members of the Parker community to participate.

  • Implement the alumni long-term engagement plan.

  • Increase giving participation from discrete constituencies including parents, alumni graduates, grandparents, parents of alumni, friends of Parker, and full-time faculty and staff in accordance with the Advancement operational plan.

Educate, share, and celebrate philanthropy at Parker.

  • Identify and share stories that demonstrate the power of philanthropy.

  • Recruit and empower volunteers, donors, and faculty and staff who can share personal stories and encourage others to give.