Twenty-six independent school associations co-hosted “Buckle Your Seatbelts: Navigating the Path to the 2021–2022 School Year.” A total of 1,375 trustees and senior leaders registered for the two part series.

Twenty-six independent school associations co-hosted “Buckle Your Seatbelts: Navigating the Path to the 2021–2022 School Year.” A total of 1,375 trustees and senior leaders registered for the two part series held on November 19 and December 3. …

Kelsey Vrooman’s new article, “Mission-Driven, Data-Informed Decision Making” was featured in the most recent issue of Access Points magazine published by the Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools (ATLIS).

In 2014, Vrooman co-founded ATLIS, the national association that supports, advocates for, and mentors technology professionals in independent schools across…

In June, Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced the Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act, the legislation proposes several penalties and incentives that the authors say are needed to speed up distributions from DAFs to active charities.

Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have been around since the 1930s, but they’ve increased exponentially in number and value over the past few decades. Educational institutions, the philanthropic arms of financial services companies, and independent philanthropic organizations provide access to DAFs. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of DAFs grew by 60.2%…

Jay Rapp is joining Mission & Data as Senior Leadership Strategist and Executive Coach

Mission & Data is thrilled to announce that Jay Rapp will be joining our firm as Senior Leadership Strategist and Executive Coach.

“We are humbled and honored that Jay is joining Mission & Data to focus on the growth and development of leaders in our industry,” said Mission & Data…

Senior Governance Strategist Anne-Marie Balzano’s governance expertise was on display in the recently published 2021–2022 Trendbook by the National Association of Independent Schools.

Balzano co-authored the annual publication’s chapter on governance and leadership with NAIS research analyst Margaret Anne Rowe. This year’s trends focused on the head-board partnership during the…

Ari Betof

Co-Founder and Partner at Mission & Data; Chief Advancement Officer at Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship

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