Our extensive backgrounds in public finance, on non-profit boards, and investment, finance and audit committees, enables us to better understand the unique financial challenges of educational institutions.
The traditional economic model for colleges and schools is under severe stress. Basic economics of non-profit management reveal insurmountable hurdles to achieving and sustaining financial success. Program revenue and expense doubled over 25 years in real terms. Philanthropy dynamics, capital maintenance, tuition discounting and other expenses dangerously drain endowments.
Institutions must proactively establish a clear sustainable operating strategy and economic model to continue to maintain their educational programs, student population and philanthropic support.
Educational institutions need a comprehensive, proactive approach that integrates their current and future budgetary and project requirements with their endowment management over extended time horizons.
The Solaris Enhanced Endowment Service will allow schools to:
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