Dan Perla


Dan is Prizmah's Senior Director of Prizmah School Services. Learn more about him here.

Blog Articles

Raising Endowments Together

Blog Article
Fundraising & Development, Prizmah Thought Leadership
On a Sunday this past July, when many people were fanning themselves on a beach, more than forty school professionals and lay

Community Endowments: Helping Parents and Helping Schools

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Fundraising & Development, School Policies and Procedures
It was spring 2020, and Covid-19 was running rampant in Los Angeles. Schools, both public and private, had closed their buildings, and

Endowments: It’s Time

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Fundraising & Development
By Amy Adler and Dan Perla Over this past year, Prizmah’s work in the area of school advancement shifted to meet the

January Kaleidoscope: Tuition

Blog Article
This month’s edition of Kaleidoscope is devoted to one of the most widely discussed topics in the Jewish day school field: tuition

A New Frontier in Alternative Tuition Programs

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Our data suggests that well over one-third of Jewish day schools across North America offer some type of alternative or creative tuition

5 Things to Consider Before You Vote to Approve a Large Tuition Increase

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Jack Lew, former treasury secretary of the United States and an Orthodox Jew, used to quip that it was easier to balance

Hayidion Articles

Working Together to Increase Affordability

HaYidion Article
The past few years have witnessed not only a significant increase in the number of new tuition models offered by schools or

Accelerating Impact: Transforming the Field

HaYidion Article
Jewish day schools provide a strong foundation for Jewish identity, engagement and leadership. The Jewish leaders of tomorrow are in the classrooms