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Learn why it's important to emphasize professional development even as you continue to search for new fundraising talent.
Some young alumni feel that donating to their alma mater is an impersonal transaction, while others express skepticism as to how their dollars are actually being spent. Could crowdfunding be the solution to engage these prospective donors?
Bringing academic partners into donor conversations is more important than ever. Learn five key questions to overcome faculty reluctance to engage with donors.
This report explores how advancement leadership reorganize staffing and unit structure to prepare for and support capital campaigns of more than one billion dollars. The report details the number and type of staff officers added to support the campaign, and how a campaign budget is developed. The report also traces campaign timeless and phases.
Traditional boards, councils, and committees are unappealing to today's young alumni, yet institutions continue to feature them in their alumni engagement enterprise. It's time to switch to a new model: the volunteer strikeforce. Learn how these remodeled volunteer engagement opportunities can help your institution cultivate leaders and future donors.
Competition for donor dollars increases towards the year's end, when charitable groups, political organizations and universities all increase their appeals in an effort to reach their annual giving targets. Learn how to cut through the noise and find the alumni most likely to respond to your institution's donation requests.
As international enrollment increases at institutions of all sizes, international parents are becoming a more important part of the prospect donor pool. Discover how to effectively engage international parent prospects without sending gift officers overseas.
Our research shows that phone giving is on the decline, while digital giving is on the rise. But what is happening to phone donors? And should you end your phone giving efforts completely? Find these answers and more in our latest blog.