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2023 Advancement Roundtable

In the 2023 Advancement Forum Roundtable series, the EAB research team will engage chief advancement officers and other advancement leaders in a series of sessions designed to advance strategic decision-making around the key priorities determining success—or failure—in today’s advancement landscape. Sessions are limited to Chief Advancement Officer, VP of Advancement, VP of Development and Alumni Relations, VC of Advancement, VC of Development and Alumni Relations, and President of the foundation.

Reimagining Major Gift Strategy for a New Era: Innovations in Prospect Development

During the roundtable, participants will learn about the three key moments that advancement loses new major gift prospects, how to avoid those leaky pipeline moments, and get a chance to interact with peers from across North America.

Research and Services

Advancement Professional Development Series: On-Demand Materials

Access materials from our Advancement Professional Development Series, a three-part series that educates leaders and their staff about best practices and innovative solutions to their top challenges.


The three constraints on fundraising growth—and how advancement leaders can overcome them

Learn how advancement leaders can confront three major constraints on fundraising performance—what their prospect bases can sustain, what their teams can achieve given staffing and budget levels, and what their visions for philanthropy’s impact on campus can inspire.

7 strategies to embrace DEIJ for higher ed advancement teams

Discover how higher ed advancement can leverage its strengths to make significant progress on DEIJ initiatives with donors, alumni, and staff.

Perfecting the Academic-Advancement Partnership

Use this study, Perfecting the Partnership, to identify and engage new advancement partners across campus and extend the reach of current fundraising superstars to more donors.

Quick Reads

Four strategies to enhance fundraiser efficiency in higher education during COVID-19

We assembled four key strategies that can increase fundraiser efficiency and productivity, both during COVID and beyond.

EAB Survey Points to Dramatic Decline in University Fundraising

Higher education fundraising is poised for a dramatic drop that will rival or exceed decreases seen during the Great Recession.

How advancement leaders can prepare for a potential downturn: 3 lessons from the Great Recession

As advancement leaders look to FY 2021 and beyond, they find themselves planning for a number of scenarios including an economic downturn, a v shaped recovery, and a prolonged recession similar to what was experienced in 2008.


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