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Advancement officers face immense pressure to close revenue gaps, but often must do so without increased staff. Let us help you find, engage, and retain donors, so your team can focus on what matters most.

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Given my perennial future-focus, I was pleased to come across Michael Worth and Matthew Lambert’s latest collection, Advancing Higher Education: New Strategies for Fundraising, Philanthropy, and Engagement, out earlier this summer from Rowman & Littlefield.

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Advancement leaders are always hunting for cohorts of alumni who have the greatest likelihood to donate. But all too often, seemingly promising segmentation approaches don’t reveal actionable differences in giving rates. See the alumni segment at the College of Charleston that has nearly a 2x higher giving rate, even decades after graduating.

Advancement and alumni leaders must find innovative engagement strategies for an increasingly culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse alumni base. This study examines three key populations where advancement leaders have the opportunity for focused quick wins that will establish groundwork for future alumni giving engagement.

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.

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About the Webconference Both old and new, these annual giving best practices from Royall & Company will ensure that your annual fund not only finishes the calendar year strong, but also supports your greater Advancement goals by increasing engagement and sustaining philanthropic support for your institution.

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