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The largest roadblock to hiring diverse fundraisers—and how to get around it
Many advancement teams have a long way to go when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Read our insight to learn how colleges and universities can diversify their advancement shops by attracting, hiring, and onboarding employees with transferable skills.
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The changing face of billionaire philanthropists in the COVID-19 era
Major philanthropy looks different in 2020. There has never been a shortage of philanthropic need, but COVID-19 definitively underscored how wealthy individuals can and should play a role in effecting positive change through giving.
Filling fiscal year 2021's proposal pipeline
While most gift officers transitioned fairly seamlessly into virtual visits—and many extended their reach to prospects they otherwise wouldn’t have been able to see—advancement leaders are nevertheless bracing for this virtual cultivation to fail to translate into proposals across the next year.
Scaling and Sustaining Principal Gift Success
To build principal gift programs, best practice institutions identified two ways to reimagine their development office staffing in our white paper.
Making the Most of Your Advancement Outreach Efforts Amid COVID-19
Our campus communities are facing a time of unprecedented challenge, putting more pressure than ever on Advancement teams to guide fundraising efforts for not only the institution but vulnerable members of the campus community. This toolkit will help you develop a communications plan and write effective COVID-19 assistance fund outreach.
Strategy Planning Toolkit Preparation Guide and Template
Use this guide and template to empower MGOs to focus more time on tailoring their strategy rather than re-building the basic components of a donor journey.
Develop Your Major Gift Pipeline
Fundraisers’ recent successes at the top of the giving pyramid have had an unexpected consequence: the ranks of pipeline donors have grown thin. Discover how to invest in pipeline donors and create a sustainable fundraising strategy through major gifts.
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Realign Time Investments
EAB explores best-practices for realigning time investments to combat non-fundraising activity creep and shift the focus back to frontline fundraising. This is part of the Maximizing Fundraiser Efficiency series.
Develop Donor Strategy at Scale
This webconference will present best-practice strategies on developing a donor strategy at scale in order to meet donor demands without excessive customization. This is part of the Maximizing Fundraiser Efficiency series.