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EAB helps you cultivate more donors

As community colleges confront reductions in traditional revenue sources and decreased enrollments, advancement teams must find new and innovative ways to source additional fundingand retain top-tier talent.

EAB specializes in advancement

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  • Serving 210+ community colleges across 38 states and 1 Canadian Province
  • 300+ research calls with 150+ community college leaders across the last year
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"[The experts at EAB] were able to identify things that we just were not aware of."

President J. David Armstrong
Broward College, Community College Executive Forum member

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About the Webconference To remain successful, community colleges must be able to read the landscape, make predictions about the future, and respond quickly to market shifts. However, these involve flexing strategic muscles that are new to many higher ed leaders. In this webconference, we’ll present findings from our brand new research on strategic mindsets and…

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