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K-12 Fundraising: Winning Donor Mindshare in the Attention Economy
Young alumni represent the potential donor segment with the greatest opportunity for growth. This study presents tactical best practices schools can use to engage young alumni donors and build giving habits across the donor pool.
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The New Rules of Engagement
Millennial alumni are willing to donate to and become involved with their alma maters, but they seek greater levels of personalization, customization, and convenience than ever before. This study examines how institutions can enhance their alumni engagement strategies to appeal to prospective millennial donors, volunteers, and leaders.
New Frontiers in Pipeline Development Study
Despite growth in the top income brackets and a surplus of “Big Data” fundraising solutions, many advancement shops find that they’re not bringing in as many major gifts as they could be. This study aims to help advancement leaders build sustainable major gift pipelines by re-orienting their focus on three groups of overlooked prospects.
Targeting the Next Generation of Principal Gift Donors
The next generation of high net worth donors thinks differently about giving than their predecessors did. Download this infographic to learn how to target the next generation of donors.
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The New Rules of Engagement: The Case for Investing in Volunteer Engagement
This webconference serves as an introduction to the Advancement Forum’s “New Rules of Engagement” research initiative. In this session, we discuss the current landscape for alumni volunteering, review the business case for volunteer engagement, and identify areas to prioritize for future investment.
Rule Two – Meet Them Where They Are
This webconference discusses the second principle of our New Rules of Engagement research initiative: Meet Them Where They Are. We examine how innovative and progressive institutions are creating convenient and accessible volunteer roles that allow alumni to participate in their workplaces, regions, or online.