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Learn about four consequences that advancement teams are already seeing and how EAB believes they will affect future fundraising efforts.
Without a fully staffed shop, chief advancement officers risk not meeting yearly fundraising goals at a time of ever-increasing expectations. To understand the current talent crisis, EAB conducted a survey of over 120 higher ed advancement talent leaders about their hiring and retention experiences.
Experts share strategies on ways to engage constructively with student activists and navigate difficult conversations with donors who may disagree with institutional changes.
The temptation is to settle by hiring whoever seems remotely qualified even if they are not what you were looking for. Sure, you may get lucky, but do you really want your important leadership hire to be based on chance? Don’t settle, and don’t give up hope!
While normal alumni responsiveness may feel like the cold shoulder, these winter weeks aren’t hopeless. Quiet inboxes aren’t reason to cease activity but a sign to rest from your typical solicitation routine and find other ways to keep the relationship warm. Here are a few holiday season takeaways to prepare us to embrace winter and warm up the new year…
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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.