When creating a relief fund there are several key considerations that schools must take into account. To help with that process, EAB has gathered examples from partner schools, and where possible, documents and links to help schools craft their own policies.
Annual spring auctions are substantial fundraising opportunities for financial assistance offices. The onset of COVID-19 has restricted such large gatherings, leaving development offices scrambling to decide how to proceed. As Oregon Episcopal School has demonstrated, fundraising doesn’t have to stop in a virtual world.
With an overwhelming amount of decisions to be made in the upcoming months, setting the agenda for your next board meeting has never been more difficult. Here are three critical topics to discuss with your board.
As advancement leaders look to FY 2021 and beyond, they find themselves planning for a number of scenarios including an economic downturn, a v shaped recovery, and a prolonged recession similar to what was experienced in 2008.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty among fundraisers about whether or not to continue asking for donations at a time when students have been sent home and donors are feeling anxious. Read this article to learn more about advancement in today’s uncertain climate.
We analyzed data from 1,100 institutions about their fundraising during the Great Recession. Here’s what it could mean for fundraising during coronavirus.
At EAB, we’ve been receiving lots of questions about gift officers and donors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read three examples of recent solicitations sent by colleges and universities letting alumni know how they can help current students.
We found that advancement is flipping its strategy on its head by revising frontline officers’ FY2020 metrics, tapping the breaks on upcoming solicitations and giving days, and rethinking commencement and reunion weekend.
Food insecure students are particularly vulnerable right now as institutions reduce dining hours and options, cancel group events, and in some cases close campus housing.