29 avril 2017

18 fundraising sites for millions in campus donations

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Figures like $2 million, $300,000, $10 million, and $900,000, abounded in a Washington Post story that revealed how small liberal arts schools are turning to the relatively new-ish startup concept of fundraising sites for alumni and student program donations—all through Washington D.C.-based crowdfunding website GiveCampus.com. More...

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28 avril 2017


http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Community colleges have lagged the rest of higher education in fundraising. In one sense, that’s counterintuitive: a donation goes a lot farther, and comes closer to students, at a community college than at an elite private college, but that doesn’t seem to drive donors. More...

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16 décembre 2016

University of Toronto surpasses $2-billion mark in fundraising campaign

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy VICTORIA GIBSON. The University of Toronto has surpassed $2-billion in donations to its Boundless fundraising campaign in the last five years — and on Thursday raised its target to $2.4-billion. Though the number is unremarkable by American postsecondary campaign benchmarks, it’s an anomaly in Canada. Read more...

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14 décembre 2016

Why fundraising is critical when publishing a book

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. When we started our careers, professors didn’t have to think about raising money to publish a book with an academic press. If your manuscript was peer-reviewed positively, then the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) would inevitably provide your publisher with the necessary subsidy (now $8,000) to allow the press to break even on its investment, no matter the book’s commercial success. More...

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28 octobre 2016

Good as gold: Higher ed fosters fundraising all-stars

University Business LogoBy Harriet Meyers. When Teri McIntyre was a University of Wisconsin undergrad in the early ‘90s, she volunteered to call alumni to ask for college fund donations and—believe it or not—she liked making those calls. A university development officer noticed and offered McIntyre a job after graduation. More...

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29 septembre 2016

Fund-Raisers Predict 5.2% Increase in Giving

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Fund-raisers at public and private colleges and universities predict an increase of 5.2 percent in giving in the 2017 academic year, according to a survey released Thursday by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Read more...

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07 septembre 2016

CAOs Want More Training in Fundraising, Survey Finds

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegACE’s recent survey of chief academic officers (CAOs) found that the majority of CAOs want more training in fundraising, followed by more professional development in budgeting and financial management and assistance with governing board relations. More...

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30 août 2016

Stagnant economy forces Alberta post-secondary schools to get creative with fundraising

Edmonton Journal	HomepageBy Juris Graney. Alberta’s stagnant economy has post-secondary institutions scrambling to retain existing donors and encourage new ones.
Reported gifts, contributions and fundraising dropped 35 per cent — $352 million — between 2015 and 2016, with many of the province’s colleges the hardest hit.
Having survived the May wildfire that devastated Fort McMurray and with oilsands companies struggling with slumping oil prices, Keyano College is facing a tough start to the academic year. More...

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29 août 2016

Can gender-specific campaigns boost fundraising?

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. Female graduates receive fewer solicitations for donations, and they give at a lower rate than do their male counterparts, according to the “Alumni Engagement and Giving” survey by Alumni Monitor, a higher education consulting service. More...

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02 avril 2016

Predictive Fundraising Analytics for Institutional Advancement

eCampus NewsPredictive analytics uses advanced algorithms to analyze donor data and deliver a 360-degree view of individual donors. These analytic results provide detailed insight into the needs, preferences and behaviors of…

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