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Small Colleges Can Get BIG Donations

Cape Cod Community College is not a large University. But this small institution punches well above its weight when it comes to donations. This year, they received a $5 million dollar donation from a local philanthropist called Maureen Wilkens. That is the largest single donation the College has ever received – equal to 51 percent Read more about Small Colleges Can Get BIG Donations[…]

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Mega Gift Donations & How You Can Get Them

An anonymous $100 million mega gift donation was made to Baylor University this week. It is the largest major gift the school has ever received. And it’s just one in a series of multi-million dollar donations from Baylor alumni and families that came as part of a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign. Baylor University is a Read more about Mega Gift Donations & How You Can Get Them[…]

What’s Worse than no Alumni Data? Bad Data!

Everyone is talking about it. It’s in the news. It’s on our phones, our tablets, and our computers. It’s everywhere – and it shapes the basis of almost every decision we make. It’s Data.

And when it comes to alumni engagement it’s become a BIG part of the conversation.

What’s all the fuss about Employment Data? Strategies to Boost Engagement & Fundraising

We believe that no Higher Education institution – no matter how big or small – should ever have to struggle with engaging alumni or generating donations… and during our 15-year history of working with Higher Education fundraising and development teams, we’ve seen how employment data can be the key to ending that struggle. However, the Read more about What’s all the fuss about Employment Data? Strategies to Boost Engagement & Fundraising[…]

March Madness & How College Sports Brings In The Big Bucks!

Have you ever heard of the ‘Flutie Effect’? It’s a phenomenon that occurs when success in college sporting events leads to a boost in a school’s reputation which then attracts more students and leads to increased donations. There’s nothing like watching your college team bounce and shoot their way to victory to give you a sense Read more about March Madness & How College Sports Brings In The Big Bucks![…]

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