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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[…]

£100 Million Generous Donation To Make Large Impact For The University Of Cambridge

This week, a £100 Million major gift was made to the University of Cambridge by physics graduate and successful hedge fund manager David Harding and wife Claudia. The gift is Cambridge’s largest gift from a British donor in recent history. It’s not every day an institution receives a mega gift like the one from the Read more about £100 Million Generous Donation To Make Large Impact For The University Of Cambridge[…]

Soliciting Donations from Parents

Donations made directly to an educational institution can help boost innovation, technology and leading edge approaches to teaching which in turn ensures the school’s reputation in these fields. Parents can also donate to sustain and enhance the undergraduate experience. This can include donations to financial aid, faculty support, and undergraduate life as well as capital gifts Read more about Soliciting Donations from Parents[…]

Search for Donors Within the Most Charitable Cities in America

Every year, studies go out assessing the charitable nature of US cities. Between public records, social media, and charity searches, these studies reveal their own lists of the top philanthropic cities within the United States, based on how much time and money the people of the community are contributing. Knowledge about these charitable cities could Read more about Search for Donors Within the Most Charitable Cities in America[…]

Why Community Colleges Need to Prioritise Alumni Outreach

We hear it time and time again, community colleges don’t have the manpower nor the budget to track and engage alumni. Often, the reason alumni aren not getting tracked is simply due to the common misconception that these alumni don’t feel tied to their community colleges and are therefore unlikely to get involved in any way. Read more about Why Community Colleges Need to Prioritise Alumni Outreach[…]