Track & Engage Expat Alumni

Organizations today are more global than ever. They operate in different countries and cultures and understand the value of international diversity. Modern CEOs are global citizens with multi-cultural overseas experience. [1] Unfortunately, prospect research and development officers often overlook expatriate and international alumni because they are so difficult to track and locate. It is tough Read more about Track & Engage Expat Alumni[…]

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[…]

Engaging Donors: Prospecting & Affinity

Propensity, in the fundraising world, is someone’s tendency to get involved in philanthropy. This is their likelihood to make a donation, of either money or time. To discover an individual’s propensity, check their giving history. Have they given? How often? How much? Affinity is defined as someone’s natural liking for someone or something. So, put Read more about Engaging Donors: Prospecting & Affinity[…]

The Importance of Preventing the Lost Alumni Problem

Finding lost alumni is a priority for many alumni departments, and understandably so. The more alumni that you identify, the greater your pool of prospective donors. Traditionally, lost alumni are considered those whose contact information including mailing address, email, or telephone number are unknown. In general though, lost alumni may also be those who aren’t Read more about The Importance of Preventing the Lost Alumni Problem[…]