Increasing pressure on university budgets has forced fundraising to take on a more prominent role than ever before. As organizations compete for donor mindshare and dollars, how will you reach your funding goals? The Advancement Forum provides advancement leaders with best-practice research and analytics to retain top fundraising talent, engage alumni, and increase philanthropic revenue.
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Don’t let your outreach fall flat. This poster reviews 157 ideas for ensuring students and alumni provide advancement staff with up-to-date contact and affinity information.
EAB discovered that an MGO should be a Curious Chameleon—an individual with behavioral and linguistic flexibility, intellectual and social curiosity, the skill to distill information, and the ability to approach the solicitation process in a strategic manner.
The traditional model of stewardship does little to inflect giving among mid-level donors, yet it remains prevalent across higher education. We’ve profiled three approaches to scale and sustain mid-level engagement.
In the age of venture philanthropy, discover how you can enhance your MGO interview process and find your ideal candidate.
As you rely more and more on major gifts to keep your doors open, it’s increasingly crucial to find high-performing major gift officers (MGOs)—but competition for the best MGOs has never been higher. To attract the top talent, you need innovative, proven recruitment techniques. Listen as expert Liz Rothenberg shares tactics you can use to hire the talent you need without engaging in a "salary arms race."
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Liz Rothenberg is Managing Director at EAB. In her role, she works with members in both the Advancement Forum and the Student Affairs Forum. Her past research studies focus on key issues in higher education, such as developing next generation career services, driving student and young alumni engagement via technology, college student mental health, and innovations in student affairs fundraising. More
Jeff Martin is a senior consultant with EAB's Advancement Forum. His recent research has focused on multichannel annual giving, big data in fundraising, and principal gift strategies. He has also led and supported studies on mid-level giving, disruptive fundraising initiatives, student philanthropy, and alumni relations. More
Explore this study for three multichannel strategies to boost alumni participation rates and win more donors in today’s competitive attention economy.
This study examines how institutions can enhance their alumni engagement strategies to appeal to prospective millennial donors, volunteers, and leaders.
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