Million-dollar-plus gifts nearly tripled in the United States, United Kingdom and Middle East in 2015, according to a recent report produced by Coutts & Co. and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Giving Tuesday, the global, 24-hour campaign which uses social media to connect donors and causes, raised US$168 million in donations, compared to $116.7 million in 2015. Colleges, universities, religious organizations and charities in 98 countries participated in #GivingTuesday-this year on Nov. 29.
Universities face plenty of challenges in engaging their international alumni-from locating alumni to drawing them to events and building a community.
Recognize the exceptional work of alumni, donors, colleagues or friends by nominating them for a CASE Distinguished Service Award.
The entry period for the 2017 Circle of Excellence Awards opens Tuesday, Jan. 10, and closes Friday, March 10.
How will a new president and Congress impact advancement offices in the United States?
The CASE Library recently answered a Good Question about diverse philanthropic constituencies.
The CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary in April 2017. The conference will provide delegates with knowledge, resources and best practices as well as new and improved perspectives of the advancement profession.
Superstar alumni can be obvious picks for major gifts or campus honorifics, but engaging these alumni in a more pragmatic way can have tremendous payoff, writes one CASE member.
Jennie Vanderbout, assistant vice president of alumni and development at the University of Central Missouri, has been elected to serve as secretary to the board.
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Everywhere you look, people are talking about the importance of great content: for recruiting students, engaging alumni, building social media audiences, and enhancing advancement communications and campaign marketing materials. That's a lot of pressure to deliver the good stuff, especially if creating content is not at the top of your job description.
Marc Weinstein is vice-principal of university advancement at McGill University where he spearheaded Campaign McGill: History in the Making.
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