Publications & Products
July 2011
Volume 1, Issue 1

Community College Advancement News

CASE Launches Center for Community College Advancement

Community colleges now have access to an expanding array of programs and services being offered through the new CASE Center for Community College Advancement. Read more...

Center to Host Virtual Town Hall Meetings

The CASE Center for Community College Advancement is launching a series of virtual town halls for community college advancement professionals. The first one is scheduled for Friday, July 15. Read more...


Success stories abound in community college advancement offices. Big or small, tell us yours. What did you try? What worked? (Or what didn't.) Read more...

Community Colleges Convene at Summit

Advancement officers and presidents helped launch the Center for Community College Advancement during a special breakfast at Summit 2011 on Monday in Chicago. They discussed current trends and offered valuable insights for potential programs, services and research that could be offered through the new center.

New Community College Member Rates

In response to feedback, CASE has made membership more accessible for community colleges. Your institutional membership entitles all advancement professionals at your school access to CASE programs and services. Join now...

In The News

Colleges See Surge in Giving
(Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Two years of stock-market gains have big donors giving again. Read more...

Community Colleges and Regional Recovery: Strategies for State Action
(Brookings Institution)

The current economic climate has placed renewed priority on the performance and potential of community colleges, the primary postsecondary institution serving local and regional workforce needs. Read more...

Courting Valedictorians
(Inside Higher Ed)

Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's statewide two-year system, offers limited scholarships to the top graduate of every high school in the state. Read more...

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Growing Giving: A Guide to Securing Private Support for Your Community College

Growing Giving offers proven ways to grow relationships-internally and externally-and identify giving opportunities based on benchmarks achieved by other advancement operations. Growing Giving is available for $19.95 (CASE members) and for $27.95 (non-CASE members) through the CASE Store.


Community College Foundations: An Analysis of a Survey Conducted by CASE


A recently released CASE white paper on the structure and staffing of community college foundations reports the results of a comprehensive survey. Community college foundation leaders responded to questions about board and governance, staffing, alumni relations, budget/funding, fundraising/private support, campaigns, major gifts, endowment and donor outreach.

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