SERIES: Subject Guides
Before you search elsewhere, take advantage of the research the CASE Library has already done for you. Formerly known as Good Questions, Subject Guides contain links to CASE publications, survey results, books and also to external articles, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive reading list on each topic.
Commencement Planning and Coronavirus
The CASE Library has created this collection to assist members who are adjusting their commencement ceremony plans as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Institutions are cancelling and rescheduling in-person ceremonies and, in some cases, transitioning to virtual events. This collection compiles articles, news releases, institution commencement web pages, and links to member discussions in the CASE Communities.
Fundraising in a Crisis
The CASE Library has developed this resource collection on fundraising during a crisis or time of major change, whether it be a disaster, institutional scandal, or economic recession. It includes articles and books on how institutions can respond to crises and how they can become more resilient for the future.
The CASE Library has developed this resource collection to assist members with questions about pledge policies and procedures. It includes information on how to draft pledge agreements and work with donors, whether pledges are legally enforceable, and using pledge reminders as stewardship tools.
Advancement services programs at educational institutions address the operational aspects of advancement such as computer systems, gift regulations and compliance, maintaining policies and procedures and reporting and data integrity.
Alumni relations programs at educational institutions build and strengthen relations with students, former students, faculty, friends and others.
Communications & Marketing
Communications and marketing programs at educational institutions engage constituents in two-way conversation and promote the institution using a variety of strategies and tools.
Fundraising programs at educational institutions secure private support in the form of annual gifts, major gifts, planned gifts and corporate and foundation gifts, often through strategically developed fundraising campaigns.
Organization & Management
Organization and management at educational institutions requires resources that cover issues faced by advancement professionals and institutional leaders, such as working with boards, leadership transitions, strategic planning, and talent management.
Special events can include annual events, one-time events, or events planned specifically for a certain audience. With proper research, planning, communications and implementation, they can be some of the most effective components of a comprehensive institutional advancement plan.