Successful advancement offices employ individuals who can tap the resources of diverse alumni, who expect approaches and programming to mirror their cultures, values and experiences.
CASE is committed to growing the diversity of the advancement profession and helping colleges, universities and independent schools strengthen relationships with an increasingly diverse alumni population.
CASE has adopted the following diversity mission statement:
We aspire to help institutions connect with their diverse constituencies and create pathways for current and future employees of diverse backgrounds.
At CASE, we define diversity as being inclusive of people of different ethnicities, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and ability levels.
Programs and Initiatives
- Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership
- LGBT Initiatives
- Minority Advancement Institute
- Minority Serving Institutions Initiatives:
- Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions
- Historically Black Colleges and University
- Hispanic Serving Institutions
- Tribal Colleges
CASE North America Fundraising Residency Program
CASE’s North America Fundraising Residency Program is an unparalleled, career-launching opportunity for high-quality graduates and postgrads seeking fundraising positions within higher education.
CASE Advancement Internship Program
The CASE Advancement Internship program seeks to increase and diversify the number of professionals in educational advancement.
CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Program
CASE ASAP comprises student alumni associations, student foundations and similar organizations at more than 300 CASE member institutions.
Conference for Student Advancement
Networking. Careers. Best Practices. Advancement.
Multicultural Advancement Professionals (MAP)
A premier resource for the enhancement and heightened-awareness of issues related to multicultural populations in educational advancement.
Opportunity and Inclusion
CASE's eight district Opportunity & Inclusion chairs play a vital role in supporting CASE's ongoing efforts in the area of diversity.
Diversity and Inclusion Community
Ask advice, share documents and network with peers in the Diversity and Inclusion CASE Community.