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A campaign framework for fundraising in a changing economy

In this COVID-19 era, does the traditional concept of a campaign still apply? Learn strategies for pivoting fundraising campaigns during a pandemic.

Success Story
Practicing agile operations

Learn how Oregon State University Foundation was able to pivot quickly to remote operations in response to the pandemic.

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Cultivating women donors: How to appeal to this critical demographic

Learn the common myths about women in philanthropy and what motivates their giving.

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A forward-thinking approach to advancement

UAB uses technology to increase efficiency, engagement, and communication with its alumni.

Success Story
Meeting advancement needs now and for the future

Why the University of Idaho chose Ellucian CRM Advance.

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Why do recent alumni give?

A recent graduate shares her reasons for giving and how personalised communications made a difference.

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Past, present and future: How OSUF is transforming advancement

One year ago, OSUF went live with Ellucian CRM Advance in a move to modernise its operations. We look back on their year of notable successes and explore the ongoing role of CRM in their development strategy, internal processes, donor relations, and future initiatives.

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Enhancing the student lifecycle

Build and nurture relationships with students on campus, and in the future, by integrating data from recruitment, advising, and advancement.

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Do personalised communications make a big difference?

A survey of students, alumni, and administrators shows how personalised communications can lead to increased enrolment and future donations.