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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.

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7 tips to boost your COVID-19 philanthropic efforts

Learn how advancement departments from seven institutions rallied in creative ways to address student needs caused by the pandemic.

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How philanthropy can amplify outcomes for higher education

Discover how the advancement team at University of Virginia is pivoting to better serve their community during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 as Advancement's innovation opportunity

How Advancement professionals can embrace the changes made by the pandemic and build a template for the future.

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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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Staying engaged with recent grads in the age of social distancing

How to digitally connect with young alumni and cultivate donor relationships when in-person opportunities aren't an option.

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Realigning fundraising efforts to support student success and well-being

Advancement teams have been tasked with raising funds to support immediate student needs during the global pandemic. Here's how they can realign campaigns to best support students.

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What Miami University learned from alumni engagement scoring

From choosing criteria to tailoring your outreach, check out these tips and lessons learned from a university that’s been there.

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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.