CARES Act and Advancement: How Philanthropy Can Amplify Outcomes for Higher Education


The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has several implications for higher education institutions across the country. The Act provides financial resources for institutions while presenting advancement leaders with the unique opportunity to adapt and innovate their fundraising efforts to support immediate needs. How can your institution leverage CARES Act funding to enhance philanthropic giving and serve your community during this unprecedented global crisis?

In this webinar we:

  • Review the components of the CARES Act exclusively designed for higher education
  • Discuss its implication for higher education advancement
  • Share and learn ways to maximize the impact of the funding through philanthropy


Mark M. Luellen, Vice President for Advancement, University of Virginia
Beth Brenner, Associate Vice President for Advancement, Ellucian