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4 Social Media Strategies to Maximize Alumni Giving

By

Susmitha

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January 17, 2023

Alumni can be your university’s biggest supporters. Target alumni on social media using these four strategies to engage with donors and raise more funds

Best Practices

3 Strategies for Driving Attendance at Your Alumni Event

By

Fred

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January 12, 2023

Driving attendance at your alumni events is no easy feat, even for the largest educational institutions. Check out these strategies to boost your headcount!

Communication

Optimizing Alumni Communication During EOY Giving Season

By

Adam

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December 20, 2022

Your school’s alumni are likely some of your most essential supporters. Find out how you can optimize communication with the group this EOY giving season.

Announcement

Engagement standards have evolved, and so should our ways of viewing them

By

Adarsh

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December 15, 2022

Digitization has changed the definition of engagement. We have emerged to live in a new digital ecosystem, where everything important to us must be in our grasp, and engagement must feel easy and personal.

Best Practices

4 Strategies to Make Your Donation Page More Accessible

By

Ann

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December 13, 2022

Making your donation page more accessible ensures all supporters can easily access and fill it out. Incorporate these four donation page accessibility tips.

Fundraising

Plan a Fundraiser Donors Will Love: 3 Tips

By

Hardik

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November 21, 2022

To be a successful higher education fundraiser, you’ll need to keep your donors in mind. In this guide, you’ll learn how to plan a fundraiser donors will love.

Announcement

Almabase & Blackbaud Announce Expanded Partnership to Redefine Digital Engagement & Fundraising for Higher Ed

By

Kalyan

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October 12, 2022

Blackbaud, the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, and Almabase, the world’s most loved digital-first alumni engagement solution, officially announce an expanded partnership.

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9 Homecoming Ideas You Can Steal

By

Sushmitha

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September 12, 2022

Homecoming - It's that time of the year when your alumni gather to celebrate the institution's traditions, reconnect with their old friends, and reminisce about the good old times. Here are some tried and tested Homecoming ideas to engage your alumni and increase participation in this Homecoming.

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What it takes to raise a $50 million gift?

By

Sushmitha

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August 22, 2022

Major gifts can be real game changers for any institution. To learn more about it, we spoke to Adam Platzer, Assistant Vice President for College Advancement at RIT, who developed and secured a gift of $50 million. Read on to find out what goes behind cultivating a major gift.

Communication

Correlation, Causation, & the Chicago Connection

By

Kalyan

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August 8, 2022

The most common confusion in alumni relations and fundraising offices is the relation between engagement and giving. So, we will use that example to understand correlation and causation.