BEST PRACTICES

Best practices adopted by alumni relations professionals from around the world

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The Alumni-Centric Approach to Transformational Philanthropy

By

Dr. Maria Gallo & Dr. Kevin Fleming

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November 5, 2021

Alumni Relations experts Dr. Maria Gallo and Dr. Kevin Fleming break down the fundamentals of Transformational Philanthropy and Alumni Centricity in this blog post.

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4 Ideas to Boost Alumni Engagement in Volunteering

By

Addison

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October 29, 2021

Encouraging alumni volunteerism can be a challenge for any alumni coordinator. Follow these simple tips to raise volunteer recruitment for your own program!

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Matching Gift Marketing for Universities: 5 Best Practices

By

Adam

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October 29, 2021

Are you securing corporate matching gifts for charitable donations made to your university? Get started or up your efforts with these effective practices.

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4 Tips to Use Your University Website to Engage Alumni

By

Anne Stefanyk

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September 28, 2021

Your university’s website is an important digital tool to engage alumni. Here are five tips for making your website more effective for alumni outreach.

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What can you learn about fundraising in 2021 from Blackbaud’s Charitable Report?

By

Kalyan

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July 19, 2021

Fundraising trends are clear indicators of where the advancement space is headed. Learn more about some key takeaways from Blackbaud's Charitable Giving Report and ways to align your engagement strategies to the numbers.

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Your alumni engage with you all the time. Are you prepared to see it?

By

Adarsh

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July 6, 2021

Our alumni are always interacting with us and telling us something with each interaction. The key to answering our biggest advancement questions starts with measuring the myriad ways our alumni might be engaging with us beyond events, volunteering and donations.

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Why should you embrace Alumni Centricity?

By

Kalyan

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June 29, 2021

An increasing number of advancement teams today are adopting an alumni-centric approach, keeping alumni needs and behavior at the center of program design. Learn how alumni centricity can transform alumni engagement & help you build lifelong relationships.

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Alumni Engagement: 3 Ways to Keep Former Students Involved

By

Adam

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June 8, 2021

Most fundraising campaigns and engagement events were held virtually in the wake of the pandemic last year, and have continued to leverage the virtual platform ever since. Have a look at three key strategies that can help you improve your virtual alumni engagement in 2021.

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Almabase recognized as the #1 Alumni Management Software by G2 Crowd

By

Kalyan

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June 7, 2021

Find out why we were ranked the #1 Alumni Management Software in the world, and how we can help your institution become more alumni centric.

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Is The Alumni Relations Profession Under Threat?

By

Kalyan

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May 24, 2021

For every 100 alumni relations professionals in 2017, there are only 82 in 2020, a shocking statistic brought to light against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Digging deeper, we observe that it is not just an aftermath of the pandemic, but has been brewing up from quite some time.

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