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6 strategies for increasing engagement from young alumni

By

Kalyan

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December 16, 2019

If you’re someone handling alumni engagement for your school, you obviously know that engaging recent graduates is one of the most challenging aspects. Here’s a look at the 6 most effective strategies that your peers are employing to engage their young alumni.

Database Update

Why is it important to segment your alumni population to serve their needs more effectively?

By

Kalyan

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December 13, 2019

In today’s digital age where we receive hundreds of spam emails daily, the chance of your generic email cutting through the clutter is low. Alumni segmentation is the approach schools around the world are taking to achieving greater outreach success.

Events

How to make an awesome alumni reunion promo video

By

Kalyan

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November 19, 2019

Alumni reunion promo videos are a great way to capture your alumni’s attention, evoking curiosity and nostalgia but, there’s a lot of planning and prepping that needs to be done well in advance. Take a look at the key elements pivotal to making an awesome alumni reunion promo video.

Events

Why is the end-of-the-year best time for high school alumni reunions?

By

Kalyan

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November 18, 2019

After observing over a hundred schools organize successful alumni reunions, we’ve finally settled on the end-of-the-year/holiday season as the best time for high school alumni reunions. Let's take a closer look at why the holiday season is ideal for high school alumni reunions.

Fundraising

8 proven ideas for promoting Giving Days

By

Kalyan

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October 15, 2019

The success of your Giving Day depends not only on planning but equally on its promotion. While there are many ways to promote Giving Days, in this blog post, we’re looking at the 7 most effective ones that have helped our customers achieve Giving Day success. 

Fundraising

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising in Higher Education: 6 proven strategies that bring success

By

Joshua

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October 14, 2019

Here's our detailed guide on how to get started with a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign and proven strategies that can boost your fundraising.

Product

Almabase and Double the Donation Announce Integration with 360MatchPro Matching Gift Platform

By

Ginu

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October 2, 2019

Almabase has launched a new partnership with Double the Donation, the leading provider of matching gift and volunteer grant solutions to nonprofits and educational institutions. This features a new integration between Almabase online giving pages and 360MatchPro by Double the Donation.

Communication

6 ways to increase alumni engagement over emails

By

Kalyan

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September 17, 2019

While email communication plays a crucial role in the digital engagement strategy of many institutions, the rate of success for each school may differ greatly. Here’s a list of tested techniques that have brought success to most schools.

Communication

How your advancement team needs to handle GDPR compliance

By

Kalyan

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September 14, 2019

While the deadline for GDPR compliance has long passed, only 20% of companies have fully completed their GDPR implementations. Here's a look at what GDPR means for schools around the world and the steps that need to be taken to be GDPR compliant.

Fundraising

How to make the most of Giving Tuesday?

By

Nandini

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August 28, 2019

Giving Tuesdays are the perfect opportunity to bring alumni together to champion a cause that they collectively believe in. Here’s our checklist to help you plan an awesome #GivingTuesday campaign this year.