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Matthew Plaisted, Former Director of Annual Giving at Thomas Aquinas College, Joins Almabase

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Matthew Plaisted

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December 7, 2021

Matthew Plaisted joins Almabase as a Director of Partnerships. Matthew is an advancement professional with nearly three years of experience in the industry.

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The Alumni-Centric Approach to Transformational Philanthropy

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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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Matching Gift Marketing for Universities: 5 Best Practices

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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 Ideas to Boost Alumni Engagement in Volunteering

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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!

4 Awesome Strategies for Successful Alumni Fundraising

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Jay Love

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September 30, 2021

Alumni engagement is necessary to keep schools operating at a level of excellence. Check out these four strategies to amplify your alumni fundraising efforts. Audience: higher education institutions raising money focusing on their alumni audience.

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4 Tips to Use Your University Website to Engage Alumni

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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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Almabase Named The Best Alumni Management Software Company of 2021 by Digital.com

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Kalyan

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September 22, 2021

Almabase was recognized among the world’s most proficient solutions that drive higher alumni engagement and donations for leading educational institutions.

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5 Virtual & Hybrid Alumni Engagement Events For 2022

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Christina

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September 16, 2021

Looking for ways to level up your alumni engagement program for 2022? Consider the following virtual and hybrid event ideas to connect and delight your members.

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

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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?

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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.