For all the hardworking folks in Advancement

Your guide to modern day
alumni relations and fundraising

Learnings from working with 200+ schools

Schools who partnered in creating this book

Alumni Association, School of
Medicine of Loma Linda University
College of Idaho
Nicholls State University
Alumni Federation

Our partners

Council for Advancement and
Support of Education

Topics covered in this ebook

Insights from 7 industry leading reports

This ebook represents the latest trends in advancement with key findings from the leading surveys in the advancement industry - VAESE, Blackbaud Giving report, and others.

Stay Informed!

Informational interviews with alumni relations professionals

This ebook includes interviews of alumni relations professionals providing an overview of the latest trends being adopted and an insight into how successful they are.

Know your peer's opinion on latest trends

What is covered in this ebook?

Insights, case-studies, and examples from 120+ partner schools
Obligation vs Value
Welcome to the world of value based relations
Millennials & their impact
They are social, trendy, and the most generous lot!
Digital is now default
Meet them where they spend a lot of their time
Alumni Communities
Show alumni your love and  value
Online Giving
Simple, secure, and the future of giving
Data driven decisions
Data → Insights → Better Decisions
Two way communication
Listen to your alumni and give them what they want
Budgeting Blues
Plan smartly and make more from less

Here's what our readers have to say about us

Our early readers found it very useful and here are some of their comments

Amazing book!

"This book is great and is extremely insightful. Thanks for putting it together!"

Katherine Gianelloni, Nicholls State University

Very insightful!

" I thoroughly enjoyed the ebook. It was short, sweet, and right to the point."

Jessica, Nicholls Alumni Federation