Almabase SpotlightS

The Best Advancement Ideas

Browse through the Top Advancement Campaigns from educational institutions in the United States

IN SPOTLIGHT
Public Universities

Pittsburg State University

November 24, 2021

The Advancement team at Pittsburg State University, a public university in Pittsburg, Kansas, embarked on their two-week Great Gorilla Tour road trip in 2019 to meet with their alumni in different cities across the West Coast.

Public Universities

California State University, Chico

November 23, 2021

California State University, Chico, a public university in Chico, California, recently won the coveted CASE Platinum Award in 2021 for their alumni-centric idea to engage with constituents through a webinar series.

Westminster Schools Of Augusta

November 23, 2021

Westminster Schools of Augusta’s a K-12 school introduced the I Donate My Year Initiative, celebrating the love and loyalty between alumni and their alma mater.

Public Universities

The University of Georgia

October 11, 2021

The University of Georgia, a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia, is using its Bulldog 100 list to felicitate the top 100 businesses owned or operated by their alumni.

Public Universities

Michigan Ross

October 4, 2021

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business, a business school operated by the University of Michigan, used their Alumni in Residence mentoring program to connect students with experienced alumni who volunteered to be mentors.

K-12 Schools

Westminster Christian Academy

October 4, 2021

Westminster Christian Academy, a K3-12 co-educational Christian school located in Huntsville and Madison, AL, focused on streamlining their donor experience to achieve fundraising success with their Annual Fund.

K-12 Schools

Mercy High School

October 4, 2021

Mercy High School, an all-girls, private and independent Catholic high school, held the Virtual Garnet Gala 2021, celebrating six decades of Mercy, and raising more than their fundraising goal for tuition assistance of bright Mercy Girls through their alumnae-centric approach.

K-12 Schools

The Woodlands Christian Academy

October 4, 2021

The Woodlands Christian Academy, a private, college preparatory Christian school in The Woodlands, Texas, virtually broadcast their sporting events to garner support for their teams during the pandemic, while also generating revenue.

K-12 Schools

Severn School

October 4, 2021

Severn School, a preparatory school in Severna Park, Maryland is engaging their alumni meaningfully through its mentorship campaign.

K-12 Schools

Restoration Academy

October 4, 2021

Restoration Academy is a K5-12 School located in Fairfield Alabama, with a mission to provide a quality, private education to predominantly lower-income families. Find out how they raised funds for the scholarships of over 60 children through their Hope for the Holidays Fundraiser.

K-12 Schools

The Park School of Baltimore

October 4, 2021

The Park School of Baltimore, a private K-12 school located in Maryland, drove high engagement through their Virtual Trivia Night.

K-12 Schools

The Hudson School

October 4, 2021

The Hudson School is a private, K5-12, coeducational day school located in Hoboken, raised funds for a new art studio through their hybrid Art-a-thon initiative.

K-12 Schools

Holton-Arms School

October 4, 2021

Holton-Arms, an independent college-preparatory school for girls in Bethesda, Maryland helps its upper-school students become better prepared for college and life after school by facilitating interactions with a panel of young alumnae.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Wartburg College

October 4, 2021

Wartburg College, a private Lutheran liberal arts college in Waverly, Iowa, managed to raise funds and find new donors during the pandemic through their Fund the Fortress fundraising campaign.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Whitman College

October 4, 2021

Whitman College, a private liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington, used their Virtual Whitman initiative as a means to engage their alumni from all parts of the world during the pandemic.

Liberal Arts Institutions

University of the Ozarks

October 4, 2021

University of the Ozarks, a private university in Clarksville, Arkansas, recently hosted their virtual Homecoming 2020 which successfully engaged with their international alumni community.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Madonna University

October 4, 2021

Madonna University, a private Catholic university in Livonia, Michigan, tweaked its messaging ahead of their Giving Day and received great support from its alumni community.

Public Universities

Murray State University

October 4, 2021

Murray State University, a public university, in Murray, Kentucky, hosted Healthy at Home(coming) 2020 - a virtual Homecoming Week, packed with several virtual events, such as reunions, tournaments, campus tour and much more, to keep their alumni refreshed and engaged during the pandemic.

Liberal Arts Institutions

The Evergreen State College

October 4, 2021

The Evergreen State College, a public liberal arts and sciences college in Olympia, Washington, drove high alumni engagement through their programming, raising awareness on societal and cultural issues.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Wesleyan College

October 4, 2021

Wesleyan College, a private, liberal arts women's college in Macon, Georgia, is using their monthly “Lunch & Learn” series to boost engagement with its alumni during the pandemic.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Roberts Wesleyan College

October 4, 2021

A private Christian liberal arts college in Rochester, New York, Roberts Wesleyan College drove success to its first-ever Virtual Homecoming Week via fun-filled Virtual Class Reunion Pizza Parties.

Liberal Arts Institutions

College of Wooster

October 4, 2021

The College of Wooster, a private liberal arts college in Wooster, Ohio, founded in 1866, hosted Highland Games - Virtual Trivia that drove high alumni engagement.

Liberal Arts Institutions

University of Puget Sound

October 4, 2021

The University of Puget Sound, a private university affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located in Tacoma, Washington, recently hosted a 5K virtual run for their constituents during their Homecoming and Family Weekend (Stay at Home Edition).

Liberal Arts Institutions

Willamette University

October 4, 2021

Willamette University, a private university, founded in 1842, in Salem, Oregon, drove high alumni engagement through their WU Stream initiative - an array of virtually accessible resources for their alumni to choose from.

Liberal Arts Institutions

Marietta College

October 4, 2021

Marietta College, a private, coeducational, undergraduate liberal arts college founded in 1835 in Marietta, Ohio, gathered alumni support through a unique social media campaign to raise almost $200,000 at their Giving Day in 2020.