5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

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5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Higher Education end of year fundraising Higher Ed Fundraising social ambassadors University Fundraising University Fundraising Campaigns year end fundraisingIn 2016, higher education institutions saw 17.7%

Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

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One day can make a difference and New Mexico State University (NMSU) can prove it! Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday giving tuesday Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday ideas Higher Ed Higher Ed Fundraising New Mexico State University NMSU stewardship

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[New Report] 3 Key Findings for University Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Here are 3 major lessons for colleges and universities from this year’s Charitable Giving Report: 1. Giving to Colleges and Universities is Up, But Growing Slowly. The increase in giving to colleges and universities was slightly higher, at 1.5%.

The Two Most Important Groups for College and University Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Every college and university, no matter how small, is capable of casting a huge and compelling vision for their donors. Nonprofit Fundraising Alumni donor cultivation fundraising ideas Higher Ed University FundraisingYour school does great work, and has lots of potential donors.

University of Michigan – Setting a Higher Standard for Giving Days

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On Giving Tuesday 2015 , The Office of University Development at University of Michigan set an example for how this kind of thoughtful planning and preparation can dramatically increase results: 1000 donors completed gifts online within the first 49 minutes. $1 Sometimes we get lucky.

University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site

AFP Blog

University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site : University Launches New Foundation Relations and Philanthropy Site February 6, 2012 — The University of Virginia Office of Development and Public Affairs has launched a new website designed to support University faculty researchers and development administrators motivated to seek funding from independent philanthropic foundations and select corporations

Fails, the Center of the Universe, Automating, and Tracking Traffic from Social: 6 MUST READ Posts This Week

SocialFish

We all still act as if we are the center of the universe and our members revolve around us. Just another quick roundup of MUST READ posts you may have missed: 1. What Does a Washington Post Blogger Resigning Say About the State of Digital Publishing?

A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

NetWits

Amongst the countless schools I found using Facebook poorly there were plenty of shining examples of schools doing really well utilizing Facebook to build lasting relationships with families, students and alumni (both University and K-12).

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A Remedy For The Universal Occupational Hazard.

VisionLink

No matter who you are, or your job title, or job responsibilities we all suffer from one universal occupational hazard - Tunnel Vision! You’re good at what you do, that’s why people pay you to do it, you have things to get done, you have deadlines to meet, and milestones to achieve.

University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

Mobile Commons

University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond. Considering that 97% of phone users between the ages of 18—29 use SMS to communicate , it comes as no surprise that our platform is so useful to colleges and universities across the country.

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The Six Universal Drivers At "Best Places To Work" Companies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

22 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Schools Alumni on Facebook

NetWits

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6 Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham , along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Top 5 Higher Education Fundraising Software for Universities

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Fundraising Strategy: The Gift Range Chart [With Templates!]

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The secret to… Basics of Prospect Research Capital Campaigns Conducting Prospect Research Preparing for Prospect Research Uncategorized University Fundraising Wealth Screening

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Wherefore Universal Analytics

Beaconfire Wire

Since it has come out of beta, we have been fielding a lot of questions about Universal Analytics, the latest and greatest analytics package from Google. What Makes Universal Analytics So Different? There are a few things that make Universal Analytics different from Google Analytics. ” With Universal Analytics, it becomes possible to link those three visits. In Universal Analytics, you can make your own. In short, Universal Analytics is inevitable.

Four Ways Universities or Colleges Use Prospect Research

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Every college or university needs to fundraise to have enough money to give students the best educational experience possible.

The state of social media in associations and what to do about it – XYZ University

AFP Blog

The state of social media in associations and what to do about it – XYZ University : We hear over and over again that associations are struggling to recruit, retain and engage young members in their organizations. And, according to Marketing General’s 2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report, 74% of responding associations indicated that increasing member engagement is a top membership goal.

Fundraising Strategy: The Gift Range Chart [With Templates!]

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The secret to… Basics of Prospect Research Capital Campaigns Conducting Prospect Research Preparing for Prospect Research Uncategorized University Fundraising Wealth ScreeningThe success of your fundraising campaign relies on whether or not your nonprofit has put in the time to develop a comprehensive, data-driven fundraising strategy.

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

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For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

The Center of Your Universe

Connection Cafe

Author: Taylor Shanklin. Content. Your message. Your story. Your needs. It’s that information that you are trying to convey to your audience whether it be a specific call to action, news piece, announcement or thank you message.

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

Donor Search

For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

Delhi University

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My next stop in New Delhi was Delhi University. So, I was able to stay for several nights at less than one tenth the price in the University's International Guest House, which was a great change of pace.

Scrum: A Universal Process for Organizational Success

VisionLink

VisionLink studies manufacturing processes and team best practices to inform the way we operate. Many of our teams use the agile methodology Scrum as a structure, but we rely upon our experience with collaborative work to make this approach work smoothly.

Universal Analytics – To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

Beaconfire Wire

Recently, a lot of our clients have been asking us if they should upgrade their standard Google Analytics (ga.js) to the new Universal Analytics (analytics.js.) Based on how Google has treated past versions of analytics (remember Urchin) we know that they will continue to support standard Google Analytics for several years, but that all new development will be done on the new version, Universal Analytics.

Day at University of Washington

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Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

University Presses Cooperate with Bookshare

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have been very lucky to continue to partner more closely with the publishing industry, as a major segment of educational publishers come on board with Bookshare: the university presses. We recently announced partnerships with The University of Chicago Press, the University of California Press and New York University Press, where they will be sending digital files of their books to Bookshare to be made available to people with print disabilities.

The Chicago Maroon — Microsoft Partners with University Program for South Side Nonprofits

AFP Blog

The Chicago Maroon — Microsoft Partners with University Program for South Side Nonprofits : "Microsoft Corporation will provide technical help to South-Side non-profits in a recently announced partnership with the University of Chicago’s Community Programs Accelerator.

Visit to University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just got back from a short jaunt to the University of Washington in Seattle. Not only is it the school my son Andy attends (beam, beam), but it is also a hotbed of activity around advancing people with disabilities.

Forum One on Social Media Monitoring and Evaluation at the Global Health Mini-University

Influence

So we decided to share our knowledge on how to measure and evaluate social media campaigns at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health’s 11th Annual Global Health Mini-University in Washington, DC. At Forum One, we take monitoring and evaluation (M&E) seriously, especially when it comes to measuring the success of digital communication campaigns.

Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give'

AFP Blog

Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give' : Tallahassee, FL -- Florida State University will launch its first exclusively virtual campaign starting at 9 a.m. 24, 1851, signing of the charter to create the academic institution that would become Florida State University on Monday, Jan. The Great Give is a 36-hour online giving campaign that will involve the entire campus and community in supporting FSU. The Great Give will run through Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 9 p.m.,

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham , along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

AFP Blog

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. coming up on April 29th. We have exciting news about Bookshare, and it's especially thrilling to be talking about an educational program that scales well and works.

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Fundraising University

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Just back from vacation. And although it's still August and the calendar says summer lasts another month, that Back to School vibe is in the air and the season is definitely waning. The "let's get back to business" feeling seems to be widespread - everyone is blogging about fundraising this week.

10 Ways Universities Are Engaging Alumni Using Social Media

AFP Blog

From Mashable10 Ways Universities Are Engaging Alumni Using Social Media: "In the current economy, job security has become somewhat of an oxymoron. Which is one reason why maintaining connections with your old university classmates, especially when you find yourself looking for a new job, can be crucial. Now universities across the country are beginning to use social media tools to engage alumni

ammado Introduces Universal Giving Widget - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

ammado Introduces Universal Giving Widget - Resource Center - AFP: "ammado Introduces Universal Giving Widget(Dec. 8, 2009) In the season of giving, AFP's networking partner ammado has introduced a new giving widget designed to make online donation a part of everyday life for millions of people around the world

University fundraising service to enter digital realm - The Pitt News: News

AFP Blog

University fundraising service to enter digital realm - The Pitt News: News : TeleFund, Pitt’s telephone fundraising service, suspended its calling operation for a few weeks to take time to consider new ways to communicate with Pitt alumni. The way the world communicates is changing,” said Albert Novak, a vice chancellor in the Office of Institutional Advancement, which oversees TeleFund’s operations