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It’s Not Too Late to Win Your Fiscal Fourth Quarter

With the end of the fiscal year approaching, advancement teams are looking to make a big push for donor gifts and participation in the upcoming weeks. If you think it’s too late for your team to get on track to meet—or exceed—this year’s goals, take a look at how...

Three Fiscal Year End Ideas to Grab Donors

The end of the fiscal year is approaching and many higher education institutions are looking to push their gifts over the finish line. Some might be concentrating on non-donors while others are targeting LYBNTs and SYBNTs. No matter to which audience an advancement...

Phonecasts Connect with All Alumni on Your First Day as President

In addition to the myriad of duties a President does on campus, engaging off-campus with alumni, friends, and other key constituents is just as essential and time-consuming—which is why Phonecasts are so appealing. Meeting alumni and donors face-to-face or even in...

Gustavus Adolphus College Sees a 59% Increase in Gifts Received

In the eleven days preceding their Phonecast, Gustavus Adolphus averaged 69 gifts received per day; in the nine days following their Phonecast, Gustavus averaged 110 gifts received per day. Engaging in conversation and community has always been an important part of...

Pomona College’s Phonecast Boosts Yield in Test Group by 50%

Pomona College produced a Phonecast in April of 2012 to deepen relationships and strengthen engagement among a group of regular-decision admits. Pomona’s domestic, regular-decision-admit pool was divided into two groups. Both groups received Pomona’s standard yield...