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December 2011
Dec 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Happy Holidays. Top Higher Ed Holiday Cards 2011 Edition.
Dec 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Events. Need Help With Event Planning? Wild Apricot.
Dec 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. The $350 Million Gift and The Lure of the City. Inside Higher Ed.
Dec 22, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Development and Alumni Services Data and Training Specialist for St. Joseph's University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. More on the $350 Million Gift to Cornell University.
Dec 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Happy Holidays. Eastern Washington University.
Dec 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Happy Holidays. IU Foundation and IU Alumni.
Dec 21, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Mega Gift.
Cornell University announced an anonymous $350 million gift to support its bid for a proposed engineering campus in New York City hours after Stanford University said it was pulling out of the competition.
Dec 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com QR Codes. Are You Ready for Paper-Based Hyperlinks?
Dec 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com QR Codes. How to Use QR Codes in Social Media.
Dec 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com QR Codes. Close-Up With Google's New QR Code Generator.
Dec 20, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Business Continuity.
Business continuity is a little like ambulance chasing - once the accident has happened, it's obviously too late to stop it - the #1 priority is to quickly save the patient.
Brian Dowling. More news on the SupportingAdvancement.Com blog.
Dec 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Humour. Testicular Cancer Awareness Video.
Dec 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Taking Fund-Raising To a New Level. New York Times.
Dec 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. MIT Receives $26.5 Million for Autism Research.
Dec 19, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Executive Director of Development for the University of Nevada, Reno. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. Stony Brook University to Get $150 Million Gift.
Dec 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. CASE/AASP Annual Conference for Development Researchers.
Dec 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. Penn State Gets $10 Million Gift for Engineering.
Dec 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. 4 Ways the New Twitter is Taking on Facebook.
Dec 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Moms Rate Facebook Highly for Brand Communications.
Dec 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. University-Only Groups Seek to Bring Back Facebook Exclusivity.
Dec 15, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Save the Dates.
Acquiring accurate information on donors, especially employment information, is one of the first steps for increasing matching gifts for your non-profit. Learn the strategies needed for improving your matching gift results and maximize the productivity of your phonathon! Join us at our complimentary seminar to learn non-profit strategies that will give you the best practices. From HEP Development Services. More on matching gifts.
Dec 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Blog.
SupportingFundraising.Com is a new blog for those that are providing the back room functions for fundraising organizations. More blogs on this site.
Dec 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Holiday Giving. Year End Giving Trends. Charity Navigator.
Dec 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. IT Manager's Guide to the Cloud. TechRepublic.
Dec 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What's The State of Volunteering At Your Organization? Wild Apricot.
Dec 13, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Be the BI Leader.
"Up to 50% of managers have no confidence in the numbers that are given to them." - From a recent study done in the U.K
. Brian Dowling. More news on the SupportingAdvancement.Com blog. More on reports and reporting.
Dec 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. New University Ranking Aims for Objectivity.
Dec 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. 2nd Duke Trustee Gives Multi-Million Dollar Gift.
Dec 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. IU Law School Gets $24 Million From Former Student.
Dec 12, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Regional Director of Development, Law School Office of Development and Alumni Relations for the University of Michigan. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reporting and Analytics. 10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2012.
Dec 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. U of South Florida Receives $20 Million Donation for New Medical College.
Dec 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Channels. The Power of Video Storytelling.
Dec 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com SunGard Datatel Merger.
The proposed combination of SunGard Higher Education and Datatel has cleared the regulatory review process and the companies are preparing to close the transaction in first quarter 2012.
Dec 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Flat Earth Fundraising: Ice Cream, Murder and Donor Loyalty.
Dec 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. 20 Most Useful Android and iPhone Apps. TechRepublic.
Dec 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Just Getting Started With Communications Planning?
Dec 8, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Even More Jobs.
Vice President, Product Management (Advancement Software Solutions), Product Owner (Advancement Software Solutions, Director, Strategic Accounts (Advancement Software Solutions) for SunGard Higher Education, Manager, Program Support Services for the Pew Charitable Trust, Director of Development - School of Medicine for the University of Nevada, Reno. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Thank You. Greenpeace UK's Rainbow Warrior III Thank-You Video.
Dec 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. IU Law School in Indianapolis Gets $24 Million From Former Student.
Dec 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. Duke Grad and Wife Donate $50 Million for Student Aid.
Dec 7, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Annual Giving Officer and Administrative Assistant - Office of Annual Giving for Spelman College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Review: LinkedIn Alumni. Alumni Futures.
Dec 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Web. SUNY Oswego.
Dec 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Desktop Tips and Tricks. Save Time by Creating an Excel Workbook Workspace.
Dec 6, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Advisory Groups (Revised).
Technology advisory groups are essential in helping to integrate people, planning and implementation for information systems and data management projects. Here’s an overview of some basic concepts, a suggested structure and a management approach for a group. Brian Dowling. More systems.
Dec 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Tips for Being Well Liked on Facebook. Wild Apricot.
Dec 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. China's Alibaba Group Moves to Become Social Networking Giant.
Dec 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Ethical Decision Making in Fundraising. CASE and AASP.
Dec 5, 11 More With LessSupportingadvancement.com It is the Season!
As we move into the busy season once again, it's time to think of the implications for year end processing and make sure everything is in order. Stock fax transmittal, stock transfer procedure, year end email, year end memo. John Taylor's Annual Date of Gift Message from the SupportingAdvancement.Com blog.
Dec 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Channels. Doing More With YouTube. YouTube Creator Playbook.
Dec 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Channels. Move over email, consumers prefer contact through the post.
Dec 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Hardware. A Prescription for Tablets. Campus Technology.
Dec 1, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Resource Development Data and Information Manager, New York. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Dec 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Understanding the Needs and Objectives of Women's Philanthropic Giving.
Dec 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Are You Being Caught in Google's Filter Bubble?
Dec 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com YouTube. Video, - I'm a VC.
   
November 2011
Nov 31, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com View for Business Intelligence.
The world changes and the pace of change is geometric. Your critical business information will need to keep pace with major trends – these trends are worth watching and definitely worth understanding.
Brian Dowling. More on reports and reporting.
Nov 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media and Analytics. Anatomy of Facebook.
Nov 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web. Top (First) Responsive Websites in #Highered.
Nov 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested (United Kingdom). State of the Sector 2011.
Nov 30, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Save the Date!
Veterans and newcomers alike will want to join this session to hear what two practitioners in the field are seeing (and hearing!) on changing trends across day-to-day practices, the use of technology, as well as donor expectations and attitudes. More news on the SupportingAdvancement.Com Blog.
Nov 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Free Webinar on Improving Fundraising Performance in Healthcare.
Nov 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Poppy Appeal. The Heart of a Nation.
Nov 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Hierarchy of Social Business Maturity.
Nov 29, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com The 100 Day Plan.
The 100 day plan is a planning exercise designed to accelerate outcomes in a short time frame which will then lead into a longer term (typically annual) plan. The plan can provide a clean slate so the organization can innovate quickly and where the traditional planning cycle may be too far out, too complicated or too time intensive to foster innovation in the short term.
Brian Dowling. More on plans and planning.
Nov 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 10 Web Design Tragedies.
Nov 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The 10 Most Important Things to Tech Your Excel Users. TechRepublic.
Nov 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Freedom of Expression. Photos With Charge. Inside Higher Ed.
Nov 28, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Alumni Relations and Director of Advancement Services for Arcadia University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Nov 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Perception and Reality Based on Data. Friday's Deals May Not Be the Best.
Nov 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Greenpeace Legacy Beer Mat. SOFII.
Nov 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Is Alumni Relations a Form of CRM? Alumni Futures.
Nov 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. More Universities Use Facebook to Recruit Students.
Nov 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How Do You Build and Sustain a Professional Network? Alumni Futures.
Nov 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search. Get Exactly What You Want Using Google Verbatim.
Nov 23, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Campaign Announcement.
The
University of Toronto has unveiled Boundless, the largest fundraising campaign in Canadian university history. With a historic $2-billion goal, the campaign for the University of Toronto will help expand U of T’s global leadership capacity across critical areas of knowledge and help develop the talent, ideas and solutions for the defining challenges of our time.
Nov 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. Cambridge University Reaches Record $2 Billion.
Nov 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Penn State Brand Suffering on the Market.
Nov 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. iPhone and Surface: When Microsoft and Apple Diverged.
Nov 22, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Trustee Challenge.
Shady Side Academy and MainSpring continued to work together in 2011, this time on an end of fiscal year Alumni Trustee Challenge campaign. Two trustees agreed to fund half of a financial aid grant if alumni were able to raise the other half. MainSpring developed a three series email campaign as well as Facebook and Twitter scripting and schedule to ensure alumni were kept up to date on the status of the challenge. Shady Side alumni exceeded the challenge giving goal to the Blue & Gold Financial Aid Fund and secured the trustee funds. Email 1, Email 2, Email 3. More e-solicitations.
Nov 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference.
Nov 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com High School Spikes NFL Players' Kind Donation.
Nov 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Texting for Charitable Giving Overview.
Nov 21, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Save the Dates.
Join us for this exclusive online web seminar to learn how to  utilize Wealth Tracker alerts and mine for further actionable data on the WealthTracker search platform. From HEP Development Services. More on matching gifts.
Nov 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Good Data Visualization on the Occupy Wall Street Movement. New York Times.
Nov 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Lip Dub. York University.
Nov 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Ethical Decision Making in Fundraising. AASP/CASE Webinar.
Nov 18, 11 SupportingAdvancement on YouTubeSupportingadvancement.com Visualization.
Interesting visualization showing animation of data in real space.
More SupportingAdvancement.Com favourites on YouTube including favourite presentations from the recent DRIVE conference on analytics and reporting.
Nov 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Microsoft Means Business But That Doesn't Mean Their Consumer Market is Lost.
Nov 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Membership Knowledge Hub. Wild Apricot.
Nov 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Advocate. Slashing the Charitable Deduction is Now On the Table. AFP.
Nov 17, 11 ReportingSupportingadvancement.com Reports and Reporting.
Presentations from the recent DRIVE conference on reporting in Washington state are now available online. More on reports and reporting on this site.
Nov 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. University of South Carolina Launching $1 Billion Campaign.
Nov 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Penn State Fundraising May Feel the Sting of Scandal.
Nov 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Finance. Moody's Considering Downgrading Penn State.
Nov 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates!
Conference registration and hotel reservations are now open for higher education’s premiere learning, hands-on training, and networking event,
SunGard Summit 2012: Where Learning Happens.
Nov 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Why Americans Use Social Media. Pew Internet.
Nov 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com A Few Good Tools for eAdvocacy. idealware.
Nov 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Embracing and Enabling Innovation. Wild Apricot.
Nov 15, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Major Gifts US Report.
Ever year about this time, we hear about some amazing major gifts from alumni made during homecoming weekends. Traditions can have a lot to do with that. From football games to basketball tip-offs or the scholarship luncheon, events stir the emotions of grads.
Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More revenue.
Nov 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com On Giving. Washington Post.
Nov 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How Giles Pegram Motivated Fundraisers at the NSPCC.
Nov 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Click-Through Rates, Compelling Links and Your End of Year Fundraising Appeal.
Nov 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Innovation With Impact. Bill Gates.
Nov 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns and Goals. Delayed, Not Defeated. Inside Higher Ed.
Nov 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. $100 Million Dollar Gift for Weill Cornell Medical College.
Nov 10, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Job Descriptions.
Database Manager, Database Administrator, Prospect Manager, Annual Campaign Program Manager, Annual Giving Program Coordinator, Assistant Promotional Manager, Assistant Recruiting Manager, Assistant Phonathon Training Manager. More job description samples.
Nov 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites. Pew Internet.
Nov 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Finance and Economy. Endowments Returned 19.8% Last Year.
Nov 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data and Ethics. Disingenuous Data. Inside Higher Ed.
Nov 9, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Gift Planning for Carnegie Mellon University, Executive Director-Prospect Development and Information Strategy for The Aspen Institute. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Nov 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. $100 Million Donation to Stanford.
Nov 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Save the Dates, Free Webinar on Predictive Analytics.
Nov 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tips for Improving Board Effectiveness. Wild Apricot.
Nov 8, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Major Gifts Report.
A $100 million fund started by Seymour Schulich earlier this month has established the Schulich Leader Scholarships. This was the 7th gift of $100 million or more in Canadian history and the 33rd since 2007. Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More revenue.
Nov 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media Open New Chapter in 2012. boston.com. Campaign.
Nov 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com When Networked Individuals Roamed the Earth.
Nov 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Profile: Krista Slade and the Rhodes Trust. Alumni Futures.
Nov 7, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts and Budget.
White paper on using matching gifts to stretch your budget.
We all know the old saying that it takes money to make money. But as a fundraiser, you also know that it also takes time, staff, resources, and the buy-in of your stakeholders. From HEP Development Services
. More on matching gifts.
Nov 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Video and Fundraising. Creative Video from Bowling Green.
Nov 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Mobile Marketing and QR Codes: Some Key Tips.
Nov 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. York University Receives $25 Million Gift.
Nov 4, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director of Annual Giving for the University of Virginia, Development Coordinator, Development Operations for The Aspen Institute. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Nov 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Facebook's Security Woes: 600K Accounts Compromised Per Day.
Nov 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Is it The End of Membership As We Know It? Wild Apricot.
Nov 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Google Brings eBookstore to Canada. Financial Post.
Nov 3, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Save the Date!
ADRP webinar.
Acknowledgments are the keystone and foundation of what we do as donor relations professionals. This session will approach the process from a practical and strategic view, sharing best practices ad plans for you to help build your program. More news on the SupportingAdvancement.Com Blog.
Nov 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Usability. Mobile Content: If in Doubt, Leave It Out. useit.com.
Nov 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Staffing Needs Are Important in Program Planning, Budgeting. Mission Connected.
Nov 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Filter Bubble. TED Talk.
Nov 2, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Data Cleanup.
Data cleanup  that tracks global and individual user performance on key business rules and data elements. Revised with some additional examples. Brian Dowling.
Nov 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. The Enterprization of Consumer Apps. All Things Digital.
Nov 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Find Zip Codes Within a Radius. Zip-Codes.Com.
Nov 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Change Can be Scary. Wild Apricot.
Nov 1, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Phonathon Manager for Azusa Pacific University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Nov 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Steve Martin Turns Tweets Into Book.
Nov 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. 10 Reasons Why Tablets Will Overtake Laptops in the Next Year.
Nov 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Privacy Online. Create a Fake Identity and Stay Anonymous Online. Gizmodo.
   
October 2011
Oct 31, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Fiscal Year End Emails.
MainSpring created four end of fiscal year emails for the A.B. Freeman School. The first email is from the dean of the school, the second email is from a student and the third email is from an alumna/adjunct professor. The final email ties these three individuals together with the tagline "Time is running out." These emails used variable data to target donors and non-donors. The A.B. Freeman School of Business ended FY10-11 up 45% in online gifts and up 10% in online donors. Email 1 - Donor, Non-Donor, Email 2 - Donor, Non-Donor, Email 3, Donor, Non-Donor, Email 4 - Donor, Non-Donor. More e-solicitations.
Oct 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Volunteers. Improving the Volunteer Experience at the Nonprofit Blog Carnival.
Oct 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What Matters: Will Changing the Rules Change Giving?
Oct 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising Software. The Raiser's Edge 7 Moving Forward.
Oct 28, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Data Analyst for Azusa Pacific University and Manager, Reporting and Data Analysis for the University of Sydney. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Oct 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. Mclean's 2011 University Rankings.
Oct 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Best EdTech Blogs Outside the Academy. Inside Higher Ed.
Oct 27, 11 Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com International Philanthropy.
Give Singapore is a good example of a site that enables grass roots fundraising using web enabled technology. Video from National University of Singapore Alumni event.
Oct 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. The Language Communities of Twitter. FlowingData.
Oct 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Living Publicly on Campus: Social Media and Its Discontents.
Oct 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web. Multimedia and Social Storytelling: Capitalize on Content.
Oct 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Secret to Achieving 3X Better Fundraising Results.
Oct 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Staffing Survey.
AASP has extended the deadline for completing this year’s Staffing Survey! In addition to providing a copy of the analysis and results, every organization completing the survey will be entered into a drawing for one free membership plus a free registration for next year’s AASP Summit
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Oct 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Giving. Use Slider to Chose The Amount to Donate. Outreach International.
Oct 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Engagement. Name That Battlefield Quiz. Civil War Trust.
Oct 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analysis of Steve Jobs Tribute Messages. FlowingData.
Oct 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Running a Successful Capital Campaign. Charity Village.
Oct 25, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director, Advancement Services for University of Queensland, Multiple Positions at the Smithsonian Institution, Associate Director, Development Information Systems and Services for Children's Hospital Foundation and Director of Advancement Services for Rollins College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Oct 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. 6 Online Outcomes and 3 Case Studies. Alumni Futures.
Oct 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Instructions for Using Social Media. Rutgers.
Oct 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Big Gains in Going Mobile: Slow Movement Towards Cloud Computing.
Oct 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates!
ADRP Webinar.
“Strengthening Your Core: Building & Maintaining Internal Relationships to Bolster External Giving”. More news on the SupportingAdvancement.Com Blog.
Oct 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Donors to Fundraisers: So You Want Our Money?
Oct 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Communications. Capturing Your Organization's Stories. Wild Apricot.
Oct 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. CU Passes $1 Billion Mark in 'Creating Futures Campaign.'
Oct 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! APRA MidSouth Workshop.
Oct 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Flash Mob. Villanova University Flash Dance Mob.
Oct 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Flash Mob. Furman Flash Mob 2011.
Oct 12, 11 Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com Humanizing Technology.
Steve Job's 100-year legacy: Humanizing Technology. Tech Republic.
Oct 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving Thanks. Wild Apricot.
Oct 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! 2011 Annual APRA-IL Conference.
Oct 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Brown University Ordered to Turn Over Fundraising Records.
Oct 7, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Innovators.
Steve Jobs, Alfred Sloan, Walt Disney, Thomas Watson, Alexander Graham Bell, Robert Goddard, Alexander Fleming, Henry Ford ....
Oct 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Steve Jobs Has Passed Away.
Oct 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Hidden Tools Find What You Want On YouTube.
Oct 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demonstrating Membership Value. Wild Apricot.
Oct 6, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Advancement Services and Stewardship Coordinator for California Institute of the Arts, Resource Development Data and Information Systems Specialist for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Oct 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! CASE Gift Processing Workshop.
Oct 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com College Flash Mobs Become Pep Rallies Made for YouTube.
Oct 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Struggles to Explain Its Web Tracking Practices.
Oct 5, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Great Solicitation Swap.
Hundreds of pages of solicitation letters compiled by Lynne Wester. Some additional resources available on the Donor Relations Guru Website.
Oct 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Changes at Facebook. Wild Apricot.
Oct 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Career Services, 1920s Style: "Called here for girl." Alumni Futures.
Oct 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Subscriptions.
Oct 4, 11 SupportingAdvancement on YouTubeSupportingadvancement.com McGill on YouTube.
Scientists, lab techs and students at a McGill University cancer research centre are gyrating their hips in a novel fundraising and awareness campaign that's attracting attention online.
More SupportingAdvancement.Com favourites on YouTube.
Oct 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Marketing. Mobile Usability Update. Jakob Nielsen.
Oct 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Data 1, Gut Instinct 0. CoolData.
Oct 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Top Ten Most Influential Colleges (Ranked by Klout).
Oct 3, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Campaign Announced.
The University of British Columbia has launched an ambitious $1.5 billion fundraising campaign, Canada's largest, with a twin goal of doubling the number of alumni engaged in the life of the university by 2015.
Oct 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Economy. Yale's Endowment Returned 22% In Year Ended June.
Oct 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Colleges Struggle With Students' Data Demands.
Oct 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 5 Mistakes to Avoid With Donation Forms. Fundraising Well.
   
September 2011
Sep 30, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Prospect Research Coordinator for the Texas Health Presbyterian Foundation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Sep 30, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com The Forever Recession.
Great posting by Seth Godin on the effect of the Internet on jobs and job creation.
Sep 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. Researchers in Fundraising Conference 2011 (UK).
Sep 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. NEDRA Research Basics and Research Bootcamp.
Sep 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. What the IT Department Will Look Like in 2015. TechRepublic.
Sep 29, 11 Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com Some Social Media Tools.
Template for developing social media policy, Kivi Leroux's Nonprofit Communications Blog and Links to Social Media Policies. More resources on this site.
Sep 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Social Media for Higher Ed Facebook Group. (Requires Login.)
Sep 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media Survey Help Requested. Social Media and Your Professional Life.
Sep 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Are We Too Focused on Trivia.
Sep 28, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Institutional Advancement Systems Analyst for George School and Systems Analyst for Pacific Lutheran University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Sep 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media Ideas. Persistent Page Footer With Social Media Feed.
Sep 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Medium Is the Message: Should a College Call, Text or Tweet?
Sep 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Earthquakes, Rocking Chairs and Membership Building.
Sep 27, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Fiscal Year End Emails.
Tulane Law partnered with MainSpring Media Communications, Inc. to develop an end of fiscal year html email series in 2011. The series highlighted outstanding faculty and students making an impact at Tulane Law and beyond. The emails series had a unique email open rate of 42.1%. Email 1, Email 2, Email 3. More e-solicitations.
Sep 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Timeline: There's Plenty That's New.
Sep 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Boldly Annexes The Web. All Things Digital.
Sep 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Who Needs Analytics Vendors? CoolData.
Sep 26, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Match Points.
HEP's Matching Gifts Newsletter. From HEP Development Services.
Sep 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save The Dates. APRA Michigan 2011 Fall Conference.
Sep 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Harvard's Endowment Grows by 4.4  Billion to 32 Billion.
Sep 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. University of Pittsburgh Gets 125 Million Pledge.
Sep 22, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Pledge Confirmation Email and Request from Donor to Send More Information Email. Contributed by Kelli Hills from Eastern Washington University. More samples.
Sep 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Measuring Your Social Media Success.
Sep 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Social Media Success Case Studies.
Sep 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Efforts.
Sep 21, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Manager Gifts and Financial Reporting for the Florida Institute of Technology, Director of Research and Relationship Management and Grant Writer for Hawaii Pacific University, Director of Advancement for the University of Michigan, Associate Director of Reunion Giving and Associate Director of Development, Regional Programs for the University of Virginia. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Sep 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. $135 Million Raised at University of Winnipeg.
Sep 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Records - International Address Updating Services. Global-Z.
Sep 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. BentzWhaleyFlessner's YouTube Channel.
Sep 20, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts Webinar.
Developing Strategies for Matching Gifts is a first step to increasing matching gifts for your non profit. Learn what you should have in your plan and the strategies needed for improving your matching gift results and raising more money. From HEP Development Services.
Sep 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. APRA VA Fall Meeting.
Sep 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Telemarketing Assistance. Mr. Cold Call. Telemarketing on This Site.
Sep 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. Bush Library Campaign Surpasses $300 Million.
Sep 19, 11 SystemsSupportingadvancement.com Responding to RFPs.
The flip side of submitting an RFP - How to respond to one. Learn how vendors work to make their responses appealing to the purchaser.
Contributed by Susan Hodson-Sweeney
. More on systems on this site.
Sep 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Tips for Making Your Website Mobile-Friendly.
Sep 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search. SEO Copywriting Tips for SEO Copywriting.
Sep 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Anatomy of a Failed App.
Sep 18, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Advancement Services for the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Sep 16, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Save the Date!
ADRP webinar.
Donor lists are now often presented in digital format online. This session investigates the characteristics needed to provide an online experience that actually motivates greater giving. Participants will also review typical—and outstanding—examples to illustrate key points.
Sep 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Giving to Athletics Outpaces Economy.
Sep 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Research. America's Best Small Companies in 2010. APRA MidSouth.
Sep 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Business Intelligence. Agile BI, The Technical Side.
Sep 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. Rutgers Gets $27 Million to Endow 18 Chairs.
Sep 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics Newsletter. Tableau Public.
Sep 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com MSSQL Technology. An Alternative to GUIDS.
Sep 15, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Rankings Up and Down.
Now that we’ve entered another year of the rankings game – all of the analysis, review and discussion of rankings creates the need to formulate and craft language on the changes - whether these are negative or positive. Brian Dowling.
2012 US News & World Report rankings. More on rankings: The Trouble with Macleans.
Sep 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. U.S. News Participation Drops.
Sep 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Webinar. Ingredients That Produce Wildly Successful Appeals.
Sep 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media: Send Business Cards Through Twitter. twtBizCard.
Sep 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Sept 11 and Alumni Relations. Alumni Futures.
Sep 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics Goes to the Movies. CoolData.
Sep 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Economy. UNC Cuts 3,000 Jobs.
Sep 13, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Apple Matching Gift Program.
Apple announced that it has started a corporate matching gift program. According to HEP Development’s Director of Research, Marianna Funk the number of new corporate matching gift programs has really accelerated this year with 225 net new parent companies added to date this year. More on matching gifts from HEP Development Services. More on matching gifts on this site.
Sep 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Why "Second Chance" Tweets Matter.
Sep 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Novel Way of Doing Business. Tuition Discounting with Groupon.
Sep 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Giving and Engagement. Fundraising Scoop Newsletter.
Sep 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. 2011 Global University Rankings.
Sep 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reporting. 10 Bad Things About SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2.
Sep 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. Check out the NEDRA Events Calendar.
Sep 7, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Mega Campaign.
In what is said to be the largest fundraising goal in American academia to date, USC is launching a campaign to garner $5 billion in donations by 2018, on top of $1 billion given to the school in the last year. LA Times.
Sep 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. Washington University Gets $60 Million Gift.
Sep 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Athletics. College Football Players Accepting Millions in Grants. USA Today.
Sep 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Blackbaud Desktop Reference Series.
Sep 6, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Sample Added.
Window Decal for the Virginia Military Institute giving society. More samples. More on Annual Giving.
Sep 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. LinkedIn Feature: "Your College Alumni" Alumni Futures.
Sep 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Alumnus Sues Wheaton College. Chicago Tribune.
Sep 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Verging on App-Aesthetic. Inside Higher Ed.
Sep 1, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director of Professional Development for Children's Hospital Foundation - Children's Nation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Sep 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Twenty Tweetable Truths of Magazines. YouTube.
Sep 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Cake. Good Metaphor for Data to Information.
Sep 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Research. A Look Inside NASDAQ's Free Insider Trading Tool. APRA MidSouth.
   
August 2011
Aug 31, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Naming: Endowed Chair Process, Endowment Minimums, 2, Fundraising Guidelines, Naming Academic Entity, Naming Chairs, 2, Naming Facilities, 2, 3, 4, 5, Naming Opportunities, 2, 3, 4, Naming Student Awards, Naming Policies. More on policies and procedures.
Aug 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Can Small Non-Profits Succeed With Cause Marketing? Wild Apricot.
Aug 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Introducing Multi-Channel Funnels. Google Analytics.
Aug 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Transmedia Design for the 3 Screens (Make That 5). Jakob Nielsen.
Aug 30, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Manager Gift and Financial Reporting for the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com After the Data Mining ... Prospect Research Asks, "What then?" CoolData.
Aug 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Twestival. Grassroots Fundraising from Volunteers.
Aug 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Free Webcast. Moves Management Made Easy.
Aug 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Solicitation Swap.
Please email me any solicitation letters or documents you use at your organization (redacted of course) I will compile them and redistribute to anyone who participates! The deadline to send your letters to me at wester@yu.edu is Wednesday August 31, 2011! More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Aug 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Charities, 911 and Promised Made.
Aug 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Mining, Statistics, GEO All Imbedded in an App.
Aug 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fun. Geek Legends. More on the Joy of Tech.
Aug 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Best Practices.
A new batch of best practices drafts has been posted to the AASP web site. This is the 4th in a series of drafts created by the AASP Best Practices in Advancement Services team. This set includes new drafts in the areas of Advancement Management, Information Management and Prospect Management.
Aug 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Ball State University Social Media Policies.
Aug 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demographics. The Mindset List for the Class of 2015.
Aug 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Report: Canadian Communications Change and Regulatory Implications.
Aug 25, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com Call for Proposals.
SunGard Summit connects more than 6,000 higher education professionals from around the world in one of the largest learning networks of its kind. At Summit, learning is everyone's priority. We invite you to contribute to this year's agenda by submitting a proposal about how you are creating new possibilities for your institution and the students it serves.
Aug 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Call for Presentations for APRA 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Aug 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey: Brands Betting on Social for Holidays. BizReport.
Aug 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Networking the Old-Fashioned Way. Mission Connected Blog.
Aug 24, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Advancement Systems Analyst for George School, Development Officer and Gift Planner and Director of Advancement Services for University of Indianapolis, Director of Annual Giving for USAFA Endowment, Director of Development for Daniel Foundation, Inc, Senior Director of Strategic Prospect Development and Analytics for the University of Arizona Foundation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Business Intelligence. Blog. Social BI.
Aug 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Webinar. Improve Your Major Gift Fundraising Performance. Advizor Solutions.
Aug 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Teacher Sues over 'Facebook Law'.
Aug 23, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Sample report and information request forms added to the sample forms page. Report request 1, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. More sample forms. More samples. More on reporting.
Aug 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. 2011 AASP Staffing Survey.
Aug 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tips for Managing Your Board Development and Your Expectations.
Aug 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Blog. Proper Propaganda: The Next Chapter.
Aug 22, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Leadership Annual Giving Director for The USAFA Endowment in Colorado Springs, CO. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Traditional Direct Response Channels - Still in Flux. hjc.
Aug 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. Duke Libraries to Receive $13.6 M, Largest in History.
Aug 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The 10 Worst Ways to Communicate With End Users. TechRepublic.
Aug 19, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Donors.
Michigan State University again partners with MainSpring to create two year end e-solicitations for donors and non donors. The donor version is designed to thank those who gave throughout the year and emphasize the difference their gift is making- thus allowing Spartans to in turn make a difference. The non donor piece, with a slight copy change, is designed to inspire Michigan State University alumni, friends and family who have not given in 2010 to consider the difference their gift can make by supporting the University today. More e-solicitations.
Aug 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Integrated Facebook Marketing. Inside Facebook.
Aug 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web. Colleges Rehab Their Web Sites for Major Payoffs.
Aug 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Wealth Indicators. America's Most Expensive Blocks.
Aug 18, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Save the Dates.
What better place to celebrate inspired stewardship as the soul of philanthropy than at ADRP’s 8th Annual International Conference in historic New Orleans, a city that certainly knows how to celebrate! Gather with colleagues from throughout the United States and around the world to be inspired, network, and learn about emerging best practices in the donor relations and stewardship profession.
More news on the SupportingAdvancement Blog.
Aug 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Measuring Motivation: A National Study of Donor Engagement.
Aug 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Problem With Perfection. HBR Blog Network.
Aug 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 5 Ways to Improve Your Email Database. (Registration Required).
Aug 17, 11 ReportingSupportingadvancement.com Save the Dates!
DRIVE 2011.
As reporting professionals at the University of Washington, we realized that the answer to that question was none. In over 80 years of combined reporting experience, we’ve never found a conference focused on the challenges of what we do every day. We think it’s time for that to change. More on reporting on this site.
Aug 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 11 Ways to Use Technology to Thank Your Donors. idealware.
Aug 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Design QR Codes and Higher Education: Andrew Gossen. Alumni Futures.
Aug 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Discussion. QR Codes: A Passing Fad? uwebd.
Aug 16, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director, Leadership Giving and Associate Director, Philanthropic Communications Individual for Children's Hospital Foundation - Children's Nation, Executive Director, Gift Administration for New York University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Philanthropy. 'Angel Donors' Quietly Buoying US Colleges.
Aug 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Americans and Their Cell Phones. Pew Internet.
Aug 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Volunteering. 8.1 Billion Volunteer Hours Served. Wild Apricot.
Aug 12, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Non Profits and Social Media.
Presentation on how nonprofits are utilizing social media. Includes history, planning and numerous examples of engaging constituents. Brian Dowling. More on social media and online on the web sightings page.
Aug 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Markets and Investments. Safer Bets. Inside Higher Ed.
Aug 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Business Intelligence. Agile BI: What it is and what it means to you.
Aug 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Raising Awareness by Celebrating Milestones. Wild Apricot.
Aug 11, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director for Undergraduate Philanthropy and Telephone Fundraising and Assistant Director for Young Alumni and Leadership Annual Giving for Oberlin College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online. Search and Email Still Top The List of Most Popular Activities Online.
Aug 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Selling The Benefits of Charity. Seth Godin.
Aug 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Trials and Tribulations of Event Fundraising. SOFII.
Aug 10, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Organization Charts. Advancement Services, 2, 3, 4, Development Services, Donor Relations, University Advancement. More charts on the employment page.
Aug 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analysis. SunGard HE and Datatel: 'An Arranged Marriage.' Campus Technology.
Aug 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising May Be Hazardous to Your Health. Wild Apricot.
Aug 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com A Marketer's Guide to QR Code Technology. Marketing VOX.
Aug 9, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving for the University of Virginia and Director of Development Records and Information Systems for Barnard College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Happy Birthday. The Web is 20 Years Old.
Aug 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Security. Your Smartphone: A New Frontier for Hackers.
Aug 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Security. Your Facebook Photos Can Identify You in Real Life. Gizmodo.
Aug 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. 10 Small But Brilliant Things from About Google Plus.
Aug 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Student Giving. Philanthropy to Support Student Projects. Middlebury College.
Aug 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Earning Potential. Degrees of Wealth. Inside Higher Ed.
Aug 5, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Data Cleanup Reporting Strategy.
Here’s an example of a data cleanup and maintenance reporting strategy that can be employed on an ongoing basis to give some ideas as to how to implement this in way that tracks global and individual user performance on key business rules and data elements. Brian Dowling.
Aug 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Making Event Participants More Successful With Social Media Tools.
Aug 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 7 Planning Considerations Before Developing Your Nonprofit Website.
Aug 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reporting Techniques. Creating Trellis Charts to Make Reports More Readable.
Aug 4, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations for American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Associate Director of Development for University of Virginia, Director of Advancement Services for Rollins College, Director of Donor Relations for Amherst College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Aug 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tech Support True Stories. 10 User Stories: The Madness Persists.
Aug 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search. Colleges Fight Google Ads That Reroute Prospective Students.
Aug 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Engaging Younger Supporters. Wild Apricot. Inside Higher Ed.
Aug 3, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com ADRP Webinar.
Is your organization prepared for the inter-generational transfer of wealth? Are you wrestling with how to build your legacy and endowment gift program? Do you feel overwhelmed by planned giving techno-babble? Are you looking for straightforward strategies to engage prospects? This interactive session will provide the steps, tools and methodology to help you build a successful program. More news on the SupportingAdvancement Blog.
Aug 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Social Networking Nudge. Inside Higher Ed.
Aug 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Visualizations. Best of FlowingData - July 2011.
Aug 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Could Lotteries Raise More Money for Charities?
   
July 2011
Jul 29, 11 SystemsSupportingadvancement.com Recommended.
1password is a very handy utility (Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android) that can store all of your passwords so you can have different passwords for all the web sites you're signed up wtih. Convenience and better security.
Jul 28, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Connect With UAA.
This dynamic micro-site helps alumni and friends "Connect with UAA." The micro-site home page rotates each month to feature different ways that alumni and friends can reconnect with UAA. The site promotes a giving challenge – to support a Seawolf by giving to the annual fund, and a participation challenge – to update your contact information and be entered to win a prize. Embedded Flash animation and poll questions make the micro-site dynamic and interactive. Monthly emails are sent out to promote different ways to interact with the micro-site and UAA. More e-solicitations.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Juggling Priorities at Small Staff Organizations. Wild Apricot.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Why we LOVE the "Like" Button! M+R Research Labs.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reluctantly Supporting the QR Revolution. idealware.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Trends. YouTube Use Explodes and Minorities Lead the Way.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Etiquette Lessons for Online Engagement.
Jul 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Video. Whitworth University Sends Its Mascot on a Quest.
Jul 27, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director, Development Information Systems and Services for the Children's Hospital Foundation and Database Systems and Records Assistant for the Lincoln Park Zoo. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jul 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Facebook for iPad: Breakdown of the Leaked Official App.
Jul 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 71% of Online Adults Now Use Video-Sharing Sites.PewInternet.
NetWits. Jul 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site.
Jul 26, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Good Resource.
HJC's newsletter, Leadership and Innovation for the non-profit sector is worth subscribing to. Contains regular and interesting tips and tricks on innovation, online and social media.
Jul 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Answering Questions about "How many times to keep calling?" CoolData.
Jul 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Is Social Media Persuasion the Next Hot Topic for Digital Fundraising.
Jul 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Does Your Organization Need Cultural Rehab. Wild Apricot.
Jul 25, 11 ResearchSupportingadvancement.com New Prospect Research Blog.
New prospect research focused blog from APRA MidSouth Chapter.
More blogs on this site. More resources for Prospect Research on this site.
Jul 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. What Rankings Ignore. Inside Higher Ed.
Jul 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Charity Ratings. Charity Begins At ... The Charities. Vancouver Sun.
Jul 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. College Offers Scholarship for Twitter Essay.
Jul 15, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Development Services and Prospect Research and Assistant Vice President and Campaign Director for The Institute for Shipboard Education, Director of Donor Relations and Development Operations for Defenders of Wildlife, Senior Director, Donor Relations and Director, Constituent Research and Development for the University of California, Riverside. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jul 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Lessons for Nonprofits. Seeing the Light - Takeaways from Earth Hour.
Jul 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Humour. If Moses Had the Internet.
Jul 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com See What the World is Searching For. Google Insights for Search.
Jul 14, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com What's The Best ETL Tool?
An ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tool is often an essential software component for building and populating your data warehouse. However, you should carefully consider the implications of adding one of these tools to your tool set, and you may wish to look at some alternatives first. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog. More on reporting.
Jul 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Get Off Facebook and Pay Attention To Your Website.
Jul 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Social Practice. 12 Trends From Cannes 2011.
Jul 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online. Clicks Don't Equal Engagement. The Far Edge of Promise.
Jul 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media and Privacy.
Harvard researchers accused of breaching students' privacy. From The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Jul 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising. Themselves to Blame? Inside Higher Ed.
Jul 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. What is Google Plus? Wild Apricot.
Jul 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Google+ is Growing Like Crazy.
Jul 12, 11 Telemarketing and TelefundSupportingadvancement.com Smartphone Adoption.
In its first standalone measure of smartphone ownership, the Pew Internet Project finds that one third of American adults – 35% – own smartphones. The Project’s May survey found that 83% of US adults have a cell phone of some kind, and that 42% of them own a smartphone. That translates into 35% of all adults. Read the report.
Jul 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Web Sites. Five Tips for Making Your Website Mobile-Friendly.
Jul 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Management. International Mailing Address Formats.
Jul 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Management. Frank's Compulsive Guide to Postal Addresses.
Jul 11, 11 Telemarketing and TelefundSupportingadvancement.com Free Phonathon Webinar.
Join AGPN online for a webcast designed to help you use improved staffing strategies to amplify your phone program's returns. More on telemarketing and telefund on this site.
Jul 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Mobile Apps Vs. Mobile Web Sites.
Jul 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Launches Video Chat With Skype.
Jul 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. U.S. News Plan to Rank Online Colleges Worries Some Officials.
Jul 8, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com ADRP Webinar - Lapsed Donors.
The more you know about your lapsed donors – their characteristics, interests and relationships to your organization – the better prepared you are to recapture these donors, or, more importantly, prevent them from lapsing in the first place. This session focuses on proactive measures for preventing lapses in the first place as well as strategies to recapture lapsed donors.
Jul 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns. Yale Raises $3,88 Billion in 5-Year Campaign.
Jul 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Surveys. Need Answers? Try an Online Survey. Wild Apricot.
Jul 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Driven. Maintenance Over Management: Survey of Business Officers.
Jul 7, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director, Development and Alumni Relations for New York University, Senior Director of Development, Alumni Association for the University of Michigan and Senior Programmer Analyst for the University of California Riverside. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jul 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Blog. The Social Side of Giving. More blogs on this site.
Jul 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Blogs. Web Strategy. More blogs on this site.
Jul 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. E-Mail Marketing Campaign Gets By With a Little Help.
Jul 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What to Put Into your Donor Newsletter. Note point 6 on Matching Gifts.
Jul 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. ADRP 2011 Regional Workshop - Fairborn, OH.
Jul 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. The Google+ Project.
   
June 2011
Jun 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Major Gifts in Canada for May.
Major Gifts activity in Canada is plotting a course of wider distribution, as an increasing numbers of  second and third level nonprofits announce largest gifts ever. Pretty exciting for the nonprofit, their community and don't forget, the donor.
Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Jun 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Blogs. Seeking Grant Money Today. More blogs on this site.
Jun 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: Differences and Opportunities.
Jun 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. GoalBusters.
Jun 29, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Vice President of Donor Relations for the Oklahoma State University Foundation, Associate Development Officer for Utah State University, Development Director for the Cathedral Arts Project, Senior Business/Technology Analyst for the College of the Holy Cross, Senior Director of Strategic Prospect Development and Analytics for the University of Arizona Foundation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jun 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40%. Netwits.
Jun 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising Blog. A Small Change. More blogs on this site.
Jun 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Can You Turn Objections Into Opportunities. Wild Apricot.
Jun 28, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Lead Through.
Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity joins MainSpring Media Communications, Inc. to create a PURL campaign to increase membership to their Life Loyal program. The PURL campaign uses variable data to target specific constituent segments as well as giveaway promotions. In addition to buttons to click to join, this campaign gives brothers the opportunity to update their contact information. More e-solicitations.
Jun 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tips and Tricks. 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Spreadsheet Design. TechRepublic.
Jun 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Use of Social Media and Online Research Tools.
Jun 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Why Excel Isn't a Donor Database. idealware.
Jun 27, 11 E-solicitationsSupportingadvancement.com Faces of Aspire.
A series of videos produced by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Joshua Seftel, presents the stories of several students and faculty -- talented thinkers and doers who strive to aim high and be bold. More e-solicitations.
Jun 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Security and Passwords. How big is your haystack?
Jun 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Microsoft, Boeing Pledge $50 Million as Tuitions Set to Shoot Up.
Jun 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Learning. MIT's Goal to Reach 1 Billion With Open Courseware.
Jun 24, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director of Regional Engagement and Assistant Director of Reunion Giving for the University of Virginia. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jun 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Saying No. White iPhone Debacle Shows Why Apple is Winning. TechRepublic.
Jun 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Research Helps Us Better Understand Donors. Wild Apricot.
Jun 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Knowledge and Search. British Library Makes Google Search Deal.
Jun 23, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts Newsletter.
Check out the newest issue of Match Points from HEP Development Services. Articles include details on ExxonMobile Foundations' education matching gift program. More on matching gifts.
Jun 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Behind the Sale of a Picasso Lies a Larger Global Philanthropic Tale.
Jun 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems. idealware.
Jun 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Direct Mail. The Signature Effect. Mal Warwicks's Newsletter.
Jun 22, 11 ReportingSupportingadvancement.com Analytics.
How Many Times to Keep Calling?
Since Kevin MacDonell took over the phonathon at Dalhousie University, he and I have had a number of discussions about the call center and how it works. I've learned a lot from these discussions, especially because Kevin often raises intriguing questions about how data analysis can make for a more efficient and productive calling process. New paper from Peter Wylie. More on reporting and analytics.
Jun 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Charitable Giving Rose Last Year, Still Below Peak.
Jun 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Employment. Avoiding Culture Shock for New Staff. CharityVillage.Com.
Jun 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search. SEO Keywords for Small Non-Profits. Wild Apricot.
Jun 21, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Sample Job Descriptions.
Associate Director of Annual Giving, Associate Director of Document Management, Director, Gift and Donor Records, Director of Development, Director of Development Services, Gift Administration, Director of Gift Accounting, Senior Director Advancement Alumni Operations, Systems Support Analyst. More sample job descriptions.
Jun 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. What's Hot: Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40%.
Jun 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Google, Facebook, Linked In: The Future of Search.
Jun 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising. The Million Pound Lottery.
Jun 20, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Vice President for Advancement for Pitzer College and Philanthropy Operations Director for the Trust for Public Land. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jun 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Benchmark or Bust. CoolData.
Jun 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Best Practices for Maintaining a Clean Database. (Registration Required.)
Jun 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Your Shop's Fundraising Practices.
Jun 17, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching and Mobile.
It is now easier than ever for development officers, trustees and volunteers to ensure gifts are doubled to their favorite non-profit, thanks to the exciting new MatchMyGift™ app for smart phones! MatchMyGift helps front line fundraisers IDENTIFY match opportunities at the point of solicitation. From HEP Development Services.
Jun 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. Stanford Gets $100 Million Art Donation.
Jun 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Characteristics of High Performance Development Programs.
Jun 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Security and Visual Analytics. Largest Data Breaches of All Time.
Jun 16, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gift Samples.
Custom Designed Fliers/Leaflets for Direct Mail Campaigns. Fliers Charity, College, Cultural, Hospital, K 12, Leaflets from HEP Development Services. More on matching gifts.
Jun 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com AHP Report on Giving in the U.S. Released.
Jun 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising. Legacy Gifts Playing a Larger Role in CU-Boulder Fundraising.
Jun 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising Growth. The Rule of 72 from Dan Allenby's Blog.
Jun 15, 11 Matching GiftsSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts Survey Results.
The 2011 Matching Gifts Practices
survey results are now available. Compare results with prior surveys to find with tactics have been most fruitful. Print version. Brian Dowling and Amy Phillips.
Jun 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Social Media Challenges.
Jun 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Are Non-Profits Seeing Results on Facebook? Wild Apricot.
Jun 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. New International Ranking System Has a DIY Twist.
Jun 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates!
The Association of Advancement Services Professionals Summit 2011 registration is now open.
Jun 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Where Philanthropy is Headed in 2011. The Cygnus Donor Survey.
Jun 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Philanthropy in Ancient Times: Early Examples From The Mediterranean. SOFII.
Jun 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Faculty Videos on Featured Experts from the UCLA Newsroom.
Jun 13, 11 ReportingSupportingadvancement.com New Report.
Data visualization is increasingly an essential element of business intelligence (BI). From the Data Warehouse Institute.
Jun 13, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Development Coordinator for the California Institute for the Arts and State and Local Campaigner for MoveOn. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jun 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Video - Summer Send-Off. Gettysburg College.
Jun 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Valuing Volunteer Leaders. Alumni Futures.
Jun 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Partnership to Further Global Quest by N.Y.U. Alumni Futures.
Jun 10, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Over 600 acknowledgement letters compiled by Lynne Wester as part of The Great Acknowledgement Swap. Some additional resources available on the Donor Relations Guru Website.
Jun 9, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Student signed appeal letters 1, 2, 3, 4. More on Annual Giving. More samples.
Jun 8, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Development Operations Coordinator for the MIND Research Institute. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jun 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Email Checklist (Maybe This Time It'll Work. Seth Godin.
Jun 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Giving. Mobile Fundraising Case Study.
Jun 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Young Alumni Are a Whole Different Animal. CoolData.
Jun 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Video. Eastern Virginia Medial School Donor Reception - "The Hero Bash".
Jun 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Video. Eastern Virginia Medial School Donor Reception - Strategic Plan Launch.
Jun 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Platform Strategies. Apple Sets Sights On Cloud Control. The Globe and Mail.
Jun 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Using Facebook to Meet Your Mission: Results of a Survey.
Jun 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Globalization. Access to the Internet is a Human Right. United Nations Report.
Jun 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Software. Polldaddy.
Jun 7, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Commencement Time.
This is the final piece in four part series to create awareness for Shady Side Academy's Blue and Gold Family of Funds in FY09-10. Through illustration summer has arrived and highlights the exciting graduation time at Shady Side. This piece challenges viewers to meet Shady Side’s fiscal year goal by June 30th. More e-solicitations.
Jun 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. The Demographics of Social Media.
Jun 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demographics. A 'Required Living' List for Marketers Targeting Hispanics.
Jun 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Students and Degrees and Earnings. What's it worth?
Jun 6, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Sample Forms Added.
Faculty staff payroll deduction form, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
More Samples. More sample forms.
Jun 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Good With Numbers. CoolData.
Jun 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Computing. Apps Make College Easier to Access.
Jun 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Humour. A Bow to Our Benefactors. New Yorker.
Jun 2, 11 E-solicitationsSupportingadvancement.com Holiday Message.
Fresno State award winning end of the year holiday message.
More e-solicitations.
Jun 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Colorado Professional Researchers for Advancement Symposium.
Jun 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Promoting Engagement With a Blog. Wild Apricot.
Jun 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Wikipedia Improves Students' Work.
Jun 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Desktop Productivity. Five Tips for Using Office 2010 Actions. TechRepublic.
Jun 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Vendor Resources. Heller Consulting Resource Pages. Registration Required.
   
May 2011
May 31, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 10 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
May 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Sponsor Message. Increase Your Revenue Using HEP's Matching Gift Tools.
May 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Report on Education. The Condition of Education in 2011.
May 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. More People Using Internet as Source of Entertainment.
May 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Sets Available. Pew Research Raw Survey Data Now Available.
May 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Lift Charts, for Fun and Profit. CoolData.
May 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How to Be An Extraordinary Planned Giving Officer. Fundraising Well.
May 25, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Samples of internal advancement services and finance newsletters. Newsletter 1, 2, 3. User group newsletter. More newsletter samples and additional information on branding and marketing advancement services and operations.
May 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Impact of a Gift. Red's Reach - Visualization on $50 Million Dollar Gift.
May 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web. Visualizing Content: Using Infographics for Clear Communication.
May 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Facebook Feature Has Users Post Recommended Pages to Wall.
May 24, 11 SystemsSupportingadvancement.com Passwords.
Good article on how to keep track of your passwords and keeping them safe in a world where we might have logins and passwords on hundreds of web sites.
May 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011.
May 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Top Picks for Facebook Commerce Sites.
May 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How Should a University Build Its "Leadership Brain"? Alumni Futures.
May 20, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Assistant Director, Major Gifts, Associate Director, Philanthropic Marketing and Communications, Associate Director, Principal Gifts, and Development Assistant for Children's Hospital Foundation, Gift Accountant and Senior Gift Accountant for Tulane University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
May 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Yale Leads Rebound in Donations as $100 Million Gifts Multiply.
May 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media Resource. Social Media in Higher Education.
May 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. A New Kind of Computer: Chromebook.
May 19, 11 Telemarketing and TelefundSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Caller Evaluation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. More on Telemarketing and Telefund. More on Annual Giving. More sample forms.
May 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! 13th Annual Mid Atlantic Researchers Conference.
May 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Accountability. 10 Tips for Charitable Giving. MSNBC.
May 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Stanford Adds Alumni Interviews to Admissions Process. Inside Higher Ed.
May 18, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Videos on Philanthropy.
Three short videos on different elements of philanthropy. Boomers 'the great opportunity' for philanthropy, Charitable Giving Becomes Focused and Why Charities are Becoming More Accountable. Nicholas Offord, President of The Offord Group.
May 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 10 Ways to Wake Up Your Nonprofit Brand. Wild Apricot.
May 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. $60 Million Gift to Bolster Bard College's Global Work. New York Times.
May 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. APRA-Virginia 2011 Spring Meeting.
May 17, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Functional Specialist - Data Analytics for the University of Western Ontario, Programmer/Analyst for the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation and Lecturers for the Raffles Education Corporation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
May 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Alumni Portraits. University of Toronto.
May 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. 5 Interesting Social Media Uses in Higher Ed. Alumni Futures.
May 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Operating Systems. Android Reaches 100 Million Device Activations.
May 16, 11 Telemarketing and TelefundSupportingadvancement.com Zone Evaluation.
Zone evaluation form used for call monitoring provided by J. Travis Byrd from Radford University. More telemarketing and telefund resources on this site.
May 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Wealthy Plan to Give More. Philanthropy Journal.
May 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Email Marketing. 8 Key Takeaways for Personalized URLs.
May 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Ratings. Education Programs Assial 'U.S. News' Survey. npr.
May 13, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Honor Sigma Chi.
Sigma Chi Fraternity joins MainSpring Media Communications, Inc. to create a PURL campaign to increase membership to their Life Loyal program. The PURL campaign uses variable data to target specific constituent segments as well as giveaway promotions like a leather coaster set and silver license plate frame. More e-solicitations.
May 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Using Foursquare in Higher Education.
May 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Wanted: More Ways to Learn Predictive Modeling. CoolData.
May 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Innovation. Non-Profit Video Gaming - Is it here to stay?
May 12, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gift Essentials.
Growing matching gifts and processing them efficiently is a growing challenge for fundraisers. Success requires innovative strategies, having the right tools and knowing how to use them. This session will explore how to make the growing of and the processing of matching gifts easier for your donors and yourself. From HEP Development Services. More matching gifts on this site.
May 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gifts. $225 Million for University of Pennsylvania Medical School.
May 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Higher Education Web Analytics.
May 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web Based Tool for Tracking Volunteer Efforts. Wild Apricot.
May 11, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 9 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
May 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. The State of Online Analytics in Higher Education.
May 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Higher Education Job Posting Site. Academica Careers.
May 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. Revolutionary New Paper Computer.
May 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How Do You Thank Donors?
Lynne Wester is looking for samples of acknowledgement letters. To participate, email her your samples which she will share with those who participate.
May 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! CASE Summer Institute in Advancement Services.
May 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Are You Feeding Your Supporters Bacon? Wild Apricot.
May 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Social Media and the Capital Campaign.
May 9, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving and Director of Major and Planned Gifts and Research and Proposals Manager for Armstrong Atlantic State University, Director of Gifts and Records for the University of Denver, Director of Development, Athletics for the University of Michigan, Development Researcher and Regional Engagement Associate for the University of Virginia. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
May 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Endowment. Harvard Plans to Redeem $300 Million in Debt.
May 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Generations. On Boomers, Their Tribes, Their Values, Their Giving.
May 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. University of Iowa Announces $10 Million Donation.
May 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Make Choices Easy for Weary Donors.
May 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Connected. Canadian Internet Usage Nearly Double the Global Average.
May 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. CASE Asia-Pacific Alumni Institute in Alumni Relations.
May 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Date - ADRP Webinar.
With the internet here to stay, it’s important that all stewardship programs integrate online strategies to meet donors where they are. In this webinar, we will discuss implementing social media programs like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and an all-inclusive e-marketing plan to maximize stewardship, enhance events and increase contact with donors.
May 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mascot Mayhem. Capital University.
May 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. Graduate Schools. US News and World Report.
May 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Senior Class Giving. Bricks Campaign. Saint Mary's College.
May 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Major Gifts Report.
Innovation, a hot button for Canadians making major gifts. This follows the trend that began about five to six years ago. Just look to the $15 million gift to the University of British Columbia - Djavad Mowafagian Centre for Brain Health. The second largest publicly announced gift in 2011.
Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
May 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Leveraging Advancement Services.
May 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Learn Social Media. YouTube Creative Institute.
May 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Statistics. Correlation and You.
May 3, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director, Barnard Fund for Barnard College, Constituent and Gift Record Technician for California State University, East Bay and Director of Development, Major Gifts for the University of San Francisco. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
May 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook is Great, But Does it Really Work for Nonprofits?
May 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. AHP Survey on Annual Giving.
May 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Are You Reinventing Your Fundraising for Zoomers?
May 2, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Alpha Chi Omega.
A PURL campaign was developed by MainSpring to increase membership in Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity’s Life Loyal program. The PURL campaign uses variable data to target specific constituent segments as well as giveaway promotions like a Tiffany-style key ring and a silver luggage tag. In addition to variable data, this campaign uses variable photos in the header of the main page that are segmented based on specific target audiences. More e-solicitations.
May 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Mining: How Companies Know Everything About You.
May 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Alumni Career Services on a Budget. Academic Impressions.
May 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tools. Photo Editing Online, Easy as Pie. New York Times.
   
April 2011
Apr 29, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Alumni Relations for the University of Indianapolis, Manager, Advancement Services, Prospect Research Analyst and Raiser's Edge Specialist for the Rand Corporation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Apr 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Non-Profits Are You Listening. Wild Apricot.
Apr 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com They're Back and They're Bad: Campus Gossip Web Sites.
Apr 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Basics. Efficient File Management in Windows 7. TechRepublic.
Apr 28, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 8 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Apr 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Behind the Curtain at Google. TechRepublic.
Apr 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 10 Ways to Integrate Advancement. Alumni Futures.
Apr 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Apps. University of Phoenix Mobile.
Apr 27, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Vice President for the University of Rochester, Associate Director, Alumni Relations and Assistant Director, Stewardship, Events, Global Donor Relations for New York University, Director of Development for San Jose State University. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Apr 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Five Long-Term "Ideas That Matter" for Higher Education. Alumni Futures.
Apr 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Twitter in the Classroom.
Apr 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Graduates of Top US Schools Sell Nearly $5 Billion In Stock.
Apr 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts Fraud at Bank of America.
Apr 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Why you should go to the APRA International Conference this year.
Apr 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Are You Ready for National Volunteer Week? Wild Apricot.
Apr 26, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Resources.
Mentioned before but have a look at the Wild Apricot Blog. Active and a good source of information on resources.
Apr 7, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Major Gifts Officer for Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Apr 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Privacy. The Information (Sharing) Age. Inside Higher Ed.
Apr 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Look for Maclean's Canadian University Guide.
Apr 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Who Spends the Most Years in Retirement? FlowingData.
Apr 6, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com NTen Webinar.
Free webinar.
Join NTEN for the first Legal Corner with Assistant Attorneys General Bob Carlson of Missouri and Kevin Wells of Arkansas to learn about the top legal issues that nonprofits run into and how you can avoid those situations.
Apr 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Cloud Computing. Campuses Begin Shifting UC to the Cloud.
Apr 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. UBC Announces $15 Million Gift to the Faculty of Medicine.
Apr 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 10 Reasons to Cheat on Your Spreadsheet. Convio.
Apr 5, 11 PotpourriSupportingadvancement.com Resources.
I just finished Tony Hsieh’s highly-recommended book Delivering Happiness, and it’s gotten me thinking about resources for fundraisers/researchers that provide a WOW factor: sources that deliver beyond expectations. From Helen Brown Group's Blog. More blogs.
Apr 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Upcoming Webinar. The Science and Art of Data and Records Management.
Apr 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Membership Database Selection, Part III. Wild Apricot.
Apr 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Two Aspects of Measuring Social Media. Alumni Futures. Wild Apricot.
Apr 4, 11 Matching GiftsSupportingadvancement.com 2011 Matching Gifts Practices.
Last change to fill out, we'll be closing the survey on Friday!
We have passed the mid-decade mark now and the time has come again for us to invite your participation in the 6th annual survey on matching gifts. Many of you have previously participated in the matching gift surveys and we are hopeful that participation will expand once more this year. Our thanks - in advance - for your participation
. Print version. Brian Dowling and Amy Phillips.
Apr 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Member Communications & Information Overload - Finding Balance.
Apr 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Kettle Campaign. With the Salvation Army, Everything Old is New Again.
Apr 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Analytics. Giving-Related Variables: Keep or Leave Out.
Apr 1, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Advancement Officer, Leadership Gifts and Applications Analyst/Programmer for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Senior Prospect Research Analyst V for the University of California, San Francisco. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Apr 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Professors With Personal Tweets Get High Credibility Marks.
Apr 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Facebook Real Time Ad Service.
Apr 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Rankings. World's Best Universities Ranked by Reputation. BBC.
   
March 2011
Mar 31, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Kappa Alpha Theta.
Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity joins MainSpring Media Communications, Inc. to create an e-solicitation to increase membership to their Life Loyal program. The e-solicitation utilizes the voice-over of a current Theta collegian. The voice-over along with photos of the collegian gives a more personal touch to the appeal.
Join. More e-solicitations.
Mar 31, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Athletic Department Development Associate Intern and Director of Development and External Relations for the University of Michigan. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Chicklets Are Not a Communication Strategy. Alumni Futures.
Mar 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Visualizations. The Billion Dollar Gram.
Mar 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. UCSF Receives $48M Gift for Lung Research.
Mar 30, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 7 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Mar 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Top 10 Policies and Practices for Nonprofit Management.
Mar 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Education Flash Mob. I Could Teach You a Thing or Two. Video.
Mar 30, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reporting Video. Formatting Secrets.
Mar 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Major Gifts Report.
Leadership. One of those mighty intangibles, the essence of one's actions speaking louder than any words possibly could. Leadership in the form of a significant rant, to the Nature Conservancy of Canada from one of the country's elite funders, the W. Garfield Weston Foundation.
Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Mar 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Visions of Students Today More YouTube.
Mar 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Channels. University Students Feel Guilty About Texting in Class.
Mar 29, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Trends. Peer-to Peer Healthcare. Pew Internet.
Mar 28, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Development and Alumni Relations and Director of Gift Planning for the University of Michigan, Director of Annual Giving for UVA Children's Hospital. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Prospect Research Resources. Information Seeking.
Mar 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Prospect Research Resources. Videos on the Art of the Ask. More YouTube.
Mar 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Prospect Research Resources. ProspectResearch.com.
Mar 25, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com New Web Site.
MainSpring Media Communications Inc, a current sponsor of SupportingAdvancement releases a new web site with resources, sample and a blog.
Mar 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Marshall Art of Fundraising.
New fundraising blog. More blogs on this site.
Mar 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Endowment Survey for Non-Profit Hospitals.
Mar 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Membership Database Selection - Understanding Your Choices. Wild Apricot.
Mar 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index. Nonprofit Trends.
Mar 24, 11 ReportingSupportingadvancement.com Challenges With Reporting.
Some of the challenges we all face with fundraising reporting, and some solutions for improving. Brian Dowling. More on reports and reporting on this this.
Mar 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Volunteer Scheduling, Time Tracking and Accountability. Wild Apricot.
Mar 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Everything you wanted to know about times and dates. timeanddate.com.
Mar 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Changing The Ways Others Think. ChangingMinds.org.
Mar 23, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Match Points.
In the wake of the economic meltdown of 2008, corporate matching gift programs have rebounded quickly -- to the relief of nonprofits everywhere. More on matching gifts from HEP Development Services. More matching gifts on this site.
Mar 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Survey Help Requested. Analytics for Fundraising.
Mar 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. The Wristwatch is Reimagined. Will Young Shoppers Care?
Mar 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mentor a Student. University of Minnesota.
Mar 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Twestival - Grass Roots Fundraising from Volunteers. sofii.
Mar 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Alumni Elusive Targets for Fundraising - New Strategies to Enagage.
Mar 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Second Life. Rutgers Day: Visit a Virtual Rutgers.
Mar 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Look Beyond Loyal Donors to Find Annual Giving Prospects. CoolData.
Mar 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com A WikiLeaks Clone Takes On Higher Education. Chronicle.
Mar 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Grande Guides. (You'll Need to Register.)
Mar 18, 11 ResearchSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Prospect research profiles provided by Debbie Menoher from the University of Florida Foundation. Vice President, Assessment. More on prospect Research.
Mar 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Telemarketing Sites. TelALutes. Pacific Lutheran University.
Mar 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Telemarketing Sites. Phonathon. Messiah College.
Mar 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Telemarketing Sites. Calling 'Canes. University of Miami.
Mar 17, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Development Research Analyst for the University of Michigan, Vice President of Strategic Services for the World Wildlife Fund. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Case law. Donor Intent Vs. Current Realities.
Mar 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search and PSE. Google's Gadfly. Inside Higher Ed.
Mar 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Is It Ever OK To Leave Voicemail Anymore? Business Insider.
Mar 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. iPad Takes Over as the Lecture Hall Aid of Choice.
Mar 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What is the Ideal Role for Leadership Volunteers? Alumni Futures.
Mar 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com New Initiative to Engage Canadian Volunteers. Wild Apricot.
Mar 15, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Phonathon letters asking local businesses for incentives 1, 2, 3, 4. More samples. More on telemarketing and phonathon.
Mar 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Interesting Site. Give Youth at Risk a Chance.
Mar 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile. Loyola University.
Mar 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Higher Education Job Openings Surge in 2010.
Mar 14, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Chief Development Officer for the University of Michigan, Coordinator of Fiscal Operations for the College of New Jersey, Director of Development Information Systems and Services for Children's Hospital Foundation - Children's Nation, Director of Reporting for the University of Rochester,  Prospect Research Manager for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Effective Meetings. ADRP Webinar.
Mar 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Summer Institute in Advancement Services.
Mar 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Institute for Senior Advancement Services Professionals.
Mar 11, 11 SupportingAdvancement on YouTubeSupportingadvancement.com They Need You.
Good video from Gonzaga University promoting a scholarship challenge.
Web site for the scholarship challenge. More SupportingAdvancement.Com favourites on YouTube.
Mar 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Registration for APRA International Conference Now Open.
Mar 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com NPR. The Hat Never Comes Off.
Mar 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com When Textbooks and Social Media Collide. Campus Technology.
Mar 10, 11 RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Mobile Giving.
The mobile experience may become the next mass medium; the principal way for millions of people to communicate, browse the Web, access entertainment, shop, do business and interact with their favorite charitable causes. Contributed by artezinteractive. More revenue.
Mar 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Cleanup. List Hygiene for the Digital Age. HJC.
Mar 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demographics. Understanding Donor Populations, Part 1.
Mar 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Call for Presentations for the ADRP International Conference.
Mar 9, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director of Advancement Services, Director of Advancement Services and Prospect Researcher for St. Olaf's College. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. 7 Top Twitter Tools.
Mar 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Computer Science Programs Use Mobile Apps to Add Relevancy.
Mar 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 2010 Annual Giving Survey.
Mar 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com MSF Warehouse: Virtual Catalogue and Mass Marketing Campaign.
Mar 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Reconciling With Rankings. Inside Higher Ed.
Mar 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Interesting Virtual Tour. State University of New York, Potsdam.
Mar 7, 11 E-solicitationsSupportingadvancement.com Tuition Freedom.
Video on the Westmont Impact site on the value of giving to help cover the cost of tuition and how students can thank donors. More e-solicitations.
Mar 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Trends in Teen Communication and Social Media Use. Pew Internet.
Mar 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Major Gift Metrics That Matter.
Mar 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Major Gift Portfolio Analysis.
Mar 06, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 5 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Mar 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How Far Should Colleges Go to Monitor Online Behaviour?
Mar 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 2010 Online Giving Report. Blackbaud.
Mar 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Best Practices. Dealing with Email in Net Community.
Mar 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising. Donor Confidence Highest Since 2008.
Mar 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Predictions. Higher Education's Outlook Remains Mixed.
Mar 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Some Mobile Resources and Webinars. Give by Cell.
Mar 2, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Information Services and Solutions Specialist for California State University, East Bay, Temporary Development Services Coordinator for Stand for Children. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Mar 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Apps. Crib Sheet. NC State Alumni.
Mar 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Engagement. Your Orange Connection. Oklahoma State University.
Mar 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the dates! Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits Registration Open.
Mar 1, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Thank you postcards. Earlham College, Hanover College, Minnesota State University Mankato, Otterbein College. More samples.
Mar 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Stories. What Nonprofits Can Teach the Private Sector About Social Media.
Mar 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Uncovering Social Media Opportunities for Higher Education.
Mar 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Dirty Little Secrets of Search.
   
February 2011
Feb 28, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Data Management.
Presentation done for the Advancement Services Track at the CASE District VIII Conference in Vancouver Canada. More records and data management resources.
Feb 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Trends. Top Tech Trends on The Horizon for Higher Education.
Feb 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Can Social Media Keep Students in School?
Feb 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. $22 Million Dollar Gift for Simon Fraser University.
Feb 24, 11 Like MindedSupportingadvancement.com HappyDonors.
Blog with fundraising tips to help you cultivate donors via mail and online. Links to more blogs on this site.
Feb 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Must-See Twitter. The Social Media Marketing Blog.
Feb 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. UofT Students Create Their Own Social Media Platform. uBuddy.
Feb 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the dates! Using the Internet to Research Private Companies. APRA-IL.
Feb 23, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Data and Systems Associate for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Director of Major Gifts for Kutztown University Foundation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Search and Seizure. Can You Frisk a Hard Drive? New York Times.
Feb 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Top Trends in Technology. Fundraising Well.
Feb 23, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Friend Raising. 7 Commonly Missed Opportunities in Alumni Relations.
Feb 22, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Director of Advancement Services, Senior Manager of Advancement Services Operations and Senior Manager of Annual Giving and Advancement Services Operations for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Where does your university stand? University Web Rankings.
Feb 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Best Blogs on Fundraising and Marketing. Mel Warwick.
Feb 22, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Tips for Building Productive Relationships With Your Leader Partner.
Feb 21, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Local Impact.
Part of a series for the University of California, San Diego on how local impact has global impact
. More e-solicitations.
Feb 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the dates! Women World Wide Leading Through Philanthropy.
Feb 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. Forum for Raiser's Edge Users.
Feb 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Consolidation. Blackbaud Acquires Public Interest Data, Inc.
Feb 18, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Sample Added.
End of year thank you postcard to students.
From long time contributor, Jane Ong, Associate Director, Annual & Special Gifts for the University of Southern California. More samples.
Feb 18, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Associate Director of Development, Regional Programs for the University of Virginia. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com After a Frugal Year, 2011 May See a Jump in Top Donors' Giving.
Feb 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Business Internet Strategies. Internet Dough.
Feb 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Good Online Sample of a High Impact President's Report.
Feb 17, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Registering a Domain.
Registering a domain is one of the first steps in establishing your online brand presence. A domain is your online address that can be used for a wide variety of purposes - and it's never been easier to register yours. Brian Dowling.
Feb 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Slight Rise in Donations to Colleges Seen in 2010. New York Times.
Feb 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates. APRA 2011 24th International Conference.
Feb 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising Techniques. Text Giving Report. mGive Foundation.
Feb 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Running Out of Addresses. Drumming Up More Addresses on the Internet.
Feb 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology Planning. eLearning: The Technology Pyramid.
Feb 16, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Mobile Apps. Crib Sheet. LeMoyne College. Idealware.
Feb 15, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Application Programmer for College of William and Mary, Gift Recording Analyst, KAUST-UD, Saudi Arabia, Research Analyst for College of Williams and Mary, Senior Director for Principal Gifts for The Salk Institute. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Google Finds it Hard to Reinvent Philanthropy. New York Times.
Feb 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Ways Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes for Fundraising and Awareness.
Feb 15, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Investing and Finance. The 13 Largest University Endowments.
Feb 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Valentines Day Samples.
Valentine Card, Valentine Response, Valentine Card Cost Analysis.
Rendi Hahn. Valentine Card. Syracuse University. More samples.
Feb 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com World. Spotlight Again Falls on Web Tools and Change. New York Times.
Feb 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. So You Think an English Professor's Life Is a Cartoon.
Feb 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The Price of Software. TechSmith Fights Opaque Ed Tech Pricing.
Feb 11, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Sample Added.
SPURS is the University of South Carolina’s new student philanthropy education program and this brochure was utilized to help incoming freshman make their way around campus while learning about philanthropy.
Contributed by Steven J. Farwick II, Assistant Director of Annual Giving. More samples.
Feb 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Economy. Endowments at Universities See Gaines After 2009 Losses.
Feb 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Apps. Forgive Me, Father, for I Have Linked. New York Times.
Feb 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 22% of Online Americans Used Social Networking or Twitter for Campaigns.
Feb 10, 11 SupportingAdvancement on YouTubeSupportingadvancement.com The Gift Fairy.
Video produced by UConn students as a way to showcase how giving impacts the university.
More SupportingAdvancement.Com favourites on YouTube.
Feb 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com As the Web Goes Mobile, Colleges Fail to Keep Up.
Feb 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com How to Add Calls to Action to Your Nonprofit's YouTube Videos. NetWits.
Feb 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Crystal Reports. Using Crystal with Visual Studio 2010.
Feb 9, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Local Impact.
Part of a series for the University of California, San Diego on how local impact has global impact
. More e-solicitations.
Feb 9, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director, Stewardship, Events, Global Donor Relations for New York University, Associate Director of Annual Giving/External Outreach for University of Redlands. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Giving Index Released by Network for Good.
Feb 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Best of Blog Posts on Social Media from the Wild Apricot Blog.
Feb 9, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. Pen for the iPad. New York Times.
Feb 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates.
ADRP Webinar. When Less is More: Powerful Events for a New Era.
Fundraising, cultivation, and other special events continue to be an essential part of the advancement process. At the same time, the economy, leaner staff and budgets, and the “seen it all” perception by constituents is making it harder to produce engaging and viable events.
Feb 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Happy Birthday! Alumni Futures Turns 4 Years Old.
Feb 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gadgets. Top iPad Apps for Internet Marketers.
Feb 8, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraisers Anticipate Rebound in Giving to Education in 2011. CASE.
Feb 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Step Into the Circle.
Enter the Circle of Excellence Awards, advancement's premier international awards program exclusively recognizing the work of CASE members. The awards acknowledge superior accomplishments that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and deliver exceptional results. Winning programs epitomize the profession's best practices, raise standards and contribute to a growing body of knowledge about advancement.
Feb 7, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Major Gifts Officer for the University of Michigan. Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Feb 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Showcase Your Work. 2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards.
Feb 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! Northeast Annual Giving Conference.
Feb 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com A Must Have Gadget. LED Lights for Your Teeth.
Feb 4, 11 Matching GiftsSupportingadvancement.com 2011 Matching Gifts Practices.
We have passed the mid-decade mark now and the time has come again for us to invite your participation in the 6th annual survey on matching gifts. Many of you have previously participated in the matching gift surveys and we are hopeful that participation will expand once more this year. Our thanks - in advance - for your participation
. Print version. Brian Dowling and Amy Phillips.
Feb 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. New College-Focused Social-Networking Sites Search for Niche.
Feb 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What 1.9 Million Donors Can Tell Us About Fundraising on the Web.
Feb 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Chancellor Says SUNY to Tap Alumni; Spur Jobs.
Feb 3, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Assistant Director for the Annual Fund for Flagler College and Director of Development for Howard University.
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Feb 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com What is a QR Code and Why Might it Matter for Nonprofit Marketing?
Feb 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Learn How to Tweet Like Kayne West.
Feb 3, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Communications. Words to Avoid for Nonprofits in 2011.
Feb 2, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 3 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Feb 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Fundraising. Amid Cuts, Public Colleges Step Up Appeals to Alumni. NYT.
Feb 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data. Time on the Call and How Much the Alum Pledges. CoolData.
Feb 2, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Questions and Answers. Quora.
Feb 1, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Dollars to be Tracking.
What are the top most important dollar totals you need to be tracking in your program in order to help measure your overall fundraising performance? Brian Dowling. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Feb 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demographics. Enter Your Postal Code and Find Your Wealth Cluster.
Feb 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Wild Apricot.
Feb 1, 11 Supportingadvancement.com English Universities after the "Browne Report". Alumni Futures.
   
January 2011
Jan 31, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Alumni Association Bylaws and Alumni Association Bylaws 2. More policies and procedures. Alumni Survey and Alumni Travel Survey. More surveys.
Jan 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Report. The Social Side of the Internet. Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Jan 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Information. 42% of Americans Use Wikipedia. Pew Internet.
Jan 31, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Campaigns that Beat Goal in 2010. Canadian Fundraiser.
Jan 28, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Local Impact.
Part of a series for the University of California, San Diego on how local impact has global impact
. More e-solicitations.
Jan 28, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Mashup at NC State University.
  Supportingadvancement.com Technology Resource. SQLSkills. Jan 28, 11
Jan 27, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com Newest Jobs.
Advancement Services Coordinator for Bennington College and Stewardship Specialist, Major Gifts for USC Viterbi School.
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Jan 27, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Acknowledgement letters. First Time Donors, Additional Gift, Faculty Staff, In Memory, Reunion, Standard, Gift-in-Kind. More samples.
Jan 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Will Non-Profit Groups (or Anyone Else) Join the Diaspora?
Jan 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Three Nonprofit Predictions for 2011. Fundraising Well.
Jan 27, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Webinar. Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations in Canada.
Jan 26, 11 E-solicitationsSupportingadvancement.com Your Gift Makes an Impact.
E-solicitation from Caltech showing how your annual gift makes a difference. Forwarded by Deborah Swanson Patrick, Assistant Director of Annual Giving. More e-solicitations.
Jan 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com The 2011 IT Agenda in Higher Ed: 3 Perspectives. Campus Technology.
Jan 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Web. Using a Content Strategy to Promote Your Organization. Wild Apricot.
Jan 26, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Has 'Social Media' Gone Stale? The Creative Group.
Jan 26, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Jobs on the Job Board.
Data Integrity and Prospect Management Specialist for USC and Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations for CalArts.
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Jan 25, 11 SamplesSupportingadvancement.com Samples Added.
Gamecock Good News. Foreign alumni solicitation and envelope. Thanks to Lola Mauer, Director of Annual Giving at the University of South Carolina. More samples.
Jan 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Save the Dates! First Annual New York City ADRP Conference.
Jan 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Fundraising. New Developments in State Fundraising Registration.
Jan 25, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Higher Education's Top 5 Network Security Threats for 2011.
Jan 24, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Jobs on the Job Board.
Assistant Director, CHM, Children's Hospital Foundation, Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Children's Hospital, Associate Director, Development Research for the University of Michigan, Development Services Manager for San Francisco Exploratorium, Director, Annual Giving for Children's Hospital Foundation, Director, Major Gifts for Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Development for Children's Hospital, Director of Development Management Systems for SMU, Manager of Annual Programs for the University of Michigan, Senior Associate Director of Development, Children's Hospital Foundation.
Post your jobs for free by registering on the site.
Jan 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. The Next Generation of Canadian Giving.
Jan 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Data Mining and the Cloud. New Software from PredixionSoftware.
Jan 24, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Inspire the World. BC Cancer Foundation Online Campaign.
Jan 21, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Chapter 2 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Jan 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Media. Storytelling in the Digital Age.
Jan 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Another University Rolls Out an iPad Pilot.
Jan 21, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Economy. Higher Education Takes a $1 Billion Hit in Governor's Budget.
Jan 20, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com The Market Cap of Innovation.
As Apple shares took a major plunge after the announcement of Steve Job's medical leave, it's hard not to think about an individual whose vision has helped to change the way we access and interact with information, systems and people - significantly. Brian Dowling. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Jan 20, 11 Policies and ProceduresSupportingadvancement.com Policies and Procedures.
Alumni association by-laws 1, and alumni association by-laws 2. More policies and procedures.
Jan 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Magazine. The Digital Delta.
Jan 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Something to Think About When You're Alive. Cyberspace When You're Dead.
Jan 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Online Magazine. The Digital Delta.
Jan 20, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Is Social Media a Waste of Time for Your Association? Wild Apricot.
Jan 19, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Jobs on the Job Board.
Assistant Director, Development and Alumni Relations for New York University, Director of Major Gifts for Redlands University, Regional Development Officer for Allegheny College.
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Jan 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Playing Catch-Up in a Digital Library Race. New York Times.
Jan 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Freedom. Lock Yourself Away From the Internet for Up To 8 Hours of Time.
Jan 19, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Information and Continuous Partial Attention. Lost in a Digital World.
Jan 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Philanthropic Trends. KCI's Report on Philanthropic Trends.
Jan 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Definition of Advancement Services. AASP.
Jan 18, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Humor. Office Hours - Parody of Higher Education.
Jan 17, 11 Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com HubSpot.
Good blog on various aspects of Internet Marketing. More blogs on this site.
Jan 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Demographics. Prepare to Give Up Conventional Wisdom.
Jan 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Focus on Financial Reporting in Canada in 2010. KPMG.
Jan 17, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Google Pushes Education Software Through App Store.
Jan 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. Best Social Mash-Ups in Higher Education.
Jan 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Usability. College Students on the Web. useit.com.
Jan 14, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Humor. My Blackberry Is Not Working.
Jan 13, 11 HEPSupportingadvancement.com Position Available.
Leesburg data mining firm in the .org and .edu space seeks a Web oriented Java Developer with familiarity in open source technologies MySQL, The Grails framework and Groovy script engine. Data Analysis is important leaning toward search optimization and accuracy. Clear communication skills are a necessity. Great work environment in the historic district.
Jan 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Hottest Technology Trends to Watch in 2011. TechRepublic.
Jan 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Friend Raising. 2010 in Review: An Issues Update. Alumni Futures.
Jan 13, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. Hopkins Given $30 Million for Engineering Building.
Jan 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com December Major Gifts Report.
Here is the December 2010 Major Gifts Report for your convenience; Currently working on my year in review titled the REPORT on Major Gifts & Emerging Trends, 2nd edition.
Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Jan 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Project Management. 77 Tools. List from Social Source Commons.
Jan 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Project Management. Six Views of Project Management Software. IdealWare.
Jan 12, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Project Management. The Project Management Institute.
Jan 11, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Jobs on the Job Board.
Director of Annual Giving for the University of Arizona Foundation, Senior Systems Developer - Reporting Lead and Senior Systems Developer - Technical Lead for Tulane University.
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Jan 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Resources. 30 Great Podcasts for Nonprofits. Wild Apricot.
Jan 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Giving. Biggest Gifts by Individuals in 2010.
Jan 11, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Highest Paid UC Executives Threaten to Sue over Salaries and Benefits.
Jan 10, 11 Mainspring Media CommunicationsSupportingadvancement.com Announcement.
We're very pleased to announce the addition of Mainspring Media Communications Inc. as a sponsor for SupportingAdvancement.Com. Mainspring has been a regular contributor of samples for the e-solicitations page.
Jan 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Good annual giving site and video. University of South Carolina.
Jan 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Gift Announcements. Yale Gets $50 Million Gift for Management School.
Jan 10, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. Nonprofits Bemoan Inadequate Technology.
Jan 7, 11 EmploymentSupportingadvancement.com New Jobs on the Job Board.
Development Officer for University of Puget Sound, Development Systems Analyst for The Lucille Packard Foundation for Children's Health, Raiser's Edge Analyst/Trainer for California State University, East Bay.
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Jan 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Privacy and the Web. Granting Anonymity. New York Times.
Jan 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Half of Charities See Increases in Holiday Giving. Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Jan 7, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Can Online Functionality Increase Member Engagement? Wild Apricot.
Jan 6, 11 Implementing Document ManagementSupportingadvancement.com President to President.
Introduction and Chapter 1 on Views on Technology in Higher Education addressing the strategic role of technology in transforming operations. SunGard President to President web site.
Jan 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Shopping and Philanthropy. Shopping and Giving: The App. New York Times.
Jan 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. The Most Important Tech Stories of the Year. TechRepublic.
Jan 6, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Nonprofits. The Top Ten Nonprofit News Stories of 2010. CharityVillage.
Jan 5, 11 Brian DowlingSupportingadvancement.com Cloudy Decision.
What are some of the questions you should be asking when investigating a hosted solution from vendors? The questions and answers are not always obvious
Brian Dowling. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Jan 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Pew Internet. Generations 2010.
Jan 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com UCL Student Fined for Creating Student Flirting Site.
Jan 5, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Security. Ohio State Security Breach Very Costly.
Jan 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Major Gifts Report.
Preview of major gifts report for USA, Canada and Other International Major Gifts. Terry Burton from Dig in Research. More news on the SupportingAdvancement blog.
Jan 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Technology. A Practical Tech Strategy for Nonprofit Leaders. Wild Apricot.
Jan 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Social Media. How many marketers are using social media?
Jan 4, 11 Supportingadvancement.com Planning for 2011. Campaign Pyramid.
   
 
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