Fifteen hundred higher education professionals gathered this week to learn about trends and best practices at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jane DiFolco Parker from Auburn University shares the success of the $1 billion Because This is Auburn campaign and her experiences working with Alexander Haas.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the U.S. tax reform bill signed into law late last year, repeals a rule that allowed taxpayers to deduct 80 percent of a contribution made for the right to purchase tickets for college and university athletic events.
Alexander Haas doesn’t try to impose upon us a cookie cutter approach. They made a point of embedding… Jane DiFolco Parker, Auburn University
Patience and persistence paid off the campaign concluded in 2015 with $105 million raised against the $80 million goal, fulfilling the secret dream that MTSU’s 100th anniversary would be celebrated with a $100 million+ Centennial Campaign.
Thank you all for everything you have done to bring us to the point where we understand where we are… Dr. William N. LaForge, President
Alexander Haas fundraising experts congratulate our current and alumni clients’ fundraising success as reported in the Birmingham Business Journal (Jan. 27 2016). Current Higher Education Fundraising Clients: Auburn University, Spring Hill College; Alumni Clients -Judson College, University of Alabama-Birmingham. Access the Full Article Here
Higher education fundraising strategies: alumni engagement is more important than alumni participation.
The annual Voluntary Support to Education (VSE) survey results were released recently, and the annual publication hit my desk this week. Finally, some good news for higher education: Contributions rose nine percent to $33.8 billion. “The total is the highest recorded in the history of the survey. In 2009, voluntary support fell from $31.6 billion,… Read more »
For more than three decades, Michael Adams, now President Emeritus at the University of Georgia in Athens, has practiced the art and craft of fundraising on a near daily basis (weekends included). By the time that Adams turned over the UGA Presidency in June to his successor Jere Morehead, his fundraising accomplishments could fill a… Read more »