Category: University Advancement

How to Grow a Research Program on Gender and Philanthropy

How to Grow a Research Program on Gender and Philanthropy

What does it mean for women? What does it mean for men? What does it mean for women vs. men? Do women and men behave…

How Foundations Make Data-Driven Decisions … And Expect the Same of You

How Foundations Make Data-Driven Decisions … And Expect the Same of You

In a recent interview, Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellman, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, discussed how data-driven decisions guide the foundation’s activities around the world.…

How to Time the Planned Giving Conversation Correctly

How to Time the Planned Giving Conversation Correctly

As anyone who has worked in fundraising knows, success in planned giving is a matter of timing. If you reach out too soon, the conversation…

Study: Half of Wealthy Households Have no Philanthropic Plan

Study: Half of Wealthy Households Have no Philanthropic Plan

A newly published study — The 2018 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy — reports that high-net-worth (HNW) households increased the amount they…

How Technology Guides Donor Outreach During A Crisis

How Technology Guides Donor Outreach During A Crisis

An issue with the Greek system ... An athletic program under investigation ... Faculty members in hot water ... Or any of the myriad of…

Reviving Waterville: Colby College Is Catalyst for Downtown Rebirth

Reviving Waterville: Colby College Is Catalyst for Downtown Rebirth

Our partner colleges and universities constantly make us proud at Capture Higher Ed. That’s why we were delighted to see the recent multimedia feature on…

Top 5 Tips for Making the Most of Giving Tuesday

Top 5 Tips for Making the Most of Giving Tuesday

The annual national Giving Tuesday, which each year lands on the Tuesday after Black Friday, is Dec. 3. Do you have a plan in place?…

Decline, Unknowing and Unbounding: Three Big Changes Coming to Colleges

Decline, Unknowing and Unbounding: Three Big Changes Coming to Colleges

In a recent opinion article in Inside Higher Ed, Lehigh University President John D. Simon points out the obvious environment colleges face today: doubt as…

Capture’s New President Featured in Louisville Business First

Capture’s New President Featured in Louisville Business First

Capture Higher Ed’s Len Napolitano was highlighted, Oct. 2, in Louisville Business First for being named the company’s first-ever president. The Long Island, N.Y., native…

Talking Planned Gifts: Capture to Present at CGP National Conference

Talking Planned Gifts: Capture to Present at CGP National Conference

How do you know when an alum is actively considering a planned gift? Not just the capacity to complete a planned gift sometime in the…