Category: University Advancement

Two Minutes to Make Gift Officers More Successful

Two Minutes to Make Gift Officers More Successful

We’ve all see them … schools gearing up for major campaigns saying, “Come join our team as we launch the campaign of the century!” Traditional…

Give Your Development Team the Tools to Succeed … and Stay

Give Your Development Team the Tools to Succeed … and Stay

In a recent blog for Bloomerang, Adam Clevenger, a senior associate at Loring Sternberg & Associates, discussed the high turnover rate of development directors and…

Celebrating the Gift Officer Who Turns Down a Gift

Celebrating the Gift Officer Who Turns Down a Gift

Six, seven, eight figures — or more! These are the gifts that often take the spotlight. These are the gifts that have become a rite…

Community Colleges Post Major Gains in Major Gifts

Community Colleges Post Major Gains in Major Gifts

The past decade has been increasingly good to community colleges when it comes to receiving big gifts, according to a recent analysis by The Chronicle…

Conveying Impact: The Ice Bucket Challenge Five Years Later

Conveying Impact: The Ice Bucket Challenge Five Years Later

Remember when you couldn’t go on the Internet without seeing a friend or celebrity getting doused with a bucket of cold water? That was actually…

Should Liberal Arts Colleges Cut the Size of Their Boards?

Should Liberal Arts Colleges Cut the Size of Their Boards?

Capture Higher Ed partner colleges and universities often defy common trends. An excellent, recent example can be seen at Lyon College, which was featured in…

How Do Machines Think? Learning About Machine Learning

How Do Machines Think? Learning About Machine Learning

From our next generation marketing automation that is streamlining university advancement to our other high tech tools for higher education, machine learning (or artificial intelligence) is woven…

Digital Fundraising: Show Off Your Brand and Engage Potential Donors

Digital Fundraising: Show Off Your Brand and Engage Potential Donors

Digital display marketing and digital fundraising often get bad raps. Many find them annoying and intrusive to their web-browsing experience. But it doesn’t have to…

What Will Advancement Remember About the Teens? Changing Channels

What Will Advancement Remember About the Teens? Changing Channels

In a recent interview about planning for 2020 and beyond, Kevin Bauman, Capture Higher Ed’s director of philanthropic initiatives and one of the hosts of…

Too Many High Capacity Donor Prospects?

Too Many High Capacity Donor Prospects?

The Problem: We have too many high capacity donor prospects. (Yes. This is a thing. This is a real problem we hear about in our…