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When There’s a Will

When There’s a Will

Learn more on this topic during our free webinar, April 25, “Planning on Planned Gifts?” presented by Mary J. Foley, Managing Director, Mission Advancement. Register by clicking HERE.   You stand a much better chance of receiving a bequest if your organization follows the Three Rs:  remind, reinforce, repeat. Don’t get overwhelmed with the thought of a comprehensive, sophisticated planned giving program and understanding dozens of complicated tax-advantaged vehicles. The majority of planned gifts come in the form of simple bequests,…

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Alumni Resolutions

Alumni Resolutions

If your New Year’s resolutions include ramping up your alumni relations program, well done! Your alumni and alumni parents represent an ever growing audience of potential donors, volunteers, parents of future alumni, faculty/staff, advocates and ambassadors.  Your attention to the four pillars of alumni relations – research, communication, engagement and solicitation – will help build relationships and connections, and thereby lay a foundation for increased involvement and investment. Just Getting Started? Start with some basic math: how many alumni do…

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How to increase your annual giving

How to increase your annual giving

Despite the common perception that the largest donations come from corporations, the reality is that the biggest donors are individuals. It has been reported that in 2017 total giving across America has surpassed the $400 billion mark for the first time with religion, education, and human resources being the largest areas being funded. According to Mary J. Foley, managing director of Christian Brothers Services, Catholic School Management and Mission Advancement, says now is the time to capitalize on this surge….

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