When the largest grant-making foundation on the planet issues a paper regarding its funding priorities in a particular sector, it would be wise for fundraisers in that sector to take […]
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The VSE (Voluntary Support of Education) report for giving to higher education was recently released, and the email heralding its arrival had the following teaser: “Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in […]
After attending the February CASE VIII Conference in Portland, I can sum up my sense of the higher ed fundraising landscape in three words: big, bigger, biggest.
More and more students are looking to philanthropy as a career after graduation. I believe this trending shift in student career choice can be attributed to a couple of factors.
During the recent CASE conference in Seattle, my “Gem of the Day” award went to Richard Fisher, Chief Communications Officer for University of British Columbia. UBC is launching the largest […]
Community colleges are receiving new interest and attention these days starting at the federal level with President Obama’s call to add $12 billion to restart the nation’s community college system. […]