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UNCF to Launch Nationwide Walk for Education Fundraising Campaign

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will be kicking off a nationwide Walk for Education fundraising campaign this week. Maurice Jenkins The National UNCF Walk for Education Campaign is seeking to raise at least $2.5 million, an effort that will involve 23 multiple virtual and live events from August through February 2024. “In

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University of Louisville Launches Fundraising Campaign to Bolster Research and Add Endowed Faculty Roles

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The University of Louisville (UofL) has launched a fundraising campaign to match a $10 million state investment, which will go towards adding endowed faculty positions and advancing university research.

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11 Effective Self-Directed Student Fundraiser Project Ideas

Experiential Learning Depot

Student fundraiser project opportunities! Spring is a great time of year to fundraise because we're in the final stretch of the school year. ​And what better way to do all of that than with student-led fundraiser projects? As an experiential educator, I love to have my students host and run their own community fundraisers.

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Fundraising During Uncertain Times: What Not to Do


Blogs Fundraising During Uncertain Times: What Not to Do The first two decades of the 21st century have already witnessed several major disruptions with significant economic impacts, from three recessions to the pandemic to today’s hiring crisis.

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How do colleges hit record-level fundraising? It’s all about the alumni

University Business

Say what you want about the state of the economy and how it’s creating headaches for higher education institutions, but that doesn’t stop those who have mastered the art of fundraising. ” Despite the university’s success in exceeding its fundraising goals year to year, its work isn’t done, according to Burke.

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HBCU Advancement Teams: Don't Underestimate the Power of the Individual Donor

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

For over 20 years, I have been an avid reader of the Giving USA Report on Philanthropic Giving, an annual report on fundraising in America produced by the Indiana University Lily Family School of Philanthropy. Each June, I eagerly await its release and subsequently use it to direct my fundraising strategy for the ensuing year.

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Fundraiser Fiasco at Connecticut College

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Students at Connecticut College are calling on President Katherine Bergeron to step down over plans for a controversial fundraiser in Florida. The fundraiser was set to be held at the Everglades Club, one of the oldest and most exclusive country clubs in Palm Beach. and Jewish fashion mogul Estée Lauder from even entering.