As schools combat donor fatigue amid challenging fundraising goals, it’s more important than ever to uncover giving strategies that work. Tune in as Mirko Widenhorn, iModules Strategic Consultant teams up with Blake Piper, Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Temple University and Emily Smeltz, Interim Director of Development of the College of Health and Human […]
As schools look for innovative ways to reach alumni, peer-to-peer texting is emerging as an effective communications tool—and not just for annual fund appeals. It’s quick. It’s simple. And it avoids the challenge of attracting attention in an overloaded email inbox. In this episode of Advancement Live, Kim Infanti chats with advancement colleagues who are […]
How do we know that our alumni programs add value to the alumni we serve? How do we know what programs to keep, start, and stop? We use facts and data to manage change and growth. Understanding engagement metrics can help you answer these questions. Tune in to learn winning ways to report on outcomes […]
You don’t need a large team or a huge budget to plan and execute a successful giving day for your institution. All it takes is some creative thinking and a bit of strategy to learn how to maximize your resources to achieve fundraising success. Join Mirko Widenhorn, iModules Strategic Consultant, as he discusses tips, strategies, […]
Join Mirko Widenhorn, Strategic Consultant & Senior Account Manager from iModules for a ‘hot topic’ episode on using engagement scoring to help support your engagement strategy. We’ll talk about what to consider if you’ve started thinking about engagement scoring and how an engagement score can help your entire advancement team work more efficiently. We’ll hear […]
Cornell University is hosting a roundtable event to better understand the relationship between young alumni and philanthropy. Young alumni giving is critical to institutions small and large—as a university’s alumni base changes, our approaches must as well. This event offers professionals an opportunity to take a deep dive into a discussion about what attitudes young […]
Day of Giving efforts are evolving and can have an impact on your Advancement operation beyond just one day of the year. In this episode, you’ll hear how Gonzaga and Saint Joseph’s University brought new energy into their Day of Giving with tools from iModules, and how these tools will impact their year-round giving strategies. […]
Advancement Live is back with another new topic in our new format. Join Higher Ed Live hosts Andrew Gossen and Kim Infanti for a look at what is trending in university advancement shops. This week: a recap of key insights from the Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Summit held at Cornell earlier this month. Plus, some […]
Streaming live from the AI in Advancement Summit at Cornell University: Is your database a system of record or a system of intelligence? Fundraising is an art and a science. Learn how technology can support prospect and volunteer management.
Streaming live from the AI in Advancement Summit at Cornell University: A panel of industry and academic experts will provide concrete examples of AI in practice. Hear how AI works in various industries, academia, and the consumer marketplace. We’re fortunate to have this panel moderated by Kim Infanti, executive director of digital engagement and communications from Syracuse […]
Streaming live from the AI in Advancement Summit at Cornell University: What is Artificial Intelligence? Where did it come from? How did we get to where we are now? Why is AI beginning to boom? This opening keynote will cover a general background of AI. Attendees will start the day having gained a common conceptual framework and […]
Advancement Live is back this month with new topics and a new format. Join Higher Ed Live hosts Andrew Gossen and Kim Infanti for a look at what is trending in university advancement shops. This week: Artificial Intelligence and the upcoming summit for alumni relations, fundraising, and communications pros at Cornell University.
Stories Archive. Stories Highlights. Following Hashtags. Instagram is making some significant changes, and they all add up to major opportunities for those of us in higher ed communications and advancement. In this episode of Advancement Live, Kim Infanti chats with three higher education social media pros from Michigan State, Darmouth College, and SUNY Oswego. All three are using […]
This fall, we’re going to be thinking about the future on Advancement Live. For a strategic planning process to work, you need to focus on three things: how your audience is changing, how the world is changing, and how to best position yourself to deliver results. In this second episode in our 2027 series, we’re […]
Children and grandchildren of our alumni can become our biggest fans—and our future students. In this episode of Advancement Live, Kim Infanti speaks with two universities about their legacy programs—including one that was recently resurrected after being on hiatus for several years. Learn about how to design engaging programs that will educate legacies about your university […]
This fall, we’re going to be thinking about the future on Advancement Live. For a strategic planning process to work, you need to focus on three things: how your audience is changing, how the world is changing, and how to best position yourself to deliver results. In this first episode in our 2027 series, we’re […]