Fundraising

Giving Tuesday: Despite economic distress, colleges raise millions

More than $8.5 million was raised by higher education institutions, with nearly 250 institutions receiving 30 or more donations in the span of one day.

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

Temple University and The University of Alabama both share prominent values necessary for fundraising: persistence and relationship-building.

What are college leaders most concerned about for 2023?

Enrollment, funding and employee recruitment are among the top priorities for leaders across 47 higher education institutions.

Reaching alumni: 5 ways to boost engagement and investment in your college or university

In June, education provider Anthology conducted a survey and received more than 2,300 responses from college graduates. The mission, and the title of its...

Where are the big gifts to your college or university coming from?

Almost half don't come from alumni, a testament to the importance of forging connections with other supporters.

‘The great elevator up’: 3 HBCU presidents discuss the need to lift students

Morehouse, Dillard and Paul Quinn leaders say investments need to be made in colleges that truly make a difference.

Behind $1.1 billion donation, Stanford will open School for Sustainability

After several of years of planning, it's launching just in time to tackle a foreboding climate crisis.

HBCUs get another big gift before holidays: $2 million from Ralph Lauren Foundation

Morehouse, Spelman and 10 other institutions will target the donations toward scholarships that create retail pathways for students.

Giving Tuesday: Big donations pour in to help colleges, students

Several institutions report receiving more than $1 million and 2,000 individual gifts from alumni and donors.

Fundraising dramatically successful at 2 women’s colleges in spite of COVID disruptions

Donors to two women's liberal arts colleges have been showing their strong beliefs in the institutions' missions—in a very big way—even as higher ed navigates COVID's disruptions.

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