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  • Tips for Maintaining Successful Scholarship Programs While Planning for an Unpredictable Fall 2020 Semester

    Tips for Maintaining Successful Scholarship Programs While Planning for an Unpredictable Fall 2020 Semester

    4 Key Areas Financial Aid and Scholarship Leaders Should Consider When Planning for an Unpredictable Fall Semester A lot has …

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  • Raising Money for Universities During COVID-19

    Raising Money for Universities During COVID-19

    Tim Hill, Strategic Advisor for Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions, recently appeared on the Changing Higher Ed podcast hosted by Drumm …

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  • A Hack to Dramatically Improve Your Virtual Events

    A Hack to Dramatically Improve Your Virtual Events

    Many events are canceled and that’s a problem. Whether you are a university that can’t have alumni come to campus, …

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  • The HEROES Act – How This Proposed Legislation Could Provide Relief to Social Good Organizations

    The HEROES Act – How This Proposed Legislation Could Provide Relief to Social Good Organizations

    On May 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, also known as the HEROES Act. As with most …

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  • 10 Things Fundraisers Can Do to Adapt During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

    10 Things Fundraisers Can Do to Adapt During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

    Since first writing about what we can all do from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have gone through many …

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  • 3 Higher Ed Themes Emerging During COVID-19

    3 Higher Ed Themes Emerging During COVID-19

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education and industry leaders have been collaborating to respond and change course through this time …

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  • 4 Tips for Avoiding Monthly Donor Churn During COVID-19 (and Beyond)

    4 Tips for Avoiding Monthly Donor Churn During COVID-19 (and Beyond)

    While it’s still uncertain how overall fundraising revenue in 2020 will look given the challenges presented by COVID-19, reports have …

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  • 10 Tips for Using Zoom for Successful Donor Visits

    10 Tips for Using Zoom for Successful Donor Visits

    I feel grateful. Maybe, lucky? I’m not sure which word is more correct for such a tumultuous and devastating situation. …

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  • 5 Tips for Recruiting Prospective Students During this New Normal

    5 Tips for Recruiting Prospective Students During this New Normal

    The COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique challenge for the higher ed admissions office: even a slight drop in enrollment can …

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  • A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days

    A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days

    Now, more than ever, organizations need their communities to rally behind them. The potential health and economic repercussions resulting from …

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  • Harnessing Big Data to Sustain Peer-to-Peer Revenue Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Harnessing Big Data to Sustain Peer-to-Peer Revenue Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

    We are in the midst of the most unpredictable spring peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising season in history. Events are being cancelled, …

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  • 3 Steps for Effective Higher Ed Gift Officer Communication During a Crisis

    3 Steps for Effective Higher Ed Gift Officer Communication During a Crisis

    Gift officers have a unique job – even in “normal” times. Successful gift officers build personal relationships on behalf of …

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  • Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

    Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

    Please also view Blackbaud’s COVID-19 Relief page which provides additional information on the provisions included in the CARES Act including:  …

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  • 4 Tips for Connecting with Supporters Who Are Parents Right Now

    4 Tips for Connecting with Supporters Who Are Parents Right Now

    With all the uncertainty in the world right now, many of us are facing new challenges. Some are newly remote …

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  • How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

    How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

    Examples are emerging every day that demonstrate how the COVID-19 situation is bringing out the best in people. Take, for …

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  • 10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    With the state of the world right now, your school or nonprofit has likely suspended travel. Your annual giving team …

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  • 6 Tips for Managing a Virtual Workforce

    6 Tips for Managing a Virtual Workforce

    If you are like me, the COVID-19/coronavirus experience has taught you a new term: social distancing,  which refers to actions …

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  • Tips to Maintain Momentum for Your In-Person Fundraising Events Amidst COVID-19

    Tips to Maintain Momentum for Your In-Person Fundraising Events Amidst COVID-19

    With the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and new CDC guidance to avoid gatherings of more than 50 people for the …

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  • Q&A with sgLEADERS: Tim Snyder, Wake Forest University

    Q&A with sgLEADERS: Tim Snyder, Wake Forest University

    The “Q&A with sgLEADERS” series on sgENGAGE aims to provide readers, including the next generation of social good leaders, with …

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  • Higher Education Content Strategy 101: The Fundamentals

    Higher Education Content Strategy 101: The Fundamentals

    Working in marketing at a university is one of the hardest jobs in the world. The National Association for College …

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