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  • 2 Opportunities for Higher Ed Institutions to Improve their Online Giving Experience

    2 Opportunities for Higher Ed Institutions to Improve their Online Giving Experience

    How does the online giving experience to higher ed institutions compare to other types of nonprofits? That was a fundamental …

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  • A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Higher Ed Professionals

    A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Higher Ed Professionals

    While you might not be able to join us in person this year, one thing is for certain – bbcon …

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  • How Financial Aid Professionals Can Get the Most Out of bbcon 2020

    How Financial Aid Professionals Can Get the Most Out of bbcon 2020

    bbcon 2020 Virtual is right around the corner! Whether this is your first virtual conference, or one of many you’ve …

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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

    A lot has changed in the last few months. While that might be the understatement of the year, it is …

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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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