Volunteer Fundraising Playbook: How to Build, Manage, and Grow a Winning Volunteer Program

We’re excited to release our brand-new (free) eBook: “Volunteer Fundraising Playbook: How to Build, Manage, and Grow a Winning Volunteer Program.”  The eBook features insights from exclusive interviews with annual fund leaders at institutions like Amherst College, Carleton College, the College of William & Mary, and Kenyon College. In it, you’ll find proven tactics for […]

August Product Update: Here’s What’s New in EverTrue This Month

It’s that time of year—the students are back on campus and school is about to kick into high gear. As you prep for the year ahead, take a peek at the new features we released this month. Introducing Digital Alumni Cards in the Alumni Community iOS App If you’ve used Apple Wallet before, you know […]

Recap and Takeaways from the RAISE 2017 Advancement Conference

Who do you RAISE for? That’s the question that kicked off our second-annual RAISE conference in Boston. With over 250 attendees from institutions and organizations worldwide, RAISE 2017 brought the best and the brightest minds together to explore the nexus of the advancement and for-profit worlds. Through two days of panels and sessions, we learned […]

The State of Volunteer Fundraising in Advancement [Infographic]

EverTrue surveyed hundreds of advancement professionals to assess the volunteer fundraising landscape and the challenges and opportunities ahead for volunteer programs. To no surprise, institutions—from large public universities to small boarding schools—continue to see the benefits of volunteer efforts on engagement and alumni participation. We also discovered that, despite the successes reported by institutions with fundraising volunteers, volunteer management remains […]

Get to Know Red Sox CMO Adam Grossman Before RAISE 2017

Adam Grossman, chief marketing officer of the Boston Red Sox, will be speaking at RAISE 2017 on July 27! His spotlight session is not to be missed; use the promo code ADAM to get 10% off your tickets.    When the face of your institution or organization moves on, how do you celebrate his or […]

June Product Update: Here’s What’s New in EverTrue This Month

Welcome to your June Product Update! You may remember reading about last month’s Hackathon, where we welcomed customers into our Boston office to brainstorm and “hack” on new features. You were bursting with great ideas on how EverTrue can help you better connect with alumni, and it was tough to pick just a few projects to pursue. This month, we’re […]

UConn Foundation President Josh Newton on Charting a New Path for Advancement

Breaking down silos has been a recurring theme in Josh Newton’s four-year tenure as president and CEO of the University of Connecticut (UConn) Foundation. Starting with folding the UConn Alumni Association into the Foundation in 2015, Josh has consistently embraced new modes of thinking to help him build a collaborative, donor-focused advancement office.     Then, […]

Guy Hart on Building High-Performing Frontline Fundraising Teams

In his 12 years as president and CEO of Plus Delta Partners, Guy Hart and his team have focused on one thing: helping nonprofit institutions raise more money, faster. But Guy isn’t one for quick hacks and shortcuts. As pressure mounts on gift officers to “do more with less” in today’s fundraising climate, Plus Delta […]

April Product Update: Here’s What New in EverTrue This Month

It’s April and you’re working hard with just a few months left in the 2016-17 fiscal year. To make your job easier as you close out the year, this month’s product update focuses on features that’ll help you save time and optimize efforts in the home stretch. See below for the complete release notes and let us know […]

Here’s How 654 Advancement Professionals Rate Their Technology Tools

Advancement has changed tremendously over the past few years. Shops are heading in a donor-first direction and getting smarter than ever when it comes to engaging and soliciting constituents. But has the technology kept up with demand? Do advancement professionals have the right tools to execute on the vision of a connected, efficient, and donor-focused office? We […]

The Greatest #GivingTuesday Campaigns of 2016: Education Edition

  Just when we thought #GivingTuesday had hit its peak in 2015, academic institutions and nonprofits joined forces this year to set yet another new record for the national day of philanthropy: $168 million raised. To put it in perspective, that’s a 44% increase since last year. And over 10x more dollars than #GivingTuesday’s first […]

Product Release Notes: July 2016

  With fiscal year 2016 on the books (for most institutions, that is), it’s finally time to take a breather and reflect on the past year. What worked? What didn’t? How can you be even more successful this upcoming year? We hope that EverTrue played a part in helping you meet your fundraising and engagement objectives last year, and we […]