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Engaging stories, whitty hosts, 1:1 conversations… it’s the Advancement version of our favorite shows. You all have some amazing stories to tell – you should be shouting them from the rooftops. But, where do you share them? And where do you go in search of inspiration? Well, we’ve been busy working on something prettttttty exciting…. […]

RAISE Podcast: Jason Patenaude, Schuler Foundation

Jason Patenaude

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Jason Patenaude, Executive Director at Schuler Education Foundation & the Schuler Scholar Program. On the day Brent and Jason recorded this conversation, we had just announced our EverTrue-ThankView merger. Jason had just launched the new Schuler Access Initiative. Needless to say, this episode will get […]

Tips for gift officers: lean into the breakup

breakup email

We recently sat down with Anne Murphy at the Oregon State University Foundation about 100% portfolio coverage: why it’s elusive, why it matters, and how to get there by the end of the year. Anne gave us ten easy, effective ways to deepen relationships with every single prospect in your portfolio: the super-engaged ones, the […]

RAISE Podcast: Jenifer Ward, Luther College

On this special episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Dr. Jenifer Ward, President of Luther College. Dr. Ward is a classmate and friend of Martin Shell, VP of Development at Stanford University, who we featured on an earlier episode of the pod. We love connecting the podcast dots! Dr. Ward shares about her […]

Tips for gift officers: Deliver value. Every time.

We recently sat down with Anne Murphy at the Oregon State University Foundation about 100% portfolio coverage: why it’s elusive, why it matters, and how to get there by the end of the year. Anne gave us ten easy, effective ways to deepen relationships with every single prospect in your portfolio: the super-engaged ones, the hard-to-reach […]

RAISE Podcast: Brian O’Rourke, Clemson

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Brian O’Rourke, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations at Clemson University. These two native New Englanders talk athletics scholarships, staff retention, staying “near, dear, and clear” with donors, and lots more. Listen here, and catch the highlights below.     A few highlights from […]

RAISE Podcast: Kelly DeGregorio, Boston College High School

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Kelly DeGregorio, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Boston College High. Check out this recap featuring our favorite takeaways from the episode, or listen yourself!      Here are some highlights from the episode… Kelly grew up in the Berkshires and attended Hamilton College. During […]

RAISE Podcast: Kelly Kerner, University of Georgia

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Kelly Kerner, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the University of Georgia Foundation.  Kelly’s career has spanned small, private colleges to large, public institutions, which helps him bring a unique perspective to his work.   Listen to the full episode here […]

RAISE Podcast: Jasmine Farrier, University of Louisville

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Jasmine Farrier, Vice President for Advancement at the University of Louisville. They discuss her journey from Brooklyn to Wisconsin to Austin to Louisville; how she is setting out to bridge the advancement-academic culture gap; and how conflict is inevitable and we shouldn’t avoid it in […]

Tips for gift officers: How to be more organized

We recently sat down with Anne Murphy at the Oregon State University Foundation about 100% portfolio coverage: why it’s elusive, why it matters, and how to get there by the end of the year. Anne gave us ten easy, effective ways to deepen relationships with every single prospect in your portfolio: the super-engaged ones, the […]

RAISE Podcast: Mark Luellen, University of Virginia

On this episode of the RAISE podcast, Brent chats with Mark Luellen, Vice President for Advancement at the University of Virginia.  Brent and Mike cover topics like hoagie sales strategies, building an alumni online community solution, creating a culture of co-investment with donors, and why intrapreneurs thrive on the UVA team. Check the full episode here […]

How to turn Career Moves into ThankViews – automatically!

Last month, EverTrue and ThankView merged to become one company with one purpose: to help you create amazing personal experiences for every donor. Uniting EverTrue and ThankView will improve the donor experience across the board. Our first stop on this joint journey? Tracking and celebrating your alumni Career Moves. So, what are Career Moves by […]