Advancement 101: A Six-Part Series (Digital Recordings)

Six 30-minute trainings


Buy this suite of online trainings as an easy way to educate both new hires and existing staff (including faculty) with new fundraising responsibilities on the important work of advancement. We worked with our top collaborators in each functional area across the shop to bring you six recorded modules, each less than 30 minutes, that offer a high-level overview and provide connections to the donor pipeline and advancement’s goals. Modules included in the series are:

  • Alumni Relations
  • Annual Giving
  • Major Gifts
  • Donor Relations
  • Planned Giving
  • Advancement Services

Who Will Benefit

These sessions are designed to provide an overview of advancement’s functional areas that will be beneficial to new advancement team members, as well as faculty, admissions, and student affairs professionals.  After watching these modules, you’ll be ready to support fundraising efforts or collaborate with your advancement colleagues more effectively.

  • Module 1: Introduction to Advancement Services
    Mark Koenig, Oregon State University
  • Module 2: Introduction to Alumni Relations
    Elise Betz, University of Pennsylvania
  • Module 3: Introduction to Annual Giving
    Brian Daugherty, San Diego Humane Society
  • Module 4: Introduction to Donor Relations
    Lynne Wester, Donor Relations Guru
  • Module 5: Introduction to Major Gifts
    Kathy Drucquer Duff, KDD Philanthropy
  • Module 6: Introduction to Planned Giving
    Marianne Blackwell, University of Colorado