RECENT ARTICLES
  • Motivating Students to Give Back

    by Eric Schutter and Peter Titlebaum April 2019

    Colleges and universities are facing a problem. According to a 2018 report by The Alumni Factor, only 19.9 percent of alumni are giving money back to their former institutions. This low percentage is mainly due to the fact that tuition costs continue to rise.

  • Nebraska to Raise Flood Relief Funds at Spring Game

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    As cities and counties throughout the midwest continue to recover from recent flooding, the University of Nebraska announced its plans to use its spring game as a way to help.

  • Donors Withdraw $1.2M for HS Facilities Project

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    A school district in Wisconsin is learning the hard way that anything can happen in the course of planning and executing a facilities upgrade.

  • Augie’s Quest Raises Another $1.9M Toward ALS Cure

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS, a nonprofit committed to changing the experience of thousands living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by fast-tracking effective treatments and an ultimate cure, returned to San Diego on Friday for the 14th Annual BASH celebration. 

  • Youth Sports Scam Hits Connecticut Town

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Residents in Connecticut are being warned about an increasingly familiar youth sports scam. 

  • Auburn U., Area High Schools Take On Tornado Relief

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Auburn University has announced its athletic department will assist relief efforts in the wake of Sunday's tornado that produced 170-mile-per-hour winds and left at least 23 dead in Lee County, a mere 10 miles from the Auburn campus, as reported by The Auburn Plainsman.

  • Utah Adding Renovation Fee to Football Season Tickets

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    To help fund a south end zone expansion that's still in the approval process, the University of Utah is upping both the price of 2019 football season tickets and the donations required to access certain seats.

  • Vassar Fundraising Tweaks Bring Even Bigger Success

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Vassar College's "27for270" campaign — which last year tasked its 27 athletic teams to collectively secure 270 donors within a 27-hour timeframe  — was so successful, the school upped the ante for 2019.

  • SIUE's $25 for 25 Campaign Leverages GPA Streak

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    To celebrate 25 consecutive semesters in which its student-athletes achieved a collective grade-point average of 3.0 or better, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has launched a $25 for 25 fundraising campaign.

  • Wyoming to Replace Rejected $2M from Convicted Donor

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The University of Wyoming is exploring ways to replace the $2 million pledge toward a High Altitude Performance Center that the school rejected in December, roughly a month after the donor was convicted of third-degree sexual assault.