Students celebrating at graduation

8 innovative university fundraising ideas from California

Duncan Knox

Co-Founder, VP of Business Development at Hubbub
Duncan single-handedly built Hubbub's relationships with university Development Offices around the UK. He has become the first point of contact to turn to regarding crowdfunding in education and now continues to develop networks across the Higher Education space

I recently visited California to research the annual giving practices of its great universities. Here I’ll present some of the...

By June 14, 2016
direct_mail

Is crowdfunding the new direct mail?

Katherine Carter

Katherine Carter

Digital Fundraising Specialist at Hubbub
Katherine is Hubbub's Digital Fundraising Specialist. Within her role, Katherine works with Universities in the UK and the US to share best practice through the development of bespoke digital fundraising events and webinars. With her expert knowledge of the sector, Katherine also works with institutions to help cultivate cultures of giving with alumni and supporters through the strategic implementation of multi channel annual giving programmes.
Katherine Carter

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘direct mail is dead’, but in the nonprofit sector we know it’s anything but –...

By June 8, 2016
donor_retention

Are your donors jumping ship? Improve donor retention with these strategies

Jared Longmore

Jared Longmore

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at University of Rochester
Jared runs three academic programs as Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Rochester—the School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, and Eastman Institute for Oral Health. With a group of dynamic alumni relations professionals and front-line fundraisers, he helps ensure that the needs of the school and alumni are met, and that the University of Rochester continues to be a leading institution.
Jared Longmore

Attrition. Churn. Renewal. Odds are you’ve heard these buzzwords. They all apply to one of the most talked about issues...

By May 25, 2016
donor_personas

Why you should be investing in donor personas

Katherine O'Doherty

Katherine O'Doherty

User Researcher at Hubbub
Law graduate Katherine joins Hubbub as part of her Digital & Technology placement for the Civil Service Fast Stream. Having previously worked at gov.uk, the Home Office & DWP, Katherine is closely analyzing donors' behavior on Hubbub's crowdfunding sites to help create a seamless donor experience.
Katherine O'Doherty

You probably have a good idea who your donors are – but as part of a human centered design approach,...

By May 20, 2016
fundraising_tech

The ed-tech fundraising revolution is upon us…

John H. Taylor

John H. Taylor

Principal Fundraising Consultant at John H. Taylor Consulting
John H. Taylor is the Principal Consultant for John H. Taylor Consulting, LCC & previously CASE's Vice President. He helps nonprofits to improve both the operational aspects of development & with strategic campaign planning
John H. Taylor

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Fundraising technology is rapidly changing in the education sector; vendors are re-engineering their tools so that they’re easier for users to navigate....

By May 12, 2016
social_media_universities

Periscope, Twitter & SnapChat – how are universities using social media?

Christina Pashialis

Digital Marketing Manager at Hubbub
Christina is using content and inbound marketing techniques to build Hubbub's online presence. She is passionate about helping education and non-profit professionals to reach goals through digital marketing.

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How are universities using social media to engage students & alumni? Social media use has boomed in the last few years....

By April 27, 2016
crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platforms – 3 options for universities to consider

Kate Beresford

Kate Beresford

Principal Consultant at Kate Beresford Associates
Principal Consultant, Kate Beresford advises educational institutions to bring about social change through innovation and enterprise.
Kate Beresford

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  Crowdfunding has the potential to transform fundraising in universities but it’s not always clear which direction to take.  University...

By April 5, 2016
fundraising_technology

Why dated technology is holding back fundraisers (& what to do about it)

Jonathan May

Founder & CEO at Hubbub
Founder of Hubbub and digital fundraising strategist and technologist. I work with nonprofits globally to leverage digital as a fundraising and campaigning channel.

For non-profits, commissioning or building new technology is a big hairy problem. Whilst it can be fairly easy to identify...

By March 30, 2016
simple_web_tools

3 free web tools for managing fundraising campaigns with a team

Christina Pashialis

Digital Marketing Manager at Hubbub
Christina is using content and inbound marketing techniques to build Hubbub's online presence. She is passionate about helping education and non-profit professionals to reach goals through digital marketing.

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Free web tools that sync between desktop & mobile are a godsend if you’re coordinating a fundraising campaign with a...

By March 14, 2016