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ERIC Number: EJ932090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0748-478X
True Confessions: Fundraisers Share Some of Their Worst Moments
Silver, Diane
CURRENTS, v37 n5 p32-35 May-Jun 2011
This article begins with an anecdote that serves as one of several that advancement professionals shared recently when asked to recount their worst moments in fundraising. Examining best practices is a great way to improve a development program, but looking at worst practices can also be enlightening. This article shares some stories that have worked at institutions coast to coast, ranging from schools with enrollments of a few thousand to research universities with more than 40,000 students. All asked that their names be kept out of the story and that their institutions' identities be disguised.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A