Jan. 10, 2023

Pay It Forward: Higher Ed Advancement and Philanthropy

Pay It Forward: Higher Ed Advancement and Philanthropy

Working in higher ed advancement can be discouraging when you hear the word “No” from potential donors. But by imprinting philanthropy on your student culture, you can encourage them to pay it forward to their future fellow alums the second they set fo...


Working in higher ed advancement can be discouraging when you hear the word “No” from potential donors. But by imprinting philanthropy on your student culture, you can encourage them to pay it forward to their future fellow alums the second they set foot on campus.     

In this episode, the University of Findlay’s Director Of Annual Giving, Amanda Nicol, and Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship Manager, Brittany Beltz, share their exciting advancement initiatives. Through education and volunteer programs, they’re preparing the next generation of philanthropists.  

Join us as we discuss:


- Impassioning donors by making your campus a second home (2:15)

- The components of Findlay’s philanthropy cord graduation program (13:30)

- The importance of communicating with your regular donors (23:09)

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:


- The University of Findlay

- thefindlayfund@findlay.edu

- amanda.nicol@findlay.edu

- brittany.beltz@findlay.edu 

- Together We Will



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