With this year’s Apra Fundamentals: Prospect Research event just a few weeks away, we checked in with last year’s attendees to learn more about their experiences and key takeaways, as well as how the event helped shape some of the practices they use on the job today.
While COVID-19 has led to many changes over the past year, one thing is still the same: development officers need prospects. Learn how Texas Christian University has utilized new, COVID-19 standards to come up with ideas for proactive research.
For colleges, it’s important to identify and build relationships with the incoming class’s parent prospects, however, this can be a time-consuming task. Learn how members of the University of Denver Advancement Team created an automated system to quickly and efficiently identify top prospects.
Apra Fundamentals: Prospect Research is the improved version of New Researchers Symposium. In this Q&A, the live event faculty members, Andillon Hackney, Ryan Frank, and Gareth Griffin, discuss this year’s opportunities.
In this book review, prospect researcher Gillian Sciacca reflects on “The Givers” by David Callahan. Through case studies, Callahan explains how large-scale domestic giving has affected systemic change in the U.S.