University Advancement & Alumni Services

  • American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities. ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.
  • Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) AHP is an international professional organization dedicated exclusively to development professionals who encourage charity in North America's health care systems. Established in 1967, AHP is the source for education, networking, information and research in health care philanthropy.
  • Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) APRA is comprised of professionals who drive their institutions' philanthropic missions through work in prospect development/research, data analytics/management, annual giving, advancement, special gifts and more. APRA offers opportunities and services to enable members to more effectively meet the needs of institutions and maintain the highest ethical standards.
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) CASE is a professional, nonprofit organization for advancement professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, marketing and other areas. CASE's membership includes colleges, universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, nonprofit organizations, and educational associates in countries around the world.
  • Council of Alumni Marketing and Membership Professionals (CAMMP) CAMMP communicates through an active listserv where talented alumni professionals share ideas, seek guidance, and benchmark programs and services. Membership in CAMMP is open to alumni professionals whose primary duties include membership acquisitions and retention as well as the coordination of revenue generating programs.
  • National Association for Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) CGP is an association dedicated to setting standards for professionals in the charitable gift planning field and to bringing members together to learn, connect and advocate. CGP provides education and resources to members and strives to bring to life the art and science of charitable gift planning.
  • Private College and University Alumni Directors (PCAUD) PCAUD provides its members a forum to share and benchmark information that can improve each institution's alumni programs; provides professional support to one another; and serves the advancement profession by doing and sharing research with the profession, enabling staffs to share information with their functional colleagues among our institutions, and supporting the creation of other similar groups.
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy An online and print news source for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. It offers an advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as a listing of career opportunities.
  • The Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation The Giving Institute and its member firms have embraced and embodied the core values of ethics, excellence, and leadership in advancing philanthropy. Advancing the research, education and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of the Giving USA Foundation.

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