Class Agent Spring Meeting Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Sovereign Bank Boston, MA.
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Class Agent Spring Meeting Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Sovereign Bank Boston, MA
Total Annual Fund 2009 vs. 2010 $662,226 $587,012
Annual Fund Unrestricted 2009 vs. 2010 $404,422 $391,222
Undergraduate Alumni Annual Fund Participation 2009 vs. 2010 1362 1125
Why is the unrestricted Annual Fund important? It provides funds that can be used where the need is the greatest –Academic support –Library resources –Campus Ministry –Student Programs –Financial Aid
Financial Aid Update 78% of our students receive need-based financial aid State budget cuts have resulted in less grant money Endowed scholarship funds reduced by $300,000 in 2010 due to economy Number of requests for additional financial aid from current students has tripled!
Financial Aid Update Assumption is spending an additional $800,000 on financial aid in 2010-2011 The Annual Fund has increased its dollar goal to support financial aid needs How will we reach this goal and increase alumni participation to 18%?
FY 2010 Potential Undergraduate Alumni Participation Goals Donors making gifts from April 1-May 31: FY`09 – 888 FY`08 – 1,277 FY`07 – 1,273 FY`03 – 1,180 LYBUNTS as of 3/30/10: 1,383
How do we Compare? (alumni participation FY`09)
LYBUNTS Each class has LYBUNTS and recent past donors Each class has Class Agents Each Class Agent will be contacting LYBUNTs and recent past donors for a gift Every call, every contact counts! We CAN meet our match!
Criteria for Challenge IF no AF gift in FY’09, 100% of gift in FY’10 will be matched (double money) IF AF gift in FY’09, anything above what was given in FY’09 will be matched For example-- $100 to 2009 AF $150 to 2010 AF $ 50 for TC ONLY unrestricted Annual Fund (not Greyhound, scholarships)
Trustee Challenge Mailing Schedule Mailing DateItem Mailed March 8Trustee Challenge Brochure March 25“Meet Your Match” Postcard #1 April 14“Meet Your Match” Postcard, e-mail #2 May 17“Meet Your Match” Postcard, e-mail #3
Other AF Promotional Activities MonthActivity March National Mailing to Parents and CE Grads. Reunion Class Solicitation Letters Spring PC letter April PC Prospect and PC LYBUNT mailing National and Reunion mailing Website information Assumption Magazine with Challenge ad. May LYBUNT Mailing PC Mailing Final Reunion Class Letter Francesco Letter to LYBUNTS & other Past Donors
On your Mark… Get Set… April 9 th through June 7 Letters Emails Phone calls Hard copy and electronic templates Spreadsheets with LYBUNTS weekly
Highlights of the Challenge Financial Aid is highlight this fiscal year Unrestricted Annual Fund support key! Increase dollars and donors (% participation) through Trustee Challenge If you gave in 2009, anything beyond that gift will be matched. If you did not give in 2009, everything will be matched.