Welcome to the Advancement Services Support Portal
Advancement Services provides the backbone of an organization’s Advancement operation. Advancement Services professionals gather, organize, manage and disseminate information to guide the sound and effective advancement and overall business decisions of not-for-profit organizations. They establish principles, adhere to guidelines and apply technical solutions to minimize risk and maximize philanthropic investment in their organizations. Advancement Services professionals protect and advance the missions of their organizations and the interests of those who support these missions.
Roles of Advancement Services:
- Database management and reporting
- Gift and biographical records management
- Donor relations – recognition and stewardship
- Prospect development – prospect research and prospect management
Additional functions such as staff training and development, events management, internal and external communications may also be included in Advancement Services operation.