Advancement Solutions help highlight your institutional impact and identify and connect your institution with the funding sources most likely to support your mission.

We help you answer key questions and deliver strategies for success:

  • What is our institution’s economic impact?
  • What value do we create for our community?
  • Which donor profiles should we pursue?
  • Are we optimizing our donor communications and sharing the right message?
  • How do we increase engagement with Generation Z?

Hanover’s Advancement Solution

We will customize an approach for your institution that leverages the expertise of our team and multiple methodologies to support your institution’s goals.

Economic Impact Study

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Assess institutional value creation.

Quantifies the impact an institution has on its community, providing an anchoring point to fundraising efforts.

Donor Segmentation Analysis

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Improve relationships.

Evaluates which donor profiles correlate with fundraising success and which could be untapped opportunities.

Alumni Engagement Survey

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Drive funding.

Analyzes feedback from alumni and individual donors to determine engagement levels and likelihood to give.

Outcomes

  • Measure the economic value created through direct investments and indirect community benefits
  • Surface insights for increased donor fundraising effectiveness
  • Study trends in donor giving
  • Evaluate and improve alumni engagement levels
  • Spot trends in alumni sentiment and support

A Word from One of Our Higher Education Clients:

We are in the process of developing a new strategic plan, and we needed to determine if there is demand for some of our potential new programs.  While we could do this internally, we thought it would be better to utilize a firm that could test multiple ideas for us. Further, we liked that Hanover uses both primary and secondary research and plan to leverage Hanover for data in order to make good decisions on how to utilize scarce resources and inform our strategic decision making on new program development.

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– Melody A. Blake, Ph.D.; Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Whatever your goals, Hanover will partner with you to create a custom approach to support your needs.

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