Status of Finnish HEI fundraising

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Helsingin Sanomat had a summary yesterday how much money the Finnish universities have raised so far (until Dec 2010) under the matched funding scheme. Aalto university (175 MEUR before matched funding) and Tampere University of Technology (37.5 MEUR) were established as foundations in 2010. The top 5 list for the other universities are: Hanken (12.8 MEUR) Åbo Akademi (11.3 MEUR) … Read More

Stor donation från Sverige till Hanken

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Familjen Erling-Perssons Stiftelse har donerat 2,5 miljoner euro till Hanken. Det är den hittills största donationen i högskolans fundraisingkampanj Hanken 100. Hanken startade sin fundraisingkampanj då högskolan fyllde 100 år 2009. Målet var att samla in 10 miljoner. Den summan är nu nådd. Högskolan har hittills fått ta emot donationer för drygt 11 miljoner euro. Grattis Hanken! Läs mer här

CASE 2010 – Glasgow

MiraAlumni Relations, Career Services, Conferences, Fundraising Management

Idag inleds CASE Europe Annual Conference 2010. Detta året går konferensen av stapeln i Glasgow. Under tre dagar kommer ett par av oss på Mira få chansen till erfarenhetsutbyte och inhämta ny kunskap som vi sedan hoppas kunna ta med oss tillbaka till Sverige och sprida. Förhoppningsvis kommer vi även träffa flera av er kunder på plats också! Håll utkik … Read More

Finnish alumni conference on January 20

MiraAlumni Relations, Career Services, Conferences, Fundraising Management, Student Recruitment

On January 20, the Finnish alumni conference took place at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (- 26 degrees Celsius in the morning, brr…). I was invited as a speaker. The title of my presentation was “Alumni relations as part of External relations of Higher Education”. I gave some examples of how alumni relates to fundraising, career services, student recruitment, etc. … Read More

Åbo Akademi University receives its biggest gift so far

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Åbo Akademi University has received its biggest gift so far in their ongoing fundraising campaign according to a recent press release. It’s the family owned company Rettig Capital Oy Ab that donates 250,000 EUR. Since the Finnish state has a gift matching program of 1 + 2.5, the total value for the university is 875,000 EUR. To date, Åbo Akademi … Read More

New client – Umeå University

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We are happy to welcome Umeå university as new clients and now we have had our first workshop together. The project includes a solution for both CRM and fundraising and will be running up till the end of 2009. Project leader at Umeå University is Malin Vikström (picture) from the External Relations department (ENS), a joint resource for improving and … Read More

Talouselämä on alumni relations in Finland

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Finland’s leading business weekly Talouselämä had a big article in the latest issue (# 26) about the importance of alumni relations. Salla Häsä (alumni coordinator for TKK) and Susanna Ritala (alumni coordinator for Helsinki School of Economics) are interviewed among others. The article also covers Hanken’s ongoing fundraising campaign.

Hanken och fundraising

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I det senaste numret av Tekniika & Talous (http://www.tekniikkatalous.fi/) finns en artikel om Hankens satsning på fundraising.  Hankens fundraiser Kristina Pentti-von Walzel förklarar att de börjar en treårig fundraisingkampanj i sambnad med Hankens hundraårsjubileum nästa år. Hanken använder sig av Mira Networks lösning för fundraising.