On-Demand Archive: Strong Teams and Collaborations

Recorded on April 13, 2017 (75 minutes)


Annual Giving is a team sport, and successful programs build partnerships both internally and externally. Understanding the unique roles and functions of an annual fund and leveraging support from other advancement and campus units will lead to an increase in annual giving and enhance the performance of the entire advancement operation. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, teamwork is the key to running a successful program and enjoying a fulfilling career.

Register online to learn how to encourage teamwork and collaboration for your annual fund. 

This recording is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit. 


  • Tips for motivating your annual giving team to work, learn and succeed together
  • Methods for encouraging collaboration between the annual fund and other units, including alumni relations, student life, major gifts, communications and advancement services
  • Guidelines to match individual skills and interests with the needs of the whole organization
  • Examples from other institutions
  • And more!
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    About the Presenter

    Laura Tepper is the Director of Major Gifts at the University of Pennsylvania. Her 15-year career includes work in annual giving and major gifts, and her expertise includes leadership gift strategy, volunteer management, reunion giving, direct appeals, and phonathons. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.