Category Archives: higher education

Gift agreements


Gift agreements have been greatly perplexing me for the last little while. In the higher education advancement field it seems that “gift agreements” are the norm. These are formal documents which outline the pledge payment schedule for a large donation … Continue reading

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Executor and trustee companies, or dead people like to donate too


When people think about bequests, often it is in relation to people who leave money for a specific purpose, with a whole infrastructure around how the money is to be administered through setting up their own foundation with particular application … Continue reading

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Donation leads to a Frank Gehry Building for UTS


A $25 million donation is contributing towards a new building by the architect Frank Gehry (who designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao) to be built for the University of Technology Sydney’s business school. Capital campaigns (for building works and redevelopment) … Continue reading

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CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference March 2011


Another conference alert for early next year. CASE is the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education – and is the peak body for higher education advancement (development and fundraising). Their next conference in our region is the Asia … Continue reading

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