Using Social Media to Solicit Alumni

Recorded On: 10/12/2017


Social media isn't just a great way to engage and communicate with alumni. It can also be an effective way to solicit donations. By utilizing the many tools provided through Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and other social channels, annual giving programs can reach alumni with appealing content and compelling messages. When done well, these communications can increase awareness about the impact of philanthropy while generating new and increased support for your institution.

Register now to learn how to use social media to solicit alumni for donations to your annual fund.

This recording is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit.


  • Perspectives on the opportunities and limitations of using social media to solicit gifts
  • Methods for targeting individuals with solicitations based on their characteristics and interests
  • Tips for creating content and messages that resonate with specific audiences
  • Guidelines for analyzing social media activity to assess the effectiveness of your appeal efforts 
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!

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Julianne Troyer

Director, Participation & Engagement, Stanford University

Julianne Troyer is the Director, Participation & Engagement at Stanford University, where she manages the development and execution of digital and print appeal efforts across the various schools and units. An expert in digital and social media, she previously served as a Marketing Manager at the Global Women's Leadership Network and as a Connections Manager at Wasserman and Partners Advertising. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing from The University of British Columbia.


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Recorded 10/12/2017
Recorded 10/12/2017