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The Alumni Perspective
 

Case Study: Alumni Affinity Groups Done Well - Yale Alumni Non-profit Alliance (YANA)

How does an alumni affinity group get started and, perhaps more importantly, what makes it sustainable beyond the initial excitement?

 

The Generosity of a Powerful Alumni Network

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As engagement and fundraising professionals you are uniquely positioned as ambassadors of generosity and goodwill.

Business author Harvey Mackay said his golden rule of networking was, “Don't keep score".  Don't get me wrong - results are critical, but the hard work you do today to grow connectedness in your network will continue to benefit your organization and your members for decades to come.

So the question becomes how can you most effectively use your time to foster relational engagement across your entire network?