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Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

UNLV engages in comprehensive and cohesive coordination to strategically deepen the culture of philanthropy and alumni connection.

Strategic Objectives, Tasks, and Metrics

Ensure financial sustainability through the growth of the endowment and ongoing support.

  • Develop and execute a multi-year comprehensive fundraising campaign.
  • Involve the community to advance development and fundraising.

Metrics: endowment growth (new gifts, investment return, dollar growth, and new endowments)

Foster an environment to strategically address needs.

  • Partner with campus leadership to define key transformative priorities which will serve as the foundation for a multi-year comprehensive campaign.
  • Communicate to the campus the role of the Foundation and the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement in creating a university-wide culture of philanthropy to support the financial health of the Institution.
  • Set goals that support the priorities of the university.

Metrics: gifts and pledges (unrestricted gifts and pledges, cash received, dollars transferred to UNLV, donors)

Create an engaged network of UNLV alumni.

  • Establish baseline measures of alumni involvement and develop strategies to strengthen that involvement.

Metrics: UNLV alumni who engage with the University (alumni volunteers and alumni donors)