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Client Success Story

University of South Carolina

Face of Y'all Campaign

Pursuant Helps the University of South Carolina Increase Funds by 36%

Pursuant partnered with USC to develop and execute the Face of Y’ALL (Young Alumni Leaving a Legacy) campaign. In just the first year of the Y’ALL campaign, the total funds raised had increased 36 percent compared to the previous year, and the number of donors grew 18 percent. By the second year of the program, the return on investment was already covering the cost of the campaign.

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Pepperdine University

The Pepperdine Fund was looking for a way to acquire new donors by re-engaging alumni and parents to give back. After working with the University to evaluate their current efforts, Pursuant worked to create a fully integrated, multichannel campaign called Make Your Mark. At the completion of the campaign, Pepperdine had received a total of 457 gifts.

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Happy Hill Farm

Pursuant helped Happy Hill Farm formalize their direct response fundraising strategy. Prior to working with Pursuant, they conducted direct response efforts in-house. They sought out a partnership with Pursuant to promote growth in their file and attack donor retention, acquisition, and upgrade donors. Pursuant also consulted with them to develop a communication plan. Pursuant is now executing an integrated monthly appeals strategy.  After three years, Pursuant is now leading an effort to raise major gifts funds through a comprehensive campaign.

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Rutgers University

Rutgers University Athletics tapped Pursuant to work with their closest supporters to determine the viability of launching a campaign to fund the institution’s first major, privately funded, athletics facility build.  Pursuant helped Rutgers steer their project in a direction that would satisfy athletic needs as well as donor interests. The candid counsel Pursuant provided Rutgers Athletics resulted in a project action plan that has been fully embraced by top university leadership.

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