Advancement Services

The mission of the Office of Advancement Services unit is to maintain an accurate database of alumni, constituents, and friends so that they can receive invitations to events as well as the Tougaloo News magazine and other publications. The Office provides research on corporations, foundations, and individuals able to assist Tougaloo College in meeting its institutional mission, vision, goals, and objectives. In addition, the Office of Advancement Services is responsible for donor relations and stewardship, special event planning, and for the timely recording, receipting and acknowledging of gifts to Tougaloo College.

Goals and Objectives

Goal 1. To provide the necessary services and support in connection with Tougaloo College’s comprehensive fund raising and alumni relations programs, including prospect research, donor relations and stewardship, gift processing and special events.

Objective 1.1. The Office of Advancement Services will ensure that a current and accurate database of alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and other donors is maintained and respond to requests within five working days.

Objective 1.2. The Office of Advancement Services Team will help to facilitate and increase private gifts by 15% each year.

Objective 1.3. The Office of Advancement Services Team will facilitate effective donor relations and stewardship.

Objective 1.4. The Office of Advancement Services will facilitate gift processing and fund management.