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AcademicWorks Summer Release:  Encourage a Gift Directly From Your Donor Reports

August 22, 2017

We are excited recently launched new functionality to  promote giving directly from your donor reports, help improve the reviewing process, put measures in place to help prevent over awarding, and more easily access applicant centric awarding 

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The Future Of Donor Reporting Is Here

May 04, 2017

Donor reports take colleges, universities, and foundations hundreds of hours to create.  Because donor reports take so much time and effort, the priority is normally placed on sending comprehensive reports to major donors.  It can be easy to leave out donors contributing $20-$100 a month, who also have a higher risk of spending those dollars elsewhere. There...

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AcademicWorks Spring Release:  Donor Report Generation

April 30, 2017

Over the weekend, our team was busy delivering a new release to AcademicWorks users.  This release includes some of the most anticipated features to improve the donor reporting process for colleges, universities, and foundations! 

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Are Renewable Scholarships Your Problem Area?

April 27, 2017

Do you struggle to keep renewable scholarships organized?  For colleges, universities and foundations offering renewable scholarships, they make up about 30% of awards given and can be challenging because there are so many moving parts and unique situations that can arise.  I promise you, you are not the only one whose palms start sweating when you start...

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True Renewal Management Defined

April 12, 2017

Many  scholarship opportunities are renewable, meaning that they are awarded more than once on some type of schedule. These could be awarded each semester or each year and there are certain requirements that a student needs to meet each time the award is given. Often times, administrators have to go in and manually check each award to make sure the student is...

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Three Steps To Following The Rules With Renewable Scholarships

April 05, 2017

Do renewable scholarships have you tied up?   Are you spending hours, days, weeks searching through award recipients and verifying if they still qualify for their awards?  So many colleges, universities, and foundations are still using valuable hours awarding renewable scholarships but have not made compliance a priority, which can be detrimental to important...

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Keys to Improving Your Awarding Process

March 15, 2017

It’s almost that time! Awarding season is right around the corner and we all know it’s one of the busiest times of year. While this time has the potential to be overwhelming, we want to provide you with some of the best practices we’ve picked up over the years to help you create an efficient and productive awarding process. Consider these tips while you’re...

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AWTalks: Success With Scholarship Reviewing

February 21, 2017

This month we sat down with one of our Client Success Managers, Michael to talk about how you can make this reviewing season run more efficiently and without tiny hiccups that can hold up the final awarding of scholarships. 

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AcademicWorks Winter Release:  Functionality to make scholarship awarding and donor reporting less stressful!

February 06, 2017

Over the weekend, our team was busy delivering a new release to AcademicWorks users.  This release has something for just about every type of user whether you are trying to award the most qualified student or delivering quality thank-you letters to scholarship donors.  Let's check out all of the great stuff jam packed into this release! 

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Taking The Leap with Scholarship Management Technology At A Decentralized Campus

January 24, 2017

Many college campuses operate with a decentralized scholarship administration process. This means that there are many people involved in awarding scholarships and they most likely work in various departments across campus. Many times in these instances there is not just one person or team responsible for awarding all scholarships. So how can a group operating...

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