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Practice : Fall 2008
INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT ] INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT UPDATE HONORS AND AWARDS Institutional Advancement Update Much effort went into the AD20/21 Gala, and its success is a sign that the best is yet to come. e Institutional Advancement Committee, under the energetic leadership of Co-Chairs Peter Ste an and Marc Pelletier ' , has had a successful year raising funds on behalf of the BAC. e Committee welcomed several new members last fall, who have brought a fresh perspective to discussions on donor cultivation and stewardship. Working with new Vice President of Institutional Advance- ment Tracey ompson and Chair Lisa Bonneville, the Committee created a broad-based strategic development plan for the year. Some of the key goals and objec- tives are to: expand the BAC's network of contacts and in uence; raise the BAC's pro le in greater Boston and beyond; identify, cultivate and steward new donors and prospects; increase funding through individual and alumni giving, corporate partnerships and event sponsorships; and explore the possibility of funding through gov- ernment grants and public, private and community foundations. Year-round personal solicitations by Committee members enabled the Committee to end the year with a total of , in gifts and pledges for the Annual Fund, an increase of , , or over scal year . is year, participation from the Board of Directors was achieved in restricted and unrestricted giving, along a substantial giving rate from the Overseers. e BAC had a grand success at AD / : Art & Design of the th & st Centuries, as the bene ciary for the Gala Preview Party. e Institutional Advance- ment Committee provided strong support, leading the way in securing sponsorship, selling tickets and generating "buzz" throughout the community. e event was a huge hit, with people attending and over , in sponsorship, ticket sales and donations. Promotional outreach e orts resulted in more than , printed pieces mailed and distributed, plus hundreds of thousands of hits through websites, broadcast ads, and print publica- tions. Plans are underway for an even more successful AD / to be held on March th, . e Institutional Advancement Committee supported many e orts aimed at increasing participation and giving by our alumni. A phone-a-thon that was organized last summer ultimately resulted in a , endowed scholarship gift from Bob Scagliotti ' ---the largest single gift ever given by a BAC alum. e Committee helped to spread the word about the Alumni Association's juried alumni exhibition in May, and the annual Cascieri Lectureship. We are looking forward to another great year! PRACTICE 66