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Corporate & Foundation Giving

Monday, July 24, 2017 

Breakout Session #1 
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Corporate/Foundation Fundraising in an Academic Health Sciences Environment – Leadership Coordination and Conflict of Interest
Mary Lynn Ulch, Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Giving, WVU Health Sciences 

Discuss best practices and approaches to the topic of conflicts of interest in an academic health science environment, particularly how it applies to health science institutions applying for and accepting grants from corporate entities, including their foundations.

Breakout Session #3      
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. 

Valuing and Recording Gifts-in-Kind of Software, Upgrades and Support
Tim Bolling, Associate Vice President, Central Development, WVU Foundation
Ed Burton, Senior Director of Advancement Services, WVU Foundation
Loreta Mascioli, Director of Corporate Giving, WVU Foundation

In the last decade, our institutions have faced significant challenges in valuing and recording complex gifts of software, software upgrades and donated support for these systems.  At the same time, these gifts have become critical tools requested by our faculty, staff and students.    Learn how West Virginia University’s Foundation, in partnership with the benefiting departments and programs, developed a process to evaluate, value, and record these gifts that is both fair to the donor, transparent to our campus partners and able to be reviewed and shared with other campus financial stakeholders.

Breakout Session #4       
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Organizing Partnerships with Campus Allies for Corporate Giving Successes
Tim Bolling, Associate Vice President, Central Development, WVU Foundation
Loreta Mascioli, Director of Corporate Giving, WVU Foundation

A challenge at any large institution seeking a high-level of corporate support is organizing and correctly aggregating all of your natural partners and allies on campus. Whether your campus has an integrated corporate relations office, or many unrelated components, learn processes to keep your work with your institution’s priorities summarized, organized and prioritized.   Participants will emerge with several practical tools and operational plans to assist your corporate giving program in reviewing and building on your current allies and enlisting new ones.