Solution of the Month

The Pledgemine’s Solution Library has become a vital resource for colleges and universities. It provides cutting-edge ideas, inspiration, and high quality communication solutions to facilitate donor engagement and loyalty. The elegant samples included in the Solutions Library ensure an institutional voice and message that is unique, personal, and memorable.

Each month, an exemplary solution is selected for inclusion in the Solutions Library. These Solution of the Month (SOMO) samples are selected to highlight the quality and creativity of a client solution, as well as its success in connecting with its intended audience.

featured solution Delta Sig

Volume 10 - Delta Sigma Phi

This innovative solution recognizes donors for their contributions to the fraternity through a tax receipt while featuring unique stories that emphasize the specific impact of individual gifts.

featured solution CMU

Volume 11 - Central Michigan University

This CMU piece utilized segmentation to target a small percent of their donors. Through its use of advanced segmentation, CMU has created a valuable piece to be used for other campaigns.

featured solution St Edward's

Volume 12 - St. Edward’s University

The St. Edward’s Fall Letter Appeal addresses the challenge of retaining donors by targeting specific groups of donors, using an infographic to highlight both the diversity of the incoming freshmen class and the need for scholarship assistance.

featured solution CSU

Volume 13 - Columbus State University

CSU’s follow up reminder for phone pledges reinforces the relationship value that inspired the pledge. Through the use of student caller photos and personalized messages, the CSU Fund is reminding donors of the positive impact they have on current students.

featured solution MBKU

Volume 14 - Marshal B. Ketchum University

Through the use of segment-driven imagery and personalized outer envelopes, Erika Bernal was able to produce an appeal that overcame the challenge associated with MBKU’s diverse donor base.

featured solution Centenary

Volume 15 - Centenary College of Louisiana

This month features an article from the November 2016 issue of CASE Currents magazine. It outlines in detail an innovative effort by Centenary College of Louisiana to engage current students and recent graduates.

featured solution HPU

Volume 16 - Howard Payne University

Stephen collaborated with Pledgemine’s design team to come up with a truly special End of Calendar Year Appeal template that not only connected with donors visually, but also achieved the important secondary goal of updating HPU’s donor database.

featured solution TCU

Volume 17 - Texas Christian University

To get the ball rolling on this year’s TCU Gives Day, Lucy and her team supported the campaign with a targeted, segmented direct mail piece to generate momentum. The main result of this multi-channel approach was impressive.

featured solution Guilford

Volume 18 - Guilford College

Utilizing an advanced segmentation strategy made simple by Pledgemine, Guilford mailed 32 versions of a traditional appeal letter. Each potential donor received a "version of the letter that corresponded with their graduating degree".