The Office of University Advancement at FCCU serves as the outreach arm of the institution and works closely with alumni, government officials, community leaders, donors and the media. The Office oversees a wide range of responsibilities including, alumni relations, community engagement, development, donor relations, foundations and University events. The Office of University Advancement builds relationships between the University and its donors, alumni, parents, and friends, to help seek funding support for student scholarships, programs, and endowment.
We define ‘Advancement’ as a strategic, integrated method of managing relationships to increase understanding and support among an educational institution’s key constituents, including but not restricted to: alumni and friends, government policy makers, the media, members of the community and philanthropic entities of all types.
Defining the What, Why and Who: The Office of University Advancement consists of trained fundraising professionals. Our goal is to raise the profile and awareness of the university and to develop and create an effective brand image. We do it by developing and implementing a unifying brand for FCCU among students, faculty, staff, alumni and governance bodies. We work to exceed our annual fundraising targets and establish long term and flourishing donor relations. The purpose of the Office of University Advancement is to engage stakeholders through various fundraising campaigns. Our alumni activities serve to deepen engagement of interested and involved alumni and in the long-term, we aim to strengthen the engagement of the entire campus community in the development of the university.
The Office is comprised of the following functional areas:
- Alumni Relations
- Corporate Relations
- Major Gifts & Endowments
- Stewardship and Grants
- Financial Aid
Scholarships and Awards