volunteer Fundraising Toolkit



When you volunteer to fundraise for Dillard, you work with Development staff and fellow alumni who are here to guide and support your efforts. This toolkit offers a variety of resources to help you achieve your goals.

Thank you for your time, your energy, and help ensuring Dillard students have the resources they need to graduate!

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Alumni Fundraising Goals
Here you will find the musat up-to-date fundraising and participation goals for Dillard alumni as outlined by the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Director of Development. 

Fundraising Basics
Here you will find basic guidelines that will help you in your outreach, explore the reasons why people give and understand why it is important to share your own Dillard experience. 

Areas of support
At Dillard, donors have the opportunity to support the things that matter most to them. All contributions to Dillard ultimately support its overall mission. Dillard offers many ways for donors to support campus activities, academic programs, faculty and of course students. 

Ways to Give to Dillard 
Dillard is supported by alumni, parents, and friends in many ways—through unrestricted annual giving; restricted capital gifts in support of priorities such as student aid, faculty research, and facilities; reunion contributions; planned gifts and bequests. 

Dillard Brand Guidelines
Dillard University’s brand elements are copyrighted and registered service marks. Any usage of these service marks must comply with the standards contained in this Branding Guide. The name, logo, marks and images of Dillard University cannot be used to imply or suggest endorsement of any product or service not provided by the University.

Donation Form
A universal Dillard donation form that can be used to solicit, collect and return contributions to Dillard's Development Office.  You may also use give.dillard.edu for online donations and use the "comment" area to indicate the name of your campaign

Finally, before you begin please be sure to contact Marcel McGee in our Development Office at (504) 816-4696 or mmcgee@dillard.edu. We are eager to assist you and look forward to working with you. Again thank you for taking the time to assist Dillard by fundraising on behalf students!