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Resources for Staff

The Advancement team has a number of resources available for your use. Navigate the links below to find what you need, or email for help.

Advancement Staff Training

Advancement Training supports the professional development of all Advancement staff through technical, soft skills and leadership training pathways. The Advancement Training department works with all Advancement units to meet the learning goals of each employee and help them grow professionally.

For more information, contact Advancement Training at

Retirement Review

Advancement Support Services 

Training and Talent Development

New Employee Onboarding

Contact Training Program Manager Caelie Ericksen-Stark to set up a new employee onboarding meeting to discuss Orientation, Individual Development Plan, Learning Pathway and additional resources.

New to the Advancement Industry?

ESP Support and Resources


Other Resources

Campaign Toolkit

Looking for all of our case statements, capital priorities and other campaign resources? Find everything you need on our Campaign Toolkit.

ESP Donor Database

Need to know more about potential prospects, fundraising reports and other constituent analysis? Connect to Blackbaud CRM for all of these functions and more.

Style Guide

Learn more about our institutional style, from serial commas to formatting conventions, with our Campaign Style Guide.


Watch Advancement-related videos on our dedicated channel on YouTube.

Giving News

Giving Impact
Learn more about the impact UC San Diego’s philanthropic partners have across campus by accessing the Giving Impact newsletter archives.

Philanthropy in the News
Every day, UC San Diego partners with our community’s philanthropic leaders to do great things. Read all of their amazing stories.