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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

Advancement Support Services

Training and Talent Development

  • Individual Professional Development including: Individual Development Plans, career goal setting, professional development roadmaps
  • Advancement Unit/Team Consultation Services including: Team retreats, strategic planning support and team-wide training opportunities
  • Email Caelie Erickson-Stark for more information.

New Employee Onboarding

  • For hiring managers: Contact Senior Organizational Consultant Caelie Erickson-Stark to discuss your new hire’s onboarding plan, schedule and training.
  • For new employees: Contact your direct supervisor and/or your unit operations lead for questions regarding your specific onboarding plan.

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ESP Support and Resources

Retirement Review

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.



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