What’s better than a party? When Towson University’s College of Business and Economics gathered its distinguished donors to recognize the impact of their gifts, the college had another reason to celebrate. Wouldn’t you celebrate if your team doubled the number of annual top donors from one year to the next? Kudos to the team – they deserve a party!
It all started two years ago when the college began looking to better engage and recognize its most generous individuals and corporate donors. The college wanted to feature these donors in the historic hallways of its beautiful campus home in Stephens Hall. That’s when 1157 came in; a collaborative conversation between the college’s team and 1157 led to an elegant design to match the stately building, along with careful production.
“1157 provided an original, custom design to fit out budget and presented the concept in a way that showed us the scale of the design and helped us picture how it would look once finished,” said Frank Sneeringer, Director of Major Gifts for the college. “The end result is a beautiful display that is easy and cost effective to update each year. The project has definitely helped us generate more sustained interest from donors. And the customer service 1157 provides is exceptional.”
We appreciate the kudos, but we have to give it right back. After installation, the Wall of Distinction created a wave of momentum, helping the college’s team increase the number of annual top donors by 50% in the year leading up to their grand reveal event!
If your team is looking to generate the same type of excitement and momentum among your alumni and donors, consider a conversation with 1157. Contact us today to learn more!