University Resources, Operations and Policies

Service Catalog

 

Fundraising

Acceptance of Gifts of Real Property

Provides guidelines for accepting and valuing gifts of real property.

 

Annual and Special Giving

These policies and procedures are intended to assist and guide the activities of personnel who are involved in annual and special giving to Adelphi.

 

Auctions

Guidelines regarding the University’s responsibilities for conducting auctions to the public.

 

Comprehensive/Capital Campaigns

Sets forth the structure and process for comprehensive and/or capital campaigns.

 

Constituent Fundraising

Insures that the receipt of gifts advances the University’s mission and is done in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal statutes.

 

Crowdfunding

Provides a standardized and consistent approach to crowdfunding that protects our good relationships with the many alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and others who benefit Adelphi through philanthropy.

 

Donor Bill of Rights

Guidance to donors, explaining the rights they have when supporting Adelphi.

 

Final Annual and Special Giving Processes

The policies set forth herein are to guide the activities of Adelphi University personnel involved in annual and special giving to Adelphi.

 

Gift Announcement

To assure the accuracy and completeness of news that is released regarding gifts — both internally and externally — the University documents and records gifts fully and in compliance with the University’s gift acceptance policy prior to the release of any information about a gift.

 

Gift Solicitation, Acceptance, and Valuation

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel who are involved in the planning, promotion, solicitation, application, receipt, acceptance, and disposition of gifts to Adelphi University.

 

Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Charge Cards

These policies provide a standardized approach to the University’s acceptance of gifts of cash, checks, and charge cards.

 

Gifts of Securities

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel who are involved in the acceptance of gifts of securities to Adelphi.

 

Governance of Gifts and Donations

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel who are involved in the planning, promotion, solicitation, application, receipt, acceptance, and disposition of gifts to Adelphi.

 

Guidelines on Gifts of Life Insurance

The policies and procedures set forth herein are to guide the activities of University personnel involved in the acceptance of gifts of life insurance to Adelphi.

 

IRS Form 8300

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel related to completion of the IRS Form 8300.

 

Naming Policy

The Board of Trustees of Adelphi University retains authority for naming all University facilities and properties; i.e., all buildings; major portions of buildings; university or college streets or roads; and all other highly visible facilities and properties.

 

Non-Cash Charitable Contributions

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel who are involved in the acceptance of non-cash charitable contributions to Adelphi.

 

Planned Giving

By offering and encouraging planned gifts, Adelphi University seeks to enable a broader group of supporters to make more significant gifts to the institution, either during their lifetime or as part of an estate plan, than they could otherwise make through outright gifts.

 

Pledges Policy

These policies are intended to provide a standardized and consistent approach to the University’s gift accounting procedures.

 

Raffles

Adelphi University must coordinate all raffles on campus to ensure compliance with state laws and integrations with the University’s comprehensive annual events. The Office of the Vice President of University Advancement is responsible for this coordination.

 

Research and Data Management Procedure

Members of the Office of the Vice President of University Advancement research staff abide by the code of ethics established by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA). As such, they are committed to the ethical collection and use of information in the pursuit of legitimate institutional goals.

 

Special Events

Adelphi University seeks to create a campus culture that generates intellectual excitement and lifelong learning. This includes supporting campus activities that further individual development. Such events are either sanctioned by the University or sponsored by external groups requesting use of University facilities and services.

 

Stages of Cultivation

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of Adelphi University personnel who are involved in the planning, promotion, solicitation, application, receipt, acceptance, and disposition of gifts to the University.

 

Stewardship Procedure and Process

The policies and procedures set forth in this document are intended to assist and guide the activities of University personnel who are involved in the planning, promotion, solicitation, application, receipt, acceptance, and disposition of gifts to Adelphi University.

 

Year End Gifts

Adelphi University appreciates and depends upon the generosity of alumni and friends to support its mission, programs, and purposes. Gifts must be solicited, accepted, processed, recorded, and acknowledged in a manner that protects the interests of both the institution and its donors.