FY2014 Year End Announcement

As we approach June 30, 2014 and the end of Fiscal Year 2013/2014, please bring any gifts, pledge payments and credit card transactions to Advancement Gifts and Records, 220 University Blvd, Ste 1100, as they are received.

For auditing and accounting purposes, we will record year-end gifts in June based on the postmarked date.  Please include the envelope with checks sent to AGR.  Online credit cards will be recorded based on the transaction date of the online gift.  Transactions with dates of 6/30/14 or before will count in FY2014 giving totals.  Credit cards received by phone or delivered to AGR must be received by 2 pm on Monday, June 30, 2014 to be included in FY13/14. 

It is anticipated that all gifts postmarked June 30 will be recorded on July 10 and the FY13/14 books will be officially closed as of close of business on Friday, July 11, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact me at henry2cl@jmu.edu or Ann-Marie Latchum at alfordas@jmu.edu.

April 2014

Our graduate assistant, Carla Reese, has been selected for the 2013-2014 Outstanding MBA Student Award! We are so proud of her!

Fall 2013

Building on the success of the recurring credit card option on the GIVE NOW site, recurring credit card giving is now available through the telefund program! AGR has worked closely with the Office of Annual Giving and we are excited about the giving options we have available for donors. But, don't just read about it here, check it out for yourself and give!

AIS Announcements--Fall 2012

 Recurring Credit Card option now live on Give Now site

University Advancement is pleased to announce that recurring giving has been added to the GIVE NOW web site effective September 3, 2012. Recurring gifts (monthly, quarterly or annually) may be made for a period of up to 3 years. On-going gifts may be for an unlimited period until notified by the donor to stop. In agreement with the JMU Foundation and the Office of Annual Giving, the minimum gift online will be five dollars ($5.00).

Please visit the JMU GIVE NOW website

 If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Advancement Gifts and Records  advancementgr@jmu.edu or call 540 568-2822

 Student Data for the Class of 2016 is now in Advance Web

Please note that Advance Web now includes freshman students.  They were loaded on August 30, 2012.  Parents of these students and information about scholarships for the current academic year will be available to you in Advance on Monday, 9/10/2012.

 Paper Copies of Gift Records to be Destroyed

In accordance with JMU’s Records Management Policy #1109, hard copy gift records from FY 2007 and prior have been approved for destruction by The Records Manager (JMU Registrar) and scheduled for destruction by confidential recycling. Five years of gift donation records must be kept for audit requirements. Records are currently kept in electronic copy instead of paper.

AG&R Goes Paperless! - Wednesday, July 28

JMU Recycling ImageIn line with JMU's directive on Environmental Sustainability, the Office of Advancement Gifts and Records made the switch from printing documents to saving them as PDF files on secure servers. This is a huge step for AG&R which has traditionally been a very heavy producer of printed documentation.

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