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AAAC's State of AI in Advancement Report Featured In The NonProfit Times

By Drew Fox Jordan • December 29, 2020

The AAAC's State of AI in Advancement report was recently featured in The NonProfit Times showing how the nonprofit industry is reacting to challenges laid out by the pandemic and how AI can be used as a tool to help solve them.

AAAC Releases 2020 State of AI in Advancement Report

By Kevin Leahy • December 15, 2020

The AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) today published the State of AI in Advancement report. The study examines the accelerating need for AI to address workforce efficiency, the emergency of “digital” gift officers, pipeline generation, and more!

Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) Names First Chair

By Kevin Leahy • November 25, 2020

Reed Sheard, Ed.D. Takes Helm of AAAC to Accelerate Education and Application of AI in Advancement

New Survey From The AAAC - Share Your Voice

By Drew Fox Jordan • June 30, 2020

This year will require significant innovation and adaptability from advancement professionals across every industry. We think effective leadership and AI can play a vital role and we would like your help.

AAAC Welcomes New Cohort

By Kevin Leahy • February 24, 2020

Please join the AAAC in welcoming its second cohort, a group of diverse leaders across advancement aimed at evolving fundraising through artificial intelligence (AI).

AAAC featured in AIthority

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 12, 2019

The AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) recently partnered with the Association of Advancement Services Professionals (aasp) to ensure Advancement experiences the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence, not left behind. This partnership was covered by AiThority, a digital publication dedicated to covering AI and futuristic technologies.

How Philanthropy Helped Create Modern-Day Artificial Intelligence: A Precision Philanthropy Perspective

By Nathan Fay • September 11, 2019

Did you know that the origin of artificial intelligence (AI) is intrinsically tied to philanthropy? Nathan Fay, member of the AAAC and Associate Vice President of Prospect Development & Strategy for City of Hope made this chance connection one day while researching his new book 'Precision Philanthropy.' Read on to learn how philanthropy brought AI to life.

AAAC Partners With aasp to Ensure Advancement Experiences the Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence, Not Left Behind

By Kevin Leahy • September 9, 2019

The AAAC is proud to announce its first industry partnership with aasp. Together, we are committed to ensuring that advancement organizations and their staff experience the transformative power of AI, rather than be left behind by it. We're excited to make this major announcement at aasp Summit 2019 this week in Chicago.

The State of AI in Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • August 29, 2019

Learn about the work of the AAAC and the current state of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the advancement industry.

AAAC's State of AI in Advancement Report Featured in NonProfit Times

By Kevin Leahy • July 22, 2019

The AAAC's State of AI in Advancement Report was recently featured in The NonProfit Times.

AAAC Featured in Campus Technology

By Kevin Leahy • July 19, 2019

Dian Schaffhauser, senior contributing editor for THE Journal and Campus Technology, recently featured the work of the AAAC in her latest article, "AI Gaining Foothold in University Advancement." The article explores the AAAC's first benchmark study on artificial intelligence (AI) in the advancement industry, "The State of AI in Advancement Report." The report found that while 89 percent of organizations agree that AI could make advancement teams more efficient, only 28 percent are using AI in their work today or intend to within the next year, suggesting an educational gap in the uses of AI for advancement that the AAAC is focused on closing.

An Evening to Remember: AAAC & Gravyty Celebrate State of AI in Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • July 16, 2019

On July 15, 2019, The AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) and Gravyty hosted more than 100 advancement leaders, distinguished guests, and technology providers passionate about artificial intelligence (AI) at the Boston Public Library to celebrate the launch of the first benchmark report on the state of AI in the industry.

AAAC Issues First State of Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Report

By Kevin Leahy • July 12, 2019

The AAAC, a first-of-its-kind organization committed to open discussion about where artificial intelligence (AI) technology can and should have an impact on advancement, today released the first State of AI in Advancement Report. The study is the first benchmark on the adoption rate, uses, opinions, of AI in the advancement industry, and more, and comes at a time when artificial intelligence is beginning to revolutionize philanthropy.

AAAC Stresses Importance of AI for Philanthropy & Nonprofits at ODSC East 2019

By Kevin Leahy • May 2, 2019

AAAC members David Woodruff, Associate Vice President and COO for Resource Development at MIT, and Rich Palmer, Co-founder and CTO at Gravyty hosted an important session at ODSC East 2019, one of the largest applied data science conferences in the world. The two thought leaders showed the audience how artificial intelligence (AI) has incredible value in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector.

AI in Advancement Advisory Council Holds Inaugural In-Person Meeting

By Kevin Leahy • March 27, 2019

On Monday, March 11, 2019, the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) – which was established in late 2018 – held its first in-person meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, using CASE’s Annual DRIVE/ Conference as the backdrop for the event. This is the first time that Advancement industry leaders and artificial intelligence early adopters convened for a day-long face-to-face meeting. Council leadership worked together to develop the context for the mission statement, outlined its goals, and established the need for bylaws.

AAAC featured in The NonProfit Times

By Kevin Leahy • March 27, 2019

Gravyty recently brought the world's most forward-thinking leaders, technologist, and Advancement experts together by establishing of the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC). The NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for nonprofit management, recently covered our news.

Rod Grabowski and Adam Martel of AAAC Speak About Future of AI in Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • March 27, 2019

Rod Grabowski, Vice President for University Advancement, University at Buffalo, and Adam Martel, Co-founder and CEO, Gravyty, recently spoke to a packed house in Denver about the role artificial intelligence (AI) has in shaping the future of Advancement.

Gravyty Announces the first Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) and Introduces Inaugural Members

By Kevin Leahy • March 27, 2019

Announcing the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC), a board of the world’s most forward-thinking thought leaders, technologists, and Advancement experts aligned under the common goal to shape the future of Advancement through revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology.