At AlumGrow we are experts in growing alumni engagement, enrolment pipelines and fundraising support to help education institutions achieve their business goals faster.
We find all education providers despite their unique characteristics have several common requirements including engaging their communities, driving enrolments, activating alumni participation and increasing philanthropic support.
Because we specialise in education advancement and have worked for well over two-decades across all sectors, we understand your needs and the many challenges in successfully engaging donors, alumni and enrolment prospects.
Whether you are looking to develop an alumni, fundraising or marketing strategy, conduct detailed research, develop staff, or book a masterclass, AlumGrow is here to help. We offer a range of tailored services and programs to support your advancement objectives and achieve your business growth goals.
If you’re interested in learning how to develop programs that will consistently attract new enrolments, increase philanthropic revenue, grow alumni engagement and position your institution as a true leader in the education industry, then contact us today!
Alastair Lee is Managing Director of AlumGrow Consultancy and a senior leader and practitioner in the education advancement industry.
He started AlumGrow in 2020, to further his vision of creating fully self-sustainable advancement-driven education systems that can provide quality education opportunities for students from all backgrounds.
With a global profile and sustained track record of multi award-winning work that has set industry standards in fundraising, alumni relations and marketing, Alastair has dedicated his career to this vision, by researching, building, and launching ambitious and sustainable community engagement programs, and developing vast networks of national and international partners and collaborators.
Over his two-decade career in education, he has won many awards, including a Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Gold Award.
Alastair has held many executive leadership positions in advancement with Deakin University, University of Tasmania, and Sacré Cœur P-12 Catholic Girls School. In one career highlight, he founded Deakin's industry-leading advancement program.
Previous to his career in education, Alastair was a litigation lawyer for several years and is admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of Victoria.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and Bachelor of Laws from Deakin University and is currently completing a Diploma of Viticulture with TAFE SA.
When he isn’t working, Alastair likes to spend time with his young family, travelling, developing his viticulture interests, and performing as a classically trained vocalist.
Alastair is also a current Board Member of Volunteer West in Melbourne Victoria.
Check out this video where our Director Alastair Lee talks more about AlumGrow's services and vision.
Our vision is to be the preeminent education advancement consulting firm, supporting organisations to grow and secure their financial future through sustainable community engagement programs.
Our mission is to challenge and mentor individuals and their organisations to connect into and grow the vast potential present in their communities for the benefit of all.
Our consultancy services are based on providing innovative and sustainable advancement and marketing strategies, resulting in long-term community engagement and growth and results in long-term return on investment.
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