Meetings, Trainings and Speaking Engagements

Center for Enhancing Philanthropy



Grateful Patient and Family Programs Workshop

November 29 at 10am -
November 30 at 12pm
San Antonio, TX

Registration closes Wednesday, Nov 22.

Digital Fundraising Strategies

December 5, 2017 (for Academic)
Austin, TX

January 23, 2018 (for Health)
Houston, TX

10am - 4pm

Registration for Dec 5 closes Nov 30.

Professional Development Playbook and Competing for Talent (Webinar Series)

Now - December 31, 2017

UT Development and Advancement Staff now have special access to two webinar series and toolkits presented by EAB.

Summer Internship Program in Philanthropy

May 21 - July 27, 2018

We're seeking students from the 14 UT institutions to join our 10-week, paid internship program.

Apply now through January 5, 2018!

Questions or comments? Email us.

The Center for Enhancing Philanthropy, a department within UT System's Office of External Relations, partners with the system's institutional leaders and development and advancement teams to:

  • Improve overall fundraising performance
  • Attract and retain quality advancement professionals
  • Give back to the development profession, and
  • Expand the role of philanthropy


CEP accomplishes its purpose through two primary service areas:

  • Data, Assessments, and Strategic Projects
  • Professional Development

The Center for Enhancing Philanthropy works with UT System institutional leaders and development professionals, volunteers and donors engaged at all levels of fundraising, advancement programs and communications to ensure they have the tools and knowledge needed to succeed today and tomorrow.


2017 Silver Award Winner of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Circle of Excellence "Professional and Staff Development" Award


2015 Gold Award Winner of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV's "Best Practices in Advancement Services" Award.