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My Class Gift Playbook Section 1.4 - Weekly Checklist

My Class Gift Playbook Section 1.4 – Weekly Checklist

October 1, 2016
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At My Class Gift, we recommend creating a timeline (or “Class Gift Syllabus”) to keep yourself and your graduating seniors on track. There are many expectations on students’ time in college. Being prepared and organized with specific dates and deadlines will help set goals and measure success, as well as maintain accountability.

The following sections outline the suggested schedule of weekly commitments. This schedule provides a guideline for how to approach the academic year. Please feel free to adjust as needed.

Fall Semester

  • Week 1 – Recruitment of 4 Class Agents / Preparation of Senior contact lists
  • Week 2 – Recruitment of 4 Class Agents / Preparation of Senior contact lists
  • Week 3 – First Committee Meeting
  • Week 4 – Event planning
  • Week 5 – Event planning

Spring Semester

  • Week 1 – Committee Meeting
  • Week 2 – One-on-one Visits Begin / Marketing Announcement of Class Gift  
  • Week 3 – One-on-one Visits Continue / Marketing “Why I Gave”
  • Week 4 – One-on-one Visits Continue / Marketing Invitations to Senior Night
  • Week 5 – One-on-one Visits Continue / Marketing Invitations to Senior Night
  • Week 6 – Spring Break
  • Week 7 – Finalize Plans for Senior Night / Marketing “Impact of Giving”
  • Week 8 – Senior Night / Presentation of Class Gift and pledge forms
  • Week 9 – Follow up on Senior Night
  • Week 10 – Final push for one-on-one Visits / Marketing “Countdown” Begins
  • Week 11 – Check Presentation / Marketing “Countdown”
  • Week 12 – Marketing “Countdown”
  • Week 13 – Commencement / Final Gift Announcement