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  • UIF Online | A new and improved solution designed with you in mind

    A working group at UIF has been hard at work revamping UIF Online. Designed and developed to improve communications and create a more robust one-stop-shop for UIDP resources...read more.

  • Get to Know New RPM Director, Caroline Nappo!

    Click on the heading above to meet Caroline Nappo- the New RPM Director at UIF.

  • ChatBot Update

    Click on the heading above to read about ChatBot, what was accomplished since implementation in November 2019, and when we expect it to be discontinued.

  • UIF Support

    UIF Support - The new online ticketing system is here!  Open up this post to read the entire article.

    Login to iLearn, then click here to learn the new way to submit requests to UIF Staff.

    To begin submitting requests, or to look at previously submitted requests, login here.

  • Online Giving Enhancement

    The TED Service Pack Upgrade on October 6, 2019 includes an enhancement to the UIF Online Giving Payment page.  The UIF’s Online Giving Payment page will be integrated with Blackbaud’s new Checkout experience.  See full article for details.

  • TED’s Mailbag July 2022

    Click on the heading above to see how to set up access to TED and OnBase for a new employee.

  • Estate Planning Guide for Women

    Click on the heading above to see the details for the Estate Planning Guide for Women.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    Click on the heading above to read about the schedule change for the Faculty/Staff University Appointment Summer Refresh.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to read about the Search option added to the UIF online giving site.

  • TED’s Mailbag August 2022

    Click on the heading above to see what GDPR is and what it means for you.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to learn about recurring commitments through credit cards.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to read the good news about credit card fees and what they mean for you.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to see the End of Year Reminder from Online Gift Services.

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    Click on the heading above to read about the schedule change for the Faculty/Staff University Appointment Summer Refresh.

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    October Faculty Staff data has been loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED on the 3rd weekend of each month. 

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Reminder! Updated Gift Transmittal Forms for Cash, Check and Gift in Kind

    Click on the heading above to see that Gift Transittal forms have moved to a new web format.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Information Load Templates added to the UIF Help tab in TED!

    New links have been added for all load template tickets present in UIF Support, to the UIF Help tab in TED.  When you click on these newly added links, you will be prompted to save or open an excel. Once opened, just fill in the requested information and save to a secure location that can be uploaded into a UIF Support ticket. Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • Online Giving Services- Give by Mail

    Click on the heading above to see details about giving by mail.

  • Including constituents with opt-outs for a specific communication

    Click on the heading above to see how to set up an option for constituents to receive a specific communication if they have a global opt-out on their record in TED.

  • Information Security & Privacy Refresher Course

    In March, all UIF system users whose accounts had been active for 1 year or longer received an iLearn refresher course on Information Security and Privacy. This required, annual refresher course provides information about the most recent laws and ways to keep our data safe. You must complete the course by June 10.  Beginning May 27, automatic reminder emails will be sent to those who have not yet completed the course. If you do not complete the course by June 10, your account will be disabled. To be re-enabled, you will be required to complete a new access form.  Thank you for respecting our donors and constituents by helping us maintain the privacy and the security of their information. Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • Alumni Engagement Dashboard Documentation

    The Alumni Engagement Dashboard is now live.  The report documentation is still under construction, but we will have that completed as soon as we can. 

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    September Faculty Staff data is in the process of being loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED over the next 10 business days of each month. 

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to see about adding information to your online giving site.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to see the Donor choices of accepted credit cards and wallet options from Online Giving Services.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • UIF to Absorb Expenses for Credit Card Donations

    Effective July 1, 2021, the Foundation will no longer pass through the 2.5% credit card expense to gift fund(s) in instances where donors make a gift via credit card; the cost will be absorbed through the UIF operating budget.  The last assessment will be posted July 6th representing all activity through June 30th.   For further information or questions, please contact UIF Accounting.

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    July Faculty Staff data has been loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED on the 3rd weekend of each month. 

  • The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (“2023 CAA”)

    Click on the heading above to see how the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2023 impacts philanthropy.

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    The GDPR is a legal framework that sets requirements for the collection and the processing of personal information from individuals who live in the European Economic Area (EEA).

    Open this post to read more about GDPR and see the measures UIF has taken to comply with these regulations. 

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    March Faculty Staff data has been loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED on the 3rd weekend of each month. 

  • Internet Explorer 11 End of Life

    Internet Explorer is going End of Life on June 15, 2022.  For most users, using Internet Explorer will no longer be an option. Please use a current version of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari to access UIF applications, such as TED and UIF Online.Additionally, for online giving, donors should be encouraged to use a current version of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari to make gifts online.  As of March 26, 2022, the UIF giving process does not support donors using Internet Explorer 11 to make a gift, due to a change implemented in the most recent Blackbaud Service Pack Upgrade.If you have questions, please contact UIF AIMS at aims@uif.uillinois.edu or 217.300.3907. Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • UIF system updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Online Giving Services

    Click on the heading above to see how to secure a smooth flow for the giving process.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • EGAD Report - Resolved

    The problems with the EGAD Dashboard running slow and timing out have been resolved.  We thank you for your patience.  Please contact AIMS at aims@uif.uillinois.edu if you have any questions. 

  • Information Security & Privacy Refresher Course

    Information Security and Privacy is a required, annual course that provides information about the most recent laws and ways to keep our data safe. UIF System users, who have been here at least one year, were recently assigned the refresher course in iLearn.  This course must be completed by June 10th, or your account will be disabled.  Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • System Updates

    The Foundation is dedicated to making sure you have the best resources available for your advancement needs.  For this reason, we regularly update TED, UIF Online, OnBase, and BBIS.  The next scheduled updates are:  Saturday, August 20, 2022 Impact Release, Saturday, October 1, 2022 TED Service Pack Release; Hyland Upgrade.
    During these updates the systems may not be available, but there will be a notification letting you know which systems will be affected and the timeframe. Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • “Univ” Changed to “University” on Organization Records

    As part of the Organization Naming Standards that was established in 2021 and the TED Organization Record Cleanup Project that was announced in the February 2021 edition of the UIF Advancement Insider, UIF Advancement Services is continuing our efforts to cleanup organization records.  You will now see that organizations and educational institutions in TED that contain “University” abbreviated to “Univ” in the name, have been updated to have “University” spelled out.In addition to the record names being updated, care has been taken to ensure that any ad hoc queries, exports, and data warehouse objects have been changed to “University”, for any instance of “Univ”.For instance, “Univ of Illinois at Springfield” has been updated to “University of Illinois at Springfield” on both the organization and degree records, since the degree record is tied to the educational institution’s organization record. Click on the heading above to read the full article.

  • UIF System Updates

     Click on the heading above to see the upcoming UIF system update schedule.

  • Philanthropy Advisor

    Click on the heading above to check out the Philanthropy Advisor newsletter titled Storm Chasers and SECURE 2.0: How Financial Professionals Can Help Guide and Reassure Clients.

  • Pipeline-opoly

    Click on the heading above to see details and dates for this course.

  • UIF Credit Card Transmittal Page Now Available

    The UIF Credit Card Transmittal Page is now available for processing a transaction that has a portion of, or is all non-gift/non-tax deductible.  The issue was limited to the mobile version of the site.  The fix was deployed at 5pm on October 22, 2019. 

     

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    November Faculty Staff data has been loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED on the 3rd weekend of each month. 

  • Monthly Faculty Staff Data

    February Faculty Staff data has been loaded into the University Appointments area under the Relationships tab in TED. Monthly Faculty Staff data is pulled from Banner on the 10th and loaded into TED on the 3rd weekend of each month.