Alumni networks are traditionally associated with universities and private schools but have grown into effective tools for social impact far beyond academia. The relationships built among alumni can contribute to their success by providing a mix of access to networks, resources, ideas and social capital. Even though growing and sustaining an active alumni network requires constant innovation and adaption, the rewards can be significant – for the alumni, their community and the country. In this brief, we look at why and how public benefit organisations (PBOs) have established alumni networks and what they’ve learned along the way.
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