Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Implements Agilon's Donor Management and Outreach Solution

Edwardsville, Illinois (PressExposure) June 12, 2009 -- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Foundation and the SIUE Alumni Association have chosen Agilon's ONE Donor and Prospect Management, Donor Outreach and Business Financials - Powered by Agresso for their next generation business systems.

The Donor and Prospect Management solution includes donor demographics, prospect reports and proposal tracking, campaign management, gift processing, planned giving, scholarships and endowments program management. The fully-integrated Alumni Outreach solution includes Events Management, Memberships, Rel@y e-mail communications, and the Constituent Connection online portal with alumni directory, class notes, career and business centers, and online event registration, gift and pledge payments, and membership payments and renewals. Agilon's Business Financials solution includes general ledger, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, workflow, web reporting, and investment management.

SIUE will go-live in July 2009 with a rapid integration of the Donor Outreach solution with their legacy Ascend database, while the full implementation of Agilon's ONE is underway. The new Donor Outreach solution will allow SIUE alumni and friends to update their profiles, make donations, register for events, and renew memberships online through a single web portal.

"We're excited about the move to Agilon's ONE. The flexibility, integration and options this software offers will serve us well into the future," says Patrick D. Hundley, CEO, SIUE Foundation and Vice Chancellor for University Relations. "I'm looking forward to the positive impact this project will have on our alumni relations and fundraising efforts."

"Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is looking to the future. This implementation will give them the technology and information management tools they need to meet their goals," said David Best, President and CEO of Agilon. "Organizations like Southern Illinois University Edwardsville realize the superior value of Agilon's software with its sophisticated functionality for fundraisers and its cost-saving process automation. We are pleased to be selected as SIUE's business systems' partner."

"Agresso and Agilon's partnership is an ideal combination for non-profit groups challenged by the need to adapt to change. It delivers the information and tools they need now... and can easily be adapted to meet future requirements as they emerge," said Shelley Zapp, President of Agresso North America.

About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville The SIUE Foundation exists to support the mission, vision and values of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the more than 13,600 students that attend it. On behalf of the University, the Foundation provides fundraising coordination and implementation, serves as the steward for contributions, produces donor receipts, conducts the decentralized annual fund drive programs and upholds the highest standards of fiscal responsibility and investment management. These efforts are conducted in relation to the donors' expressed wishes as well as the instructional, scholarship and public service pursuits of the University. The SIUE Alumni Association serves over 80,000 alumni around the world.

About Agresso Agresso ( is a $500 million enterprise resource planning (ERP) company, listed in the Netherlands as Unit4Agresso (Dutch Stock Exchange EURONEXT-U4AGR) and one of the top five providers of ERP solutions for professional services and public sector organizations. Agresso offers a uniquely integrated data/ process/ delivery architecture designed specifically for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC) ™. Agresso is known as "The ERP Market's Definition of Agility" as it allows an unlimited amount of ongoing, post-implementation changes without the typical external IT costs and intervention that nets billions of dollars in revenue to the market leaders. Over 2,900 companies and organizations in 100 countries deploy Agresso Business World for both operational support and strategic management. The company's role-based, Web Services and Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enabled solutions include: Financial Management, Human Resources and Payroll, Procurement Management, Project Costing and Billing, Reporting and Analytics, Business Process Automation, Field Services and Asset Maintenance, and CRM.

About Agilon, LLC

Agilon’s ONE fundraising and fund accounting solutions provide clients with a comprehensive database system that successfully manages donors, prospects, memberships, contributions and financials, and scholarships and events for a wide range of non-profit organizations. The fundraising system is entirely web-based and includes an integrated on-line community and an e-mail communication system that enrich an organization’s relationships with their donors and prospects. Agilon is dedicated to providing products and services that empower non-profit organizations to develop life-long relationships and effective communications with their constituents. For more information, visit

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Phone: 1-800-480-9015

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Press Release Submitted On: June 12, 2009 at 12:30 pm
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