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Poll Results: Leadership Annual Giving

Research conducted on 01/01/2019

The following data was collected as a part of AGN's ongoing research on industry trends and best practices. It reflects the perspectives, priorities and opinions of active fundraising professionals at educational institutions and other nonprofits. For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or call 888.407.5064.

In your opinion, does your institution have a clear and transparent system for assigning projects to gift officers?


On average, how would you describe the size of prospect portfolios at your institution?


How often do you ask for feedback from your annual fund gift club members?


Has your annual fund team considered changing the levels of your gift club in the past 12 months?


How proactive are your institution's gift officers at promoting current-use scholarships to prospective donors?


Do you often feel nervous or uncomfortable prior to calling on prospects or donors?


In general, how much effort do you put into preparing for phone calls?


Is your institution effective at "humanizing" the impact of endowments?


How transparent is your organization's system for assigning prospects to prospect managers?

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