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Poll Results: Staff Development

Research conducted on 01/01/2017

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.

Do your annual giving & alumni relations teams meet consistently to discuss alumni communications plans?


Do you feel like most of your colleagues can make a strong case for annual fund support?


What percentage of your annual fund staff does some type of frontline work?


Do you feel your department is adequately staffed to support a productive class agent program?


Which of the following best describes the longevity of your class agent program?


How would you describe your annual giving team's morale?


Would you say your department is collaborative?


Do you feel like annual giving is less of a priority than major gifts at your institution?


Does your annual giving program do a good job allocating resources to areas with high ROI?


Which area gets the largest share of your annual fund's operating budget?

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