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Poll Results: Staff Development

Research conducted on 01/01/2020

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.

Which of the following best describes your advancement team's current work situation?


How would you describe the general mood of your advancement team right now?


How have your staffing levels been affected since the start of COVID-19 pandemic?


How much do you expect/predict your advancement budget will be cut next fiscal year?


How has the pandemic impacted budgets and staffing for your alumni engagement program? (select all that apply)


How optimistic are alumni engagement professionals feeling about the rest of the year?


Besides closing gifts, which of the following appears to be the highest priority for gift officers at your institution?


Have gift officers at your institution been encouraged to conduct virtual meetings with prospects and donors since the COVID-19 pandemic began?


In your opinion, how collaborative is the relationship between your central advancement team and the various schools and units?


How collaborative are your annual giving and alumni relations teams?

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