Announcing the 2016 Reeher Community Report

With our Reeher Community of higher education institutions, we are in a unique position to study donor data and behavior, make connections and share best practices. With the goal of bringing these learnings and best practices to the broader higher education advancement community, we are pleased to present our 2016 Annual Community Report, Mapping the Best Route, which summarizes trends and insights from fiscal year 2015.

The data in this report has been compiled from institutions like yours—representing large, small, public and private segments of the industry. Highlights include:

  • An overview of Reeher’s Fundraising Maturity Model for Advancement
  • Trends on alumni participation and average gift size over the last 5 years, including a breakdown by age of donor and net worth
  • The impact of major donors on overall advancement success, along with key major giving insights
  • The three key initiatives you should focus on to improve your performance

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