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Reeher Releases Annual Community Report with Higher Education Advancement Community Insights

Reeher announces the release of its 2017 Annual Community Report, Bridging the Gap, which summarizes trends and insights from fiscal year 2016. This report shares significant analysis of higher education fundraising trends, donor insights, as well as organizational effectiveness. This annual review was generated from over 111 million transactions of donor data collected nightly from colleges and universities of all sizes across the U.S. that are part of the Reeher Community. Reeher’s unique community model allows the organization to study and analyze donor data and behavior, make connections and share benchmark results. The report can be downloaded for free by clicking here.

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

    • Industry insights, including trends on Gift Officer employment cycles and profiling high performing officers
    • The impact of major donors on overall advancement success, along with key major giving insights
    • An overview of advancements to the Reeher Platform, including Activity Center, Proposals, Social Profiles and Class Agent Fundraising, among others
    • Tips on how to bridge the gap to higher performance based on Reeher’s three unique resource profiles in college and university fundraising

Reeher’s technology, a shared fundraising management platform, has allowed the company to study donor data and behavior from 113 college and university subscribers across the U.S. with approximately 29.2 million constituents. In 2016, Reeher Community institutions raised more than $4.3 billion by more than 1.7 million donors.


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