Fundraising In Education

Survey Results & Other Research

Survey Results & Other Research

Data from the survey are analyzed and made available by CAE and can be accessed several ways:

Data Miner web-based benchmarking service [About]  [Subscribe]
Data Miner is an online benchmarking application that provides subscribers with 10 years of data on 350 variables about private giving to more than 1,000 higher education and pre-college institutions. 

Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) annual publication [About]  [Buy now]
The VSE report offers comprehensive data on fiscal contributions by source and purpose for more than 1,000 higher education institutions and a select sample of private elementary and secondary schools. It includes a summary report that describes patterns of giving nationwide and links trends in giving to macroeconomic indicators.

VSE PowerPoint presentations [About]  [Buy now]
CAE produces three PowerPoint presentations that are delivered by email. All have editable talking points and titles. The Voluntary Support of Education PowerPoint presentation contains all the tables and charts from the current Voluntary Support of Education publication. The Advancement Investment PowerPoint presentation summarizes the advancement investment findings from the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey. Responses from participating institutions highlight patterns of expenditures and outcomes in the area of advancement. The Sorted Lists PowerPoint presentation, which is only available in combination with the annual published report, lists the top 20 institutions, sorted by specific fundraising outcomes, as well as by endowment size, alumni participation, and other survey variables.

Annual Press Release [View

Specialized data queries by arrangement:
Custom research reports on specific topics and variables and data queries from the VSE archive containing survey results from 1969 to the present can be ordered by contacting Ann Kaplan by  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or at (212) 217-0875.