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Budget benchmarks

  • 1.  Budget benchmarks

    Posted 18 days ago
    Hello everyone! I am curious to know if there are any good sources for benchmarking advancement budget especially for alumni engagement.

    Many thanks,
    Marta

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    Marta Kostrzewa
    Finance and Administration Manager
    Pratt Institute
    mkostrze@pratt.edu
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  • 2.  RE: Budget benchmarks

    Posted 18 days ago
    CASE has been working on this for several years.  I'm not certain that it will provided detailed budget information, though:


    So, for more expense-related information you may also want to look at the CASE AIMS data:


    John

    John H. Taylor
    Principal
    John H. Taylor Consulting, LLC
    2604 Sevier St.
    Durham, NC   27705
    919.816.5903 (cell/text)

    Serving the Advancement Community Since 1987






  • 3.  RE: Budget benchmarks

    Posted 18 days ago
    The AIMS report is very helpful - thank you! Do you think the numbers changed significantly since 2012?

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    Marta Kostrzewa
    Finance and Administration Manager
    Pratt Institute
    mkostrze@pratt.edu
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  • 4.  RE: Budget benchmarks

    Posted 18 days ago
    CASE had difficulty getting traction on updating the study.  It's a very comprehensive one and required a ton of work to complete.  Furthermore, there were some disagreements amongst participants regarding the definitions.  As a result, a subsequent study was not conducted.

    Anyway, I doubt there would have been any significant changes pre-pandemic.  If another study were to be conducted today I'd have to think that there would have been some small decline in the budget as a percent of the total - if only due to the absence of in-person events.  However, that could be partially offset by increased investment in technology.

    John

    John H. Taylor
    Principal
    John H. Taylor Consulting, LLC
    2604 Sevier St.
    Durham, NC   27705
    919.816.5903 (cell/text)

    Serving the Advancement Community Since 1987