Carolina Ángel—Advancement Director
Universidad de los Andes—Bogotá
Samples, Research & Tools
Surveys and Studies

CASE Compensation Survey

The CASE Compensation Survey assists institutions, hiring managers and individuals in benchmarking salaries and benefits in the advancement disciplines.

Pay Check: Results of the 2013 North American survey

Results of the 2013 Europe salary survey

CASE Advancement Investment Metrics Study

CASE has undertaken a study of investments in advancement, asking questions on funding totals and spending on selected advancement functions. The study is based on a survey that will be open for data submission every other year. The FY2012 survey has closed and results will be available in early 2016.

CASE Fundraising Index

The CFI forecasts the fundraising climate through a survey of senior fundraising professionals at universities, colleges and independent schools in the United States. CASE conducts the CFI twice a year—once at the end of the academic year (July 1–June 30) and once at the end of the calendar year (Jan. 1–Dec. 31).

Press release on the January 2015 CASE Fundraising Index

CASE Member Magazine Readership Survey

The CASE Member Magazine Readership Survey is a web survey designed to help members evaluate how readers view their campus magazine and benchmark the results.

2013 CASE Member Magazine Readership Survey analysis (PDF, log-in required)

CASE Survey of Educational Fundraising Campaigns

This biennial survey covers the latest statistics and trends in capital campaigns. The results are analyzed and published in the CASE Campaign Report.

Asia-Pacific Alumni Relations Survey

APARS is the first CASE survey of alumni relations programmes at institutions of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region. The International CASE Alumni Relations Survey was used as a framework for the questionnaire. The survey has 78 questions in eight sections-your membership body, database, programmes, staff/budget, member benefit offers, events, volunteer programme and fundraising programme.

International CASE Alumni Relations Survey

ICARS provides a set of measurement standards for alumni relations programs in the U.K. and Europe.

International CASE Alumni Relations Survey for Business Schools 

The International CASE Alumni Relations Survey for Business Schools provides a set of measurement standards for alumni relations programmes at business schools in Europe.

CASE International Schools Survey

The biennial CASE International Schools benchmarking survey for advancement offices, including development and external relations, helps them compare their activities with those of their peers. The survey will next open for participation in the autumn of 2015.

The Ross-CASE Survey

This annual survey of gift revenue and fundraising costs is carried out to measure the philanthropic performance of UK higher education and further education institutions. Contact the NatCen survey team ( for more information.

CASE Survey of Philanthropy in U.K. Schools

This biennial survey first conducted in 2014, is a streamlined version of the Buffalo-CASE survey conducted in 2010 and 2011. Topics covered include databases, solicitation methods, expenditure, fundraising and staffing and support.

The 2014 Survey Report

CASE IRF Data Book

The CASE IRF Data Book is designed to be a one-stop shop for institutionally related foundation executives and professionals interested in comparing data related to their foundation's structure, staffing and operations.

Social Media Survey

CASE has partnered with Huron Education and mStoner to survey educational institutions about their social media activities.

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