Endorsed by the CASE Commission on Philanthropy, Oct. 17, 2011
Periodically, CASE and the Council for Aid to Education (CAE) respond to questions about whether and how certain peculiar or rare sorts of donations should be counted in fundraising totals reported.
This document addresses three of these categories of donations:
While each of these is addressed directly or indirectly in the CASE Reporting Standards and Management Guidelines for Educational Fundraising, 4th edition, CASE provides the additional guidance below to respond to requests for clarification. Future editions of the standards will reflect these comments. Respondents to the CASE Survey of Educational Fundraising Campaigns and CAE's Voluntary Support of Education survey should follow—or continue to follow—the counting methods below, effective immediately, when reporting campaign and annual fundraising totals: