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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 2016 North American survey

Results of the 2013 Europe salary survey

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 once a year at the end of the academic year (July 1–June 30).

See the BriefCASE article about the July 2017 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.

CASE Alumni Relations Survey

The CASE Alumni Relations Survey aims to streamline and coordinate alumni benchmarking and metrics across Europe and Asia-Pacific. It is born out of the decades of work undertaken by CASE and its volunteer community on past surveys, namely the International CASE Alumni Relations Survey (ICARS), International CASE Alumni Relations Survey for Business Schools (BICARS) and the Asia-Pacific Alumni Relations Survey (APARS).

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 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. Visit the member support center for more information.

Charitable Giving to Universities in Australia and New Zealand

This survey collects detailed information about fundraising and donors to measure the philanthropic performance of higher education institutions in Australia and New Zealand. Visit the member support center 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.

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 FY2012 results are available exclusively to survey participants.

CASE Europe Development Services Survey

Developed by a team of experienced development services practitioners with support from CASE Europe, this survey aims to capture industry progress within the development and alumni relations professions whilst allowing institutions to share success and best practice.

CASE Survey of Community College Grant Offices

Developed to provide baseline data to aid community college grant professionals in assessing their own grant development programs and evaluating the success of their grant offices.

Visit the member support center for more information.