Based on responses to the annual VSE survey, CASE estimates that colleges and universities in the U.S. raised $46.73 billion during the 2018 academic fiscal year, 7.2 percent more than in 2017 and the highest amount ever raised
The white paper, based on interviews and a survey conducted in 2018, reflects how advancement tools, practices, and attitudes are evolving toward integrated, digitally enabled outreach and engagement for colleges and universities with their key stakeholders such as alumni, donors, parents, and others.
Based on responses to the annual VSE survey, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) estimates that alumni contributed $12.15 billion to their alma maters in 2018. That is 26 percent of all support received in that fiscal year.
This research brief reports on philanthropic income to higher education as reported by CASE-member institutions in Australia and New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland, the United States, and a cohort of European nations outside the United Kingdom.