Poll: How strict is your program about requiring callers to read/stick to a script?

Conducted on 02/12/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Training Exceptional Student Callers.

 

Poll: How many “practice” calls does your program usually require before letting callers make “real” calls?

Conducted on 02/12/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Training Exceptional Student Callers.

 

Poll: Is it clear how members of your team measure their success?

Conducted on 02/05/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Evaluating & Improving Staff Performance.

 

Poll: On average, how often do individual members of your team check in with their supervisor?

Conducted on 02/05/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Evaluating & Improving Staff Performance.

 

Poll: How much has your annual giving program expanded efforts to engage volunteers online in the past 6 months?

Conducted on 01/29/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Gamifying Annual Giving Campaigns.

 

Poll: Has your annual giving program integrated gamification into at least one fundraising effort in the past six months?

Conducted on 01/29/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Gamifying Annual Giving Campaigns.

 

Poll: Has your program ever used alumni engagement information to determine segments for appeals?

Conducted on 01/22/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Using Alumni Engagement Metrics to Drive Annual Giving.

 

Poll: How clear is your department’s definition of “alumni engagement?”

Conducted on 01/22/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Using Alumni Engagement Metrics to Drive Annual Giving.

 

Poll: On average, how would you describe the size of prospect portfolios at your institution?

Conducted on 01/15/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Developing Prospect Portfolios.

 

Poll: In your opinion, does your institution have a clear and transparent system for assigning projects to gift officers?

Conducted on 01/15/2019

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Developing Prospect Portfolios.

 

Poll: How often do you point prospects and donors to your institution’s website for more information?

Conducted on 12/18/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Virtual Gift Officers.

 

Poll: In your opinion, is your annual giving program stronger online or offline?

Conducted on 12/18/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Virtual Gift Officers.

 

Poll: How would your rate your listening skills?

Conducted on 12/11/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Listening to Donors Strategically.

 

Poll: Have you ever practiced active listening?

Conducted on 12/11/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Listening to Donors Strategically.

 

Poll: How much has your phonathon’s fundraising productivity declined in the past three years?

Conducted on 12/04/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Downsizing Your Student Phonathon.

 

Poll: Is your leadership encouraging you to downsize or eliminate your phonathon program?

Conducted on 12/04/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Downsizing Your Student Phonathon.

 

Poll: Does your advancement team have someone who montiors the social media activity of your constituents?

Conducted on 11/29/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Anaylyzing Social Media Data to Improve Fundraising.

 

Poll: How much testing of new strategies and ideas does your team do?

Conducted on 11/29/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Analyzing Social Media Data to Improve Fundraising.

 

Poll: Does your institution communicate with students about the importance of philanthropy prior to their senior year?

Conducted on 11/13/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Engaging Students in Philanthropy for All 4 Years.

 

Poll: How involved are student volunteers in your school’s graduating class gift campaign?

Conducted on 11/13/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Engaging Students in Philanthropy for All 4 Years.

 

Poll: How well does your institution explain the impact of annual fund support in communications with young alumni?

Conducted on 11/06/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Communicating with Young Alumni about Giving.

 

Poll: Does your team use unique messaging and segmentation in appeals to young alumni?

Conducted on 11/06/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Communicating with Young Alumni about Giving.

 

Poll: Do you provide a formal written job description for your volunteers?

Conducted on 10/30/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Facilitating Peer-to-Peer Soliciations.

 

Poll: Does your team set clear and specific giving expectations for your volunteers?

Conducted on 10/30/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Facilitating Peer-to-Peer Soliciations.

 

Poll: In the past, do you think your institution’s appeals have done a good job of making a compelling case for support?

Conducted on 10/23/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Writing Effective Annual Fund Appeals.

 

Poll: How personalized are the majority of your institution’s appeals?

Conducted on 10/23/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Writing Effective Annual Fund Appeals.

 

Poll: Does your team require gift officers to share itineraries with all advancement staff prior to prospect meetings and trips?

Conducted on 10/16/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Traveling to Meet with Donors.

 

Poll: In your opinion, how productive was your last out of town trip to visit with donors and prospects?

Conducted on 10/16/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Traveling to Meet with Donors.

 

Poll: Does your team have a single page annual fund “dashboard” report that you share with your senior management on a regular basis?

Conducted on 10/11/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Annual Fund Dashboards & Reports.

 

Poll: Which of the following best describes the quantity of the reports used by your annual giving team?

Conducted on 10/11/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Annual Fund Dashboards & Reports.

 

Poll: Has your institution ever used any form of texting as part of its annual giving efforts?

Conducted on 10/02/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Texting in Annual Giving.

 

Poll: Do you utilize database codes to flag individuals who have specifically requested that you not communicate with them via text?

Conducted on 10/02/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Texting in Annual Giving.

 

Poll: Has your institution ever built a model to predict donor propensity for leadership annual gifts?

Conducted on 09/25/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Predictive Modeling for Leadership Annual Giving.

 

Poll: How important do you think predictive modeling is to identifying strong leadership annual giving prospects and allocating resources to support those efforts?

Conducted on 09/25/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Predictive Modeling for Leadership Annual Giving.

 

Poll: Does your annual fund apppeal schedule evolve and change throughout the year?

Conducted on 09/18/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Segmenting Direct Mail Appeals.

 

Poll: How personalized are your annual fund appeals currently?

Conducted on 09/18/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Segmenting Direct Mail Appeals.

 

Poll: How well-coordinated are your emails with other annual giving communications (e.g., print mail, phonathon)?

Conducted on 09/13/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Micro-Email Campaigns.

 

Poll: Does your office receive frequent complaints from constituents that you send too many fundraising emails?

Conducted on 09/13/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Micro-Email Campaigns.

 

Poll: How segmented are your annual fund gift acknowledgements?

Conducted on 08/21/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Effective Gift Acknowledgements.

 

Poll: Does your office have a documented plan for stewardship and donor relations?

Conducted on 08/21/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Effective Gift Acknowledgements.

 

Poll: How important is parent support to achieving your annual giving goals?

Conducted on 08/18/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Parent Leadership Giving.

 

Poll: Does your institution have a parent council/committee that’s focused on fundraising?

Conducted on 08/14/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Parent Leadership Giving.

 

Poll: Did your team have a documented plan for #GivingTuesday in 2017?

Conducted on 08/07/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on #GivingTuesday Strategy.

 

Poll: Which of the following best describes your institutions’s attitude towards #GivingTuesday?

Conducted on 08/07/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on #GivingTuesday Strategy.

 

Poll: In general, how much does your team rely on volunteers to support your annual giving efforts?

Conducted on 07/24/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Planning for Phonathon Success.

 

Poll: Does your annual giving program do an adequate job of providing useful tools and information to volunteers?

Conducted on 07/24/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Building an Online Ambassador Program.

 

Poll: How well-coordinated is your phonathon strategy with other annual giving appeal efforts (e.g., direct mail, email)?

Conducted on 07/17/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Planning for Phonathon Success.

 

Poll: Are your phonathon callers required to use a specific script or do you offer them suggested talking points?

Conducted on 07/17/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Planning for Phonathon Success.

 

Poll: How complex is your segmentation strategy for soliciting patients?

Conducted on 07/10/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Grateful Patient Fundraising.

 

Poll: Do you regularly include gift impact stories in your appeals?

Conducted on 07/10/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Grateful Patient Fundraising.

 

Poll: How much have your annual giving program’s tactics changed in the past 3 years?

Conducted on 06/26/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Donor Retention in the Modern Age.

 

Poll: Does your institution have a loyal or consecutive donor society?

Conducted on 06/26/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Donor Retention in the Modern Age.

 

Poll: In your opinion, how strong is your team’s data on the individual interests of your prospects?

Conducted on 06/19/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Web Analytics for Annual Giving.

 

Poll: Has your annual giving team tried creating “personas” for donors?

Conducted on 06/19/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Web Analytics for Annual Giving.

 

Poll: Are your reunion gift appeals and reunion event communications well-coordinated?

Conducted on 06/12/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Successful Class & Reunion Gift .

 

Poll: How much does your institution use volunteers to support your reunion gift fundraising efforts?

Conducted on 06/12/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Successful Class & Reunion Gift .

 

Poll: Does your institution do an adequate job of articulating the importance of participation to alumni?

Conducted on 06/05/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Boosting Alumni Participation Rates.

 

Poll: How segmented are your annual giving program’s direct appeal efforts?

Conducted on 06/05/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Boosting Alumni Participation Rates.

 

Poll: Does your institution set both quantifiable and qualifiable performance goals for individual staff annually?

Conducted on 05/22/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Recruiting & Retaining All-Star Staff.

 

Poll: How good is your organization at holding individual staff accountable for achieving annual performance goals?

Conducted on 05/22/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Recruiting & Retaining All-Star Staff.

 

Poll: Does your institution have a donor loyalty program?

Conducted on 01/08/2018

The above data was collected in a recent AGN research study and reflects the perspectives and opinions of active fundraising professionals. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE for AGN’s Webinar on Donor Loyalty Programs.