CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada

 

Participate in the 4th edition of the CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada

The 4th edition of the CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada will run from June 1st - September 27th, 2021.

The data from the 4th edition of the survey will show a much broader picture and trend analysis from the initial onset of the pandemic on fundraising, through the challenges we are all facing right now. Individual access and the final report of the findings will be available in late 2021.

Talk to your advancement services team and ensure you have the staff in place to participate in this ever important initiative. Sign up using the link below, and make sure you have the best outlook possible outlook on what lies ahead for the future of Canadian philanthropy in education.

Take advantage of this exceptional opportunity and dive deep into your current fundraising operations that stem from numerous data points including:

  • The value and impact of fundraising efforts per student and per staff member
  • Gift sources and purposes of funds secured
  • Donor sources, counts and impact
  • Benchmarking against peers
  • Year over year tracking (New* non-past participants can request 2018-20 data to be added)

If you have questions regarding the 2021 survey, contact Mark Hazlett haz@ccaecanada.org or David Bass dbass@case.org, or visit case.org.

Sign up for the 2021 CASE-CCAE Survey

The deadline to complete the survey is September 27, 2021.


2020 Results

In collaboration with CASE, CCAE has released the final report of the 3rd edition of the CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada, in which there was 41 returning institutions that participated, along with 1 new institutions, for a total of 42 participants.

The announcement of the release of the final report, marks an important step for Canadian institutions in light of the pandemic and associated philanthropic trends to post-secondary institutions. Highlights of the 3rd edition report include:

  • $1.35 billion in total dollars raised from just over 260,000 donors
  • Alumni donors, as a percentage of total donors, increased for the third year in a row – 2018 (42%); 2019 (45%) and 2020 (50%)
  • A strong showcase of large gift support (gifts greater than $1 million) continued in 2020 with 182 donors between $1 - $4.9 M and 34 donors making gifts of $5 M and above

Read the full report below for more information, trends and highlights:

2020 CASE-CCAE Support of Education Report


The Survey

The CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada, and its results is the first of its kind in Canada. It provides comprehensive data on fundraising and charitable giving to Canadian colleges, institutes and universities, filling a major information gap for Canadian philanthropic efforts.

The survey is designed to accommodate advancement shops of all sizes by identifying a small number of core data points to be submitted by all participants and optional questions for those interested.

Participating institutions gain complimentary access to detailed survey results using CASE’s online Benchmarking Toolkit.

Key Benefits

Survey participants are able to:

  • Identify strengths and opportunities in their fundraising programs
  • Identify comparison groups and find what is a reasonable fundraising growth rate for your institution.
  • Track their performance year-over-year and build fundraising capacity.
  • Use the data collected to guide and validate strategic management decisions
  • Use the data collected to demonstrate the value and impact of advancement to institutional leaders and supporters.

Global Impact

Similar surveys conducted by CASE in the UK and Australia have become the authoritative source of data on philanthropic support of higher education in those regions.  Through CCAE & CASE, Canada now joins this global philanthropic movement.

Resources

Survey Contact Form
CASE website
Made To Order GPS Sample Report
Complimentary GPS Sample Report
Voluntary Support of Education 2020

 

 

In collaboration with CASE, CCAE has released the final report of the 2nd edition of the CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada, in which there was 34 returning institutions that participated, along with 11 new institutions, for a total of 45 participants.

2019 marked the first occurrence of year-over-year data analysis against the inaugural year’s results.

The insights from the report enabled by the survey are of game-changing value to CCAE members & advancement professionals across the nation. Institutions that participated in the survey secured over $1.7 billion (cdn) (2018 = $1.5B from 48 schools) in private support from over 260,000 individual and institutional donors. Further to note is that the funds secured per full-time students in 2019 was $2,100, whereas, 2018 saw $1,724. This is indicative of how institutions are increasing philanthropy gains and creating true value in the Canadian charitable sector.

Read the full report below for more information, trends and highlights:

2019 CASE-CCAE Support of Education Report

 

Past Chair of the CCAE Board, Gillian Morrison, shares insights on the results of the 2nd edition of the Survey, and why your institution should participate in the 3rd edition beginning this July 2020.

In collaboration with CASE, CCAE has released the first authoritative report on Charitable Giving in Canadian Higher Education.

2018 marked the inaugural year of the CASE-CCAE Survey of Charitable Giving to Canadian Higher Education, with 48 universities, colleges and institutes across Canada participating.

The insights from the report enabled by the survey are of game-changing value to CCAE members & advancement professionals across the nation. Institutions that participated in the survey secured over $1.5 billion (cdn) in private support from over 320,000 individual and institutional donors. Read the full report below for more information:

2018 CASE-CCAE Charitable Giving Report
2018 CASE-CCAE Key Findings Document