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Survey Results: How has the pandemic impacted budgets and staffing for your alumni engagement program?

Research conducted on 05/20/2020

The following data was collected as a part of AGN's ongoing research on industry trends and best practices. It reflects the perspectives, priorities and opinions of active fundraising professionals at educational institutions and other nonprofits. To find additional research and discover other tools for fundraising success, visit AGN's Resource Center or contact us at [email protected] or call 888.407.5064.


As institutions consider the impacts of campus closures, sporting event cancellations, and sustained remote learning on their budgets, many advancement teams are being asked to scale back their spending as they work to continue engaging their constituents. The staffing and budgetary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt both in the short and long term as teams reinvent their alumni engagement programming in an environment of uncertainty. A recent AGN research poll asked a group of school advancement professionals to share the pandemic’s impact on their alumni engagement program’s resources.

To find additional research and discover other tools for fundraising success, visit AGN's Resource Center or contact us at [email protected] or call 888.407.5064.