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Philanthropy in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 Academic Years

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Dear University of Edinburgh,

For the 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years (and 2017/18 academic year if available), please provide the following data:

- New funds secured through philanthropic income
- Largest new gift/pledge
- Largest cash gift
- New funds secured from individuals
- New funds secured from organisations
- Number of donors
- Alumni Participation rate (worked out by Number of Alumni Donors divided by Number of contactable alumni)
- Name of ongoing fundraising campaign, fundraising target, when it began and its target end date

Yours faithfully,

C. Wyatt

Records Management, University of Edinburgh

Dear C Wyatt

Thank you for your email of 26 July 2018 requesting information about donations, gifts, and fundraising. I am writing to let you know that we have received your request and will process it as soon as reasonably possible, and within 20 working days of the day we received the request. We will reply by 23 August 2018.

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Iain Phillips
Information Compliance Officer
Records Management Section | The University of Edinburgh | Old College | Edinburgh EH8 9YL

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WEIGHAND Paul, University of Edinburgh

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Dear C. Wyatt

 

Thank you for your email of 26th July 2018 requesting information
about philanthropy in 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years.

 

You requested:

·         New funds secured through philanthropic income

·         Largest new gift/pledge

·         Largest cash gift

·         New funds secured from individuals

·         New funds secured from organisations

·         Number of donors

·         Alumni Participation rate (worked out by Number of Alumni Donors
divided by Number of contactable alumni)

·         Name of ongoing fundraising campaign, fundraising target, when
it began and its target end date

 

The University compiles these figures annually as part of the Ross CASE
Survey. Values that were returned to the survey in 2015/16 and 2016/17
have been provided below. I have also calculated the equivalent figures
for 2017/18.

 

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Academic| New funds|Largest new| Largest| New funds| New funds|Number|Alumni|Contactable|
|year | secured| gift| cash gift| secured| secured from| of|donors| alumni in|
| | | /pledge| | from|organisations|donors| | the|
| | | | |individuals| | | | academic|
| | | | | | | | | year|
|--------+-----------+-----------+----------+-----------+-------------+------+------+-----------|
|2017/18 |£23,002,362|£10,000,000|£4,037,005|£18,263,893| £4,738,469| 6,585| 5,506| 203,762|
|--------+-----------+-----------+----------+-----------+-------------+------+------+-----------|
|2016/17 |£37,377,406|£20,000,000|£1,500,000|£28,767,680| £8,609,726| 6,786| 5,581| 190,791|
|--------+-----------+-----------+----------+-----------+-------------+------+------+-----------|
|2015/16 |£33,408,881|£16,689,736|£1,600,000| £7,878,806| £25,530,075| 7,442| 6,336| 180,879|
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

You requested details on ongoing fundraising campaigns, targets and dates.
The University is not engaged in a named fundraising campaign currently
and, as such, is not working towards a specific target or date.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Paul Weighand

Insight Manager

 

Development and Alumni

The University of Edinburgh

Charles Stewart House

9-16 Chambers Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1HT

 

+44 (0) 131 650  9725 

[email address]

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