2012 Columbus Survey Results
What growth trends did the community foundation field experience in FY 2012? “Guideposts Point to New Heights” (PDF,1.16 MB) is an analysis of 2012 data gathered through the Columbus Survey. The report is a resource to understand the performance of your individual organization in the context of the field. Trends in assets, gifts, and grants are the focal point of the analysis.
FY 2012 marks a year of new heights in major benchmarks for the first time since 2007. The average community foundation grew assets by 9%, gifts by 15%, and grants by 6% between 2011 and 2012.
CF Insights thanks the 276 community foundations that shared 2012 data for this analysis. Access the Data (XLS, 52 KB) for all reporting community foundations and access the Top 100 By Assets (PDF, 55 KB).
Want to understand what all these numbers mean for the field and your foundation? Through CF Insights, you can access fresh comparative data from ~300 community foundations. Join us for an overview of this year’s survey findings followed by a demonstration of how you can use comparative data to provide insights for your foundation.
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