Advancement Research & Analysis is the centrally-located unit that keeps frontline fundraisers up-to-date about potential and existing donors to the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to identifying potential new donors, ARA provides background information about donors’ ability to, and interest in giving to the University, as well as managing the assignment of these donors.
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Gifts Accounting, Administration and Records is a unique organization with both reporting lines to both Development and Alumni Relations and the Division of Finance. Providing support to Development staff and ensuring the accurate financial reporting of over $600 million contributions to the University annually.
Reporting to the Sr. Associate Director of Class and Reunion Giving for the Wharton Fund, the position of Associate Director is responsible for the fundraising and engagement of Wharton School graduate alumni in assigned alumni and reunion years. The Associate Director is a key member of the team raising unrestricted dollars for the Wharton Fund and will contribute to achieving Wharton Fund cash and participation goals annually. He/She must possess a solid understanding of the importance of philanthropy and engagement to the achievement of institutional goals.
The mission of the Major Gifts program is to raise major gifts ($250K- $5 million) for University and campaign priorities, with a focus on alumni from Penn’s four undergraduate schools: Wharton, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Nursing. In addition, the program is charged with identifying and developing new major gift prospects and volunteer leadership for the Schools, Centers and University. Prospects assigned to the Major Gift program are largely comprised of undergraduate alumni, but also includes parents of current undergraduate students.