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Deeply Anonymous Constituent

May 18, 2020

A constituent who has made gift(s) to the University and/or associated foundations while requesting that their identity not be revealed, even internally.  For questions regarding anonymous constituents and/or their giving, please contact the executive director of donor relations at University … Read more

Dynamic Selection

November 10, 2014

A selection that may change over time.  Each time the selection is used, it will refresh to meet the overall criteria for which the query was created. See also query and selection.

Drop Date

November 10, 2014

The calendar date when a direct mail campaign is to be delivered to the post office for mailing.

Donor Pyramid

November 10, 2014

The graphical representation of the hierarchy of donors by gift size and through a campaign’s duration.

Donor Intent

November 10, 2014

An explicit instruction given by a donor to express how they want their donation to be used.

Donor Advised Fund

November 10, 2014

A donor-advised fund is a charitable giving vehicle set up under the tax umbrella of a public charity which acts as sponsor to many funds.


November 10, 2014

An entity (individual, organization, corporation, foundation or government) who gives a donation to the university.


November 10, 2014

An action involving unconditional, voluntary, nonreciprocal transfer of cash or other assets. A voluntary charitable gift of money, goods, equipment, services, and property.