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4.3 Operating Policies for Development

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This section contains a variety of information pertaining to operating policies for development activities in the Office of Development and around the university, including:

  • Staffing, management, and information sharing for prospects with multiple affiliations and for those with giving capacities rated at $1,000,000 or more
  • Enlisting and managing volunteers
  • Expectations for communications with and approvals from the VP for Development around new gifts
  • Staffing
  • Policies governing annual giving


4.3.1 Operating Policies for Development

The Vice President for Development is entrusted with the overall management of Stanford's fundraising programs in order to maximize gift support from alumni, parents, friends, corporations, associations, and foundations....