ERIC Number: ED283455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Corporate Support of Education, 1985.
Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY.
Results of the Council for Financial Aid to Education's 1985 survey of 439 companies providing financial support to higher education are summarized. Attention is directed to: national trends in corporate pretax net income and contributions; inflation; corporate support in relation to total voluntary support and institutional expenditures; the distribution and types of corporate contributions; foundation cash flow by industry; changes in market value of corporate foundation assets by industry; total support of education in relation to worldwide pretax net income and assets; support of education by major marketing areas; comparative rankings of educational support by industry; support of education by purpose; and contributions by manufacturing companies. National estimates include: corporate support of education rose 10.3% in 1985 to an estimated $1.875 billion; education claimed the largest share of total corporate contributions (42.6%); gifts of company products and other property made up one-fifth of reported contributions; more than half of product gifts went to education; and 82% of all corporate education support in 1985 came from the manufacturing companies. (SW)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Corporate Support, Donors, Economic Factors, Higher Education, Income, Industry, National Surveys, Philanthropic Foundations, Private Financial Support, School Business Relationship
Council for Aid to Education, 680 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 ($12.00 prepaid).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Financial Aid to Education, New York, NY.