Fiscal Year 2023 Goal Tracking

The UT Foundation’s Vision for 2025 is to be recognized as one of the top performing advancement organizations affiliated with any university system in higher education. UTFI remains committed to that vision and their goals in philanthropy, engagement and advocacy.

To continue driving towards those objectives, UTFI has identified key goals and metrics for fiscal year 2023.

Updated September 1, 2022

1. Enhance philanthropic support to the University for University of Tennessee students, faculty and core institutional priorities on an annual basis.

Total Gifts

Goal: $248,875,000

Year To Date: $74,490,018

Total Gifts

Unit • Goal • YTD

UTC • $10,900,000 • $1,394,004
UTHSC • $20,500,000 • $932,354
UTIA • $17,000,000 • $1,431,446
UTK • $180,000,000 • $64,550,550
UTM • $17,000,000 • $5,392,008
UTS • $2,750,000 • $635,003
UT System • $725,000 • $154,654

Donors

Goal: 74,100

Year To Date: 19,477

Donors

Unit • Goal • YTD

UTC • 5,800 • 1,695
UTHSC • 5,100 • 1,000
UTIA • 3,665 • 664
UTK • 56,000 • 15,084
UTM • 4,900 • 785
UTS • 1,050 • 172
UT System • 1,880 • 460

2. Broaden and deepen constituent engagement with the University, developing more meaningful relationships with the University of Tennessee alumni, friends and students.

Volunteer Giving

Goal: 80%

Year To Date: 13.94%

Volunteer Leaders

Over 2,100 volunteer leaders help guide and connect the UT Foundation to alumni, donors and friends of the university.

Engaged Alumni

Goal: 258,400

Year To Date: 249,578

Engaged Alumni

Unit • Goal • YTD

UTC • 38,800 • 38,550
UTHSC • 25,100 • 24,515
UTIA • 11,400 • 11,323
UTK • 155,500 • 156,142
UTM • 27,600 • 27,549
UTS • TBD • TBD

3. Increase awareness of and advocacy for the University to advance the UT System's stature as a best in class system dedicated to its purpose to educate, discover and connect.

Advocacy

Goal: 8,610

Year To Date: 8,159

Advocacy Network

UT Advocates believe in the University’s value to all Tennesseans and share that message with elected officials.
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4. Build higher educations top performing advancement organization, with first-rate talent, integrated infrastructure and a highly collaborative culture.

Staff Retention

Goal: 85%

Year To Date: 98.4%

UTFI Staff

In FY23, we are introducing a new way of tracking employee retention and employee turnover. The Talent Turnover report showcases all UTFI campus activity regarding acquiring new talent for vacated roles.
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