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Key Findings from Giving USA 2013 Report

Connection Cafe

Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the longest running, annual report on U.S. Overall Giving Trends. Sector Giving Trends.

2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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What Nonprofits Can Learn From Political Campaigns About Harnessing Smart Data

Connection Cafe

The Obama tools and predictive models proved to give them a competitive edge. Lesson #1: You Have to Start Somewhere. Lesson #4: Hints at 2016.

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3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

An integrated telemarketing campaign converted the donors who didn’t give online and turned them into campaign-long sustainers.

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Infographic: Online Giving And Nonprofits

TechImpact

What do you think the future of online giving will hold? The internet is the fastest growing avenue for nonprofit donations.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair. also want to them to discover and follow their own sense of social activism. 

ASAE 2008 Here I come!

SocialFish

The Twitter channel will give you the scoop on behind the scenes stuff, but you can't really converse with it or with everyone on it as a group (you can of course talk to any individual from the group that you choose to follow). Here's my original schedule post. Here's a few others' - Jeff, Elizabeth , Jamie. Confused about the difference?

5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Myths about Online Giving Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 1st, 2010 There are so many myths about online giving. Older donors don’t give online Wrong. Major donors don’t give online Wrong. Thanks!

2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking.

NonProfit Trends

This report continues to be the most significant analysis of online/offline giving trends based on actual data from nonprofits. The 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report provides analysis of 28 major nonprofit organizations and transactions for over 15 million donors and more than $1 billion in revenue.

An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

Museum 2.0

Give me a game, like the Smithsonian's name that artifact gambit. Give me content worthy of your institution. But not enough of you.

Foundation Revenue Grows 4.7 Percent

Connection Cafe

Overall giving to 96 foundations representing over $414.6 Giving to those foundations grew 7.6 million in annual revenue grew 4.7

3 Nonprofits Aim to Better Connect with Donors

Connection Cafe

“We give them their own website, and we’re maintaining and supporting that and giving them the resources to help them fundraise.”

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5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

Total charitable giving was 2% of Gross Domestic Product in 2010 and this is a decline from the level of 2.3% seen in 2000 and 2005. 3.

3 Online Fundraising Lessons from the Obama and Romney Campaigns

NetWits

In 2008, Barack Obama used one of the most successful online marketing and … Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design acknowledgements email email fundraising email list growth email subscriber incentives multichannel campaigns mutli-channel Non-Profit online giving

Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index

NonProfit Trends

Some important trends will be explored later to show analysis of post-Haiti giving. Overall Fundraising Trends The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,434 nonprofit organizations representing $2.19 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving would be up 6.3%

2008 Online Giving Trends

Robert Weiner

Blackbaud has released a summary of early results from its analysis of 2008 online giving trends. There was a slight decrease in online giving during the third quarter but online giving rebounded in the fourth quarter. The results come from 2,000 nonprofits using Blackbaud’s online fundraising tools.

Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shel Silverstein 's The Giving Tree is also a popular request, despite the fact that it often makes me cry too. Just keep adding sections.

Corporate Giving Declined in 2008

Robert Weiner

Last month we mentioned GivingUSA's annual assessment of individual giving which showed that donations from individuals had dropped 5.7% overall in 2008. The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's 2008 assessment of corporate gving (PDF) reports that corporate giving was down nearly 8% overall ($30.78 read more.

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2008 Charitable Giving Exceeds $300 Billion

Connection Cafe

Fundraisers in the worst economic era since the Great Depression continue to struggle according to a study out this week from the Giving USA Foundation. While an estimated $307 billion dollars was given to charitable causes in 2008; total fundraising declined an inflation adjusted of 5.7% Second Highest Level of Giving Ever!

2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis

NetWits

Target Analytics , a Blackbaud Company, has released the 2008 donorCentrics™ Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis. The report is featured in today's edition of The New York Times and covers some of its many findings.

GivingUSA Reports a Drop in 2008 Giving

Robert Weiner

philanthropy is that total giving for 2008 was estimated to have exceeded $300 billion for the second year in a row, for a total of $307.65

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Creature Comfort: Where are the Couches in Museums?

Museum 2.0

They create the seating so it doesn’t compete with the art, and give you a chance to rest your feet and eyes. There was funky music. Bathrooms.

Blackbaud Report: 2008 Online Giving Trends

Robert Weiner

Blackbaud has released a summary of early results from its analysis of 2008 online giving trends. There was a slight decrease in online giving during the third quarter but online giving rebounded in the fourth quarter. The results come from 2,000 nonprofits using Blackbaud’s online fundraising tools. read more.

Mobile Giving - Learn About Mobile Giving

AFP Blog

From Joanna Fritz about About.comMobile Giving - Learn About Mobile Giving: "Mobile giving, the act of donating to a cause through one’s cell phone, is the newest thing in philanthropy

The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com)

AFP Blog

The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com): "The Giving MapIn this holiday season of particular economic hardship, charitable giving is critical to many in our region. The D.C. region is home to

Museum Skunkworks: Carving Out a Place for Risk-Taking

Museum 2.0

I once asked Elaine Gurian how museums can change. Where's the opportunity for risk in museums that are too big to avoid the media microscope?

Digital Citizen 2008

Beaconfire Wire

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend ForeSee Results ‘ Digital Citizen 2008 Summit.  I was only able to attend the first half of the event due to client meetings in the afternoon. One morning session was fairly sales-oriented. But the best session I was able to attend was Eric Peterson’s opening keynote.

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

World Giving Index Charities Aid Foundation looked at three different types of charitable behavior – giving money, giving time and helping a stranger and used the results to produce the “World Giving Index.&# Tags: Fundraising , Nonprofit Trends , nptech , Online Giving , Social Media , Web 2.0 All Rights Reserve

Giving goes techno

AFP Blog

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

Have Fun - Do Good

We're half way through 2008, so I thought I'd share how mine are going, and check in on yours. How are your 2008 Activist Resolutions going?

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

November 20, 2008 | Jordan Viator Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. Created a wall of 5,000 signers photos. All rights reserved.

FT.com / Home UK / UK - Give and tech

AFP Blog

FT.com / Home UK / UK - Give and tech: "Give and techBy Emily StokesPublished: January 26 2008 02:00 | Last updated: January 26 2008 02:00In the world of Venture Philanthropy, charity begins globally and, more often than not, online.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing

NTEN

Give us examples! It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events?  Do you hire a photographer?  We used to.  Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc. and NTEN ). .

Care2 and NOAA Promote International Year of the Reef 2008 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

The idea was that thefederal agency would work with Care2 to build support for the International Year of the Reef 2008. wrote the article.

newsobserver.com | Modern spin on church giving

AFP Blog

First Winner: Member Appreciation Month Give-aways Start Now

NTEN

It's the first Monday in November, which means the first of many daily give-aways. Same bat-channel tomorrow for the next give-away! Today's prize is a free webinar coupon. The lucky NTEN member can apply it to an NTEN webinar of his/her choice. Hint: don't pick a webinar that's already free for members.). Drum roll please.

Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's few: Give social media votes to articles and news dealing with poverty. There is no simple, clear answers.  It doesn???t

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

People don't understand that -- you have to give it time. Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? Download it here.

Donors warm up to online giving | csmonitor.com

AFP Blog

Donors warm up to online giving | csmonitor.com: "Donors warm up to online givingGiving topped $300 million in 2007. small but rising percentage of those gifts came via the Internet

Tech Quick Take: MS Search Server 2008 vs Google Mini

Beaconfire Wire

Right now, we're in the midst of a website redesign that utilizes Search Server 2008. The search is fully integrated into the main website.