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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.

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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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.

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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How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

In turn, those new advocates are also presented with the option of giving to the campaign they just took action on. 2008). New contacts.

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.

Corporate Giving Declined in 2008

Tech Soup Blog

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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Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

That will give you a percentage that you can compare against other potential investments. It works sort of like an online mortgage calculator.

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GivingUSA Reports a Drop in 2008 Giving

Tech Soup Blog

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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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!

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?

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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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.

Twitter As Charitable Giving Spreader: A Meta Analysis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There were a number of social media influentials who reached out to their networks helping to contributing to a community culture of giving on Twitter.

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

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.

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%

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.

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The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

This does not mean we are giving all the power to visitors. Every time you post a photo on Flickr, you give its owner, Yahoo!,

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.

My Birthday Cause: Free Geek!

Amy Sample Ward

Instead of just writing on your wall, or giving you something you don’t need, what if they had a chance to help a cause you believe in?

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons. As agents of social change, there is a great deal the nonprofit sector can learn from Election 2008. Go Mobile: Mobile applications have surged in this 2008 and some predict it will make the difference in the election's outcome. For the first time in U.S. Tools you can Use.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

wanted to share my favorite networks of 2008 - innovative sites which either launched, re-launched, or took off in unexpected ways in the past year.

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.

How Can We Make Charitable Giving A Year-Round Habit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a few ideas to help make charitable giving get on your calendar each month for 2009. January:   Have a January birthday?  fundraising2.

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.

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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What's the opportunity cost when a nonprofit blocks employees from using social network sites during work hours?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2008 has been a record year for disasters and therefore a record year for disaster response.  that are easy to grab and use.

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.

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

If reviews include incorrect information, add your own comment giving helpful information about hours, prices, and new cool things people might like.

29-Day Giving Challenge: An Interview with Cami Walker

Have Fun - Do Good

wrote about my experience with the Giving Challenge last spring in the post, 29 Day Giving Challenge Takeaway: Compassion is Hardest to Give.

Give the Gift of Time Together for the Holidays

Have Fun - Do Good

On Wednesday I posted 10 Lists of Holiday Gifts That Give Back. Give them the gift of time together. It said, "A trip to the zoo!"

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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.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

What advice would you give to other nonprofits interested in using Facebook or other social networks for donations? How did they do it?

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants July 27, 2008 This week, it is my pleasure to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. She makes some great points, and gives good tips to make changes. Be Helpful.

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