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2010 Online Giving Trends

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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. compared to the same time period in 2009. compared to 2009. This was led by 55.6%

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Nonprofit Giving on the Rise [Online and Offline!]

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percent for the 3 months ending May 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009 while the online giving index reports that online revenue increased by 23.0 percent for the 3 months ending May 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009 The charitable giving index reports that overall revenue increased by 6.2

Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

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It's official kickoff went down at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 much like the Pledge to End Hunger did in 2009. We Can End This is a yearlong initiative focused on sparking innovation and broader engagement in the movement to end hunger in America.

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. How many members do nonprofits have on their social network communities?

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

Have Fun - Do Good

Laura was anonymous with her project for a year until she held a reveal party and fundraiser in July of 2010. We walk down the street. Right.

7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are the new Facebook Pages here? Well, yes… kinda, according to Mashable. Well, kinda. The new design has been in the works for over a year.

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The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

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Howe has presented at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) since 2009. By Grant Howe, VP Research and Development, Nonprofit Solutions, Sage Business Solutions. What will the nonprofit office of the future look like? Probably like your own home. That said, the transformation to an office-less society is not complete.

My Three Words for 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The process is simple: Think of how you want to be successful in 2009. Last year, I used Chris Brogan's "Three Words" to set some professional/personal goals for the year. Then, try to think in even broader terms. Extrapolate on.

5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 28th, 2010 I spend a lot of time looking at metrics and benchmarks from across the nonprofit sector. solicit The 2010 Cygnus Donor Survey notes this and other trends.

America’s Giving Challenge 2009 Assessment and Reflection Paper

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have completed the  assessment and reflection paper for 2009 America’s Giving Challenge for the Case Foundation.  

It's Session Submission Season for the 2010 NTC!

NTEN

We're looking for your bright ideas that will make the conference the place to be to learn about nonprofit technology in 2010. . > Check out the details and submit a session! The 2010 Steering Committee worked with us to create a list of major themes and ideas we'd like to cover in the 2010 Agenda.

2009 Member Appreciation: Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/24 (2010 NTEN Membership!)

NTEN

That means we're giving out a complimentary 2010 Membership to one current member, as part of our NTEN Appreciation Month festivities. Don't forget to renew your own NTEN membership for 2010. Second-to-last member prize today! We're proud to have them as members for another year!

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

NTEN

The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. The average online gift in December 2009 was $244.17.

Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile

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35% of users have accessed the Internet via their phone, according to a December 2009 report by Pew. Planned Parenthood had success using the tool for a thank-you call to President Obama in 2009. 83% of adults have cell phones or smartphones. Leases are a minimum of three months and must be paid upfront. Livingston is right.

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Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

The image above is an example from the Sumatra earthquake response of 2009. Jim Craner, MapTogether.

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There is a silver lining to 2009

Connection Cafe

Recession, market turmoil, troubled economy — these words got a lot of air time in 2009. percent in 2009. Author: Jill Ward.

Email Communication in 2010

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billion email users in 2009, expected to rise to 1.9 The same source suggests that some 247 billion emails are sent each day in 2009 Email is still a powerful way to communicate with your constituents. report by technology market research firm The Radicati Group estimates that there are 1.4 billion by 2013.

2009 Member Appreciation: Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/20

NTEN

Happy Friday! Thank you, Jenny, for being a member of NTEN and using technology to help your cause!

How-to: Improve Your Site's Bounce Rate (Intro to Google Analytics Advanced Filtering)

NTEN

Yeah, those people annoy me, too. But that's no reason not to keep improving! Let's dive in. First, let's get rid of the blog pages. Happy filtering!

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

April 28, 2009 | Maureen Backman Thanks Allyson, this is a great focused list. April 28, 2009 | Joanna M. All great questions! Agreed! 2.

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I

Webinar: How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

Frogloop

In 2009, Jocelyn was recognized as one of the “Women in Nonprofit Technology Who Rock&# by Fast Company. Network for Good’s landmark Online Giving Study examined nearly $400M in donations to 66,470 different nonprofits to identify trends in online giving across nonprofits’ websites, donation portals and social networks.

Build Communities to Enhance Your Fundraising Campaigns

NTEN

In my recent chapter “Managing Fundraising and Building Communities Online” in the book  Internet Management for Nonprofits   (Wiley, April 2010), I write in depth about one method to tackle the subject – what are organizations across the country doing? It was to serve as the kickoff for Red House 2009 and was hosted by a board member.

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 0.3% for the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. million in yearly revenue on a monthly basis.

The Online Giving Study: A Summary

Frogloop

million gifts to 66,470 different nonprofits from 2003 – 2009.&# Here are some key findings. 1. No surprise here. Online Fundraising

Get a Headstart on your 2010 Resolutions

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward.

Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Multi-Channel Engagement

Connection Cafe

And with the publishing of the 2010 Nonprofit Resolutions Guide , 5 main lessons learned in the way of multi-channel marketing were evident in 2009.

Gift and Core Story: Reverb 10 Finale

Have Fun - Do Good

Below are my answers to the last two prompts from Reverb 10 , an annual event and online initiative to reflect on the past year, and the year ahead.

Roundup of 2009 Online Giving Stats

Robert Weiner

Convio released their 2010 Online Nonprofit Benchmark Study in March, based on results from nearly 500 clients. read more.

Do You Have the Best Nonprofit Video of the Year?

NTEN

You may remember " Children Need a Bailout " from 2009, or " Breathe In, Breathe Out ," from 2008. We're at it again in 2010, this time with more YouTube -y goodness! Flicker photo: mastermaq Every year at the NTC , we partner with See3 to bring you the DoGooder Nonprofit Video awards. You can register here.

Ring in 2010 with New Resolutions to Revitalize Your Nonprofit in the New Year

Connection Cafe

Share any feedback you can with the community to make sure we all help each other stay committed, focused and successful in 2010.

16 Million 2-1-1 Calls in 2009

VisionLink

From our colleagues at the United Way of America, an update on 2009 Call Volume: 2-1-1 call centers across the country have completed their annual survey of call traffic. In 2009, these calls totaled more than 16 million calls across America. This is an increase of 13% in call volume over 2008. With approximately 1.5

The Questions Every Nonprofit Should Ask About Sensitive Data

NTEN

Many privacy experts argue that the recent decline in reported data breaches ( 498 in 2009 versus 657 in 2008 (PDF)) is not due to an improvement in data security practices, but rather that fewer organizations are publicly reporting such breaches. According to an October 2009 Gallup poll , 66% of all U.S. Jake Marcinko, Blackbaud.

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So How Are We Doing? How are YOU Doing? Tell Us!

NTEN

Flickr: lumaxart The NTEN community sure has changed over the years. So has NTEN. Well, there's still that. We ask!

Social Media and Privacy: Best Practices for Managing Your Personal and Professional Identities

NTEN

In August of 2009, the following exchange occurred between an employee known only as "Lindsay" and her boss, "Brian": [Lindsay]. Andrew Heller, andrewheller.com. Here's the situation: midnight is fast approaching and the server is still down. " or "How are the kids doing?" " are bound to come up.

Hindsight is 20/20 - Lessons Learned about Participant Fundraising in 2009

Connection Cafe

Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Participant Fundraising. Even more lessons learned and ideas can be found in the 2010 Nonprofit Resolutions Guide , and of course, I know there are many other tips participant fundraisers must have. What worked for your organization in 2009? And what are you looking to do in 2010

More On Online Giving in 2009 | eJewish Philanthropy: The Jewish Philanthropy Blog

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More On Online Giving in 2009 | eJewish Philanthropy: The Jewish Philanthropy Blog: "Network for Good has now weighed in with 2009 numbers;".

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Sink or Swim? Nonprofits in 2010

NetWits

Many have questioned the sustainability of NPO’s nationwide asking; "Will nonprofits survive in 2010?" According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS ) there are currently over 1.5 million NPO’s in the US. The largest concentration of nonprofits in the nation is located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Social Media

Connection Cafe

Reading the news in early January, I came across a few “Top 5” and “Top 10” lists for a variety of topics tied to 2009. Would it be possible to sift through a year’s worth of engagements as an independent marketing consultant and boil down the lessons I learned in 2009 into a series of “Top 5” lists?