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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.

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

compared to the same time period in 2010. Lots more data, trends, and analysis in the complete report. Smaller nonprofits grew 12.8%

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

How important is it for them to understand and keep up with the new trends in technology? To start with, we conducted a survey (tweet tweet!)

Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

Connection Cafe

This is the sixth consecutive year of increases in giving, a period of growth that began in 2010. Macroeconomic Trends. reached $373.25

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The 2014 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

The 2014 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,798 nonprofit organizations representing more than $16.2

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Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

NetWits

You can read more about these stats and find the source studies over at Non-profit Trends. though you’d enjoy the interview. solicit.

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5 Questions: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. Session: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics. 1. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010?

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

According to the Online Giving Study, 66% of online gifts to charities come in via their own websites. I’d also like to see nonprofits master the art of writing. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Second, data portability.

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5 Questions: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. Session: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist. 1. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010?

Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graphic Recording by OTH Consulting. Photo by Mark Horvath. initiative. Tech@State. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog: "Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today.

Blackbaud Index for March 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending March 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. Overall Fundraising Trends The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,430 nonprofit organizations representing $2.21 All Rights Reserved

Top States for Loyal & Wealthy Donors | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Top States for Loyal & Wealthy Donors Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 14th, 2010 Blackbaud has a tremendous amount of data about the nonprofit sector. Sometimes it’s just ambient awareness or trivial trivia.

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. Overall Fundraising Trends The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,468 nonprofit organizations representing $2.25 million in revenue.

Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

Connection Cafe

But, how will these two trends help you reach each generation of Canadian donors? Ready or not, the mobile trend is affecting your organization.

Latest Trends in Online Fundraising

NTEN

With more than half of 2010 now over, it might be helpful to review some updated statistics. . But the latest online giving data shows continued growth.  The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving  was launched this year and measures online giving data from more than 1,700 organizations. Through June 2010, online giving was up 11.7%

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

Pay attention to this trend and start reviewing your email content with an eye for length. Would you be happy with a return of.30 Weak Subject.

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5 Questions: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a Sea of Analytics (Part 2)

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. Session: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics. 1. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010?

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

The grant will support NTEN's work to educate technology leaders about the evolving role of technology in nonprofit work, and beyond that, to produce research and training on cloud technologies and data management, visualization, and collaboration. Teaser: We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

The grant will support NTEN's work to educate technology leaders about the evolving role of technology in nonprofit work, and beyond that, to produce research and training on cloud technologies and data management, visualization, and collaboration. We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

Get Your Social Media Strategy in Shape With Spreadsheet Aerobics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Spreadsheet aerobics is actionable data.   The data you gather should help you learn. Actionable Measurement. What does that mean? Likes.

Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

Women Give 2010 is the first report to compare philanthropic giving between men and women across all income levels based on a nationally representative sample. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of October 25th).

Key Trends in Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Key Trends in Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 7th, 2011 Blackbaud has released two new groundbreaking research studies that reveal insights about peer-to-peer event fundraising.

Rules of Social Media Engagement

Frogloop

On Facebook, once again, your Page Insights will provide you with data of sharing activity by your fans. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

Three Social Media Metrics Every Nonprofit Should Track

Frogloop

When I look at the data it’s obvious that, in general, non-profits are not focused on the right things. The answer matters. Good question.

Case Study: The Neverending Data Story

NTEN

Quantitative and qualitative data are often positioned as opposing or complementary means of documenting impact. Where did those grants go?

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What do you think are the key fundraising/social media trends of 2009?   What is important to take into 2010? Photo by Borman818.

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Hype vs. Reality: What digital channels are the most effective in 2010?

Frogloop

Here is the evidence from one global campaign in 2010 to demonstrate how different digital channels compared. So given I had access to a large pool of data for a large global multi-channel campaign I was involved with over the summer of 2010, I decided to try and provide the evidence for the value of each channel. So I will.

It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)

NTEN

thought I'd do my part with a few of 2010's best resources (so far). Another great resource is Blackbaud' s Index of Online Giving , which holds information on online revenue trends for over 1700 nonprofits. This is how we mark the end of summer (high tourist season) and the beginning of a new year. We recommend episode 11.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

This convergence is being driven by widespread penetration of mobile devices (up to 4 billion people now have access), advances in software innovation and powerful applications, and the maturation of the internet providing a gateway for "cloud" computing where data and applications sit and run over the web.

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Research Friday: Tracking trends in nonprofit benefit practices

ASU Lodestar Center

As many of you know, we are now officially collecting data for the forthcoming edition of our Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report.

Spreadsheet Aerobics: Actionable Measurement for Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You should also be thinking about what to measure and an efficient method for collecting that data before you begin. What does that mean? Likes.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

The same kind of democratizing, collaborative, open source/open content trend that has swept through nonprofit technology now is gathering momentum in local, state and even national government. Data” was likely the biggest buzz word at the conference—open data, sharing data, collaborative data, mapping and visualizing data and so on.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). 4.

Engaging Young Donors

Connection Cafe

This can be accomplished through overlay data, including demographic information, wealth information, and psychographic data

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Blackbaud Index for April 2013

Connection Cafe

The more you add, the more complete of a trend line you’ll get! This will allow users to look at Index trends over a more extensive period of.

Blackbaud Index for September 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. Read more about the methodology.

Why Should Nonprofits Choose Abundance (and Breathe)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“  Marnie talks about the importance of data aggregation and synthesis skills as a new competency for nonprofits.

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Stop entering data. Definitely stop entering data twice. Check out tools like Google Spreadsheets (which can generate a form) if you don't have anything available today for data collection. 6. Tirza Hollenhorst, ifPeople. How do you do that?

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Will Open Source Social Networks Eventually Replace Facebook?

Frogloop

“The "social graph" is, basically, your data about who you are, and who is connected to you - who your friends are.