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5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

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percent rise in overall giving in 2017, and another 3.8 Organized, planned giving. More sophisticated corporate giving.

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[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

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Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. nonprofit sector.

[New Report] Giving in an Election Year

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The new Giving in an Election Year Report , along with the benefit of hindsight, shows me why I was wrong.

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2015 Charitable Giving Report: Fundraising Continues to Grow

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Blackbaud’s 2015 Charitable Giving Report  includes more than $18.2 billion in online giving data from 2015.

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Charitable Giving Grew to Record Levels in 2014

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Americans were more generous than ever in 2014 according to the latest Giving USA report. According to Giving USA, total giving in the U.S.

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5 Essential Controls for Charities during the Holiday Giving Season

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encourage you to use this giving season as an opportunity to take a fresh look at your organization’s controls. Focus on safeguarding cash.

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Choosing the Perfect Cause for Your Business Giving

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Let’s face it, deciding how your business should give can be hard.  Give yourself time to think through the options. 

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Five Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Sustained Giving Program

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Sustained giving. Recurring giving. Monthly giving. Sustained giving lowers the overall cost of fundraising. Register.

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Mobile Donations Up 45% in 2015 Giving Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

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This year, we’ve done another deep analysis of 2015 mobile giving across 249K online gifts and 1,193 small and medium-sized organizations.

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday by Teaching About Giving

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You can imagine how pleased I was when I was introduced to an organization that combined my two loves,  #GivingTuesday and teaching kids about giving.

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How to Engage Volunteers in Your 2016 Giving Tuesday Strategy

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If your volunteers are not playing a key role in your Giving Tuesday strategy , they should! Ask your volunteers to donate.

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Why Individual Giving Strategies Often Don’t Work for Communities of Color

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People of color are very generous, but factors, like where they give and why, need to be examined. Homeland government plays a significant role.

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University of Michigan – Setting a Higher Standard for Giving Days

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In 2015, every school, college and fundraising unit across the university participated in Giving Blueday, along with 117 student groups.

[Infographic] 2013 Charitable Giving Report

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,129 nonprofit organizations representing more than $12.5

#GivingShoesDay Creates a Shoe-Gooder Movement on Giving Tuesday

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4 years after launching their first #GivingShoesDay campaign, Dress for Success Worldwide is on a mission to go bigger than ever this Giving Tuesday.

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,129 nonprofit organizations representing more than $12.5

Your End-of-Year Giving Plan Starts Today

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Online giving in December increased from 17.8% in 2014 to 19% in 2015, potentially showing the influence of online giving days like #GivingTuesday.

Tapping Giving USA Data for Year-Round Success

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And it is this report that nonprofit CEOs present to their boards throughout the country, giving them a sense of the overall giving picture in America.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

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We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Online giving up 13% year-over-year *.

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. Additionally, online donations grew by 31% from 2012 to 2013, from nearly $6.4

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The Multichannel Giving Paradox: Online Donors vs. Offline Donors

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That is, of course, only true if the nonprofit is successful in converting the online donor to an offline giving habit, usually direct mail giving.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

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Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. 29: Giving Tuesday — #GivingTuesday. January.

Key Findings from Giving USA 2014 Report

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Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy  is the longest running, annual report on U.S. charitable giving and estimates sources of giving and amounts received by type of organization.  Giving USA  is published by the Giving USA Foundation and their report on 2013 giving trends is now available. billion.

The Six Week Solution for a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

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For giving officers, especially, these six weeks can be stressful as we anxiously wait to see how year-end requests are going. November 17-23).

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How Baltimore Became the Most Generous City in America on Giving Tuesday

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You see, Jamie is one of those people who heard about Giving Tuesday early on, and from the beginning it resonated with her. The result?

Key Findings from Giving USA 2013 Report

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

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2011 Online Giving Trends

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Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. 34.8% of online giving happened in October, November, and December of 2011.

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How to Double Online Giving in Six Months

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This simple formula helped Mercy House double online giving in just six months , and I believe it can do the same for your nonprofit, too: 1.

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Perspectives from the Charitable Giving Report: National World War II Museum

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The  2015 Charitable Giving Report  includes more than $18.2 Acquisition. million. Shaping the message for the mailing is equally scientific.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

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Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. January. November.

Why Cultivating Sustained Giving Makes Our Nonprofits Better

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Give ‘em the razor, sell them the blades.”. The Beauty of Sustained Giving. Getting them hooked on the meaning your cause gives them.

Infographic: Giving Tuesday 2013

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The 2013 installment of Giving Tuesday has come and gone. Here are some stats about 2013, according to Giving Tuesday’s official website.

Giving should hurt.

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Society is overly focused on giving that is easy for the giver - volunteers give ''spare time'' and supporters donate ''spare cash''.

Seven Steps to Ensuring a Successful Sustained Giving Program

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You know that sustained giving is important. Many nonprofits have also found names important when it comes to sustained giving.

12 Giving Day Tips You Should Know

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Is your foundation or nonprofit thinking of hosting a Giving Day or crowdfunding campaign?

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Guest Post

Infographic: A Brief History Of Charitable Giving

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Charitable giving has been around 2500BCE when the ancient Hebrews instituted a tax intended to help the poor Now, thousands of years later, people across the globe give their hard earned money to these nonprofit organizations who are committed to solving some of the world’s toughest issues.

The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples

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The #1 Reason to Start a Recurring Giving Program. What’s the #1 Reason you need a recurring giving program, you ask? Let’s take a look.

The Next Generation of American Giving: Insights, Takeaways, & Suggestions From The Nonprofit Industry

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You may have heard that Blackbaud recently released a generational giving  study  and associated infographic that covers the Next Generation of American Giving! Charitable Giving: Baby Boomers Donate More, Study Shows  – Forbes – Online. Growing Up to Give  – The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Who Dominates Charitable Giving?

Donor Retention vs. Donor Acquisition: What Research Shows About Overall Online Engagement

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For greater clarity, we must examine the differences and change in giving between first-time donors and repeat donors. Sustainers.