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. The 2010 Online Giving Report combines findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. in 2010.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

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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. Recently The Chronicle published data about online giving for 2010. billion online in 2010.

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

NetWits

Back in January of 2008 he told us (the non-profit sector) that we should be looking to use the internet in new and innovative ways to build community and engage our supporters because direct mail, although still a huge revenue source, was beginning to show signs of fatigue.

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. Here are five that need to be busted. Older donors don’t give online Wrong. A higher percentage of donors 45 to 54 and 55 to 64 give online than offline. 25% of donors aged 65 and older give both online and offline. Major donors don’t give online Wrong.

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5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NetWits

million in 2010. All of these incentives helped increase event revenue from $100,000 in 2008 to $180,000 in 2009. Armed with a fundraising page and email tools, peer-to-peer fundraisers turn their family and friends into donors.

Six Museum-Related Blogs You Might Not Know About That Are Really Good

Museum 2.0

If you need a good reason to read her blog, sit down for an afternoon with this incredible talk she gave in 2008 at an arts marketing summit and prepare to be blown away. Need some new inspiration in your feed reader? Here are six little-known blogs I've enjoyed reading this year.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Allison Fine and I are honored to be delivering a conversational keynote at the Personal Democracy Forum today in New York City.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

To answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011. Did you know that mobile web use increased by 230% between 2008 and 2009? [1] 1] Bango Annual Mobile Usage Study, Feb 2010. [2]

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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. Fundraising Email Response Rate is 0.13% The 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study reports this gem. solicit The 2010 Cygnus Donor Survey notes this and other trends.

How I Got Here

Museum 2.0

I expected the museum blogosphere to explode in 2007 or 2008. But here we are in 2010 and I can count on my hands the number of frequently-updated blogs by people sharing ideas and experiences in the museum field. Last week marked four years for the Museum 2.0

Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by 350.org and others. TapIt water bottle refilling network was founded in 2008 to give New Yorkers free access to clean sustainable water on the go.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

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Shortly after a Cyclone struck Myanmar in May 2008, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) created a web-based collaboration portal for aid workers in the region that enabled more than 100 relief organizations to communicate, analyze information and manage resources. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud Index for November 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 18th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. for the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

In 2008, post-election violence erupted in Kenya. Jim Craner, MapTogether. Geographic information systems (GIS) and online mapping applications continue to become more powerful and easier to use every year.

Cause Marketing: Selling Products Or Social Good?

Frogloop

According to t he 2008 Cone Cause Evolution Study, 79% of respondents said they would switch brands (provided price and quality were equal) to the one that is associated with a good cause. Nothing But Nets successfully leveraged the UN Foundation's expertise in infectious disease with their corporate sponsors money and celebrity resources to create a vibrant campaign that distributed over 2 million bed nets in 2008

How-to: Let Go and Start Blogging

NTEN

Much of Sullivan's talk followed his important "Why I Blog" piece written in November 2008. Matt Quinn, IT Manager, Harvesters. I attended the keynote address on blogging by Atlantic journalist Andrew Sullivan at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta on April 9.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

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PT started using Salesforce.com in 2008, taking advantage of its free licenses for nonprofits. Efrat Ben-Dor Erez, NPTech Israel. Imagine a Jewish girl, selling Challah bread on a college campus in America to help support black Muslims in Darfur.

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? In 2008, the event netted about $18,000. Adrienne D. Capps, U. Davis.

What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a.

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Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language. But it’s also the latest online creation of Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and director of online organizing for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign.

The Future (and a Little History) of Network Neutrality

NTEN

It all started in 2008, when Comcast deliberately slowed Internet traffic for BitTorrent, a file-sharing site, and the Federal Communications Commission told the ISP it can't do that. Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Internet Solutions, Blackbaud. Have you been following the Net Neutrality debate? You should. It might dramatically impact your nonprofit. There's little doubt that most of us who use the Internet every day have at least heard about Net Neutrality.

A First Look at Jumo

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But it’s also the latest online creation of Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and director of online organizing for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. By November 2010, Jumo noted in a New York Times article that they’ve raised $3.5

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

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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.

Online Fundraising Best Practices

Frogloop

300 billion was raised in 2008 (Giving USA); * $15 billion was raised online in 2008 – a 44% increase over 2007) (Blackbaud); * $21 million has been raised by Causes since its launch three years ago; * 30% of online giving happens in December. 2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Collaborative Benchmarking Analysis); * The average online gift was $144.72, according to BlackBaud though M&R’s benchmark study noted that the average one time online gift was $81.

Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I started the social culture discussion with a story describing an Twitter and board meeting experiment I did back in 2008. I dreamed up some scenarios of boards and social media in practice based on my experience in 2008. Board source. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 1 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 20th, 2010 Today is the start of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 3 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 22nd, 2010 This is the last day of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits here in Washington, DC.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sometimes it has worked swimmingly like this one with Amy Sample Ward in 2008, other times not. Financial Officers Group. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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. Check out today's announcement from See3 : See3 and YouTube Join Forces to Present the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards.

Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 15th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving have been updated to show results for the 3 months ending January 2011 through the same period in 2010. This is the first time that the indices have included fundraising data related to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

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Operationally, C3 has standardized around Salesforce's Force.com which we started using in 2006, and Google Apps which we started using in early 2008. When we first rolled out Google Apps in early 2008 I had visions of a Microsoft Word burning party as everyone embraced Google Docs. Judi Sohn, C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition. When C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition started in 2005, cloud computing wasn't the buzz word it is today.

Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

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Operationally, C3 has standardized around Salesforce's Force.com which we started using in 2006, and Google Apps which we started using in early 2008. When we first rolled out Google Apps in early 2008 I had visions of a Microsoft Word burning party as everyone embraced Google Docs. Judi Sohn, C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition. When C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition started in 2005, cloud computing wasn't the buzz word it is today.

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. Jake Marcinko, Blackbaud. These days, big data breach headlines are becoming almost blasé. We've grown so accustomed to such incidents that the mere threat of a data breach no longer carries the weight and urgency that it once did.

Blackbaud Index for September 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. for the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. for the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009.

Browser Security and Choices

Idealware

Paychex just announced it would end IE6 support as of March 2010 for its payroll software. 37Signals announced way back in the fall of 2008 that it would phase out support for IE6 in Basecamp and its other web services. Microsoft itself will pull the plug on IE6 in July 2010.

Curate Your Own Membership: An Interview with the Whitney's Director of Membership

Museum 2.0

Second, in 2008 and 2009, when the economy dipped and membership renewal rates started to soften, we started to think more seriously about the emotional factor of supporting the arts in the community.

Tidbits

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 Tidbits June 11, 2008 The Tides Foundation is accepting applications for the 2008 Antonio Pizzigati prize , a $10,000 annual award for outstanding contributions to software in the public interest. The application deadline for this year’s prize: September 1, 2008.

Why Apple isn't the Nonprofit App Grinch | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Why Apple isn’t the Nonprofit App Grinch Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 10th, 2010 Nonprofit social media expert Beth Kanter isn’t happy with Apple at the moment.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

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Quick Hit: 2010 Horizon Report on New Technologies and Museums

Museum 2.0

2010 is the first year that the NMC has released a museum-specific report, but previous reports have been informed by museum professionals (as well as other educational technologists).

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can also explore the winners of the DoGooder Video Awards back to 2010. YouTube launched almost 13 years ago on February 14, 2005 and you got to give credit to the early adopter nonprofits active on YouTube in its early years.

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