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. 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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Nonprofit Giving on the Rise [Online and Offline!]

NetWits

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 We recently released a pretty cool resource for the nonprofit industry – The Blackbaud Index ! It contains both The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving.

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Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

NetWits

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. On top of unvailing the new movement at SXSW a new website was launched and a frontpage promotion was put on Mashable.com.

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

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

That's right: the survey found that 86% of nonprofits have a presence on Facebook, and 60% are on Twitter, increased percentages over 2009 for both commercial social networks. >

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. I started this project back in July of 2009 at the prompting of a friend who was out of state and was having a birthday. Photo by Rob de la Cretaz "We're so busy.

7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In December 2009, Facebook announced that Boxes would be removed, Tabs would shrink in size to 520 pixels, and Status Updates showing up in the News Feed(s) would no longer be guaranteed (the more Comments and Thumbs Up your Status Updates receive, the more News Feed exposure you get).

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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.

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]

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. The Target Analytics donorCentrics Index of National Fundraising Performance for 2009 reported this trend. Fundraising Email Response Rate is 0.13% The 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study reports this gem.

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.

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

NTEN

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. Corporations and nonprofits alike are rapidly embracing the practice of letting employees work remotely.

Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile

Frogloop

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. So in times of natural disasters like the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti and affected more then two million people, can a mobile strategy help raise money in times of crisis?

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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. A report by technology market research firm The Radicati Group estimates that there are 1.4 billion by 2013.

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. . > 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. If you've attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference , you know it's all about the community. And while the conference might still be 209 days away, it really starts now. . Yes, the call for sessions has opened.

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

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That means we're giving out a complimentary 2010 Membership to one current member, as part of our NTEN Appreciation Month festivities. When I pulled today's winner out of the database (auto-magically, of course), I was so happy to see that we'd be giving: Eduardo Bejar and his organization, Fundacion de Ayuda por Internet (Fundapi) , a free 2010 NTEN membership! Don't forget to renew your own NTEN membership for 2010. Second-to-last member prize today!

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. 2009 proved to be another important year for online giving by nonprofit organizations. Blackbaud’s research found that online revenue grew by 46% in 2009 compared to 2008.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 I wasn’t convinced at all that the world needed another blogger.

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

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April 28, 2009 | Maureen Backman Thanks Allyson, this is a great focused list. You can read the article here: [link] April 28, 2009 | Hatef Yamini Great list, thank you! April 28, 2009 | Joanna M. Brian at [link] April 29, 2009 | Brian P.

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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.

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. The key finding? It’s all about relationships!

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

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The image above is an example from the Sumatra earthquake response of 2009. Jim Craner, MapTogether. Geographic information systems (GIS) and online mapping applications continue to become more powerful and easier to use every year.

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Gift and Core Story: Reverb 10 Finale

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I think the main theme I see when I look back over my Reverb 10 answers, and over my experiences of the past year, is that the daily practice I did for the 40 days leading up to my birthday in 2009, (move, play, reflect, connect ) really is the key to my happiness.

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. Of course, it would have been great to have had more favorable results overall, but there is a silver lining to the grey cloud known as 2009. Author: Jill Ward.

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

NTEN

Be sure to tune in next week when the prizes get really big (including 2010 membership and an NTC registration!). Happy Friday! We're getting close to the end of our NTEN Member Appreciation month , when I'm giving out prizes every work day up to Thanksgiving Day.

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

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You want to go to the "Top Content" report: As you can see, in June, 2009, NTEN.org had an overall bounce rate of 61.29% -- from 5,280 viewed pages.

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The Online Giving Study: A Summary

Frogloop

million gifts to 66,470 different nonprofits from 2003 – 2009.&# This will help you raise more money and deal with list churn, which according to the 2010 eNonprofit Benchmark Study by NTEN and M+R Strategic Services can be almost 17% per year for nonprofits.

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. 69% of the organizations they looked at raised more online in 2009 than in 2008, while 31% raised less.

16 Million 2-1-1 Calls in 2009

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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. More than 40% of the 16,235,348 callers had basic human service needs for housing, utilities, food, clothing, personal and household goods.

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? Proposed solution: CC developed Red House 2009, which had three event components: Traditional cocktail party for its major donors, Nonevent called Stay@Home, and. In 2009, Red House 2009 generated $23,000 in donations.

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;".

Sink or Swim? Nonprofits in 2010

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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. This number does not account for organizations with income less than $25K (and therefore does not file the Form 990 with the IRS). The largest concentration of nonprofits in the nation is located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Get a Headstart on your 2010 Resolutions

Connection Cafe

For organizations, it’s the same exercise but even better, because as you set your 2010 initiatives you have a whole team of people buying in on “resolutions” that will make your more successful in the New Year. Author: Jill Ward.

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

NonProfit Trends

Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language. About $500,000 came from unnamed individuals in the early days and in September 2010, Omidyar Network announced a grant of up to $750,000.

Learn The Art Of Effective Messaging

Eric Jacobsen Blog

2010 (108) ► December (9) 70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders A Maxim For Leaders For 2011 Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2011 Great Year-End Advice For Leaders Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategi.

A move to Posterous in 2010?

Judi Sohn

My efforts to revitalize my blog were hit & miss in 2009. Here's to change in 2010. It has been 7 years since I started blogging. 7 years. My blog has always been my playground.

A move to Posterous in 2010?

Judi Sohn

My efforts to revitalize my blog were hit & miss in 2009. Here’s to change in 2010. It has been 7 years since I started blogging. 7 years. My blog has always been my playground.

Great Year-End Advice For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Saturday, December 18, 2010 Great Year-End Advice For Leaders Lynn Flinn of EWF International in Tulsa, OK wrote the following in a recent newsletter. Source: Entrepreneur, March 2009 Be A Visible Leader Walk around.

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. This group is comprised of 14 very large nonprofit organizations with data from 2009. Excludes donors giving $1,000 or more in 2009.

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. Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Multi-Channel Engagement. Author: Emma Zolbrod.