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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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

I’m joining a panel to talk about the response for support after the Haiti earthquakes last year. A similar example is that of an Atlanta city councilman who chose to post a message to Twitter asking for a medic to respond to an unconscious woman on the street rather than to dial 911.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social media is not my problem: I have over a quarter million followers on Twitter, 10,800 subscribers on YouTube, and 2.1 He turned and pointed a finger at Wendy Harman from the Red Cross who was also in the room and said, “When the Haiti earthquake struck, I contacted the Red Cross.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

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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. Our survey showed that 91% of our respondents use Facebook, 63% use Twitter, 45% use YouTube and 35% use LinkedIn, amongst other media.

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Tragedy in Haiti - How can I help?

Connection Cafe

I am saddened by the news and images coming from Haiti after the devastating earthquake that hit yesterday. With a few quick searches on Google and Twitter there is no shortage of options from tweeting to texting. Author: Jill Ward.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations. Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube keep many of us connected to a continuous stream of information. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

Even if you didn't attend, you can find a lot of notes and material here: [link] or look for Twitter archives at #gov20ne. conference gave interesting attention to opening up data for spatial analysis, using geographical based information in crises such as Haiti and Chile, and innovative light-weight open source software like Ushahidi for social mobilization and response. “Change” may not be coming to Washington as fast as we expected a year ago.

Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata

NTEN

On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it. I've always evangelized the potential of tools like Facebook and Twitter to create meaningful communities and collaborations, but now realize the true opportunity for all of us who spend our days mixing up cocktails of mission and technology: . But I wasn't prepared for the type of incoming information I saw in the weeks after January 12, 2010. .

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How Did You Decide to Help Haiti for the Rest of 2010?

Have Fun - Do Good

Last week in my post, Keeping Your Balance While Helping Haiti , I suggested that you research organizations working in Haiti that you would like to support by donating, volunteering, or helping in some other way throughout 2010.

Nonprofits of the Month :: February 2010 :: Healing Haiti

Nonprofit Tech for Good

February’s theme is Healing Haiti. The nonprofits below are doing excellent work in helping heal the hearts, minds and bodies of the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti: Twitter: UNICEF. The nonprofits above are featured throughout the month of January on the Nonprofit Organizations Twitter Profile , the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page , the Nonprofit Organizations YouTube Channel , the Nonprofit Organizations MySpace , and the Web 2.0

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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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.

Haiti Support: Songs, Supplies, and SMS Fundraising Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

helping Haiti -- from the charity: water offices, Monday from charity: water on Vimeo. Britt Bravo has a terrific compilation of grassroots efforts underway to help Haiti. charity:water offices were transformed into a drop off location for needed items in Haiti.

Support IPPF’s mobile health clinics and teams in Haiti!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Photo from International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region showing the complete devastation of its PROFAMIL Haiti clinic. PROFAMIL Haiti has provided sexual and reproductive health services in Haiti since 1984. 

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in the final #zoogood Twitter chat of 2010. Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in the final #zoogood Twitter chat of 2010.

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.

Making the most impact for Haiti relief: Avoiding Fundraising Fraud during Crisis

Connection Cafe

In the past 8 days, the surge of generosity for Haiti relief has been amazing. Find a charity with a proven track record of success in providing disaster relief and one that has worked in Haiti. Do Not Give To The Haitian Government – Haiti is known to be a corrupt country. If that isn’t enough reason not to give directly to the Haiti government, then consider the fact that contributions to foreign governments are not tax deductible. Author: Jordan Viator.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Yes, I know that this wasn’t possible: no iPhone could have been on the hotel nightstand, and Twitter didn’t exist. And I’d have used Twitter that morning and in the surreal days to come. Suddenly, it was odd to see a single update that wasn’t related to Haiti.

Leveraging Twitter Influencers to Drive Social Good – a Success Story from Free The Kids

Connection Cafe

One of the most recent examples I've seen that exemplifies this concept is from the organization Free The Kids that used its influencers earlier this year when the earthquake in Haiti struck. million + Twitter followers. Author: Jordan Viator.

Give a Little Bit at the Day of Service

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How did the Red Cross system work for Haiti? Identify an appropriate spectrum of tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc) to use in this endeavor. There are more than a few things to do at the Nonprofit Technology Conference. You haven't registered yet?

The Good News Story in Haiti

Influence

The images and stories coming out of Haiti are disturbing, upsetting, and unbelievably heartbreaking. Wikis, social networks, and Twitter feeds are letting stakeholders and actors talk virtually to coordinate their response.

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All communications were strictly limited to my blog, Twitter and Facebook. Two donors were former colleagues who also have Twitter accounts. I counted most on Twitter followers to spread the word. Flickr Photo by Sugarpond.

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti

Influence

Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. Earlier this week, I introduced a series of blog posts discussing the Good News Story in Haiti. I'm hoping that Haiti has helped bridge this gap.

The Social Media Response to Disaster in Haiti

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Whether we look at mapping tools, fundraising, or missing person systems, the social media response to the January earthquakes in Haiti all leverage the powerful technology we can hold in our hands: our mobile phones. The Haiti earthquakes were no exception. Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared.

Text to Give TweetChat on October 5

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific time via the Twitter hashtag #Text2Give for a real-time discussion of how text-to-give campaigns can help nonprofits. When following the January 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, the Red Cross quickly mobilized a text donation campaign that raised an astounding $32 million. Pacific time via the Twitter hashtag #Text2Give to learn more. Event Fundraising Twitter mobile phone mobile phones TechSoup TechSoup Event SMS text short message service texting

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Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com

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Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com: "Sure, Twitter might have helped millions of victims of natural disasters, from fires to hurricanes to the recent Haiti earthquake, but some executives may ask what that has to do with employees. Some say that Hurricane Katrina would have ended differently if it hadn't occurred 'BSM' or 'Before Social Media

non-profits posts - The Social - CNET News

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non-profits posts - The Social - CNET News: "As the event grew closer, we decided that we wanted some kind of innovative way for guests to donate to support Doctors Without Borders' relief efforts in Haiti. So after some brainstorming we thought about using Square, the new mobile-payment company co-founded by Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey.

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Shortly after last's week's earthquake in Haiti, a group of students working in a laboratory in Colorado unveiled a project that makes it easier for victims and volunteers to tweet for help.The lab, at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Atlas Institute, produced a guideline for a 'help specific' Twitter syntax that allows tweets requesting.

Five Simple (and Fun) Ways to Promote Nonprofits on FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Add their address, phone and Twitter ID (search their website and Google to see what their Twitter ID is). For example, yesterday I checked-in to Lowe’s who is donating $1 million to Haiti relief (forgot to mention they are donating the funds to the Red Cross). FourSquare is definitely starting to catch on with enterprising techie folks that love to be early adopters. That’s a good a sign.

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Creating Social Change with Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

Over the last week, technology has played an unprecedented role in bringing aid to and saving lives in Haiti. Over $22 million has been raised by the American Red Cross via text message (about a fifth of total Haiti-related giving to the organization so far). And then there’s the role that Facebook and Twitter are playing.

Great reads from around the web on August 16th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status | Beth’s Blog – "In January, after the Haiti Earthquake struck, if you were participating on social networks, you couldn’t help but notice the many, many Tweets and Facebook status messages about the Haiti Earthquake.

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Which Company is the Most Socially Responsible and Generous to Nonprofits: Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? LinkedIn? MySpace? Flickr? Google?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and their adoption of social media has created an interesting, albeit interdependent relationship with large companies like Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. Google donated $1,000,000 to Haiti. 5) Twitter. Twitter launched Hope140.org to help raise funds for Haiti and to end malaria. Twitter also has a Charity Suggested User List. Tags: Facebook Google LinkedIn MySpace Social Media Twitter YouTube

Great reads from around the web on January 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Submissions close January 22, 2010." " » Your Mobile Giving by State – Wendy Harman at the American Red Cross has posted a map and data about the funds donated via texting "Haiti" to 90999 to support the victims in the Haiti earthquake crisis.

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Great reads from around the web on January 29th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). JustGiving blog: Seven-year-old Charlie raises more than £100,000 for Haiti! – Read this great case study from JustGiving about Charlie's bike ride to raise money for Haiti relief support. "Charlie

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Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations. Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube keep many of us connected to a continuous stream of information. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

What we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake

NCE Social Media

Social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter have proven to be a way for people to communicate during a crisis. Take a moment and think what you would be doing right now if your agency was in a situation like Haiti. There are several things we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake that are socialmedia-related. With the recent Haitian earthquake, texting donations has garnered new media focus.

Great reads from around the web on February 11th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Oxfam in Haiti – Google Maps – This is a great example of how you can use a tool like Google Maps to tell a story and provide easy access to information – great job Oxfam! "Oxfam "Oxfam is responding to the biggest earthquake for 200 years in Haiti.

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Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

Amy Sample Ward

If not, you can follow the conversation in real time on Twitter with the hashtag #crowdx. (We’ll Ushahidi : most recently, Ushahidi adpated it’s platform for use in Haiti and Chili to let the crowd both in Haiti/Chili and outside share information and data in real time via mobiles or a web browser.

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In January, after the Haiti Earthquake struck, if you were participating on social networks, you couldn’t help but notice the many, many Tweets and Facebook status messages about the Haiti Earthquake.

Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm

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The organization also worked with Twitter to create a special badge that marked volunteers' Twitter accounts as valid and official sources of information. Government agencies jumped into the social space on both Twitter and Facebook. The National Hurricane Center used their twitter account (separated by coast line, to @NHC_Atlantic & @NHC_Pacific) to post updates and weather advisories as the storm progressed.