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.

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7 Online Fundraising Tips I Learned By Participating in Movember

NetWits

While the dogooder in me loves a great cause, I also relish the opportunity to learn more about online fundraising and why people give. If you check out my page , you can see that the entire campaign was run online. What I Learned About Online Fundraising.

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7 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising

NetWits

On mothers day 2010 they set out to raise money for Mama Lucy - a change maker who’s dedicated her life to helping kids in Arusha, Tanzania. We can learn some things from this online fundraising project The folks at Epic Change continue to do great things using the web as their medium.

Nonprofit Giving on the Rise [Online and Offline!]

NetWits

It contains both The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving. 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 !

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.

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. The 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.

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The 2014 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

The report also includes online giving data from 3,724 nonprofits representing over $2 billion in online fundraising. It is the largest analysis of actual overall and online giving data in the nonprofit sector. Online Giving Trends. Online giving grew 8.9%

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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. 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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Birthing a Curriculum for Building a Community

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Devendra Shrikande and I are creating a year-long curriculum — a step-by-step DIY guide — to developing an in-house social network for nonprofits (a private online community for constituents). Every org is different and must build its community to work toward its own goals and mission.

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Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Online donors contributed significant amounts, too.

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7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Looking to help your organization get better at raising money online?

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

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What Nonprofits Can Learn from Online Dating. 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. Conference head over and take a look at the agenda , the sessions , the day of service , and who attended in the past.

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

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How can we continue to push the limits of the internet, social media, online fundraising, email communication, etc? Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world.

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

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The Zoetica Salon is a free online space for peer knowledge sharing, but we hope to distinguish it from the informal knowledge sharing that happens daily on the web or behind pay walls. Flickr Photo by Jek in the Box. We launched the Zoetica Salon this week.

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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million in 2010. Online Fundraising events Friends Asking Friends fundraising peer-to-peerArmed with a fundraising page and email tools, peer-to-peer fundraisers turn their family and friends into donors. They reach out to people across the country and around the world.

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

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Tags: Marketing and Communication #nptech Digital marketing email eMail marketing Non-Profit Non-profit marketing Online marketing

Online Giving Continues to Rise. Are You Adapting? [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Did you know that online giving passed 15 BILLION in 2009? I’m not sure what 2010 looks like yet, but based on the growth we’ve seen since 1997 (as shown below) it’s pretty safe to say that 2010 online giving numbers went up.

Design for Participation: Video from NODEM 2010

Museum 2.0

I just discovered that my keynote at the 2o10 NODEM conference on digital media and heritage is available online. If you're into video, check out this 25 minute talk I gave on the conference theme "from place to presence."

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

You may agree with this or not, but I think it’s safe to say that the skill of listening online is one that all nonprofits should learn – it’s essential for anyone who wants to harness the power of the social web in their online strategy.

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Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

I hope that 2011 will be about getting back to basics and mastering online fundraising, that is the art and science of fundraising via an organization’s own website. According to the Online Giving Study, 66% of online gifts to charities come in via their own websites. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Online Advocacy is broken.

It's About Impact NOT Influence

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“Is it even possible to measure online influence, divorced from offline influence,&# asks Tom Webster over at BrandSavant [link]. Advocacy - People taking action both online and offline. Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Online Organizing Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0Do you think your organization has clout or Klout ? Is your organization considered a content curator? Are you a leader or a follower?

Online Giving Potential: How to Bounce Back From Months of Decreased Fundraising

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Download the complete 2011 Online Giving Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. You should also consider analyzing your online ask.

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Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Zoetica Salon is a free online space for informal peer learning about nonprofits and social media. It is a place to share resources and ask and answer questions. Holly Ross, NTEN, Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg.

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now, in the late 2010’s, we’re on the verge of yet another seismic shift that will have a profound impact upon online communications and fundraising – the rise of digital payment systems.

Tweets to Bring in the Money

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Comments : The link goes directly to the @SpectrumVT online donation form with zero copy on why someone ought to donate. Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Want to raise funds via Twitter this holiday season? You’re not alone.

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2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics

Frogloop

In particular we were excited to see advocacy response rates increased 28% between 2010 and 2011. Overall, email open rates held steady between 2010 and 2011. On average, nonprofits increased their dollars raised online by 19% from 2010 to 2011.

Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The online petition with over 8000 signatures asks Mr. Jobs to make it easier for legitimate nonprofits to accept donations in one-click via their credit card on file with the iTunes store.

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Feeding America also tracks conversions for donors using Google Analytics so they can follow the path of the donor – from a like or comment on Facebook to online donation form. “It is still a little clunky and requires work but that information is very valuable.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ushahidi is an open source platform that facilitates crowdsourcing through the use of SMS/cellphones and online mapping. Impact measures not only looking at the total amount raised, but also the adoption of new online social fundraising tools which was a key objective.

Just When You Thought Direct Mail Was Dead | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Just When You Thought Direct Mail Was Dead Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 10th, 2010 It’s baaack! Donors Flip Channels Dunham+Company has new data out in “A National Survey of the Impact of Offline Communication on Online Donations.&# 6% said the reason they donated online was because of an email appeal vs. 14% because they received a letter.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

Steger & Dik, 2010). Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.)

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Donation Form Optimization: A new report available from Donordigital and Convio

Connection Cafe

Panelists include Nick Allen from Donordigital, Vinay Bhagat from Convio, Steve Kehrli, Development Director at PETA and David Glass, Director of Online Fundraising at World Wildlife Fund Author: Jill Ward.

2011 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. The 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.

Infographic: Online Giving And Nonprofits

TechImpact

The graphic, provided by Convio , compares the growth of online giving between the years of 2008 to 2010, these numbers have only grown over the past 3 years and are continuing to increase. In fact: Online donations rose by 14% between 2011 and 2012.

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Black-Crowned Night Heron. Many years ago before the digital cameras and children, my husband used to spend many hours combining two past times: birding and photography.

12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First, online fundraising revenue is growing worldwide and it will continue to increase for years to come. That said, below are 12 stats to consider and research further about online fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. Online donations accounted for 7.2%

Slacktivism: Why Snopes got it Wrong About Internet Petitions

Frogloop

Before I explain why Snopes is wrong about internet petitions, a little history: If you were online back in the late '90s, you likely recall receiving "email petitions" that asked people to add their name to the bottom of an email, and forward it for their friends to sign.

Have Questions, Not Answers for 2011

Frogloop

Integrated Marketing Online MarketingIn the nonprofit arena, the word "marketing" can have a bad rap. But you can help change that--and with good reason. Marketing, in particular, social marketing can make all the difference in your organization's work come 2011. What is social marketing?

The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

As online marketing budgets continue to rise this year and with prospects to increase for the future, there’s good sign that more businesses are taking the potential and necessity of the web seriously. Mobile email open rates from 2010 – Source.

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Adding video to your end-of-year online campaigns can help you achieve, and even exceed, your year-end fundraising goals. How big is video online? More than 85% of US internet users watched online video in July, and on average they spent more than 14 hours doing it.