6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

Connection Cafe

Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1]. However, participants in donorCentrics® benchmarking groups get access to data from each participating school.

Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics

Givinga

Both the three Cs and the three Ps are influenced by corporate philanthropy, a trend that will escalate in 2019 as workplace giving becomes an even more important business driver. The most successful companies in the marketplace have already recognized the importance of corporate philanthropy.

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Networked Learning Loops Through Benchmarking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I remember thinking to myself at the time, well if one networked nonprofit can do this, couldn’t a network of networked nonprofits use real-time collaborative benchmarking data sharing for learning? What would be the valid benchmarking list for philanthropy?

Benchmarks for Reaching and Connecting with Millennials

Tech Soup Blog

So when I saw that The Millennial Impact released benchmarks. The benchmarks are based off results from the Millennial Impact Survey , which was conducted by Achieve, a creative services agency that works with organizations to understand how Millennials get involved in causes.

A Look At Canadian Philanthropy Across Generations

Frogloop

Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Fundraising Trends Last week Blackbaud along with partners HJC, Sea Change Strategies, and Edge Research released findings from the 2013 Next Generation of Canadian Giving study.

Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits — Webinar Series

Tech Soup Blog

The 2013 Online Marketing Benchmark Study. Don't miss our most popular webinar series of the year, where we'll reveal the results of the 2013 Blackbaud Online Marketing Benchmark Study. Based on our learnings from the 2013 Online Benchmark Study, we will take a look at the metrics you should be using, beyond RFM, to inform your major gift, one-time, and sustained giving programs. Nicole McGougan is a public relations associate at Blackbaud.

Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy – Guest Post by Melinda T. A recent study by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) finds that 99 percent of nonprofit organizations collect feedback from the people they seek to help.

Unlocking Technology-for-Good Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And, for projects that don’t lend themselves to cost benchmarking, we’re looking for something that would transform a field. Benetech Labs impact incubation incubator innovation philanthropy scale social enterprise social entrepreneurship venture capital

New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 11th, 2010 The 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy has a lot of information about the attitudes and giving behaviors of wealthy donors. The study is part of an ongoing research partnership with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , which began in 2006.

You’re Not Alone in Your Pursuit for Better

Connection Cafe

Access to data and information will validate our strategies , show us when and where we’re wrong, and help us benchmark our performance. Nonprofit News #nptech data MCON millennials philanthropy Social Good Social MediaIt’s easy to feel like you’re alone on your mission to do good and create real change in the world. You think you’re making progress only to realize that your work is nowhere near finished.

Online Fundraising is Growing, but other Key Web Metrics Suffer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

According to the Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits [ Download Now !] This fact is backed up again by a recent study of 115,000 nonprofits done by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 2013 Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits by Blackbaud.

Great reads from around the web on January 24th

Amy Sample Ward

One of the things we wished for as we navigated the campaign: benchmarks. " New Research Proves the Business Case for Product Giving : PitchEngine : Get the Word Out™ – "New research from Indiana University concludes that businesses can do well by doing good through product philanthropy. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

22 Must-Read Research Reports for the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Global Landscape of Philanthropy Report 2018 :: Download. Future of Philanthropy Report 2018 :: Download. Published by the Lily Family School of Philanthropy. 2017 Benchmarks Study :: Download. 2017 Luminate Online Benchmark Report :: Download.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 137: Insights from the 2019 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

Now is the time to find out so you can benchmark your organization and boost your fundraising performance in 2020. How philanthropy has weathered recent changes in variables that affect giving. What was the state of charitable giving last year?

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

However, 19% of donors return within the first 90 days ( The State of Modern Philanthropy Report ). 29% of annual donation volume occurs from #GivingTuesday through the end of the year ( The State of Modern Philanthropy Report ). The State of Modern Philanthropy Report ).

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Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. This year the benchmarks are available for six regions: Africa.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 135: Accountable Impact: A Model for Sustainable Mission Growth

Connection Cafe

Finance benchmark competencies. Traci Drake, Chief Philanthropy Executive, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Decision-making around directing philanthropic giving is an increasingly data-driven exercise.

4 Keys for Attracting, Hiring and Retaining a Successful Major Gift Team

Connection Cafe

Most chief development officers work for the foundation and have little control over the system’s philosophy of philanthropy. So, before either recruiting or joining a development team, assess if there exists a palpable culture of philanthropy at the health system level.

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23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Global Landscape of Philanthropy Report 2018 :: Download. Published by the Lily Family School of Philanthropy. 2018 Benchmarks Study :: Download. Future of Philanthropy Report 2018 :: Download. Published by Philanthropy Age.

How to Find Corporate Responsibility Software that Increases Profits

Givinga

Custom corporate philanthropy software is particularly useful here because it lets you define your KPIs and processes, integrating business strategy with giving initiatives. Use Benchmarks to Determine How Effective Your Corporate Responsibility Software Is.

Jump In Now to the Spring 2013 State of Grantseeking Survey

Tech Soup Blog

Benchmarking: After publishing the national State of Grantseeking Survey results, I dive back into the data and produce focus sheets on the results filtered by organization budget, by the top nonprofit missions, geographically by census division, and more (over 20 focus sheets in total).

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. There is plenty more data available at The Chronicle of Philanthropy and I encourage you to see how your organization compares to others.

Infographic: How Foundations Use Social Media

Frogloop

And 74% said that social media is useful in furthering philanthropy. Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0 While the majority of nonprofit organizations have a social media presence, only 45% of foundations use social media.

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Rafia Khader , Program Manager at the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society.

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Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1) 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report :: Download. 2) 2012 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study :: Download. 5) 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report :: Download.

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5 Features of Corporate Giving Platforms and How they Affect Business Performance

Givinga

It’s a different approach to corporate philanthropy, but one that will improve both your impact and your impact measurement. Here are five features of innovative corporate philanthropy tools that will improve your business. Use Benchmarking to Measure and Communicate Business Impact.

How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

Connection Cafe

In business, as in philanthropy, it takes long-term planning, time and resources to identify prospective partners and find mutual goals. For example, Harlem’s Children Zone is hailed in the philanthropy community as a trailblazer in the collective impact movement.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1) 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. 4) 2013 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study :: Download. 5) 2013 Benchmarks for Nonprofit Video :: Download.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by the Lily Family School of Philanthropy. 2016 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. Published by Philanthropy Age.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1) 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. 3) Giving USA 2012: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 :: Download. 4) 2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report :: Download.

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

The coalition includes the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , GuideStar USA , the Foundation Center , the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics , the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Blackbaud. The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University surveyed relief agencies receiving funds and estimates a total of $1.8 This approach provides more useful benchmarking information than repeated cross?sectional

11 Can’t-Miss Sessions at #AFPFC 2015

Connection Cafe

What if philanthropy could provide them the same personalized, seamless experience? Under the Radar…How to Unleash Young Donor’s Philanthropy. The Changing Landscape of Philanthropy: Examining Diversity in Giving.

24 Nonprofit Resources for your Mid-Year Check In: A Smart Fundraiser’s Summer Reading Checklist

Connection Cafe

While it might seem a little early to start thinking about 2018 to some (hint: it’s not ), it’s the perfect time to benchmark where 2017 has taken you. A Philanthropist’s Guide to the Future : Philanthropy is changing.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Technology Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. 3) Giving USA 2012: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 :: Download. 4) 2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report :: Download. 5) 2012 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study :: Download.

Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

SocialFish

For the first time, this year’s report provides benchmarks for managing and securing organizational and donor data. NGOs lag behind the private sector in this area and by providing benchmarks, we hope to inspire NGOs to modernize their data management and security practices.”.

Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1) 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. 2) Giving USA 2012: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 :: Download. 3) 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report :: Download.

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Five Minutes with Fundraising Guru Ted Hart (Video) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1) 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download. 4) 2013 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study :: Download. 6) 2013 Benchmarks for Nonprofit Video :: Download.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Source: The Philanthropy Outlook. Source: M+R Benchmarks Study. Source: M+R Benchmarks Study. It’s true that social media is in transition. Facebook Reach is at an all time low. Instagram has a new algorithm. Twitter is in flux.

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Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

Connection Cafe

Anticipating what is possible in terms of engagement and philanthropy is key to the strategic planning of institutions. James Wiley: We are seeing a lot of institutions use reports like these to benchmark for their institution.

Exhausted and Exhilarated: #16NTC Session Round-Up

Connection Cafe

Epic Fundraising Examples That Inspire : Learn how a blue pig created a culture of philanthropy and how an appeal letter from a hummingbird got one donor writing his favorite charity. Diversity in Giving: Examining the Changing Landscape of Philanthropy.

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. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual assessment of online giving came out in April, based on data from 176 of the largest nonprofits in the U.S.

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3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 10th, 2011 Philanthropy Journal has published three of my nonprofit predictions for 2011. Mobile Goes Mainstream The entire article can be found here on the Philanthropy Journal website.