5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

Connection Cafe

Here are five trends to look out for – and tips for how your organization can leverage them. Corporations like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and Bain Capital are building out impact investment programs – and business schools are following suit.

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Trends in Philanthropy: 4 Ways Nonprofits are Changing

Gerard Tonti

Because of these radical shifts, we’re also seeing different trends emerging in the nonprofit world than previously anticipated for the year 2020. . Keeping up with new trends is vital for the health and wellbeing of nonprofit organizations everywhere.

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2014 Mid-Year Fundraising Trends

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Using data from The Blackbaud Index , we are able to provide the first insights into fundraising trends for the first six months of 2014 compared to 2013. The Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report provides insights into fundraising trends on an annual basis. Overall Giving Trends.

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6 Trends Shaping Corporate Engagement Today

Connection Cafe

We started talking about how the field of corporate engagement has changed , and what trends are shaping the future of corporate social engagement. Employee engagement efforts are one of the leading challenges and opportunities facing companies today.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 145: Trends in Grantmaking During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In today’s episode, Lauren Steiner, president and founder of Grants Plus, talks with Blackbaud’s Rachel Hutchisson about the current trends she is seeing in grantmaking. Topics Discussed in This Episode: General trends in the funding landscape.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As the campaign season kicks into high gear, here are a few trends we’re seeing in 2018 campaigns that nonprofits could benefit from as well! campaigns politics trends

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

To read our full report on the biggest nonprofit tech trends of 2018, what to expect in the year ahead, and how nonprofits of all sizes should be preparing to stay at the top of the technology game, click here. Some of the biggest trends that emerged in 2018 include: 1.

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

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I recently had the privilege of hosting a panel discussion with Sue Cunningham, President of Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and James Wiley, Principal Analyst for Technology at Eduventures, about 2017 charitable giving performance and trends for higher education.

Higher Ed Trends and Learnings from the Experts at bbcon 2019

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Industry Research & Trends . I also had the pleasure of interviewing James Wiley in t he # bbcon Lounge to discuss the latest tech trends in higher education and how digital transformation is changing the way universities operate. Trends in Talent Management .

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Ask an Expert: Online Engagement Tool Trends + Advice


What are some trends you’ve observed in the ways nonprofits are (and aren’t) using technology to engage supporters? ". We appreciate that the EveryAction team pays close attention to social media trends within our industry and used that insight to enhance their tool set.

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Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the wake of some of the most stressful times for nonprofits and activists that I work with, many are seeking out ways to reduce burnout, practice self-care and build empathetic relationships and supportive policies in the workplace. Photo by Norbert Reimer.

The Fundraising Trends of 2019 You Don’t Want to Miss

NonProfit Hub

There’s no better way to do so than by knowing the trends within your niche. Here are 7 essential fundraising trends that you shouldn’t miss in 2019. Leverage this trend and change the way you treat your donors. Remain proactive by keeping an eye on other emerging trends.

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The Next Five Big Trends in Mobile App Development

Byte Technology

So what does 2016 hold in store in the realm of app development trends? But there are also more encompassing trends to be on the watch for, watershed movements that will continue to change the way we interact with all our mobile machines and, ultimately, with each other.

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ray’s experience in launching and building businesses spans nearly three decades, including leadership positions in multiple technology companies. As we slide toward the end of 2018, there are five broader digital trends that we see affecting non-profits next year. By Ray Gary.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 102: Spotlight on Giving Trends in Higher Education

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However, one thing that remains the same is the importance of building relationships. Listen in to hear what Tim and Sue have to say about higher education trends in 2018 and how they compare to prior years, and how digital tools and campaigns will affect the future of higher education giving.

5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019


New records were set in ROI, donor advised funds (DAFs) and other areas as corporations addressed the rising importance of philanthropy in engaging employees, attracting talent, and building brands. Next year, we expect this trend to continue.

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Corporate Philanthropy Trends Affecting Nonprofits in 2016

NonProfit Hub

Make sure your nonprofit doesn’t get left in the dust when these trends start skyrocketing. Check out the following five corporate philanthropy trends that will affect nonprofits in 2016. What’s the takeaway from this trend?

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Millennial Donor Summit 2011: Online conference connecting you with research, case studies and trends

Amy Sample Ward

The summit is an opportunity to build a pool of knowledge for millennial engagement. Incorporating the latest trends in mobile technology for engaging and giving. events conference donors event fundraising future millennials trends

5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Are the same trends applicable? Using this data you can begin to increase your donor acquisition efforts and build relationships that last for years to come. What other trends are you seeing in arts and cultural technology for 2014?

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2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Learn much more about what separates effective and ineffective nonprofit communicators by downloading your free copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles


Populating a profile with information from a web-based donation form, supporter survey, mobile app, Facebook’s open graph, and text message subscriptions or donations can help you build unique profiles and really understand your audience. Image courtesy of iwillradio.tv.online.

Nonprofit Communication Trends to Expect in 2015


According to the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , by NonprofitMarketingGuide.com, nonprofits are becoming more confident and more intentional about reaching out to target audiences, raising money, and retaining donors through engagement.

CEOs and Social Media – Trends and Effective Practices

AFP Blog

CEOs and Social Media – Trends and Effective Practices : Another important thing to note is that the reasons for a CEO to use social media are NOT THE SAME as the goals for the company on social. What those specific goals might be will change depending on the individual executive, but will always be related to who he or she wants to build relationships with – journalists?

5 Marketing Trends for 2015 That You Can’t Ignore

NonProfit Hub

Update your marketing plan and maximize the impact that your dollars make in 2015 with these five significant trends. While content creation has become a major marketing trend, it also presents a challenge for organizations. Is your marketing strategy so last season?

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Grassroots Campaigning: How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support

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Well, we could build that too if we had their budget.”. This year’s Women’s March and March For Science are just two examples of this incredible trend. How to Use Online Channels to Build Offline Support. Build the Internal Partnership.

Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016


What are the trends that are going to impact your nonprofit in 2016? Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016. The trends are undeniable. See Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. This trend is gathering strength. nonprofit trends

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Giving Trends in Kenya: How the Growth of Mobile Payments Are Transforming Community Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Matt Roberts-Davies , General Manager of M-Changa – an official partner of the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. Finally, M-Changa seeks to build trust from both local and international donors. Giving Trends in Kenya: 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. ?

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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

Here are four big trends for the social good sector over the next few years that I saw playing out at Davos: 1. In the near future, I predict that the tech trends driving this shift will continue to place more pressure on peer-to-peer and “do it yourself” fundraising capabilities. Are you building these paradigm shifts into the way you plan, monitor, report and operate? (See Part 2 in a 2-part Davos report for the Social Good Community ( See Part 1 here ).

Join the Trend: Six Ways to Discover Hot Topics for Your WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

One of the biggest obstacles bloggers encounter—whether they’re on the WordPress platform or not—is how to create content that is based on currently trending topics. But it’s important nonetheless: when you generate content based on trending topics you can be assured that said topics are already on reader’s minds, and speaking to these topics can really help you build a loyal following and assist you in honing in on your target audience. Google Trends.

CEOs and Social Media – Trends and Effective Practices


What those specific goals might be will change depending on the individual executive, but will always be related to who he or she wants to build relationships with – journalists? This trends-based presentation might help.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Big Trends, “Satisficing”, and Donor Love

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Lorri Halley’s post, Big Trends Impacting Events in 2014 , provides advice to ensure your next event is prepared for big impact (and big income). His post draws on research from the Charitable Giving Report and outlines ways nonprofits can start building plans to boost year-end giving right now. After months (or years, really) of buzz and buildup, The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic games have begun. Bring on the figure skating and luging.

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Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

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In a major study of more than 800 Canadian donors that we at hjc recently completed with Blackbaud , Edge Research , and Sea Change Strategies , two big trends stood out: mobile fundraising and crowdfunding. But, how will these two trends help you reach each generation of Canadian donors?

How to build a successful user acquisition strategy?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Create storytelling contents – The best way to market you mobile app is by creating storytelling contents using the trending keywords. The app developers create mobile apps with the purpose of getting more and more downloads. The success of the mobile app will depend on how much efforts you have made to reach the targeted audience. To stay ahead of the other apps, you will need a user acquisition strategy.

Trends in Donor Management


As user demand increases, vendors are adapting their donor management system offerings to support mobile devices and cloud computing, one of several recent market trends that are adding value and capability to the software. There’s less reason than ever before to consider building your own system when you can buy a relatively feature-rich one prepackaged for less than $500 dollars. What are the fastest-moving trends in the donor management world? PublishDate: October 2011.

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#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is happening along with the larger trend of communities hosting Giving Days to encourage more philanthropy and highlight the important work of nonprofits in their communities. This is exactly what GivingTuesday is doing with the capacity building aspect of its campaign.

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Dramatically Oversimplified Website Graphic Design Trends (And Why Nonprofits Should Care)


This trend lasted a really long time—about a decade. We have a couple of webinars coming up that can help you build a better website. If the answer is “no” or “not sure,” then check out our free webinar on April 14— Website Accessibility: Building an Online Space for Everyone.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The purpose of the Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium is to highlight current best practices, lessons learned from the field, and trends in effective nonprofit and philanthropic board leadership, as well as board recruitment and retention. It's finally here!

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So for this post, I'd like to share 5 fundraising trends that we saw emerging in 2009 related to fundraising and social media and that will most definitely continue to have impact in 2010. What do you think are the key fundraising/social media trends of 2009? Photo by Borman818.

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Trends: Internet Demographics and Embracing Failure


Nonprofits must spend time building connections, but that’s difficult to do if nonprofits are trapped in a corporate box and don’t have an end goal that essentially puts them out of business. Marketing Research Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking TrendsThe Millennials, Gen Xers, and the Matures. Millennials (ages 18-33) are an important demographic to the nonprofit sector. The are tech savvy.

How Can a Mobile Application Help Build Your Business Brand?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This means that there’s now more opportunity than ever before for a business to build a brand and communicate more directly with clients and customers. Modern: The power of being on trend cannot be underestimated. These days, every person seems to have a smartphone in their hands.