Millennials: How to Gain the Loyalty of Younger Generations

Connection Cafe

We’ve have been coined as the “Facebook Generation” and the “Lazy Generation ”, but I’d like to challenge the stereotypes. The Next Generation in American Giving report also provides promising statistics about the giving preferences of younger generations.

Learning Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate

Connection Cafe

Join Pam for an informational webinar “Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate” on November 13th. Boomers are the generational cohort that charitable organizations should focus on today. By Pam Loeb, Gayle Vogel and Emily Hahn of Edge Research.

Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2 These events raised $582 million in nine years and continue to shape event fundraising across the globe.

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The Next Generation of American Giving: Insights, Takeaways, & Suggestions From The Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

You may have heard that Blackbaud recently released a generational giving study and associated infographic that covers the Next Generation of American Giving! Take a gander at what industry professionals are saying about your donors: baby boomers, generations x and y, and the matures. 5 of a Number of Takeaways from Blackbaud’s 2013 Next Generation Giving Study – NPQ. 6 Trends that Will Reshape the Way Nonprofit Groups Raise Support – The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Social Media Lessons from 4 Generations of Canadian Donors

Connection Cafe

He has helped raised over a billion dollars for his clients. Social media may seem like the way to reach the next generation of donors. But, can you really raise money through social networks? Social Media Generation Profiles.

What is this next generation of online giving?

Connection Cafe

Now, we’re entering into a third wave, also known as the next generation of online giving. So what is this third wave, the next generation of online giving? Specifically, people should be able to track everything they give to their favorite causes, including time spent volunteering, miles walked or run for a cause, awareness spread via social media, as well as the dollars raised. And this very important finding will help guide the next generation of online giving.

A Look At Canadian Philanthropy Across Generations

Frogloop

Last week Blackbaud along with partners HJC, Sea Change Strategies, and Edge Research released findings from the 2013 Next Generation of Canadian Giving study. What kinds of charities do people support? The majority of Canadians donate money to charity.

The Tipping Point: Raising Money and Generating Action

Frogloop

What was the tipping point the last time you donated money to charity or signed up to volunteer? For me it’s always personal stories or experiences someone shares with me, like when Stacey Monk, co-founder of Epic Change told me what inspired her to quit her corporate day job, travel to Africa, and start Epic Change after her world came crashing down when her brother died of an overdose. She never even got to call him back when he left a message for her a few days earlier.

Regular SMS giving rules relaxed for charities

AFP Blog

Regular SMS giving rules relaxed for charities : Rules around charities using regular SMS donations have been relaxed following a trial which found that few complaints, and much more money, was generated by a more relaxed regime. Charities will also no longer need to get pre-approval from PhonepayPlus for transactions which are worth more than 4.50 was raised

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

Connection Cafe

He has helped raise over a billion dollars for his clients. But, how will these two trends help you reach each generation of Canadian donors? First, let’s look at the generations studied. Generation X (or Gen X, born 1965 – 1980).

How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Giving Days organized by local communities are being adopted by many more communities than ever before and a stronger understanding how these efforts can help build the capacity of nonprofits to embrace social media and online giving, engage more donors, and raise awareness of charity giving.

Right now in digital charity

Connection Cafe

Yesterday I went along to the Mobile and Digital Conference in London , organised by Fundraising magazine, to hear first-hand about how, in a fast-changing world, charities are using social, mobile and digital media to reach new audiences and raise more money. As Twestival founder Amanda Rose told us, $264,000 wasn't raised in one day by them on Twitter. Don't measure success of mobile Apps just by the £s raised. So what can charities do to embrace the future?

Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, now we are seeing an emerging practice that for lack of a better phrase, I’m calling “Charity Jacking.” Charity Jacking goes one step beyond “Social Media Meme Morphing.” Phase 1: Personal Challenges with Cold Water to Raise Money.

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2 The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and The Children’s Movement of Florida reclaimed the top two spots this year for the most money raised for the day with $368,739 and $156,925, respectively.

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Raises $1.5 Million for Humane Society

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” On her post-Oscar live episode of “The Ellen Degeneres Show” on Monday (March 3), Ellen shared that Samsung was, in fact, donating $3 million to charity since they’d gotten so much exposure at the Oscars. If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever.

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From a Millennial: Nobody Wants to Hear Your Stories. We Want to See Them.

Connection Cafe

Of that 8 second average attention span, I can assure you that my generation is on the lower end of that count. How do we raise awareness about our unique stories to a generation of naturally attention-deficit individuals? charity:water. Stories. We all have them.

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Social Awareness for the 21st Century – Reaching Out to a New Generation

SocialFish

In today’s economy it is vitally important for businesses to promote a social message if they have any hope of reaching a new generation of consumers. generation. Raising Social Awareness One Tweet at a Time. When working to raise social awareness, less is often so much more.

How Should Funders Evaluate Charities?

Frogloop

The three powerhouses, Guidestar, Charity Navigator, and Better Business Bureau, that foundations, philanthropists, and donors use to seek out information and ratings about nonprofits released an open letter to the nonprofit and foundation world yesterday. They stated that donors should not measure a charity’s performance based on overhead expenses. What kind of results is the organization generating?

Nine Digital Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn from charity: water

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

charity: water , a nonprofit that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, is leading the way when it comes to redefining nonprofit marketing; they are exceptional at inbound marketing, focusing on creating powerful content to inspire people to join their cause.

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New Study: 60% of Americans Donate Money to Charity

Frogloop

economy is still recovering, the majority of Americans (60%) still give to charity, according to the Next Generation of American Giving study by Blackbaud. Can you guess which generation is responsible for the most charitable donations? 60% of Gen X and Y give to charity.

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The Easy Guide to Understanding Charity Auction Software

NonProfit Hub

Charity auctions are classic, incentive-driven fundraisers that can be highly profitable when hosted by the right organizations. Charity auction software. Easily generate bid sheets and table tents. Generate your site.

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Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

World » Sunday Feb 08 2009 Twestival: To Meet, Tweet And Raise $500K For Charity Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 11:08AM | by Allyson Kapin I will be watching Twitter like a hawk later this this week.

Pepsi Charity Contest: Learning From Mistakes and Level Playing Fields

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

so far of the number of social good contests over the past three years that have used crowdsourcing and social media to encourage innovative social change ideas or to raise money for nonprofits or shine attention on their do good work. From my son's kindergarten class.

Crowdfunding Controversies and How They Impact Nonprofits and Charities

Tech Soup Blog

I've also donated to personal fundraisers, where my friends are raising money for a pet project or trying to pay off a large medical bill. Over on NTEN's blog , Neff writes that the Bill of Rights will generate trust and transparency between nonprofits and their donors.

How to Set Up an E-commerce Store and Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

If you're looking to raise some extra capital for your nonprofit, selling online can be a great way to go — generating publicity as well as funds for your cause. For a nonprofit, it's all about raising awareness by making sure your content is shareworthy.

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Guest Post: Next Generation of Donors Meet the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leadership at NTEN

NTEN

What has been missing is information that how different generations learn about, engage with and donate to charitable organizations -- until now. Chart 1 below shows that the next generation of donors, Gen X and Boomers are truly multi-channel. charities. billion to charity.

Project Agape raised $2.5 million in first year of operation | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Online Fundraising , Project Agape Causes raised $2.5 million in first year of operation 05.30.08 | 3436 8 Comments [link] Causes+raised+%242.5+million+in+first+year+of+operation The Causes audience, to date, has raised $2.5 Causes on Facebook and MySpace has become a gateway for people seeking to take action in support of causes and issues they care about, as well as raise funds to sustain positive change. 3436 8 Comments [link] Causes+raised+%242.5+million+in+first+year+of+operation

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9 Tips to Raise Cash Online: Lessons from research into the sustainability of internet-based resource development

ASU Lodestar Center

Fundraising is an undeniable part of the nonprofit sector, particularly for 501(c)(3) public charities. Younger generations have been raised with it and on it. posted by Kevin Godfrey Academic Advisor, Rio Salado Community College. Adjunct Professor, Grand Canyon University. Like it or not, money is the fuel of the economy in a capitalist system. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics at The Urban Institute, 2013 saw $1.74

6 Link Building Methods for Nonprofits and Charities

ASU Lodestar Center

This blog post is for nonprofit organizations and charities that are looking to increase their online exposure (without spending loads of money) so they can receive more volunteers, donations, attention etc. Link earning is building relationships with valuable websites within ones specific industry that generate high quality content. They might already be working with other charities but haven't thought about asking them for a link.

Guest post by Brian Reich: GamesThatGive - You Play. We Donate. Charities Win.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

where you earn donations for your favorite charity, for free, just by playing. I joined the team a year ago as an adviser, charged with recruiting charities to be a part of the site. My goal with this post is pretty simple: I want to convince you that GamesThatGive has the potential to change the way charities use the internet to engage audiences and raise money. GamesThatGive is simply seeking to tap into that existing behavior to help raise money for charity. -

Join Me at My Charity Connects, Toronto, June 8-9, 2009

Social Actions

The NetChange Week , organized by the Social Innovation Generation team at MaRS , includes a two-day a workshop called My Charity Connects. I will be presenting a keynote at My Charity Connects , called "I am not an ATM machine" - Your Charity from the Donor Perspective.

What is the distinction between social media for charity and social good/systemic change?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is yet another indication of the growing interest in the charity sector at SXSWi. Some people in the room were frustrated because the discussion focused on social media for charity and did not include social media for social change.

nfp 2.0 » Two Minute Silence Podcast

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. The charity seems keen to shift the public’s perception of its work and encourage understanding of its all year round relevance.

nfp 2.0 » Charities: Are you cool or old school?

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack February 6th, 2007 Charities: Are you cool or old school? With which image do you most associate your charity?

How Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day

VolunteerMark

You spend hours volunteering your time, try to raise awareness and give financially where you can. A giving day is a special day designated to generate publicity, find supporters and raise money for your charity. There’s a cause near and dear to your heart.

Need to raise money? Scared about the economy?

See What's Out There

The nonprofit community is rightfully scared that the market and economic problems will mean a big hit for charities. In defense of raising money. The change I want to make in the world, unfortunately, does not itself generate much money. If my portfolio is down 40% the first thing that might go is my annual gift. But nonprofits would be wrong not to ask for those gifts. Organizations need to redouble their efforts to grow their donor file and expand the number of supporters.

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Gift the Gift of Charity: Make A Contribution to any of these Fabulous Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shaping Youth recommends supporting Age of Conversation to Benefit Variety, The Children's Charity. This is a really great use of technology to reach a younger generation of victims who might be more comfortable in an IM session than a phone call.

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nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

lindsey : Hey Steve - Have you checked out GoodTube yet as a tool for NFP’s to raise money. whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Note: most charities will be dragged kicking and screaming down this road.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Aaron Stiner , Senior Program Manager, Paths of HOPE, Catholic Charities I am at one of the most intense, rewarding, and sometimes frightening times in my nonprofit career. As Senior Program Manager of Paths of HOPE at Catholic Charities, I am preparing to lead my team and a group of cross-functional, internal stakeholders, along with our CEO and Senior Management, through a two-day program planning session. Crafting a Successful Third Generation Nonprofit-B.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

Recently, the Chronicle of Philanthropy asked on its front page “ Is Raising Visibility a Waste of Time? Do they distract donors from developing longer term relationships with the sponsoring charity? The same advice applies to any charity in a similar situation.

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82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of new donors giving to charity declined by 7.3% billion USD to charity. 92% of donors say it is important that NGOs, nonprofits, and charities make a concerted effort to protect their contact and financial information from data breaches ( Global Trends in Giving Report ).

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Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

They support and extend the larger trends that are shaping both charity and business operations -- whether those trends are flex time, impact measurement, real time data, or open APIs -- and allow you to gain the benefits of those larger trends without really having to think about it much. A board member can log in and see, in real time and read only, exactly how much money was raised this month, without messing anything up. The Next Generation of Charity Apps are in the Cloud.

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Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

They support and extend the larger trends that are shaping both charity and business operations -- whether those trends are flex time, impact measurement, real time data, or open APIs -- and allow you to gain the benefits of those larger trends without really having to think about it much. A board member can log in and see, in real time and read only, exactly how much money was raised this month, without messing anything up. The Next Generation of Charity Apps are in the Cloud.

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