5 Foundation Trends for 2019: Conquering the Unknown with the Help of Data

Connection Cafe

With the massive level of generosity and funding that we saw this year and in 2017, is it possible that the trend will continue in 2019? Here are the five trends I see having the most impact on foundations in this coming year, starting with these new potential partners: Partnerships and Data.

2018’s Top Trends in Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Take a look below to discover the Blackbaud Institute’s top trends that reverberated across the social good sector this year. These figures revealed an interesting trend if we take a deeper dive into the data.

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The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2020, these steps will be a response to certain trends and conversations you’ve likely caught wind of over the last few years. Without further ado, here are the top five trends we see impacting the nonprofit fundraising space in 2020.

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Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

If you’ve migrated donor data from one CRM to another, no doubt you have dealt with a lot of difficult decisions. In fact, our donor data migration clients often express surprise at the number of decisions they have to make. D3: What do I do about data that won’t import?

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6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017

Connection Cafe

Here are the top 6 trends that will impact the social good sector in 2017: 1. Democratization of Data: We’ll see the continued convergence of data, insights, and analytics to drive improved decision making in nonprofits.

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The 2018 Internet Trends Report is Out

SocialFish

Tons of useful and interesting data, as always. Internet Trends Report 2018 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Debunking the Hype Industry Insider Useful DataGrab a coffee – this will take you a while to get through.

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2014 Mid-Year Fundraising Trends

Connection Cafe

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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More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Let’s face it … there is a direct relationship between the number of fundraising software systems we are using and the data problems we are creating for ourselves. More fundraising software = more data headaches. We don’t know our data. – TSL data expert.

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3 Big Data Trends Nonprofits Should Take Advantage of This Year | GuideStar Blog

AFP Blog

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8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead. Non-financial metrics that support quantitative data are becoming a common part of financial reporting.

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2012 In Review: 3 Key CRM Trends

Connection Cafe

As 2012 comes … CRM Emerging Trends Analytics big data Mobile socialWhat a year! Mars rovers, Olympics, Hurricanes and Elections—oh my!

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Trends in Sustainer Giving – Key Findings from the 2019 donorCentrics Sustainer Summit

Connection Cafe

This year’s summit included 35 large nonprofit organizations that participate in our sustainer program benchmarking to review aggregate program performance, trends and challenges affecting sustainer giving.

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Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

Connection Cafe

“Big data” has been a “big topic” for quite some time now. What does big data mean? What are the steps to utilizing big data effectively? Step 1: Find the right suite of data analytics products and services! Step 2: Learn to trust the data results.

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. Data philanthropy stands to be the most transformational advancement in solving social problems.

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

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. Lots more data, trends, and analysis in the complete report.

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How Data Intelligence is Accelerating Innovation for Social Good

Connection Cafe

At Blackbaud, where I serve as Chief Technology Officer, one of our core tenets has been to design an open, cloud-based software and data architecture. Internet of Things (IoT) technology is cheap, accessible, and can transform normal household items into network devices which generate data.

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Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index

AFP Blog

Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index : Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. This week, the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness.

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Higher Ed Trends and Learnings from the Experts at bbcon 2019

Connection Cafe

Industry Research & Trends . Eduventures, and Fred Weiss, chief research and data officer at Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). . Trends in Talent Management .

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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. Fundraisers will rightly expect to be able to capture and research donor prospect data with whatever device held in that moment.

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Being Open and Personal – Joining the Museum Trends of 2015

Connection Cafe

So when AAM and Blackbaud hosted Trends Watch 2015: Using Open Data and Personalization at Museums with Elizabeth Merritt , Michael Edson , and Stephen Watson , attending it was a definite no-brainer!

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2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. Ok, ok … that sounds a little bit like bragging, but I promise the report is worth the read.

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25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. Your organization has exclusive access to this data.

5 Foundation Trends That Will Continue in 2018

Connection Cafe

Foundations are now utilizing their data to help guide their strategy, increase their impact and continually measure their success and the success of their programs. Data and Analytics. We are continuing to see the need for data at all levels of the social good sector.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

TechImpact

The post Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General cloud cloud computing cloud technology data database fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTechCloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community.

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Data Appends: A Guide for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Data scientists and prospect researchers on the nonprofit payroll are working side by side to mine data within the nonprofit’s information system and create models that predict who is likely to give—and who is not. Top 20 Data Appends for Nonprofits.

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5 Things You Need to Know about Nonprofits + Big Data

EveryAction

To find out more about how nonprofits are using (or not using) their data to do more good, we asked over 460 nonprofit professionals about their habits, culture, and outlook on the state of data at their organizations. Most nonprofits are collecting data, few know what to do with it.

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5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond

TechImpact

Access Group’s Nonprofit Division comes together every year for an annual think tank to uncover what they believe will be key trends to be aware of in the upcoming years. Here are the 5 trends their focus group foresees as being markedly important in the coming years.

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Insights from Giving USA 2018: Charitable Giving Growth & Trends

Connection Cafe

The latest Giving USA report provides additional details about charitable giving and philanthropic trends. Yes, there are minor changes in the distribution from prior years but no dramatic changes in the data. Charitable Giving Continued to Grow in 2017.

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As we slide toward the end of 2018, there are five broader digital trends that we see affecting non-profits next year. With the right giving technologies collecting data on your donors, you’ll be able to make recommendations that are related to things they care about. By Ray Gary.

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

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. Lots more data, trends, and analysis in the complete report.

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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. Data-driven strategies and technologically minded approaches.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recent burnout research and trends reveal that work environments are becoming more overwhelming and complex. Just one example is that technology devices are putting our health data in our hands (or wrists) and allowing us to better partner with our doctors. Photo by Norbert Reimer.

Ask an Expert: Online Engagement Tool Trends + Advice

EveryAction

The sea of tech options for nonprofits is large and growing - what isn't is data-driven, expert advice on making tech decisions (as a CRM provider, we get it!). What are some trends you’ve observed in the ways nonprofits are (and aren’t) using technology to engage supporters? ".

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Non-Technology Trends for the CIO, 2014 Edition

Connection Cafe

Now is the time of year when blog editors worldwide ask their writers for predictions and trends for the coming year. So, I wanted to focus on the market trends and influences that will inform how nonprofits implement and leverage this technology. Who owns the data?

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New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!

SocialFish

It’s that time of year where everyone is talking about trends. Here is a roundup for you of those I consider to be most interesting, most accurate, or most data-driven – and read down to the bottom, where I list my five trends for the association industry.

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Announcing the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thank you for taking the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey! . Published in English, español, and français, the goal of the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey is to gain a better understanding of how donors worldwide prefer to give and engage with nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide.

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5 Technology Trends Of 2013 Nonprofits Should Care About

TechImpact

Gartner , a tech analyst firm, created a list of trending technology resources nonprofits and organizations are taking advantage of to make a greater impact using more robust resources, at a lower cost than traditional IT. Big Data. Image courtesy of Wisepreneur.

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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014

TechImpact

Here are 5 nonprofit tech trends to keep your eye on in 2014 according to BusinessWire. Because so much emphasis has been put on data collection since in-depth analytics became available, 2014 will likely be the best year for nonprofits to benefit from all this information gathering.

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Direct Marketing Trends You Won’t Read About in InStyle Magazine

Connection Cafe

I love fashion trends. However, despite my willingness to dive in and test out the latest trends, I still find myself reaching for the same jeans and black sweater. The same approach can be taken with nonprofit direct marketing fundraising trends.

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

Connection Cafe

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.

Are You Ready for Your Annual P2P Data Fix?

Connection Cafe

There are pages upon pages (43 to be exact) of data and insights to help you set goals and shape your fundraising strategy. Are you ready for your annual P2P data fix? Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising data p2p Peer to Peer Fundraising trendsRejoice!

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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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