Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

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Giving USA is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Giving by foundations, which includes grants made by independent, community, and operating foundations, grew from 15% to 16% percent of all gifts made in 2015. Macroeconomic Trends.

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npNEXT 2013

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npNEXT was an experimental event to bring together experts and fundraising leaders from across the nonprofit sector to discuss emerging trends and next practices. Director of Research | Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Million Dollar Gifts and Donor Loyalty.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

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" Women Give 2010 | Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University – "Women at virtually every income level are more likely to give to charity and to give more money on average than their male counterparts, after controlling for education, income and other factors that influence giving, new research from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University finds.

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 29th, 2010 The Nonprofit Research Collaborative released its first report today. Disaster Giving Trends 7% of organizations received contributions for the Haitian earthquake relief, and 3% received donations for Pakistan flood relief.

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

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Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1]. Do keep in mind that this analysis will share aggregate data trends only.

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

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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.

Great reads from around the web on January 24th

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Besides average gift amount, what might we expect?" " 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. roundup 2012 book bookmarks casestudies csr email giving list metrics nptech nten philanthropy planning postalicious products research resources review roi strategicplanning strategy trends

Giving USA 2011 Report

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The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2010. billion in grants and gifts made by corporate foundations to recipient organizations and individuals.

High Net-Worth Individuals: Your Joyful, Generous and Inspired Donors

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In a 2010 study by Indiana University and Bank of America, HNWI donors reported giving on average $35,000 a year when not engaged and $124,000 when engaged. Engaging HNWI in thoughtful, meaningful and productive ways resulting in them being “All In” garners mega gifts.

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The One-Size-Fits-All Donor Model Is so Last Century

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These high-level discussions focused on key thought leadership topics and trends shaping the industry. Adapting strategies to include women in the campaign leadership cabinet and to develop initiatives that will appeal to women will generate good will and good gifts from them.

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Little Giants, Big Money: Lessons in Social Media Fundraising From a Liberal Arts College

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Indiana’s Wabash College flies under a lot of peoples’ radars. By the end of 24 hours, Wabash had reached 2,329 gifts and raised over $465,421. They averaged 2 gifts per minute and $199.84 per gift. The #Wabash430 hashtag was trending in the Indianapolis area and snagged 694 unique mentions throughout the day. I should know, because I chose to attend there despite living 600 miles away in Nebraska.

A Tale of Two Angels

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We celebrate the notion that nothing is as powerful as a great idea when put in the hands of a bold entrepreneur, and the lionization of entrepreneurs is a trend. Sheldon is an amazing guy: a Silicon Valley serial inventor and entrepreneur who’s known as the Indiana Jones of geophysics. At my first meeting with this donor and Robert, Benetech received an incredible unrestricted one million dollar gift.

A Fundraising Cliff? What does the data say?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the past few months I’ve been asked a lot of questions about giving trends: What explains the flat trend in overall fundraising? But the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University says we are experiencing the second slowest recovery since 1971.

Online Engagement and Giving: Making the Most of Real Numbers

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While system data and trends show online giving is growing, consumer research reinforces the need for nonprofits to focus on how they integrate online and other technology into their marketing and development programs – not just for today, but for the future. . Some of the key trends supporting rapid adoption of technology by nonprofits are: 1) Online lifestyle, behavior and giving of consumers and donors leading to success. Alan Cooke, Convio.

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