2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns


With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Their header clearly states and quantifies the impact that Giving Tuesday donations will have, and a goal thermometer displayed underneath allows donors to see how their participation will bolster the campaign’s progress. giving tuesday #givingtuesday

Giving Circles: A new and easy way to discover and join global communities of giving

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There are over 2,000 giving circles and growing around the world that have engaged at least 150,000 people and given away as much as $1.29 Never heard of a giving circle ? However, until now, there wasn’t one place for people to search and discover these giving communities.

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15+ Giving Tuesday Campaign Ideas (and Expert Tips) for 2021


Despite increasing commercialism, the holidays traditionally get people thinking about ways they can give—whether they’re wrapping gifts for loved ones or donating time and money to a cause they care about. When is Giving Tuesday 2021? Giving Tuesday FAQs. What is Giving Tuesday?

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Giving Beyond Giving Tuesday

Givinga Blog

Generosity is magnified and celebrated by millions of people across the world on Giving Tuesday (December 1 st this year). But why limit the attention on giving to just one day each year? Think Giving Tuesday every day – and now you’re talking about something spectacular.”.

Why Give Black?

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A recent survey reports that 25 percent of donors say they’ll give even more this year. Black history Black History Month Black-founded nonprofits civil rights civil rights movement George Floyd give black Give Blck human rights Philanthropy

Who Are the Quiet Leaders in Sustainer Giving?

NonProfit PRO

But yet, most public TV and radio stations are leading the pact when it comes to sustainer giving. Monthly Giving Recurring DonationsWhat’s the first nonprofit you think of with a huge sustainer program? Did you guess your local public broadcasting station? Probably not.

5 Online Strategies to Encourage Recurring Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To address this, our team studied the campaigns of our top recurring giving customers within the MobileCause platform to identify some best practices and strategies. Take a look at some of the examples and strategies below for ideas for your own recurring giving campaigns.

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday 2021

Cloud 4 Good

Giving Tuesday 2021 is just 60 days away, but don’t stress, if you haven’t started planning yet, you still have time. When is Giving Tuesday 2021? However, 2020 also marked one of the most successful Giving Tuesdays in its 9-year history. Planning Your Giving Tuesday Campaign.

Intentional Giving Strategies: Make a Plan for Your Holiday Giving

Charity Navigator

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University reported on the findings of the Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy , which showed that individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $471.44 Giving by individuals increased by 2.2%

Don’t Ever Give Up on Monthly Giving Programs!

NonProfit PRO

But those are also oh so true when it comes to monthly giving. Monthly Giving Recurring DonationsThe theme of the exhibits at the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center focused on several wonderful motivational messages, which helped to motivate the Wright brothers.

Giving Tuesday 2021: Your Top Questions, Answered


Giving Tuesday 2021 is right around the corner. To help you capitalize on the biggest donation day of the year, we’re answering top questions from nonprofits that are zeroing in on the year-end giving season. billion on Giving Tuesday 2020 in the U.S

Analyzing MacKenzie Scott's Giving: Observations and Hopes

Charity Navigator

From what we could glean from Scott’s posts about her giving, these were unrestricted funds — a surprise for some considering the affinity many funders and grantors have historically had toward restricted funding prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mackenzie’s Scott giving wasn’t random.

Giving Tuesday!


Make a difference and give today. Yes, during a pandemic it's hard to take the time. But perhaps now is the best time. And if you're reading this after Tuesday--so what? To whom?

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2021 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising and social media awareness campaigns. 30: Giving Tuesday — #GivingTuesday.

Giving Tuesday Prep Guide

NonProfit PRO

billion was raised on Giving Tuesday in 2020, and it’s poised to be the biggest yet in 2021. Download the Ultimate Giving Tuesday Prep Guide to make this year your nonprofit’s best yet Are you ready?

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What’s New in Year-End Giving?

NonProfit PRO

Engaging new realities can significantly increase your year-end giving drive. While the fundamentals of year-end giving still apply, 2021 also brings us three unique approaches on which you can capitalize, literally.

When and How to Follow Up With Giving Tuesday Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Did you know that 63% of Giving Tuesday donors only give on Giving Tuesday ? What if you could convert those one-time donors into engaged supporters that give again? That process begins on Welcome Wednesday, the day after Giving Tuesday.

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Charitable giving grew 5.1 percent in 2020, ‘Giving USA’ finds


Total charitable giving grew 5.1 percent, adjusted for inflation), the latest edition of the Giving USA report finds. According to the report, giving by individuals in 2020 totaled a record $324.1 Giving by foundations jumped 17 percent (15.6

Giving Circles: A nonprofit's new way to create community and engagement around giving

Charity Navigator

That means that less than half of all donors decided to give again during the year. The growing giving circle movement is engaging 150,000 members in the U.S. , So how can nonprofits use the power of these giving communities to support their nonprofits?

Encourage Recurring Giving: 3 Simple Digital Strategies


The average recurring donor gives an astounding 42% more per year than one-time donors. So how can you best share this valuable giving opportunity? Plus, there are plenty of tools available to simplify the management of recurring giving.

Encourage Donors to Give More Through Layering

NonProfit PRO

Annual Campaigns Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts Planned GivingIf you can build trust, plus expand a personal relationship with a donor while also having the knowledge of their gift capacity and areas of interest, a possible layering can occur.

Why Recurring Giving Leads to Better Donor Retention

NonProfit PRO

One reason was that many organizations put a hold on asking for contributions in the first half of the year because they worried about donors not giving. Monthly Giving RetentionIf you look at the most recent statistics on donor retention, the year 2020 was not great.

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. Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report summarizes donor data across six continents about how online and mobile technology effects giving. 57% of religious giving in Asia is online.

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Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize Tribute Giving in Your Fundraising Strategy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Denise Dunbar , a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause , where she helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies. This will provide donors the option to give a tribute in honor of loved ones consistently.

Sustainer Giving Is Not the Latest Shiny New Thing

NonProfit PRO

Sustainer giving is not the latest shiny new thing. Instead, it should already be part of your fundraising strategy as it will permeate all your giving and all levels of donors. Monthly Giving

What’s in My Mailbox | Bethany’s Monthly Giving Invitation

Pamela Grow

When JodiJoy O’Keefe decided to introduce a monthly giving program at her organization, Bethany Health Care , she did it by way of an invitation. Here’s what I love about this monthly giving ask: Specific ask amounts paint a clear picture of what the donor is funding.

Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Fanny Villiers , Directora General of Donadora – an official partner of the Global Trends in Giving Report ( en español ). How has this impacted individual giving to NGOs in Mexico? Is online giving growing rapidly as well? Online giving is growing as fast as e-commerce. Since Millennials and Gen Z are a growing proportion of the giving population, mistrust in online payments is decreasing. 33% are enrolled in a monthly giving program. ?

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Answers to the Top 13 Questions Nonprofits Have About Giving Tuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jess Woloszyn , Content Specialist at Classy.org – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Giving Tuesday 2021 is right around the corner.

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. In the local context, Kenyan’s give an extremely high proportion of their earnings as donations (cc. However, this type of community giving (known as Harambee in Kiswahili) usually goes towards individuals rather than organisations, common examples include medical bills, funeral costs & weddings. Research Giving Report

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Giving USA 2021 Report: Charitable Giving Trends


Looking for more in-depth analysis of the Giving USA data and how COVID-19 has changed giving? The research in the annual report estimates all giving to charitable organizations across the United States. 2020 Giving Stats. Changes in giving by source (in current dollars).

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What’s the Most Common Monthly Giving Program Mistake?

NonProfit PRO

I was looking back at some questions posed in a webinar I presented recently, and this was one of them: “What’s the most common mistake you see is made when it comes to monthly giving?” Monthly Giving

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. For the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report, we are seeking partners that are nonprofit organizations, service providers, and/or media outlets who are willing to promote the online survey via email and on social media. Giving Report Research

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6 Reasons Why People Do Not Give to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

7,106 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. Here are six reasons why: 1) 43% responded that they do not give to charity because they do not have the financial resources. That said, those that do not give money to charity, do participate in civic life and are involved in charitable programs – just not as much as donors. Research Giving Report

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Best Practices for Giving Tuesday Nonprofit Fundraising


The importance of Giving Tuesday to nonprofit fundraising cannot be overstated. For some organizations, Giving Tuesday donations can represent as much as 20% of their annual revenue. This year, Giving Tuesday has set an ambitious goal of helping nonprofits raise $3.4

What Writing a Book About Monthly Giving Has Taught Me

NonProfit PRO

Much has changed since Harvey McKinnon wrote the book "Hidden Gold" in 1999 and since I wrote "Monthly Giving. Monthly GivingThe Sleeping Giant" in 2012. Much more emphasis on social media. Much more use of email. Much more in paid digital approaches.

A Nonprofit’s Quick Guide to Mobile Giving Campaigns

Charity Navigator

To nonprofit fundraising professionals, these numbers mean one thing: without a strategy for mobile giving, you’re missing out on a major fundraising opportunity. digital fundraising donately Fundraising fundraising campaign mobile fundraising mobile giving

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. 1: Giving Tuesday — #GivingTuesday. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar.

Marketing Your Monthly Giving Program: 6 Tips for Increased Retention


Ongoing cultivation is crucial to any fundraising initiative and monthly giving is no different. That’s why marketing your monthly giving program is all about creating a story together. DonorPerfect Fundraising Software Featured Monthly Giving Nonprofit Technology

Getting Forward to Normal: A Bump in the Road for Monthly Giving

NonProfit PRO

For the past decade, only two things were certain every year: The Detroit Lions (my wife's favorite team) were not going to win a playoff game and digital monthly giving was going to increase by more than digital one-time giving. Monthly Giving

Q&A: Discussing the Rise of Black Giving Circles

NonProfit PRO

While not discounting the importance of individual giving, if multiple individuals with similar philanthropic goals pool their money together, they can make a bigger difference in their preferred cause. Individual Giving MulticulturalNonprofits insist every dollar counts, and that's true, but they're looking at the big picture. When all those dollars are combined, they can make a big impact with those collective dollars. The same is true on the donor side.

The Spirit of Giving Time, Talent and Treasure

NonProfit PRO

The spirit of giving time, talent and treasure is important to the long-term success of nonprofits. Happy volunteers and donors will encourage others to follow suit. Fundraiser Education

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10 Creative Giving Tuesday Ideas 2021


Are you stuck on Giving Tuesday ideas? Maybe you’re even a little bit confused as to what exactly Giving Tuesday is and how your nonprofit can benefit from it? Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving, powered by social media, collaboration, and campaigning.

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Quick Favor Please! Take the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey is now live and available in seven languages! The survey is anonymous and your participation will help provide charitable giving benchmarks for nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. Fundraising Giving Report Research Social Media

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