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

Charity Navigator

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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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


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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?

Charity Navigator

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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!


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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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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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 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 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.

Why Your Donor Will Give Again

NonProfit PRO

“I don’t understand why the donor stopped giving,” the major gift officer (MGO) said. They seemed so interested in what I had proposed last year. They gave and they have been silent ever since.” Stop and analyze each part of this statement. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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Book Review of Erica Waasdorp’s ‘Monthly Giving Made Easy’

NonProfit PRO

At first, I thought that Erica’s approach to monthly giving sounded too good to be true. But after the two webinars, several delightful conversations and reading her new book, "Monthly Giving Made Easy," I’m convinced that it definitely is that good and that easy! Monthly Giving

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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Monthly Giving Will Grow in Popularity in the Post-Pandemic Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Monthly Giving VolunteersRecently, I read "The Post-Pandemic Nonprofit: 12 Disruptive Trends Your Nonprofit Must Master" by Jeremy Reis. I like how Jeremy broke up the book by: who we are, how we operate, how we grow and where do we go from here?

The Big Winner in Biden’s Tax Proposal: Nonprofits With Planned Giving Programs

NonProfit PRO

The Biden administration has been pitching the President’s new tax plan as a boon for nonprofits — since it is likely to inspire wealthy Americans to give more of their assets to charity to offset their tax bills. Planned Giving Capital-gains taxes Planned-giving Tax Proposal

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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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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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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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

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.

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.

The growing giving circle movement: What it is and how you can get involved

Charity Navigator

In addition to all of these, your desire may be strong to find more meaningful ways to give back in your own community. giving circles Grapevine MacKenzie Scott Philanthropy Vocal Minority

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.

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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State of Salesforce Findings: Online Giving in the Nonprofit Sector

Cloud 4 Good

In this blog, we’ll dissect our report and pull out the most pertinent findings related to online giving and?digital For so many, online giving evolved greatly within a truncated period due to COVID and Salesforce being there to help support this evolution.

How To Give Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entrepreneur magazine's February 2012 issue offered these great, timeless tips on how to give praise : Praise followed by criticism is not praise. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Giving Praise Leadership Praise

Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveal how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Nonprofits Using Qgiv Exceed Giving USA National Fundraising Trends


Data released in the Giving USA 2021 Annual Report shows that Qgiv clients raised more than their peers in several key sectors and in overall dollar amounts raised! Giving USA’s annual report compiles data from the previous year, 2020, to see how nonprofits fared.

Did foundation giving and payout shift in 2020? 


Every year, Candid conducts the Foundation Giving Forecast Survey, asking large U.S. foundations to share information about their philanthropic giving over the last two years as well as their plans for the year ahead. FY 2020 giving . Looking ahead: FY 2021 giving .

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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Does the Peanut Butter or Jelly Come First in Monthly Giving?

NonProfit PRO

Monthly GivingAs someone who’s been working with and on monthly donor programs for almost 30 years now, the order of operations comes up a lot. It often creates a pause or a stop in the growth of monthly donors.

10 Reasons Donors Give Up on Giving

Greater Giving

Next look at their history of giving prior to that point and then ask what events connect those dates. The top ten reasons donors stop giving to nonprofits really fall into just two categories. The post 10 Reasons Donors Give Up on Giving appeared first on Greater Giving Blog.

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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

[FREE WEBINAR] Giving Tuesday & Welcome Wednesday: Tips, Strategies, and Templates to Help You Gain & Retain Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year, 27 million adults participated in Giving Tuesday, and this year, so many more will be seeking ways to contribute to the good that has been getting us through this challenging year. Topics include: Discover the impact of Giving Tuesday as a global day of 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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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

Wild Apricot

Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples. year-end-giving-campaign year-end-giving

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Tips for individual giving in uncertain times


Pop quiz: Historically, what has been the biggest source of private giving in the United States? A recent study by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project finds that charitable giving grew 10.6 They are your new and greatest fans, and the potential for them to give more is strong.

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3 Ways to Spotlight Your Monthly Giving Program on #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This post is part of Your #GivingTuesday Game Plan , a new nonprofit resource hub by DonorPerfect that offers interactive Giving Tuesday communication templates that you can fill in and integrate into your campaign. A monthly giving program is the most effective and effortless way to retain #GivingTuesday donor support beyond the 24-hour social media buzz. 3 Ways To Promote Monthly Giving On Giving Tuesday . Give here:

The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

Wild Apricot

Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples

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