Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

NTEN

The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. I want to provide some updated findings for the entire year, as well as discuss the importance of online donations to support the Haiti earthquake relief efforts. Year End Online Giving Trends.

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Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

NTEN

The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. I want to provide some updated findings for the entire year, as well as discuss the importance of online donations to support the Haiti earthquake relief efforts. Year End Online Giving Trends.

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5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good

AFP Blog

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good: "ocial media has had a profound effect on the way social good organizations approach global problems. From the Red Cross, which used text messages to raise $5 million in relief funds for Haiti, to organizations like micro-lender Kiva, which wouldn’t even exist without the concept of social networking, altruistic organizations and individuals are finding

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What's Different One Year After Haiti? | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What’s Different One Year After Haiti? The earthquake occurred at 4:53pm EST and the epicenter was 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Showing Fundraising to Outcomes Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) raised over $68 million in the US to support their important work in Haiti.

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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. The 2010 Online Giving 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.

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Online Giving and Rapid Response Trends

NetWits

The recent Haiti earthquake disaster has once again brought to the forefront the role that new giving channels play in helping those most affected. The combination of online giving and mobile giving were the first response channels of choice by donors. I will save the pros and cons of mobile giving for another blog post

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

How important is it for them to understand and keep up with the new trends in technology? To answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011.

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Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud Index for November 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 18th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector.

3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 3 Nonprofit Predictions for 2011 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 10th, 2011 Philanthropy Journal has published three of my nonprofit predictions for 2011.

Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

Everyaction

World Central Kitchen was founded by chef and activist José Andres in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, our founder José felt compelled by the news and flew down. One of our first programs is our culinary school in Port-Au-Prince, which helps train aspiring chefs from Haiti and give them the skills they need to obtain jobs in Haiti’s growing tourism industry.

How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving?

NonProfit Trends

The year-over-year growth was in large part due to the tremendous amount of online giving towards the Haiti Earthquake. Online fundraising during a disaster can be 3x to 4x normal trends and the vast majority of giving happens in just a few days. How is online giving trending right now?

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Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

12 Digital Fundraising Trends for 2012 – "Back at the start of January I set myself the target of publishing twelve posts on trends I think are going to prove important to digital fundraisers this year – both as a means of kick-starting my own thinking after the holiday season and to help inform your planning considerations at this key time in the year." " Check out the 12 Trends, from Personalized Video Thanking to Ebooks to Digital Fundraising Staffing!

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Blackbaud Index for April 2011

NonProfit Trends

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. Overall Fundraising Trends. Online Fundraising Trends.

Hot Off The Presses: Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study

Connection Cafe

This year’s report looks at online trends for nearly 600 Convio clients across 16 verticals (like Animal Welfare, Arts & Humanities, etc.), but it's also representative of online trends across the nonprofit sector. What about Haiti relief? Giving around Haiti relief efforts accounted for approximately 20 percent (or $250 million) of the $1.3 Independent of the Haiti event, however, Disaster & Relief still grew at a healthy 23 percent from 2009 to 2010.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends. Earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and New Zealand along with floods and landslides in other parts of the world drove donors to give online.

Blog Picks of the Week

Frogloop

Ed Norton Talks Social Fundraising, Crowdrise, and Hope for Haiti. In the video interview, Norton highlights the Hope for Haiti campaign , as an example of a creative campaign that asked their existing supporters to fundraise for their organization.

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2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics

Frogloop

This is an important trend to note because over the past few years, the open rates were declining. Marketing Research Mobile Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Online Marketing Technology Trends

Social Media: A Bubble About to Burst

Frogloop

The American Red Cross reached tons of people on Twitter and Facebook after the tragic earthquake hit Haiti and raised a historical amount of money via texting to donate campaigns. Online Fundraising Online Marketing Online Organizing Social Networking TrendsAre your nonprofit staffers addicted to social media?

Award Winning Combinations for Social Change

Frogloop

And so when I saw [the earthquake] hit Haiti, I knew that the status quo was going to be this lumbering response and I said, 'well, why can't I fix that?'", said Wood, Team Rubicon. Nonprofit Events Trends Volunteering

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Blackbaud Index for February 2011

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud Index for February 2011 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on April 15th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. This trend is based on $221 million in 12-month revenue from 163 organizations.

eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Latest Metrics for Advocacy, Fundraising and Social Media

Frogloop

The study said that the International sector drove this growth, which experienced a 163% increase in donations spurred by disasters such as the earthquake in Haiti and the flooding in Pakistan. E-newsletters Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Do you know the average click-through and open rates on action alerts and fundraising appeals across the nonprofit sector? Are enewsletters still worth your organization’s time?

So you want to start a do-good business? Avoid this dangerous trap.

Frogloop

The design students turned entrepreneurs invented the solar-powered, waterproof lantern with a mission: to help people through power outages after major disasters, like the Haiti earthquake. Great outcomes like this help fuel the do-good business trend.

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New Mobile Giving Facts You Must Know

TechImpact

Naturally, the nonprofit sector is looking at this trend and searching for the most effective way to leverage the power of the new technology to aid fundraising and volunteer recruitment efforts. Mobile giving wants to trend up. Image courtesy of iThemes.com.

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7 Reasons Nonprofits Need iPads

Influence

Who could have predicted that one of the most popular iPhone applications would be one that turns the phone into a flute , or that a first-aid app would save the life of man trapped in the rubble in Haiti? Tags: Influence Internet Strategy Tips & Trends

Social Media for Social Good: An Infographic

Idealware

In our new infographic, Social Media for Social Good, we profile several successful grassroots and nonprofit campaigns, explain tactics that increase the impact of a message, and explore emerging trends in charitable giving and volunteering.

Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 15th, 2011 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving have been updated to show results for the 3 months ending January 2011 through the same period in 2010. This is the first time that the indices have included fundraising data related to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Great reads from around the web on August 16th

Amy Sample Ward

Blog | design mind – "Openness is the mega-trend for innovation in the 21st century, and it remains the topic du jour for businesses of all kinds. In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status | Beth’s Blog – "In January, after the Haiti Earthquake struck, if you were participating on social networks, you couldn’t help but notice the many, many Tweets and Facebook status messages about the Haiti Earthquake.

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Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I’ll review some new green IT developments like how nonprofit solar electricity is thriving in Haiti. Green IT: Glad Tidings from Haiti.

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The End of the Beginning of Online Giving

Connection Cafe

That might seem low, but it’s actually on track with other online trends. SMS text-to-give in the United States experienced a major spike following the Haiti Earthquake in 2010 but has never achieved inflated expectations.

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Spring Ahead, Fundraising Look Back

Frogloop

Haiti-related giving had a big impact on online giving trends. I can't believe it's almost March. We actually had a taste of spring last Friday when the temperature in DC rose to 73 degrees!

2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Day 2

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – Day 2 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 18th, 2011 Day 2 of NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #NTC ) in Washington, DC is when things really kick into high gear. Tags: Big Ideas , Nonprofit Trends , nptech , NTEN , Online Giving , Social Media , Web 2.0

Nonprofit 2.0 Reflections: Sharing Practices Around Listening and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She shared some insights about the Red Cross’s social media work leading up to Haiti. She made great points about what they had in place the day before the earthquake in Haiti struck: Robust listening program where staff skims and responds.

Reach Out and Charge Someone

Connection Cafe

As we all know, text-to-give has proven successful(ish), especially around disaster relief like last year’s Haiti earthquake. What’s the next mobile trend to consider? Author: Noel Beebe. Remember the movie Back to the Future II , where Marty McFly travels to the future in a flying Delorean? My eleven-year-old self was convinced that we would all be flying in cars and eating re-hydrated pizza by the year 2015.

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Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

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.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

I remember the chair I was sitting in when I first scrolled through my Twitter feed and learned of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Suddenly, it was odd to see a single update that wasn’t related to Haiti. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet.

How Nonprofits Can Avoid Online Credit Card Fraud | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking How Nonprofits Can Avoid Online Credit Card Fraud Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on January 20th, 2011 Nonprofit organizations are a big target for online credit card fraud.

Get a Special Rate on the 2nd International Fundraising Conference

NTEN

Sessions include: Haiti: How to Raise a Billion Dollars. Trends in Online Fundraising: What We Can Learn From the Data . The 2nd Annual International Fundraising eConference is coming up May 11-13, and simply because you're reading this blog, you qualify for 25% off.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

The same kind of democratizing, collaborative, open source/open content trend that has swept through nonprofit technology now is gathering momentum in local, state and even national government. trend represents a desire for transparency around that government policy research. Meanwhile, social sector advocates and activists have learned a lot about mining data to assess trends, correlate results with demographic and other community factors, and press for results and changes.

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It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)

NTEN

Another great resource is Blackbaud' s Index of Online Giving , which holds information on online revenue trends for over 1700 nonprofits. A recap of fundraising resources of the first 2/3 of 2010 wouldn't be complete without some discussion of the incredible work that the Red Cross did using mobile and social media to raise funds and awareness about the disaster in Haiti.

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Online Engagement and Giving: Making the Most of Real Numbers

NTEN

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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Consumer Attitudes Toward Mobile Giving

NTEN

Early last year, mobile giving evolved from an emerging technology to mainstream awareness with Haiti earthquake relief, raising approximately $45 million for victims of that natural disaster. David Farnes is Vice President, Industry and Regulatory Affairs, at the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making Philanthropy a Lifestyle, 365.

ASU Lodestar Center

For example, I think it's important to donate to Japan and Haiti and other places that have suffered from natural disasters. If we make it a trend to donate a little bit of money to a different cause every day, or even a different cause every week, it will certainly become a trend that will be followed by our future, today's youth (what could be more valuable?).

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5 Questions: How to Make the Most of a Crisis Situation with Cross Channel Integration (Part 1)

NTEN

What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Between Barack Obama’s much discussed use of texting to mobilize supporters during the campaign to the most recent successes charitable organizations had in raising money via “text to donate” campaigns after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, text messaging is now seen as the “new” must have in any marketing plan for nonprofits.