Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report | Nonprofit.

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The coalition includes the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , GuideStar USA , the Foundation Center , the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics , the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Blackbaud. The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University surveyed relief agencies receiving funds and estimates a total of $1.8

Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com

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Other states are likely to follow, says Patrick Rooney, executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com : Potential donors in New Jersey and Washington state can already check out charities on their smartphones before they write checks.

Know Your Numbers: #GivingTuesday | Case Foundation

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Know Your Numbers: #GivingTuesday | Case Foundation : "So that’s why this year in celebration of #GivingTuesday, the Case Foundation is excited to partner with Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to support research efforts to identify outcomes from #GivingTuesday and its implications for overall donation trends.

Wild Apricot Blog : Online Donations: Survey Shows Potential for Growth

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6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

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Participants: Boston College, Dartmouth College, Indiana University, Marquette University, Oklahoma State University, and University of Colorado – Boulder.

Capitalizing on the Impulse to Give - Chronicle.com

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Capitalizing on the Impulse to Give - Chronicle.com: "Capitalizing on the Impulse to Give Nonprofit organizations started collecting donations online in earnest about six years ago, and the number of them reporting success has doubled since then, says a survey released today by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

eSchoolNews just did a very nice story about Bookshare.org and schools with quotes from teachers and Margaret Londergan at Indiana University. Bookshare.org is moving quickly to expand in serving the needs of students. Bookshare.org offers 17,000 royalty-free texts

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

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It is this idea that propels the work of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

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All of the following schools offer scholarships to recipients of the NCWIT award for aspirations in computing: University of California Berkeley. University of California Santa Cruz. University of Colorado at Boulder. University of Houston downtown. Purdue University.

How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

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You can use your phone to project everything from Pokemon to characters from the Harry Potter universe onto the world around you, or achieve the same thing with wearable devices like the Microsoft Hololens.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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Published by Indiana University. Published by Walden University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media.

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.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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Published by Georgetown University. Published by Indiana University. Published by Walden University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media.

5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

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The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6 2016 was a record-setting year for philanthropy, with Americans donating more than $373 billion and communities across the globe setting new standards for #GivingTuesday.

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Key Findings from Giving USA 2014 Report

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Giving USA is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the longest running, annual report on U.S. charitable giving and estimates sources of giving and amounts received by type of organization. Giving USA is published by the Giving USA Foundation and their report on 2013 giving trends is now available.

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Key Findings from Giving USA 2013 Report

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Giving USA is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the longest running, annual report on U.S. charitable giving and estimates sources of giving and amounts received by type of organization.

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Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by Indiana University. Published by Walden University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media.

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

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Karen serves on the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation board, and is an adjunct faculty member for Johns Hopkins University’s graduate certificate program, teaching philanthropy to aspiring nonprofit CEOs and board leaders.Connect with Karen on Twitter. .

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npNEXT 2013

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

International Women’s Day 2016: A Time to Reflect and to Act

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As the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Lily Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University tells us through its research, women are more likely to make charitable contributions, volunteer and influence giving in their families. Today, on International Women’s Day , I’m grateful, proud, realistic and hopeful.

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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Steve earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.

#shamelessplug: Take This Fundraising Survey!

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About the NRC The NRC and the 2012 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey is a joint project between The National Center for Charitable Statistics, The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Campbell Rinker, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, Convio, Blackbaud, and Giving USA Foundation.

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Tapping Giving USA Data for Year-Round Success

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That report card is called Giving USA , a public service initiative of The Giving Institute , produced each year with assistance from its research partner, the Lily Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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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. This post was originally featured on The Huffington Post: Impact. According to Giving USA, total charitable giving in the U.S. reached $373.25 billion in 2015, a 4.1%

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

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The authors, both from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, are Dr. Una Osili, Director of Research and Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies, and Andrea Pactor, MA, Associate Director, Women’s Philanthropy Institute.

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Great reads from around the web on January 24th

Amy Sample Ward

" 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. The study, released today by Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), provides the first detailed examination of the return on investment for donating merchandise as opposed to liquidating or destroying it."

Strengthen Fundraising Before the Next Recession

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I am by no means a financial genius. I confess that during the “Great Recession,” I kind of stopped looking at the statements from my retirement funds.

5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2011 Report

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The Giving USA 2011 report is out and the team at The Giving USA Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University have given plenty of data and statistics to sift through.

New Study: Donations Grow at Slow Pace

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At this rate, philanthropic giving would not recover until 2022, said Patrick Rooney, Executive Director of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, which coordinates the Giving USA study. Nonprofits raised $298.4 billion in 2011, according Giving USA, one of the largest studies conducted in the nonprofit sector. While $298.4 billion might seem like a lot of money, it’s only about 2% of the GDP.

Four Easy Ways to Land Corporate Donations

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Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found that, between 2000 and 2011, 60 percent of donations over $1 million went to organizations that were in the donor’s immediate geographic area. Robert Bellovin is a Media Relations Coordinator at Software Advice.

More Nonprofit Spending on Overhead is Needed | The SocialPath

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In a recent study by the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Urban Institute Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, titled the Nonprofit Overhead Cost Project , they concluded that nonprofits feel pressured to keep overhead costs down.

A Message from Your Donors: Wish You Were Here

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Adrian Sargent, Professor of Fundraising at Indiana University, describes the industry’s approach to donor retention by stating that while academic interest in the subject has been nil, even “practitioner interest in the topic has been scant.

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Giving USA Releases Report on 2011 Philanthropy

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The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2012: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2011.

Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work

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Hartsook professor of fundraising at Indiana University. This article originally ran in our Nonprofit Hub Magazine, a free bi-monthly magazine dedicated to providing focused content on a particular topic. In our January/February edition, we explored how to keep donors around all year.

Big Announcements. Big Innovation. Big Ideas| #bbcon Day 2

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Una Osili, one of three women on the Future of Your Donor panel, shared some of the latest research from Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on giving and the role of women and giving to programs supporting women and girls.

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Why Volunteering Needs to Be a Family Affair

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The study, a joint venture between Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Vanguard Charitable, tries to uncover how parents’ and grandparents’ patterns of giving affect their children’s charitable behavior.

Today’s Workforce: Millennials + Boomers = Learning for All

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Some are opting to attend colleges that provide social good programs or degrees in philanthropy (like the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy ) so they will be prepared for this path. Back when I was in school, we always used to call the work world “real life.” ” After school, we would enter “real life,” get a job, get a car, do what grown ups did.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

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Derrick is on the Leadership Faculty of the Points of Light Corporate Institute and a guest lecturer at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. He received his BA from the University of Nebraska and his MBA from the University of Texas.

What happened to the FUN in Fundraising?

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in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and a M.P.A. in nonprofit management and policy analysis from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. posted by. Lindsay Walker.

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

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Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2 million views online and he is the keynote speaker at NTEN’s upcoming 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference.

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Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

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In fact, some participants in the group mentioned using MBA students from local universities to assist with data collection. Become Someone’s Homework: If you have a college or university in your town, why not become someone’s homework?

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Six Ways to Influence Donors with Brain Science

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One interesting study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University found that potential donors take action when they hear why their peers gave, and they gave more when they were told what dollar amount their peers gave.

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BIGGER! BETTER! FASTER! CHEAPER!

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The executive director of the IU Center and a colleague in the world of nonprofit and philanthropy research, Dr. Patrick Rooney nailed the issue by describing his experience with what many stakeholders want from university research centers. posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D.