5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

Connection Cafe

Here are five trends to look out for – and tips for how your organization can leverage them. Seeking out partnerships that involve an employee giving and matching component doesn’t only lead to more dollars—it helps nonprofits cultivate new donors and raise awareness about their causes.

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2014 Mid-Year Fundraising Trends

Connection Cafe

Using data from The Blackbaud Index , we are able to provide the first insights into fundraising trends for the first six months of 2014 compared to 2013. The Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report provides insights into fundraising trends on an annual basis. Overall Giving Trends.

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8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

And somehow, you’re able to manage all of the money your organization raises each year without missing a beat. We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead.

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Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

Connection Cafe

According to the 2015 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Benchmark Study , 5K events are struggling to recruit participants and raise funds. 5Ks have been historically difficult to raise funds through, but they seem to be having a particularly tough go of it lately.

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2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today


We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. Ok, ok … that sounds a little bit like bragging, but I promise the report is worth the read.

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6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017

Connection Cafe

Here are the top 6 trends that will impact the social good sector in 2017: 1. Nonprofit Fundraising AI Artificial Intelligence best practices big data csr data grassroots organizing Human social responsibility Nonprofit Trends Outcomes SDGs Social Media

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How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving? Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : One of the most common questions that I get is how much money is raised through online giving. The answer leads into plenty more questions about who, what, when, when, and why online fundraising continues to grow. The good news is that we can now answer most of these questions.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Date: February 19, 2019.

Non-Technology Trends for the CIO, 2014 Edition

Connection Cafe

Now is the time of year when blog editors worldwide ask their writers for predictions and trends for the coming year. So, I wanted to focus on the market trends and influences that will inform how nonprofits implement and leverage this technology.

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The Ever-Growing Trend of Giving Days

NonProfit Hub

Just weeks before, my hometown of Hastings, Nebraska (population 25,000) raised nearly $500,000 in one day. In fact, New York City’s #NYGivesDay raised $15.7 The post The Ever-Growing Trend of Giving Days appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Nonprofit Hub’s hometown, Lincoln, Nebraska, just had a record-breaking giving day bringing in $4.6 million to the nonprofit community.

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Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

Connection Cafe

I recently had the privilege of hosting a panel discussion with Sue Cunningham, President of Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and James Wiley, Principal Analyst for Technology at Eduventures, about 2017 charitable giving performance and trends for higher education.

25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6,057 donors completed the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey and based on their responses, the donor community worldwide is made up of primarily women (65%) who have a liberal ideology (53%) , characterize themselves as religious (72%), and give between ($101-$1,000 USD) annually (43%).

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5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019


Here are five corporate giving trends to watch in 2019 and how they’ll affect your business, employees, and consumers. Facebook’s “Donate Your Birthday” has raised over $300 million² and a whopping 62 percent of donors who give to crowdfunding campaigns are new to crowdfunding.³.

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Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates


This follows a recent trend that email click-through rates have declined across all industries. The study advises that “addressing email engagement should be a top priority for anyone involved in raising money and driving advocacy online in 2013.”.

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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 ). 3) What is the greatest obstacle that NGOs in Mexico need to overcome in order to raise more money online?

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Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?


Does senior leadership at your organization ask “why can’t we raise money on social media? They raised millions of dollars. Second, the majority of nonprofits have not raised a dime on social media. And just 1% raised between $25K and $100K.

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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. By establishing trust, M-Changa can assist NGOs in Kenya to raise more funds and therefore achieve more.

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Web Design Trends: Layouts

Beaconfire Wire

This is the first in a series of posts about digital design trends based on Steve’s South by Southwest 2015 workshop, UI Patterns: Then and Now. . The rise of mobile devices and other prevailing trends have had a profound impact on the way we design digital experiences.

Independent Fundraising Event Trends


Independent fundraising events (IFE) are activities designed and run by volunteers to raise money on behalf of a specific nonprofit organization. You can download a copy of "Raising More Money Online with Independent Fundraising Events" and register for a free webinar on February 3rd at 2pm EDT

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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and creating social change. The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine.

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Raising Money Equals Better Looking

Connection Cafe

Raising more money makes you better looking. Having a pulse on the current giving environment is critical for any nonprofit organization that is looking to raise more money and spend less money doing so. We recently released our most up-to-date Atlas of Giving report that takes a look at current giving trends to provide guidance for nonprofits on what to expect (and not to expect) as we finish out 2011 and roll into 2012. Author: Guest Blogger.

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Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics


Both the three Cs and the three Ps are influenced by corporate philanthropy, a trend that will escalate in 2019 as workplace giving becomes an even more important business driver. The post Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics appeared first on Givinga Blog.

How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving?

NonProfit Trends

One of the most common questions that I get is how much money is raised through online giving. Here are some important questions, answers, facts and figures about online giving: How much money is raised through online giving? Which nonprofit organizations raise the most money online?

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2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Learn much more about what separates effective and ineffective nonprofit communicators by downloading your free copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?


Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks? Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

Nonprofit Communication Trends to Expect in 2015


According to the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , by NonprofitMarketingGuide.com, nonprofits are becoming more confident and more intentional about reaching out to target audiences, raising money, and retaining donors through engagement.

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Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016


What are the trends that are going to impact your nonprofit in 2016? Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016. I used to dismiss any efforts to raise money via social media, but I’m officially converted. And it can raise significant money too. nonprofit trends

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How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day


Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. Giving Day’s) like those held in Minnesota, Colorado, Pittsburgh, Ohio and Texas have raised tens of millions of dollars and generated significant publicity for their nonprofit communities. 1,886,434 dollars raised.

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Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While we’re excited by new trends in donor activity, that I’ll outline below, we also want to make sure that community foundations find ways to make these campaigns sustainable for themselves. The Community Foundation Boulder County did – and raised $43,600 through 201 donations.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report


The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. Having shared and discussed this year’s Benchmarks Report with many of our partners, here’s twelve key trends that have resonated strongly within the EveryAction community. There is a lot of learning and experimenting going on in digital fundraising, which is fueling new innovations in how to raise money across the whole spectrum of digital channels.

Top 2015 Tech Trends

Tech Soup Blog

It's fun to compare against TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions from the start of the year and Capterra's Biggest Nonprofit Technology Trends of 2015 from March. Smartphone screens continued to get bigger, but how long can that trend last?

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Will Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media in 2013?


As you have probably experienced yourself, raising money for your nonprofit campaign on social media is like pulling teeth. About 2% of nonprofits raised between $1 and $1,000. ” Metrics Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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How Sierra Club Used Text Messaging to Raise Smog Awareness

Mobile Commons

Take advantage of current events in order to promote awareness of your organization: Just as the Sierra Club capitalized on World Asthma Day and Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, you may be able to capitalize on relevant trends by tying your message into another event.

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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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The acquisition empowers EveryAction’s clients to raise more money and furthers EveryAction’s strategy of bringing innovation in revenue generation to its SaaS products. “We DonorTrends uses actionable data and analytics to empower nonprofits to raise more money and retain more donors.

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CrowdRise Holiday Challenge Expects to Raise Over $1M for Charity


While your nonprofit may be in the final sprint of planning its year-end fundraising campaigns, you may want to carve out extra time raising even more money by participating in the 3 rd annual Crowdrise Holiday Challenge. Nonprofit Events Online Fundraising Trends

Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

Connection Cafe

He has helped raise over a billion dollars for his clients. In a major study of more than 800 Canadian donors that we at hjc recently completed with Blackbaud , Edge Research , and Sea Change Strategies , two big trends stood out: mobile fundraising and crowdfunding.

How Community Engagement Helped DC Area Nonprofits Raise $2M


Last week, I had the privilege to serve as General Manager of Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington , an online fundraising event that raised $2 million for 1200 local nonprofits from almost 18,000 donors. Nonprofit Events Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.

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'Naive' Twitter pledge leads to UK lawmaker donating $21,150 to charity | Digital Trends

AFP Blog

Naive' Twitter pledge leads to UK lawmaker donating $21,150 to charity | Digital Trends : During Friday night’s biennial Comic Relief Red Nose Day event on the BBC, where comedians and other entertainers come together to help raise money for various charities, Fiona Mactaggart, a lawmaker from the country’s main opposition Labour Party, tweeted to her 2000 or so followers that she would donate 1 ($1.50) to Comic Relief for each retweet

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Trends Affecting Fundraising in 2009

Robert Weiner

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is starting the year off with a list of trends they believe will affect fundraising in 2009. The trends they cite include lower estate taxes, low investment returns, the possibility of inflation, no minimum required withdrawal from individual retirement accounts, the impact of medical costs, and a push to lower fund-raising costs.

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Five Trends Shaping a New Reality for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Firespring tools help nonprofits raise money and manage events while presenting a professional online presence. That said, here are five trends that are shaping a new reality for nonprofits everywhere. Make plans to meet me at Cause Camp where I’ll tell you more about how each of these trends may affect your organization. The post Five Trends Shaping a New Reality for Nonprofits appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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Trends in Donor Management


As user demand increases, vendors are adapting their donor management system offerings to support mobile devices and cloud computing, one of several recent market trends that are adding value and capability to the software. They’re also enhancing functionality that’s critical for nonprofits, like integrated email and ease of use, in many cases adding substantial functionality without raising prices. What are the fastest-moving trends in the donor management world?

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Trends for 2014: Changes in Media Consumption


If you believe the hype from the tech bloggers and trend-setters, wearable gadgets like Google Glass or smart watches are The Future, and companies like Google, Sony, and Apple are betting on it—but we’ve been hearing this for decades. Vine and the Six-Second Attention Span.

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