Monday, May 18, 2015

Study shows churches lag behind in facilitating online giving | Dunham+Company | fundraising research

Study shows churches lag behind in facilitating online giving | Dunham+Company | fundraising research: "Less than 50 percent allow congregants to give online

Only 42 percent of U.S churches provide an opportunity for online giving by members of their congregations, according to a recent Dunham+Company/Campbell Rinker study.

In contrast, 70 percent of non-church nonprofits enable online giving from donors, according to another Campbell Rinker study conducted in March 2015 for The NonProfit Times.

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Friday, May 15, 2015

GrantStation.com - State of Grantseeking

GrantStation.com - State of Grantseeking: "The State of Grantseeking™ Survey and Report

The Spring 2015 State of Grantseeking™ Reports

As a part of the grantseeking community, you know how important it is to stay on top of trends. The State of Grantseeking™ reports spotlight recent developments in funding so that organizations can be more strategic in their grantseeking. These free survey results, which reflect the grantseeking experiences of over 1,800 respondents, can serve as benchmarks for organizations to compare their grantseeking efforts with those of other, comparable organizations. We’re pleased to be able to share this information with you, to assist you in your good work."



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Thursday, May 07, 2015

The AFP Blog

The AFP Blog: "A lot of great news came out of the conference—so much so I’m having trouble getting to it all! Some of the best news was the results from the Nonprofit Research Collaborative’s 2014 Year-End Fundraising Survey.

The Nonprofit Research Collaborative (NRC) is a group of nonprofits, associations and for-profits serving the sector who are putting their efforts together in creating and supporting one common fundraising survey to support fundraising and philanthropy."



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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Half of Colleges and Private Schools Use Social Media to Raise Money - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Half of Colleges and Private Schools Use Social Media to Raise Money - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: "More than half of the colleges and private schools that participated in a new survey are using social media to raise money. Fifty-seven percent of the 551 survey participants who answered a question regarding online donations said they knew their institutions were using social media for this purpose."



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Monday, May 04, 2015

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving Increased 1.7 Percent | Blackbaud News

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving Increased 1.7 Percent | Blackbaud News: "The Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits increased 1.7% and online giving increased 9.9% for the three months ending March 2015 as compared to the same period in 2014.
As reported in the 2014 Charitable Giving Report, overall giving grew 2.1% while online giving grew 8.9% for the full year 2014 compared to the full year 2013. Learn more about charitable giving trends in 2014 and gain additional insight from nonprofit industry experts by downloading the report at www.blackbaud.com/charitablegiving."



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Survey Says Diversity in Giving Changing Landscape American Philanthropy : Page 1 of 1 : FundRaising Success

Survey Says Diversity in Giving Changing Landscape American Philanthropy : Page 1 of 1 : FundRaising Success: "In order to take a look at the current fundraising landscape, nonprofit software provider Blackbaud recently released its latest study, Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American Philanthropy. The study, conducted in October 2014, surveyed 1,096 U.S. adults who say they have donated to a nonprofit in the past 12 months. What it found is that "nearly three-fourths of donors today are non-Hispanic whites, despite the fact that whites make up only 64 percent of the population. "



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Friday, May 01, 2015

The State of Philanthropic Giving in UK Higher Education | CASE Blog

The State of Philanthropic Giving in UK Higher Education | CASE Blog: "Findings from the latest Ross-CASE Survey of Charitable Giving to Universities in the UK 2013-14 signify a positive trend in philanthropic support received by UK higher education institutions. New funds secured reached an all-time high of £807 million (£734 million in England, £54 million in Scotland, £13 million in Northern Ireland and £5 million in Wales) while cash income increased slightly to reach £658 million (£599 million in England, £39 million in Scotland, £16 million in Northern Ireland and £3 million in Wales) in 2013-14."



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