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2011 Online Giving Report From Blackbaud

Earlier this year, Blackbaud published their “donorCentrics Index of National Fundraising Performance” which they’ve published for the past few years. The dataset for 2011 is derived from 79 million transactions,…

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4 Steps to Write a Fundraising Appeal for Advocates

Blackbaud has been doing research for quite some time about the link between advocacy and fundraising. Back in March of this year, I wrote about a report Blackbaud published showing…

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10-Year Evolution of the Online Donor

Network for Good celebrated their tenth anniversary by publishing an infographic about how donors have evolved over that past ten years. Like Razoo and Blackbaud, Network for Good has produced…

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People Are Multidimensional

Sometimes when you hear nonprofits discuss donors, you would think that people are one dimensional. They only read blogs. Or they only respond to mail solicitations. This one dimensional approach…

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5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Online Social Fundraisiers

If you’re like most nonprofits, there’s no doubt that you’ve had some discussion among leaders and managers about how you can motivate your social fundraisers. The problem is that your…

Just Ask Fundraising

17 Ways to Ask For Donor Support

To raise money and support for a good cause, you have to ask. In a recent study, Blackbaud looked at the motivation of why people give. 50% of people surveyed…

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07.07.2011

When Asking for Online Donations Is a Time Suck

Last week, socialbutterfly shared a few insights about the Pew Internet and American Life Project, a study on how internet users in America spend their time. The study broke down…

05.24.2011

The Tortoise and the Hare of Social Fundraising

Image by frefran “1 in 4 emails turns into a donation.” This is what a recent Blackbaud study on social fundraising found based on its own “Friends Asking Friends” social…