Millenials aren’t really that different!

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Millenials aren't really different. And since many of our generation had to take care of themselves from an early age, we're pretty scrappy. Both Gen Xers and some late Boomers have raised MILLENIALS. Millenials aren't very different. It's not about the Millenials.

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86% of adults ages 18-29 use social networking. By now, you’ve probably heard about the “Millenials,&# those born between 1981 and 2000 as defined by the Pew Research Center. Summed up, Pew identifies Millenials as “ Confident.

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How to engage with Millenials - and how they’re different from teens

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And 80 percent believe they’ll reach their life goals by age 30. I had the pleasure of serving on a panel yesterday at the Legacy Foundation’s event to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Truth Campaign , one my all-time favorite examples of stellar social marketing. You should check out the slides from my fellow panelists ( Peter Zollo of TRU, Paul Farhi of the Washington Post and Nick Shore from MTV), which you can find here.

Giving By Generations

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Millenials (youngest would be 19 years old; oldest 36) — 25.9% So, those age 52 and over represent 69% of giving. Here’s a nifty infographic from MobileCause showing the relative charitable giving of the four key demographic segments in the US.

Baby boomers most generous – Gen Y most likely to increase donations

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The generational line up as reported by Blackbaud is: Matures (age 68+): 26%. Boomers (age 49-67): 43%. Gen X (age 33-48): 20%. Gen Y (age 18-32): 11%. People of all ages are there. Baby boomers represent 43% of giving in USA.

Waiting For Inspiration

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The New York Times recently headlined … For Millenials, a Tide of Cynicism and a Partisan Gap. They were previewing a series of polls regarding Millenials political and social views by Harvard’s Institute of Politics. A finding that makes me want to throw my hands up in despair is that those age 18-29 split evenly in their views of the National Rifle Association (NRA) — 38% favorable, 38% unfavorable.

Who’s A Young Donor?

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He’s warning against hyperventilating over a recent report, Millenial Impact Report , based on the survey research that Jeff loves to hate (as opposed to hard data), that enthuses over giving by the age 20-35 set. He estimates that for most nonprofits, less than 5% of donors are under age 35. He kind of sniffs at the 93% of Millenials who claim they gave in 2010, noting they include, together with real (i.e.,

How Do You Live Online?

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Simply choose the age, geographical location and gender of the folks you want to reach and the tool will tell you HOW your stakeholders live online. I pulled up data for total US and for the "Millenials" - age 18 - 24 and this is what jumped out at me. SlideShare src="[link] View Upload your own Forrester Research has created this great tool to help you understand who is online and what they are doing.

Good news about Millennials and Fundraising

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I’ve asked her to share her take on engaging millenials in funding causes. Individuals in this age group are between 20 and 30 years old. This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Christina Attard.

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