Forecast Of 2014 Giving

The Agitator

This week the Atlas of Giving released their most recent month-by-month giving forecast for 2014. They forecast that national giving is expected to grow 5.3% The Atlas tracks giving across all charitable sectors including higher education and religion.

4% Growth In Giving Forecast For 2012

The Agitator

charitable giving expanded in 2011 at a rate far exceeding economic growth for the year, and continued growth in giving is forecast for 2012 according to a major report just released by The Atlas of Giving. Key Takeaways from 2012 Atlas Forecast.

2015 Half-time Fundraising Score

The Agitator

The Atlas of Giving , the resource that combines both past results along with forecasts of charitable giving in the U.S., Atlas’ updated forecast for all of 2015 projects the year will finish 5.6%

Should your planned giving website include a calculator page?


I guess they feel it’s important to provide a calculator so their donors can calculate their charitable gift annuities or their retained life estates. How to Forecast How Much Planned Giving Revenue You Will Get.

Christmas In August — Again

The Agitator

A year ago, with the release of the mid-year results of the Blackbaud Charitable Index — online and offline — we reminded readers now is a great time to make sure they get their share of year-end giving.

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Upward Fundraising Trend Continues

The Agitator

Today, in a nutshell, The Agitator gives The Atlas Of Giving’s forecast for the balance of 2015. charitable giving has been exceptionally (and unexpectedly) strong – up a total of 7.6% On Monday Tom summarized Pamela Barden’s Fundraising Wellness Check to help you glide more smoothly into the final third of 2015 and begin preparing for 2016. Through July 2015 the first half U.S. to $238.88 Billion from $222.03 Billion for the same period in 2014.

Fundraising Atlas Does More Than Shrug

The Agitator

At the end of April I reported on a new forecasting service, The Atlas of Giving. After all, ‘til the Atlas of Giving came along, all we had to rely on were ‘old’ services like Giving USA and the various Blackbaud Charitable Indexes. In April actual overall fundraising returns were ahead by 11%, but the Atlas forecast that the summer and fall results would decline and the year would finish just 3.8% Their April forecast was +3.8%).

Fundraising GPS: Steering On The Past Or Future? Or Both?

The Agitator

Plus one sophisticated forecast for 2013. I regret to inform you that the 2013 forecast doesn’t seem all that rosy when compared to 2012. Yesterday Blackbaud released its Charitable Giving Report for 2012. Giving to environmental causes grew by 11% in 2012, more than any other portion of the US charitable economy. Meanwhile, giving to religion, the long dominant charitable sector, saw continued erosion of its share of the national giving pie — down to 35%.

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Ghosts Of Fundraising Past And Future

The Agitator

That’s just one of the reasons I’m intrigued by The Philanthromax Atlas of Giving , a sophisticated FORECASTING service that alerts fundraisers to the good news – or bad news – of what lies ahead. Charitable Giving was up a whopping 8.1% Because the Atlas also forecasts that it’s downhill starting in June with 2011 expected to end at just a disappointing 3.8% Historically, election campaign fundraising has a negative impact on the charitable giving economy.

Corporate Partnerships & The Law: Advertising Disclosures ??

Selfish Giving

4] Other advertising disclosure requirements found in a few state laws include (1) the name of the charity [5]; (2) the name of the company [6]; (3) the address/phone number of the charity [7]; (4) a description of how donations will be used for charitable purposes [8]; and (5) the donation cap [9].

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Fundraising’s Past Isn’t What It Used To Be

The Agitator

As reported last week in The Chronicle of Philanthropy , the annual yearbook of charitable giving (revised) is now saying donations fell by higher percentages in 2009 than at any other time in the past five decades—down by 8% from $304 billion to $270 billion—even though last year the report said that donations in those two years had declined only slightly or held steady. in the first quarter of 2011, but forecast it would hit the skids beginning this month and end the year with only a 3.8%

The Skinny on Direct Marketing 101 – The Basics: A Participant’s View


She offered useful analysis of direct versus digital marketing, and emphasized using benchmarking, forecasting and historical trends from quality metrics to maximize high value long term donors. Charitable giving is effected by GDP and consumer confidence. This following article was originally published in March 2016 by the Direct Marketing Association of Washington and is reprinted with permission. On March 2, I had the pleasure of attending DMAW’s DM 101 Course – The Basics.

Seeking Grant Money Today's Top 10 Posts On How Nonprofits Can Get Through This Tough Economy

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American nonprofits, usually afforded the benefit of not having to collect or pay taxes on their charitable efforts in exchange for the good that they do in our communities, are in some U.S. cities and states facing having to collect and pay taxes on their charitable works, for the first time ever, because of this economy. Top 10 Posts On How Nonprofits Can Survive This Economy 10. What Does A Nonprofit Do That's Facing Being Taxed?

What's The Trick Nonprofits Successfully Raising Funds, Even In This Economy Use to Create Their Success? Planning. All About The Development Plan That Works.

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These agencies may providing any of the following pertinent information: economic forecasts, the donor climate, communities' needs, communities' demographics, regional politics, trends, population growth, etc. A Development Plan, Fund Development Plan, or Fundraising Plan is the same thing and enables nonprofits to raise funds in order to ensure cash flow for operations - to fund their missions and programs.