How can you change the game? Gift Planning for Millenials Guest Post by Christina Attard

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Do Millennials give money to charity? Gift Planning for Millenials Guest Post by Christina Attard originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on August 23, 2013. Millennial donors (Photo by Karen Tremblay). I’m pleased to welcome Christina Attard again today as a guest blogger!

Millenial Philanthropy - An Oxymoron or the Real Deal

Marketing for Nonprofits

I actually prefer the term “social entrepreneur” because it indicates that you do more than give money away, you actually work for social change instead of just throwing money at a problem. Meet Rosetta Thurman.

No, Millennials aren’t entitled. And they don’t want a participation trophy.

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They wanted more money for continuing education. A workplace where if you raise lots of money, you get put on the hedonic treadmill, and suddenly that is not enough, and they just tell you to RAISE MORE MONEY the next year, with no increased budget to do so.

Who’s A Young Donor?

The Agitator

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 kind of sniffs at the 93% of Millenials who claim they gave in 2010, noting they include, together with real (i.e., committed, ongoing) donors, those who: Dropped money in the church collection plate at least once. Gave money to panhandlers.

Donor Relations FAIL: Northeastern, what are you doing?

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Hey, get some money off this thing you bought! ” And people wonder why millenials aren’t buying houses or cars. So advocate for more state money, spend more on advocacy, get more state money, and be like Portland State University, and lower tuition.

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

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Another interesting finding is that Generation Y (or Millenials) is the generational cohort most likely to increase giving in the next 12 months. Nonprofits that effectively engage millenials now will reap benefits for years to come. Baby boomers represent 43% of giving in USA.

4 Disney Lessons to Transform Your Donor Retention

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Disney makes it really easy to spend money. Whether it''s upgrading from a theme park ticket to a "park hopper" or trading pins or getting bling for the new "Magic Bands," the opportunities to give money are smooth and relatively easy.

Flying Blind Fundraising

The Agitator

I really don’t know whether it’s because they can’t abide treating different people differently … whether they don’t want to spend the time and money to gather this essential — and individual — information … whether they’ve just given up or don’t know how. to feel appreciated, to believe their money isn’t wasted, to reinforce their values) is simply not enough.

[Guest Post] 5 Reasons Your Peer to Peer Program is Failing

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Of course, we need to thank and think about the contributor who dropped a $50 check but why are we overlooking the participant who not only reached out to her (and perhaps hundreds of others) but has spent significant time and effort to raise money and awareness for your cause.

Good news about Millennials and Fundraising

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I’ve asked her to share her take on engaging millenials in funding causes. From an income and wealth perspective, it’s not exactly a great time to be giving money away! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Christina Attard.

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A Salute to Ground Hog Day

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Millenial? Learn how you can raise serious money in a 4.5 In a salute to Ground Hog Day, I’m reposting Fundraising Secret #11: Don’t Be A Ned. Enjoy! Fundraising Secret #11: Don’t be a Ned. Click on the image to watch the clip.