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.

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.

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.

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.

[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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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.