Giving USA Reports On 2016 Giving

The Agitator

Giving USA has released its annual study on giving, reporting that for 2016 all giving rose to $390.1 billion, or 1.4% over 2015 (inflation adjusted). That represents 2.1% of gross domestic product, slightly above the 1.9% average of the past 40 years.

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Donor Nation USA

The Agitator

I was browsing the latest report from Giving USA on the size of the giving sector in America in 2013. At that level, Donor Nation USA is the 16th largest nation in the world in terms of revenue, ranking just behind #15 Sweden ($277.6 The overall giving total — $335 billion — is big. But just how big is that … what would be a good comparative measure? What about comparative national budgets? If you take ‘just’ individual donations ($240.6

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Brown University Rhode Island Usa

Fundraising Breakthroughs

In the brown university rhode island usa that one party agrees to pay for your lawyer will not relieve an individual member from facing personal liability for their own actions or negligence. Apart from drawing droves of well-heeled citizens to its beautiful homes every summer, Rhode Island automatically continues even after the brown university rhode island hospital or even might, mirror the brown university rhode island usa a hearing. If the brown university rhode island usa.

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Giving USA 2013: GoodNews … And Bad

The Agitator

Giving USA 2013 , the annual report on philanthropy, published by the Giving USA foundation and researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, was released yesterday. Despite good news for some sectors (I’ll get to that in a moment) there’s nothing in Giving USA 2013 or in any of the other data and reports I’ve seen that indicates some miracle recovery.

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Using Social Media: 11 Steps to Success (NA'AMAT USA Convention)

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I had the pleasure to present to an audience at the 40TH NA'AMAT USA Convention in Boca Raton, Florida on July 14, 2010. Download the presentation slides now! Here is a recap of the topics covered: The case for online fundraising & outreach (including some juicy stats) What is Web 2.0/social media anyway? Absolutely essential guiding principles What to do, What to avoid If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our team at !

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‘Little Miss USA’ Doll Ad for American Red Cross

Cause Related Marketing

Like Pepsi with milk, or peanut butter and bacon sandwiches.Likewise this ad for a collectable doll doesn't quite work.The doll, called Little Miss USA, was issued by the Alexander Doll Company in the wake of September 11 in support of the American Red Cross.Plenty of cause-related marketing appeals popped up after 9/. Tags: Little Miss USA American Red Cross social marketing Alexander Doll Company Longfellow 9/11

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Charitable giving on the rebound, says Giving USA

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The latest Giving USA report was released today, showing that total U.S. You can visit Giving USA for a free summary , or to purchase the full data set and reports. Chime in below and let us know how you use reports like Giving USA and what other data you’d like to see charitable giving increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2013. Overall giving grew 4.4% last year to an estimated $335.17



Thanks to Giving USA and Third Sector’s Gross Domestic Philanthropy report , we now know that the United States continues to be the most charitable nation on the planet. A chart from Third Sector’s Report.

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Nonprofit job openings on the West Coast of the USA

Fundraising Coach

I recently received an email from Waldron HR about job openings in on the West Coast. There are positions for EDs, CEOs, Directors. There’s even an odd listing for a City Manager (not sure how that’s “social enterprise” but hey, why not?).

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Giving USA is out, and it says giving is up

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s some good news: According to the newly released Giving USA 2011, giving was up 2% (adjusted for inflation) in 2010 after two years of record decline, totaling $290B last year in the US. Individual giving (73% of total giving) and bequests were way up, while foundation giving was flat. Corporate giving was up a surprising 9 percent (adjusted for inflation), fueled in part by in-kind corporate pharmaceutical donations.

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5 Inspiring Nonprofit Online Campaigns for Mother’s Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

UNICEF USA. UNICEF USA has created a specific board for Inspired Gifts. I am always looking for creative ideas to give the mothers in my life – not just on Mother’s Day, but to celebrate all special occasions. (I

Did slaves make your bra? Want a fabulous interactive graph to help you decide what to buy?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Where can you find messenger bags made in the USA? Recently I was sitting on a plane with a charming and socially conscious seatmate , and we were talking about world events, and at the end of our time together, we both agreed, “Vote with your dollars!&#. What does that mean?

5 Very Inspiring Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns for Mother’s Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

UNICEF USA. UNICEF USA has created a specific board for Inspired Gifts. Fundraising Nonprofits Online Fundraising Pinterest Social Media fundraising campaign Mother''s Day nonprofit storytelling Northwestern Medicine Opportunity International Oxfam America UNICEF USA Vitamin Angels

Bullying bosses can cause employee suicide

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Board Conflict Fundraising Rank at Work corruption women boss bully bullying bullying statistics Canada destroy Europe firing illegal Marlene's Law No Job Is Worth This Organizing 101 ostracize PTSD turnover UFCW union unionbusting unionizing USA

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How did donations fare in 2009? Down, says Giving USA data out today

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Giving USA today released their data on charitable giving in 2009. You can get a free executive summary here. The highlights: Total estimated charitable giving in the United States dropped 3.6 percent in 2009 (-3.2 percent adjusted for inflation). This reflects the continued recession in 2009, which particularly affected charitable recipients that otherwise receive contributions for new buildings, endowment campaigns, and long-term planning.

Danger Ahead—Piggybacking on Tragedy

Getting Attention

Take the Facebook post pictured above, from Girl Scouts of the USA, relating the Daisy badge for courage and strength to qualities demonstrated on September 11, 2001. Nothing is more important than communicating the right message to your network at the right place and time!

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Girl Scouts of America Subtly Changes its Logo

Cause Related Marketing

Girls Scouts of the USA, the world's largest organization for girls, recently updated theirs in a very subtle way.(The Tags: Fast Company Nonprofit Logos Girls Scouts of the USA What do you do when you're a 98-year-old institution and you think your logo doesn't quite work anymore?Girls

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Cause Marketing Odds and Ends

Cause Related Marketing

The most interesting wrinkle in this year’s campaign is a kind of virtual paper icon campaign for the benefiting charity, Global Green USA. Tags: Kelly Ripa Global Green USA Disney Crowdspring OyHello KaBOOM First Book YMCA Echoing Green Julianne Hough Electrolux Jumpstart

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What are you planning for? Fundraising Predictions for 2012

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Atlas of Giving is different than Giving USA in that it gives you PREDICTIONS when your fundraising is most likely to do well. I just found the Atlas of Giving, thanks to Simone Joyeaux. Fundraising Predictions 2012.

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Size Matters in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

I was reminded of this when I saw this ad for Outdoor Research in Outdoor USA Magazine , a trade publication that I picked up at the Winter 2011 Outdoor Retailers trade show. Outdoor USA Magazine is tabloid sized and printed on matte paper.

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How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written copy that’s run in the USA, the UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand the Middle East and South East Asia, and one thing shines through: no matter where you go, donors are much the same — people who care. USA & Switzerland (joint 5th).

Dove’s Cause Marketing of Self Esteem, Part II

Cause Related Marketing

Colored Charity Ribbons Campaign for Real Beauty Girls Scouts of the USA Dove Self Esteem Fund Unilever Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty was launched in September 2004 on the heels of global study commissioned by Unilever called ‘The Real Truth about Beauty.’Among

Cause Marketing from El Presidente

Cause Related Marketing

a gallon, according to a report in yesterday’s USA Today , with at least half a dozen states reporting $4 a gallon gas. CITGO Hugo Chavez USA Today Time Inc. CITGO, the oil refiner and gasoline marketer faces a number of brand challenges. Is there a place here for cause marketing?

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Fundraising Secrets from the DonorPerfect conference!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Bob Evans Giving USA Presentation Donor Perfect Conference. Fundraising #DPCNC 2011 DP conference Bob Evans DOnorperfect conference giving USA Foundation mazarine treyzI am at the DonorPerfect conference and I’m learning a LOT.

Five Words: Maria Sharapova and Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Ten years ago USA Today looked at more than 250 charities closely affiliated with sports celebrities and found a mixed bag. USA Today reported that while intentions were often good, few athletes or even their representatives were well prepared for the work of running a charitable foundation.

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Using Cause Marketing Money to Fund Your Charity’s Endowment

Cause Related Marketing

When I read the news item in Outdoor USA Magazine, a trade publication, above it occurred to me that one of the ways a charity could use cause marketing funds is to build an endowment. Komen for the Cure Children's Miracle Network Benefits of Cause Marketing Outdoor USA Magazine Activation St.

Using Cause Marketing to Preserve Retail Pricing Power

Cause Related Marketing

That question came after reading the unsigned editorial at the left in a recent issue of Outdoor USA Magazine , a trade publication of the outdoor retailers and manufacturers industry. REI business benefits of cause marketing Outdoor USA Magazine Facebook Deals Groupon The North Face

Hidden Money for your nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Fundraising clayton gibson exceed llc free money gift cards helping nonprofits homeowners advantage usa interview money realtors realty giving selling your house

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Wild Woman Fundraising Book Reading June 6th at Bookwoman in Austin!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you live in or around Austin, TX? Want to come out and meet me, ask a burning question and get a burning answer? Come out to BookWoman, the best Feminist bookstore in Austin, TX, on June 6th, at 6pm.

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Outré Cause Marketing?

Cause Related Marketing

I saw the item in Outdoor USA Magazine. Komen for the Cure Man vs Wild Bear Grylls Boy Scouts of America Outdoor USA Magazine Born Survivor Gerber Discovery ChannelBear Grylls, the eat-anything host of the Discovery Channel’s hit show Man vs. Wild (called Born Survivor in the U.K.),

Cause Marketing in the Economic Downturn

Cause Related Marketing

Giving USA Social Media Guerilla Marketing Transparency social marketing PR supported cause-related marketing

Managing up when your boss is not a fundraiser!

Wild Woman Fundraising

There are graphs from Giving USA and Philanthropy Reports that go into detail about where most of the money comes from for nonprofits. If your boss does not understand fundraising, give them a 2 minute explanation of how fundraising works.

Reader Questions: How often should you communicate with your supporters?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So recently I asked my fantastic, dedicated, smart group of people who subscribe to my enewsletter , “What do you want to know more about?” ” I got SO MANY good responses that I could not stand to just let these answers be lost to email. I wanted to share them with you.

Cause Marketing Your Customer Satisfaction Warranty

Cause Related Marketing

A news report in Outdoor USA Magazine put Sole’s U.S. Ford Dress for Success Aeron chairs Big City Mountaineers Outdoor USA Magazine Herman Miller Soles4Souls Sole Junior AchievementOrthotic insole maker Sole offers a cause marketing approach that addresses a different side of business than I’ve ever seen before.

U.S. gets a new President, White House launches new web site & blog…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Tags: president Compliment government obama inauguration blog barack politics Notice USA whitehouse socialmedia

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YNPN presentation: Moving up in your nonprofit career: February 28th

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is exciting! Are you looking for a job at your desk right now? I will be giving a presentation on moving up in your nonprofit career for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, Monday, at Opal Devines in Austin TX, doors at 6pm, presentation starts at 7pm BE THERE!

Collective Joy = How to Harness the Power of #Occupy for Your Nonprofit Cause

Wild Woman Fundraising

Protest Puppet from Paris: Image copyright 0olong from Flickr. What Barbara Erhenreich AND the Occupy Movement are teaching me is that we need to take the collective expression of protest around the world and have a dance-off. Really? What does your cause need next? Music! Face-painting! Big puppets!

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What Grants Can, and Can’t Do for your Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently, I got an email from a potential client. He asked me, “Hey, can you research a grant to help us get a computer lab and computers for our nonprofit?&#. And I said, “Here are the 7 different places that you can get free donated computers from!&#.

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Which Places Are The Least Sexist?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Conflict Keeping a job women bias california denmark district of columbia gender bias gender inequality gender pay gap lousiana mazarine treyz norway pay parity sweden trust USA

Guest Post: Christina Attard reveals the secrets about your planned giving program that only donors know…

Wild Woman Fundraising

What the heck is planned giving and why should you care? Planned giving is when a donor decides to give you money over time, either as a monthly or yearly donor, or in a will or estate plan. Most small nonprofits do not have planned giving in their fundraising plans. But you should!