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Knowing What’s On A Donor’s Mind...

Donors and prospective donors are becoming more aware of and attuned to social investing. This trend has manifest in such forms as putting money into investment vehicles that support worthwhile causes or trying to dictate where or how their donations are used. The book “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Giving Back” offers a wide range […]

20% of Donors On Sideline Waiting For End Of COVID...

Donors will be more careful about giving in light of the pandemic and will even stop giving for now, according to new data in a Dunham+Company survey conducted in April by Campbell Rinker.  More than half of donors surveyed said they plan to continue giving — but more carefully in light of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Who Is That Masked Donor?...

Music artists are masking up to support coronavirus relief with customized face masks, which are becoming more fashionable as the pandemic drags on. Universal Music Group artists Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber and The Rolling Stones debuted unveiled cloth face masks as part of the “We’ve Got You Covered” initiative. The masks of 20 artists or groups sell for $15 with all […]

COVID-19 Negatively Impacting Nearly All Charities...

Just short of all of 544 global and local charitable organizations (97%) answering polling have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, according to a survey conducted by Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF America) in Alexandria, Va. Managers at more than 42% of charities provide direct services to those affected by the pandemic and are facing […]

The Tendencies of Major Gift Donors...

* Editor’s note: The NPT obtained some of the planned session presentations and selected several to be highlighted. One of the major gift sessions planned was showcasing the five trends with the power to change major gifts fundraising. The presentation was put together by Joshua Else, associate vice president for development at Johns Hopkins University, […]

Young Donors Don’t Know #GivingTuesday...

The youngest generation is least familiar with #GivingTuesday. Baby Boomers want to hear from their charities most often and vastly prefer old-fashioned mail as opposed to digital channels. All donors are different and a recent survey examined just how different they are by generation. Lakeland, Fla.-based fundraising software technology company Qgiv released the “Generational Giving […]

God Save The Queen (From Her Family)...

It is as if Queen Elizabeth didn’t have enough to worry about with her kids, what with Prince Andrew embroiled in controversy with the now deceased Jeffrey Epstein and underage girls. And then there is Meghan and Harry “leaving” the Royal family. Now Prince Charles has appointed singer Katy Perry as ambassador of his British […]

Giving Circles in N.J. Payout $3.48 Million...

More than 1,100 New Jersey women have joined one of the four women’s giving circles hosted by The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) and have made nearly $3.5 million in philanthropic gifts. Through Impact 100 Essex, Impact 100 Garden State, Impact 100 Jersey Coast, and Impact 100 South Jersey, 1,100 New Jersey women have […]

Survey: #GivingTuesday Donors Intend To Give More...

Donors who intend to participate in #GivingTuesday plan on giving larger gifts, with almost two of five respondents to a recent survey planning to give more than last year. Some 39 percent of respondents plan to donate more this year than in 2018. Only 10 percent said they plan to give less while half plan […]

Wide Divide Between Donors, Event Planners...

Planners want donors to have a great experience at events but donors want content about impact that has been achieved by the organization. In fact, there is a 34-point spread between what donors desire and what event planners crave to provide. It also appears that donors want an opportunity to bring guests to the event […]