Digital Fundraising and the Pandemic—6 Lessons
It’s quite possible that the pandemic has dramatically accelerated the digital fundraising space by 3-4 years.
Let’s Stop Doing Grants—A Better Approach to Funding
No more grants? Let me explain. So often we think about grants as a gift to a specific nonprofit, and nonprofits tend…
2021, Year of Business Sales and Charitable Giving?
2021 may see a big rise in business sales. And those business sales could produce unprecedented levels of charitable giving.
Bypassing the Nonprofit—The Trend Toward Direct Giving
With wealthy donors and foundations giving cash directly to needy individuals, nonprofits may be worried about their role as intermediaries of aid.
20 Million People Stopped Giving to Charity
Between 2000 and 2016, 20 million Americans stopped giving directly to charitable organizations. That’s the report from the Urban Institute’s Shena Ashley in…
60% of Nonprofits Concerned For Viability
The nonprofit sector has lost jobs and funding in recent months, leaving nonprofits concerned about their ability to continue operating long term.
How Are You Giving in the COVID-19 Era?
What are your giving habits like in the COVID-19 era? See the results of a couple of surveys to see how others…
News and Views Roundup: Considering Our Country’s Future
A quick roundup of news and views as all 50 states have started to reopen and experts consider economic and political developments…
The Largest Source of Nonprofit Funding Might Surprise You
What’s the biggest source of nonprofit funding? I’ll bet you would have a hard time guessing. It’s not donations by individuals.
Maybe the Rich Aren’t So Stingy After All?
Sometimes it’s easy to blame the rich. Tax the rich—after all they make so much money—at least the adage goes.
Where is Charitable Giving Going in the COVID-19 World?
I get asked this a lot: Where is charitable giving going? It’s a pressing question in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic…
Election Season, Politics and Charitable Giving
Did you know that people’s political affiliation is linked to charitable giving habits? Not too long ago I read “What Election Season…