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Blackbaud Highlights Key Nonprofit Sector Trends to Watch in 2013
As charitable giving continues to recover, mobile, global and new expectations are changing nonprofit operations and ...
As charitable giving continues to recover, mobile, global and new expectations are changing nonprofit operations and supporter engagement worldwide Blackbaud, perhaps the largest software vendor to the global nonprofit community, has shared trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector in 2013:
- Increase in charitable giving will not be dramaticblackbaud
- The nonprofit sector will go through a revaluing process
- Technology will play a major role for both nonprofits and their supporters
- The world is shrinking and philanthropic borders are broadening
1 / 11 / 2013
5 Things That Will Change the Way Nonprofits Work in 2013
Impact Investing More donors are exploring ways to combine their charity and financial investments. Some foundation...
More donors are exploring ways to combine their charity and financial investments. Some foundations are putting a share of their foundation's endowment into social enterprises, while the F.B. Heron Foundation announced last year that its entire endowment would go to such causes.
Meanwhile, more cities, states, and federal-government agencies are eyeing social-impact bonds, which are loans that cover a social program's upfront costs and pay donors or more traditional investors a profit if the program succeeds. While it remains unclear whether these new approaches will augment or cannibalize more traditional philanthropy, charities that can prove their programs work are poised to benefit the most. Continue reading here.
5 Things That Will Change the Way Nonprofits Work in 2013, January 4,2012, Chronicle of Philanthropy, by Suzanne Perry, Caroline Preston & Cody Switzer
1 / 11 / 2013
The 4 Kinds of People Who Care About Causes - and What They Do Online
The Georgetown Center for Social Impact Communication has drawn on their recent research to profile who is most likel...
The Georgetown Center for Social Impact Communication has drawn on their recent research to profile who is most likely spread the word about your cause - and how. The headline is that while most people are active online, that doesn't mean that they focus all their advocacy efforts on the Internet. People spread the word both online and off, just as they donate online and off, just as they shop online and off. The wise nonprofit - and the wise company - recognize you have to meet people in the many real and virtual places they inhabit and provide easy ways of spreading your message wherever they are.