Must Read Reports FacebookThe reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology.

If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a  link to the report in a comment below. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.  Thanks. :)


For Nonprofits in the United States:

1. 2014 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study :: Download
Published by M+R and NTEN

2. 2014 Charitable Giving Report :: Download
Published by Blackbaud

3. 2014 Digital Persuasion Report :: Download
Published by Waggener Edstrom

4. 2014 Social Change Impact Report :: Download
Published by Walden University

5. 2013 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study :: Download
Published by Blackbaud

6. 2013 Millennial Impact Report :: Download
Published by the Millennial Impact Project

7. Giving USA 2013 :: Download
Published by the Giving USA Foundation

8. 2013 mGive Text Giving Study :: Download
Published by mGive

9. 2013 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey :: Download
Published by NTEN

10. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download
Published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project

11. Mobile Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download
Published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project

For Nonprofits in Europe:

1) 2013 Social Charity Index :: Download
Published by Visceral Business

For Nonprofits in Australia:

1) 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download
Wirth Consulting

2) 2011 Nonprofit e-Business in Australia Report :: Download
Published by Connecting Up

For Nonprofits in Canada:

If you know of any similar reports from Canada, please let us know.


Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

mobile for good look insideBased on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices. Written on the premise that all communications and fundraising are now mobile and social, Mobile for Good is a step-by-step how-to guide for writing, implementing, and maintaining a mobile and social fundraising strategy for your nonprofit.