Statistics Archive

12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

April 18, 2017
Now into the second quarter of 2017, three themes are taking shape that the nonprofit sector should be aware of. First, online fundraising revenue is growing worldwide and it will continue to increase for years to come. The arc of success for digital fundraising has just begun.

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

February 7, 2017
Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report, below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology. Within the report you can view the same data broken out by continent. For this year’s report, 4,908 NGOs participated. The primary goal

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

May 13, 2016
It’s true that social media is in transition. Facebook Reach is at an all time low. Instagram has a new algorithm. Twitter is in flux. And the next Big Thing in social media ? Snapchat ? is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. But digital and mobile app payments are coming.

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

January 27, 2016
A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is an inaugural effort to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. Based

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

September 16, 2015
Google research has revealed a 30% uptick in searches from August to September related to charitable giving. Your donors are currently in the process of deciding which organizations will be receiving their year-end donations. Thus, in time for the year-end fundraising season, below are 20 stats about fundraising and social

Why Nonprofit Fundraisers Should Give More Attention to Gen X Donors

April 22, 2015
There is a lot of discussion in the nonprofit sector about Millennials (a.k.a. Gen Y) and Baby Boomers and a growing interest in Gen Z a.k.a. #Philanthrokids, but almost no analysis of Generation X (aged 35-50 years). As the first generation to donate online and the generation that pioneered

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

January 25, 2015
LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. Now more than a decade into the Social Web, the use of social networks still continues to grow worldwide and will continue to do so for years to come. It’s no coincidence that online giving is