Charitable Giving Outlook for 2016 Appears Weak

Charitable Giving Outlook for 2016 Appears Weak

Generosity has reached record-setting levels, making 2015 “America’s most generous year ever,” according to Giving USA in a report they published just last week. An estimated $373.25 billion in charitable giving came from individuals, estates,...
A Simple Solution to the Church’s Summer Giving Slump

A Simple Solution to the Church’s Summer Giving Slump

It’s a well-known and common giving metric. Warm months of summer vacations and other family plans cause a trend of lower church attendance. And when people are absent, their giving usually is too. Does your church’s giving look like this? If so, please know...
5 Things People Need to Know Before they will Give

5 Things People Need to Know Before they will Give

Your people have questions. And they’re not just about the next children’s ministry event or where to take their canned goods for the food pantry. They have questions about giving – big questions about why they should give and what happens to their...
ALERT: Act Fast for IRA Charitable Rollovers in 2015

ALERT: Act Fast for IRA Charitable Rollovers in 2015

Great news! The President made permanent the IRA charitable rollover as part of the latest tax bill signed late last week. But… YOU MUST ACT FAST! To leverage the tax benefits in 2015, the IRA rollover must be transferred by December 31! The IRA charitable...
30% of All Giving Occurs in December

30% of All Giving Occurs in December

Did you know 30% of all charitable giving occurs in the month of December? Even more shocking is this statistic – 10% of all giving occurs during the last three days of the year! Here’s a snippet from Network for Good’s Digital Giving Index infographic recapping...

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