Charitable Giving Archives - Church Executive


7 tips: how to inspire the joy of giving this season

With more than one-third of all charitable giving happening at the end of the year, this is an important time for churches and ministries to double-check their stewardship practices.

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6 steps to make your end-of-year appeal more effective

Did you know that 22 percent of charities’ yearly gifts come in the last two days of the year?

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A new look at Giving Tuesday: More give to religion than realize it

By Cathy Lynn Grossman RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — This is Giving Tuesday, when nonprofits of every stripe hope to attract some of the billions of dollars to be spent during the Hanukkah and Christmas season. Many of those dollars will go to religious groups. Now, new research is expanding the meaning of “religious giving.” […]

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The Blackbaud Index reports overall charitable giving grew 2.3 percent for the three months ending October 2013, compared to the same period a year earlier

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Blackbaud Index was updated today: Based on data from 3,828 charities that raised more than $12 billion in the prior 12 months, The Blackbaud Index reports that overall charitable giving grew 2.3 percent for the three months ending October 2013, compared to the same period a year earlier. Among 3,097 charities […]

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Wise decisions about charitable holiday giving

By Barry Howard ASSOCIATED BAPTIST PRESS — As the holiday season approaches, my inbox and our mailbox seems to fill quickly with Christmas greetings and with requests for money. We love getting Christmas cards and letters. After reading them, my wife displays them around the living room with other decorations to remind us of the […]

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The Blackbaud Index: Mid-year Results Show Overall Charitable Giving Up 2.2%, Online Giving Up 14%

BLACKBAUD INDEX / Melanie Mathos— The Blackbaud Index recently reported that overall charitable giving grew 2.2% and online giving grew 14% for the first half of 2013 as compared to the first half of 2012. In addition, overall charitable giving increased 3.6% and online giving increased 13.9% for the three months ending June 2013 as […]

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Barna poll: Tithing stable in 2012; evangelicals content with their personal financial status

During tax season many Americans review their 2012 finances, including a look at how much and to whom they donated money last year. In a new poll from the Barna Group, more than half of Americans said they have donated money or items (or both) to a cause they cared about during the last year. […]

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