Tag: giving trends

Giving In Our Community

At National Philanthropy Day, presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Association of Fundraising Professionals earlier this fall, Alicia Philipp, President of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, shared a statistic reported in the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Atlanta ranks as the 4th most generous community among the top 50 metro areas in the country. In addition,… Read more »

What the Heck is Donor Fatigue?

In recent months we’ve been asked dozens of times by reporters, clients and volunteer leaders about phenomenon of “donor fatigue”. This theory espouses that there are so many fundraising projects underway that donors are stretched to capacity and can no longer support them all.  In essence, that donors are “worn out” from too much giving… Read more »

Giving Trends: The Past Forty Years

By Sandra Kidd The year 1972 was a very big one. Innovations were created and events occurred that would greatly influence the future of our country. In the technology world, the compact disc was introduced by the RCA Company, the first video disc was released by Phillips, the video game market was launched by Atari,… Read more »