“ We are in the middle of a fundamental shift from mass media to the personal media of computers and the Internet, and charitable giving is a logical progression.”
Institute for the Future
“ Utilizing rent-able applications and other low cost or free web applications allows the small nonprofit to leverage labor and financial resources. Thus they are able to serve more of their constituency, as well as better communicate with (and broaden) their donor base, and improve services.
In other words, leveraging through technology provides the small nonprofit an opportunity to "level the playing field."
Online Giving Estimates * Estimate of Giving in 2001 = $550 million Estimate of Giving in 2002 = $1.1 Billion Estimate of Giving in 2003 = $1.9 Billion Estimate of Giving in 2004 = $2.62 Billion Estimate of Giving in 2005= $4.53 Billion *The United States represents slightly more than ½ the Global Online Philanthropic Market. Estimates provided by ePhilanthropy Foundation.
Power Of Your Web Site More than 50% said that they would NOT have taken further action if they had not first visited charity Web site Toward e-engagement Nonprofits and Individuals Engaging Online – Kellogg Foundation
Your ability to fund your mission is dependent on the generosity of donors. However, the loyalty of donors is what allows you to sustain, plan, and expand your mission. Do you know if your donors are “loyal” to your organization?
Can provide a scientific measurement of individual donor loyalty, which provides accurate insight into future donor behavior.