With the recent release of the Giving USA Report, alongside other key studies like The Fundraising Effectiveness Project, M+R Benchmarks Report, and others, nonprofits have been gifted a great deal of insight into the fundraising community. The question is, what should organizations take away from all these numbers and data points? How should today’s findings influence tomorrow’s work?
View our expert panel on demand to learn how to apply the latest research to your fundraising strategy. We took a look at the latest numbers, talked through industry predictions, and explored how to use these reports to perfect your 2023 strategy with key topics like:
Learn from our expert panelists, featuring:
CEO of BWF & Chair of the Giving USA Foundation
Josh Birkholz is the CEO of BWF, an international fundraising company providing consulting, services, and technology to leading nonprofits, universities, and healthcare institutions. Josh is a leader in big philanthropy and innovator for the business of fundraising. In his 25+ years in the charitable sector, Josh has redefined how we look at modern program design, fundraising in a smart economy, donor engagement, and high net-worth giving. He is widely regarded as trailblazer of 21st-century development strategies from his frequent speaking and writing, including the books, Fundraising Analytics (Wiley 2008) and Benefactors (Wiley 2022).
He is the Chair of the Board of the Giving USA Foundation. He is an instructor at the Rice University Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. He has the Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence from CASE. And he is a recipient of the prestigious Apra Visionary award for his innovation in applying data science to fundraising.
Chief Fundraising and Engagement Officer of Bonterra
Kimberly is a seasoned nonprofit and tech leader. Having worked as an Executive Director, Chief Philanthropy Officer, fundraising consultant, and tech advisor, she has spent 25+ years blending fundraising and marketing principles to scale dollars raised and strengthen supporter engagement. Kimberly was an adjunct professor for 11 years at Georgetown and George Mason Universities where she taught nonprofit leadership. A certified executive coach, Kimberly currently leads Bonterra’s coaching program and hosts the popular Accidental Fundraiser podcast.
Sr. Vice President of Data Analytics
Benjamin Miller is an entrepreneur drawing upon degrees in mathematics and systems engineering to advance applied data science in the non-profit sector. Ben Miller is the Senior Vice President of Data Analytics at Bonterra and has helped raise billions of dollars from tens of millions of donors for thousands of organizations over his career. Ben serves on the Research Council for the AFP and is the Vice Chair of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project.