Blackbaud Reveals This Year’s Most Fascinating Philanthropy Stats

Charleston, S.C. (December 19, 2016) — Blackbaud, Inc., the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, has announced that its comprehensive, trusted collection of 50 Fascinating Philanthropy Stats has been updated with trend data from the sector’s latest reports. These statistics cover a wide scope of topics from donor characteristics, platform preferences, overall giving performance complete with context and analysis.
“As seen in this collection, the vast majority of giving to nonprofits comes from individuals, and that trend has been true for quite some time, foundations make up another 16 percent of giving and the rest comes from corporations and bequests,” said Steve MacLaughlin, Blackbaud’s vice president of Data and Analytics. “These 50 statistics paint a picture of the sector’s performance so that fundraising professionals, media, partner organizations, and others can easily sort through the trends that matter to them.”