The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Facts & Figures http://philanthropy.com/section/Facts-Figures/235/ Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:11:32 EDT <![CDATA[Millennials Are Drawn to Companies That Offer Chances to Volunteer]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147617/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Millennials-Are-Drawn-to/147617/ New research finds that young employees want an array of ways to give through their employers, including donating their time.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Companies Collect Data to See if They’ve Reached Charitable and Business Goals]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147597/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Companies-Collect-Data-to-See/147597/ Three in four companies are measuring results of their philanthropy, according to a new study.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Luring Money From Business: Advice From Corporate Grant Makers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147601/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Luring-Money-From-Business-/147601/ Enlist somebody who understands the company you want to court and find out what engages the corporation’s employees.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Power to the People: Companies Hand Grant Decisions to Employees]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147637/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Power-to-the-People-Companies/147637/ Silicon Valley companies LinkedIn and VMware find a new recruiting tool in letting employees distribute thousands to charities.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Companies Burnish Reputations by Aligning Giving With Business]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147599/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Companies-Burnish-Reputations/147599/ JPMorgan Chase is spending hundreds of million dollars to promote jobs and help low-income people.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[How The Chronicle Measured Generosity of America’s Largest Corporations]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147605/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-The-Chronicle-Measured/147605/ The survey is based on information from 70 of the nation's most profitable companies as well as data reported to the Internal Revenue Service.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Most Profitable Companies Not Most Generous]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147685/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Most-Profitable-Companies-Not/147685/ Banks and energy companies tend to give more cash and health-care businesses more products.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[10 Companies That Gave the Most Cash in 2013]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147651/ http://philanthropy.com/article/10-Companies-That-Gave-the/147651/ See how much they gave last year, what their projections are for 2014, and more.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Corporate Profits Surge but Cash Donations Creep Up Only 3%]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147679/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Corporate-Profits-Surge-but/147679/ Production donations shot up by 23 percent but were the only bright spot in The Chronicle’s study of donations at 70 of America’s biggest companies.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Giving From Donor-Advised Funds Climbs in 2013, Says Fidelity Report]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146899/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Giving-From-Donor-Advised/146899/ Fidelity Charitable made $2.1-billion worth of grants in 2013, and the average grant size was more than $4,000, up 6 percent from the previous year.

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How The Chronicle Compiled Online Fundraising Data]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146575/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-The-Chronicle-Compiled/146575/ All of the organizations in the Philanthropy 400 received questionnaires, and of those, 100 sent us their data.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Online Giving Grows Up]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146611/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Online-Giving-Grows-Up/146611/ Nonprofits are testing their online approaches carefully, coordinating them with direct-mail and other efforts, and hiring experts dedicated to Internet fundraising.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofits That Raised the Most in Recurring Gifts]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146623/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofits-That-Raised-the/146623/ Hear to Heart International raised 73.5 percent of its online gifts from donors who gave on a regular basis.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Web Traffic and Smartphone Donations Are Growing Fast]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146627/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Web-TrafficSmartphone/146627/ About 14 percent of all online gifts to the Heritage Foundation and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center were made with mobile devices.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Digital Innovation Team Sends Gifts Soaring at Sierra Club]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146585/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Digital-Innovation-Team-Sends/146585/ A three-person unit tests and refines the group's email and social-networking formats.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Offer New Tools to Help Supporters Raise Money Online]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146591/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Offer-New-Tools-to/146591/ A growing number of groups are creating fundraising platforms that make it easy for people to attract donations from friends, relatives, and colleagues.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Online Fundraising at Large Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146525/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Online-Fundraising-at-Large/146525/ Our searchable table shows online-giving figures for 1999 through 2013.

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Sun, 18 May 2014 19:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Women Fundraisers Break Through the Glass Ceiling]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146011/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Women-Fundraisers-Break/146011/ Two fundraisers made $1-million or more in The Chronicle's fundraiser study, and both were women.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How The Chronicle Compiled Its Fundraiser Salary Study]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146017/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-The-Chronicle-Compiled-Its/146017/ The Chronicle’s report on fundraisers’ compensation includes more than 430 people from about 280 nonprofits that each received more than $35-million from private sources in 2011.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fundraising Arms Race Triggers Big Pay Deals]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146009/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Fundraising-Arms-Race-Triggers/146009/ A new Chronicle study finds that at least 30 charity fundraisers make more than $500,000 and some have crossed the seven-figure threshold.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Bonuses Sometimes Are Larger Than Salaries for Fundraisers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146013/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Bonuses-Sometimes-Are-Larger/146013/ Leaders of capital campaigns are often rewarded with big payments.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fundraisers' Pay Can Vary Widely at Nonprofits With Different Causes]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146051/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Fundraisers-Pay-Can-Vary/146051/ Hospitals and universities with big budgets tend to pay top fundraisers more than those in the arts, social services, and elsewhere.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Athletic Coach’s Pay vs. Top Fundraiser’s Pay: University of Nebraska’s Approach]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146035/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Athletic-Coach-s-Pay-vs-Top/146035/ Head football coach Bo Pelini made $50,396 for every million dollars in revenue the program generated, while the top fundraiser made $1,285 for each million dollars raised.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How 3 Organizations Pay Their Top Fundraisers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146025/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-3-Organizations-Pay-Their/146025/ How compensation differs for fundraisers at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Cleveland Clinic, and Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Breaking Down Fundraiser Pay: Salaries at 3 Big Charities With Local Affiliates]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146005/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Breaking-Down-Fundraiser-Pay-/146005/ What top fundraisers are making at the national office and in big affiliates of the United Way, Goodwill Industries, and the American Cancer Society.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fundraiser Pay at the Biggest Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145957/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Fundraiser-Pay-at-the-Biggest/145957/ Search salaries of more than 430 fundraisers from America's largest nonprofits by name, organization, year, state, or organization type.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT