(February 2, 2021) For the past ten months, the debate about fundraising during a pandemic has focused on duelling ideas that fundraising would become so difficult some charities would perish versus the notion that the pandemic would unleash an outpouring of unparalleled generosity. The discussion has played out in the mainstream media, on Twitter and in Zoom … [Read more...] about Fundraising during a pandemic: Boom or bust?
On GivingTuesday in 2019, Canadians donated $5 million to charities using CanadaHelps. The $5 million was the result of donations from 23,000 people, an average gift of $217.39. Approximately 6,400 charities received gifts in 2019, an average of $781.25 per charity. CanadaHelps, Canada’s largest giving portal, is a particularly useful way of looking at donor interest … [Read more...] about As online donations increase, there’s a lot riding on this year’s GivingTuesday