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One Year Later: The Growing Success of #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday analysis represents our first-ever guest blog. Chasity Cooper, from the MPA@UNC program at UNC School of Government, explores how 2013 #GivingTuesday results compare to 2012. I, Paul Penley, have yet to find any analysis of how increased donations on #GivingTuesday may produce decreased giving at year-end (and therefore no net gain in giving), but Chasity highlights valuable year-over-year trend lines. Check out below how the new "Giving Day" has rapidly grown in just one year. Thanks for this contribution Chasity...

Tags: Online Giving Contests, Generosity, Annual Reports

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Online Giving Contests: Good or Bad Idea?

My monthly blogs have been picked up by the Alliance magazine.  So starting in August 2011 I will begin to post 1 blog on and another blog post that links to my Alliance article.  Here is your first link to my August Alliance post about online giving contests: a good or bad idea?

Tags: Online Giving Contests

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