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2016 Shaping Up to Be North America's Most Generous Year Ever: INFOGRAPHIC

Posted by Summy Lau

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Did you know charitable giving is at an all-time high?

With ever-increasing revenue goals and more need than ever, this may seem hard to believe. But there's plenty of reason to be optimistic about the state of giving as we look to 2017.

Take #GivingTuesday 2016, for example. Online fundraising software provider Blackbaud reports a year-over-year growth of 20 percent! Any area of fundraising with double-digit growth, particularly in online and mobile donations, merits a closer look.

And while the final numbers from 2016 are still being tallied - with the two most important giving weeks of the year ahead - the momentum and record-breaking trajectory of 2015 successfully set the pace for another groundbreaking year.

Check out today's post for an infographic detailing positive trends in charitable giving.

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We hope this infographic encourages you to leave no stone unturned as you pursue fundraising goals. 

How have your fundraising results changed in 2016? What strategies do you hope to try in 2017? Let us know in the comments below!

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Summy Lau
Summy Lau
As Fundraising Editor, Summy brings hands-on experience in nonprofit development, event fundraising, publishing, copywriting and design to Winspire News. She creates blog content, infographics, templates, eBooks and other resources to help fundraising professionals and volunteers exceed their fundraising goals. Her two favorite perks of working at Winspire: hearing nonprofit success stories and dreaming of new bucket list destinations.

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