The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving
The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total giving trends of 3,039 nonprofit organizations representing $7.9 billion in yearly giving on a monthly basis, both offline and online. The Index is based on actual giving statistics from nonprofit organizations of all sizes representing arts, culture, and humanities; education; environment and animals; healthcare; human services; international affairs; public and society benefit; and religion sectors. Read more about the methodology.
The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall giving increased by 1.7 percent for the 3 months ending November 2012 as compared to the same period in 2011.