Giving Tuesday Shows Robust Results
All signs are pointing to a robust Giving Tuesday haul as nonprofits report big increases in their fundraising. Online donations processed by Blackbaud on Giving Tuesday rose 90 percent, to $19.2 million from some $10 million during last year’s event. The average gift online yesterday was $142, up from $102 on Giving Tuesday 2012, Blackbaud says.
Network for Good, which processes online donations, said it handled $1.8 million in gifts on Tuesday, compared with $1 million on Giving Tuesday 2012.