Reading Giving USA 2012’s annual report on how much Americans gave to charity in 2011 – an estimated $298.42 billion – is good; hearing interpretation from Giving Institute experts on what the research means for fundraisers working in today’s philanthropic climate is even better.
Toward that end, many Giving Institute member firms are hosting special events across the country to mark publication of our Foundation’s 57th annual report, which is researched and written by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
See the list below for how to participate in upcoming events and become more informed about our nation’s giving trends and patterns. The press release and related documents announcing 2011 estimates by source and use may be viewed here; visit Giving USA Reports to order your own copy of Giving USA 2012 or to download the complimentary executive summary, made possible by the generous support of donors and friends.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Cramer & Associates, of Dublin, Ohio, is a sponsor partner of the Dayton NonProfit Forum, along with Huntington Bank, The Dayton Foundation, United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, and Montgomery County, Ohio, being held at the Presidential Banquet Center in Dayton. Guest speaker will be Melanie McKitrick, managing editor of Giving USA 2012.
The Curtis Group, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., joins with AFP’s Western Maryland Chapter for a Giving USA 2012 presentation in Frederick, Md., at Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant, 231 Himes Ave. Registration is available here.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Campbell & Company continues its presentations on Giving USA 2012 for those in the Washington D.C., area, with an event 8-11 a.m. at AFP Headquarters in the IHQ Conference Room, 4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 3000, Arlington, Va.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Friday, June 29, 2012
The Curtis Group will once again be on the panel at a Hudson Institute/Center on Philanthropy presentation in Washington, D.C., to discuss Giving USA 2012. To attend the event in-person, register here; it will also be streamed live on the Web at this site.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Arnoult & Associates, Memphis, will be presenting Giving USA 2012 at the AFP Memphis Chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m., Christian Brothers University. Check the Chapter’s events calendar to find out when registration opens for this event.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Curtis Group will present on Giving USA 2012 and end-of-year fundraising strategies at an AFP Maryland meeting in Annapolis, Anne Arundel Medical Center. Register here for the three-hour event, which begins at 9 a.m.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Curtis Group will present on Giving USA: What the 2012 Data Means For Your Fundraising at an AFP Central Virginia Chapter meeting in Richmond. Check the Chapter’s on-line calendar to find out when registration opens for this event.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Curtis Group will address local nonprofits on Giving USA 2012 at an event hosted by the Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce, Elizabeth City, Va. Check the Chamber’s website to find out when registration opens for this event.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Jeffrey Byrne & Associates will present perspective on Giving USA 2012 at the AFP Topeka Chapter meeting. Event opens at 11:30 a.m. with networking; program begins at noon. The Chapter meets at the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th Ave., Topeka. Visit the Chapter’s Facebook page for more information.
Other Giving Institute member firms have already held events related to Giving USA 2012; please visit their respective websites to see if archived material is available for viewing:
DonorPerfect and EHL Consulting Group