What Churches Can Do (Right Now!) to Prepare for #GivingTuesday

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Since getting its start in 2012, #GivingTuesday has grown year after year. People across the globe embrace this day of giving in the height of consumerism around the holidays—it’s a breath of fresh air. It reminds people to give back in a meaningful way rather than getting caught up in shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

7 Impactful Ways to Thank Donors

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The end of the year can be downright hectic for churches. Between last-minute donations being sent in, reminder emails being sent out, and everything happening between now until the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, to-do lists seem to grow longer by the minute. But, there’s one more task to add to your calendar before you forget, and that is thanking your donors.

4 Ways to Effortlessly Improve Donor Communications

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In recent decades, there have been dramatic changes in the way we communicate. It’s fascinating how far we’ve come since Alexander Graham Bell first launched a device that electrically transmitted speech – the telephone. Since then, we’ve seen the invention of home computers, emails, smartphones, tablets, laptops

7 Last-Minute Tips for a Successful #GivingTuesday

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Whether your church has participated in #GivingTuesday for a few years or this is your first time taking part, you probably feel the excitement in the air. The idea is simple and pure, and last year $177M was raised. However, even the most prepared churches may find the date creeping up on them because the giving season is such a busy time.

6 Year-end Giving Stats Every Church Should Know

Thirty-one percent of all charitable donations went to churches and faith-based organizations last year, and 67% of people begin planning year-end giving and making impressions as early as October. Whether you’ve just started planning your church’s giving campaign or you’ve been busy all month making impressions, easyTithe is here to help!

How to Inspire the Different Types of Giving Personalities

Churches everywhere are preparing for the increase in generosity around the holidays. Last year, 25% of overall giving for faith-based organizations happened in November and December, and online giving grew in December for the second year in a row.