Posted tagged ‘donations’

Can Gifts Be Split Among Multiple Campaigns?

November 2, 2012

Q: Can gifts be split about multiple campaigns – such as a portion going to a capital campaign and another part being assigned to an annual appeal?

A: With Orange Leap, donors can split their gift Рby percentage or dollar amount Рto support whatever causes they wish.  For instance, they could donate $25 to your annual fund and $50 to your capital campaign Рor continue to split their gift to support any number of different campaigns, funds, events, or other areas.

Orange Leap can automatically calculate which portions of the gift may be tax deductible or taxable (when a premium is involved, for example) and record what motivations prompted tje donation – such as newsletters, direct phone outreach, or an event.

Nonprofit sector grows up

May 20, 2008

“America’s nonprofit sector continues to grow faster than its business sector or its government” stated a new report, The Nonprofit Almanac 2008, recently published by the UI Press.

The report was summarized well here by the Philanthropy Journal which included the amazing statistic that over the last decade, total giving by individuals, corporations and foundations more than doubled, reaching $295 billion in 2006, with individuals giving $245.8 billion in donations and bequests.