|How can nonprofits evaluate their fundraising productivity?|
|Bill Levis has almost 40 years of experience in nonprofit financial reporting. His Fundraising Productivity Series is available on the website of the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute at http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/levis/fps.html.
Levis' Fundraising Productivity Series addresses such subjects as:
For more background on Bill Levis and the Fundraising Productivity Series, please see http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/levis/levis.html.
Cliff Landesman has published Notes summarizing Levis' articles at http://nccsdataweb.urban.org/PubApps/levis/notes.html.
Links to the individual articles are below:
Average Gift Size
Funding Fund Raising Report
Increased Giving by Investing More Money in Fund Raising Wisely
Questions Donors Ask
Realities of Fund-Raising Costs and Accountability
Return on Investment (ROI) Analysis
Posted at the Internet Nonprofit Center by Cliff Landesman in the 1990s; moved to the Urban Institute's website in July 2005
Updated 02/19/09 -- YBL