Giving Tuesday Results Prove that People Are Awesome

#GivingTuesday represents the best of people. It signals a growing (and much-needed) shift towards helping others, instead of trampling over our friends and relatives at Wal-Mart on Black Friday.

The other exciting thing about #GivingTuesday is that it’s becoming a way for nonprofits to develop their fundraising and marketing chops.

So what were the Giving Tuesday results for 2014?

The Case Foundation published a beautiful infographic (below) highlighting 2014 Giving Tuesday results from Blackboard, Donor Perfect, GlobalGiving, Network for Good and Razoo:

  • Almost $46 million raised, which is 63% more than what was raised in 2013.
  • Over 15,000 nonprofits from 68 countries participated.
  • In 2012, the first #GivingTuesday was launched with only 2,500 nonprofits.

Giving Tuesday Infographic

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John Haydon