june 2011 report
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What is the Atlas of Giving?
The Atlas of Giving is the economic intelligence tool for charitable giving.
Forecasts charitable giving in the U.S. for up to 12 months (updated monthly)
Measures charitable giving monthly
Analyzes the impact of current events on charitable givingThe Atlas of Giving is the definitive measurement of charitable giving in the United States. It is a precisemathematical formula (algorithm) that relies on specific, defined economic and demographic input factors. Theformula accurately matches published giving data for the last 42 years. It's coefficient of correlation to pastpublished data is 99.5%. Because the factors included in the algorithm are documented and reported monthly, theAtlas of Giving is able to use that data to measure charitable giving monthly and does not need to rely on surveysor delayed segment reporting data.The algorithm accurately accounts for changing economic conditions, demographic trends, natural disasters andsignificant national and world events.
What are the practical benefits of the Atlas of Giving?
Raise more money with better information to plan by.
Adjust spending and promotion to forecasted giving conditions.
Compare fundraising results to a monthly benchmark.
Create more effective and efficient budgets.
Evaluate Chapter/Unit/Region results now.
Evaluate staff performance today.
Evaluate promotion results immediately.
Gain a competitive fund raising edge with information that others do not have.
Make your organization more effective and efficient.
Monitor effects of policy changes on charitable giving.
Refine existing models/forecasts with additional information.
Build new models/forecasts based on Atlas of Giving data.