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Predicting Donations from a Cohort Group of Donors to Charities

Gary H. Chao, Maxwell K. Hsu, Carol Scovotti
2011 International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems  
Instead of distinguishing the potential donors, this study focuses on the prediction of the donations from existing donors.  ...  over four years related to the cohort group of acquired donors.  ...  In 2008, the Direct Marketing Education Foundation (DMEF) announced a challenge for interested contestants to forecast total donations of a cohort group to a charity using limited historical donation data  ... 
doi:10.4018/joris.2011070102 fatcat:245vwc2qgvdx7bp3estvp53jxm

Charitable Giving [chapter]

James Andreoni
2008 The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics  
The experiment neatly supports the model's predictions. List and Lucking-Reiley (2002) provide a direct test of the effect of seed money in a field study.  ...  The inclusion of treatment group 1 distinguishes this study from Karlan and List and allows one to identify the effect of the match independent of the mere presence of a lead donor.  ... 
doi:10.1057/978-1-349-95121-5_2332-1 fatcat:h4ev4xptrnfrlnwzw2m55fdhby

Charitable Giving [chapter]

James Andreoni, A. Abigail Payne
2013 Handbook of Public Economics  
The experiment neatly supports the model's predictions. List and Lucking-Reiley (2002) provide a direct test of the effect of seed money in a field study.  ...  The inclusion of treatment group 1 distinguishes this study from Karlan and List and allows one to identify the effect of the match independent of the mere presence of a lead donor.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-444-53759-1.00001-7 fatcat:qpvn6hxca5bjrgodazzkyva6ja

Clustering Consumers Based on Trust, Confidence and Giving Behaviour: Data-Driven Model Building for Charitable Involvement in the Australian Not-For-Profit Sector

Natalie Jane de Vries, Rodrigo Reis, Pablo Moscato, Wei-Xing Zhou
2015 PLoS ONE  
A sample of 1,562 respondents from a survey conducted by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is analysed to reveal donor segments.  ...  Organisations in the Not-for-Profit and charity sector face increasing competition to win time, money and efforts from a common donor base.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Dr. Ahmed Shamsul Arefin for his technical help and support in the preparation of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122133 pmid:25849547 pmcid:PMC4388642 fatcat:mlzt5pkkhfdunjr7g56dfwamfm

An Econometric Analysis Of Aging And Alumni/ae Altruism

Donald N. Steinnes
2011 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
In addition, possible cohort effects are introduced by adding variables pertaining to the economic conditions for the year in which a class graduated.  ...  An econometric methodology is provided that can be used to predict changes in giving based on the aging process.  ...  That is, people will buy more of a product (or donate more) if the price is lower. In the case of charitable contributions, the price would be what it really costs a donor to make a contribution.  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v1i5.3924 fatcat:7fwfdnutrbcr5o3dzihelz4b44

College Fund Raising Using Theoretical Perspectives to Understand Donor Motives

Timothy Mann
2007 International Journal of Educational Advancement  
This paper provides senior leadership teams with a body of literature that will guide the development of fundraising strategy and provides an interdisciplinary context for understanding donor motives .  ...  Consideration of these theoretical foundations can help shape the fundraising philosophy of the institution.  ...  donations to a particular cause or charity.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.ijea.2150042 fatcat:qv5thaisafgc3epvcdgrayz5qe

Exploring services provided by top Italian museums websites: what are they used for?

Mario Siglioccolo, Mirko Perano, Alfonso Siano, Marco Pellicano, Ian Baxter
2016 International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing  
This study explores the donation appeal strategies employed on forty-seven of the most successful nonprofit organizations' websites.  ...  Together, these results suggest opportunities exist for more direct and aggressive solicitation of donors through the web.  ...  Much of our data was drawn from site evaluations by a panel of well-educated millennials. Thus, our study's results are limited to the perceptions of this cohort of potential donors.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijemr.2016.077119 fatcat:mybzzvdcvjddtbbivu22zv6yna

Lack of early engagement: a pre-eminent barrier to Australian university bequest giving?

Phyllis McGill, Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Ashley Lye
2009 International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing  
Universities need to engage students from the start of their academic tenure in order to be considered for a bequest.  ...  This exploratory study sought to gain insight into barriers to Australian University bequests. Lack of alumni engagement in Australian Universities was identified as a primary bequest barrier.  ...  Following graduation from University the response of cohorts to various donation and bequest inducements could be compared and contrasted.  ... 
doi:10.1002/nvsm.355 fatcat:4vjrfuxbsrfgrff2k37k6i242u

Factors Shaping Public Perceptions of Market-based Activities Undertaken by Canadian Nonprofits

Aaron Turpin, Micheal L. Shier, Femida Handy
2021 Nonprofit Policy Forum  
The findings have implications for nonprofit managers who engage in market-based activities and want to promote a positive orientation to these endeavors to engage consumers and investors.  ...  Charitable nonprofits are engaging at increasing rates in market-based activities. This study examined Canadian public perception of nonprofits' market-based activities.  ...  Contrary to our predictions, trust, did not significantly predict a positive orientation to market-based activities.  ... 
doi:10.1515/npf-2020-0003 fatcat:bc7sxihsm5cnhcnza2ooncza5e

Investigating online recognition for blood donor retention: an experiential donor value approach

Kathleen Chell, Gary Mortimer
2014 International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing  
Using online survey data from 186 Australian blood donors, results show that in fact emotional value is a stronger predictor of intentions to donate blood than altruistic value, while social value is the  ...  Initially developed as novel marketing programs to increase donation income, such conspicuous tokens of recognition are being recognised as important value propositions to nurture donor relationships.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to acknowledge the Australian Red Cross Blood Service (the Blood Service) and Australian governments that fully fund the Blood Service for the provision of blood products  ... 
doi:10.1002/nvsm.1489 fatcat:uz2xabgshfc73mfgakizegiliu

The Market for Charitable Giving

John A List
2011 Journal of Economic Perspectives  
This study provides a perspective on the economic interplay of these three This study provides a perspective on the economic interplay of these three actors.  ...  The market for charitable giving primarily revolves around three major players: The market for charitable giving primarily revolves around three major players: Donors provide the resources to charities  ...  Tiehen (2001) constructs a cohort panel from a series of biennial survey data to estimate the income and price cohort panel from a series of biennial survey data to estimate the income and price elasticities  ... 
doi:10.1257/jep.25.2.157 fatcat:lpa23iq6gfdjlibfgailbmeyb4

Generosity and Philanthropy: A Literature Review

René Bekkers, Pamala Wiepking
2007 Social Science Research Network  
We evaluate the progress in the almost 500 studies we reviewed and suggest directions for future research on philanthropy.  ...  In part 1 we survey the literature on characteristics of individuals and households that are related to giving.  ...  A previous version of this paper was presented at the 35 th Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, November 16-18, 2006,  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1015507 fatcat:7ryr2dqypjf4nfma2nsqypdoem

Donating Blood: A Meta-Analytic Review of Self-Reported Motivators and Deterrents

Timothy C. Bednall, Liliana L. Bove
2011 Transfusion Medicine Reviews  
The current study sought to synthesize past findings into a unified taxonomy of blood donation drivers and deterrents, and estimate the prevalence of each factor across the worldwide population of donors  ...  In terms of deterrents, both donors and non-donors most frequently referred to low self-efficacy to donate, low involvement, inconvenience, absence of marketing communication, ineffective incentives, lack  ...  Studies were also excluded if they combined donors and non-donors in a single sample, and failed to report data from each group separately.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tmrv.2011.04.005 pmid:21641767 fatcat:oht4nd53ozfvhj4ylfr7kkij5a

Is charity a homogeneous good? Is charity a homogeneous good?

Peter Backus, Peter Backus
2010 unpublished
In this paper I estimate income and price elasticities of donations to six different charitable causes to test the assumption that charity is a homogeneous good.  ...  However, a major limitation of nearly all the previous attempts to identify such effects has been the implicit assumption that charity is a homogeneous good, meaning giving to one type of charity is a  ...  making a donation to a charity is the effect of that donation on the activity of the charity.  ... 
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The Human and Economic Dimensions of Altruism: The Case of Organ Transplantation

Richard A. Epstein
2008 The Journal of legal studies  
Section 4 looks at ways to expand the supply of organs: directed donations within families and among friends, solicited organs via matchingdonors.com, donor-recipient pairs, and LifeSharers.  ...  Section 2 develops a simple economic model of altruism that helps explain how markets with altruistic participants operate in ways similar to ordinary economic markets, but produce an equilibrium position  ...  "Directed donations" allow individual donors to select the donees of their choice. Sometimes, the impulse for the direction comes at the initiative of the donor.  ... 
doi:10.1086/589669 fatcat:t7boj75dbfdtxl7ml4ievql3zq
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