The higher prices you are finding just about everywhere may not have the impact you think they would have on non-profits. According to a Yahoo! Finance survey, 17 percent of respondents plan to increase donations compared to 10 percent who plan to give less. Social and political issues are the main reason for the increase in planned contributions this year. Door County Community Foundation President and CEO Bret Bicoy says people are becoming more familiar with the charities they support, whether that is through social media, podcasts, or local events.
Giving Tuesday celebrates its 10th anniversary on Tuesday as a way to raise vital funds for charities across the country. According to CNBC, an estimated 35 million U.S. adults participated in Giving Tuesday in 2021 by donating $2.7 billion to charity.