2024 Trends Report: The State of Fundraising, Technology, and Operations Impact on Mission Sustainability

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Our 2024 Research Study quantifies the state of the nonprofit sector and examines how organizations embrace innovation to optimize operational processes and improve mission-critical drivers of success like fundraising, technology use, and staffing efficiency.   

If one thing is certain, in 2024, nonprofits are innovating, improving, and succeeding.  Join us as we dive deep into these latest trends and insights shaping the future of fundraising, technology, and operational strategies such as:  

  • Technological Evolution: Discover how organizations are harnessing the power of technology to drive mission success. From streamlining operations to enhancing donor engagement, technology is the key to unlocking new levels of efficiency and impact.
  • Innovative Funding Strategies: Explore how nonprofits are leveraging technology to identify and capitalize on new funding streams. By embracing innovative approaches, organizations can not only survive but thrive in today’s competitive landscape. 
  • Automation Revolution: Dive into the world of automated workflows and learn how nonprofits are reducing errors and maximizing efficiency. Discover how automation is transforming operations and empowering organizations to focus more on their mission. 

Top level takeaways  

  • Nearly 7 in 10 nonprofits need more revenue streams today than they did two years ago
  • 6 in 10 nonprofits say the average number of funding sources has increased over the last several years
  • 8 in 10 nonprofits say they must optimize spending to serve their mission better
  • Organizations are seeking out new technology to address these concerns. In 2023, nonprofits sought new solutions to:
  • Analyze financial data (66%) 
  • Manage online donations (66%) 
  • Track and manage donors (64%)  
  • Host peer-to-peer fundraising events (64%) 
  • Manage fundraising events (64%)
  • Create budgets (62%) 
  • Manage multiple grants and funding sources (63%)

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