Increase Volunteerism = Increase Donations

When I get engaged and deeply involved in a mission, I’m always more committed to responding to financial appeals.

Do you know where your donors are hiding?

From volunteers to advocates to event attendees to program recipients–these overlooked segments are often times donors “in-waiting”.

A study by Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund and VolunteerMatch indicated that on average, volunteers donate 10 times more money to charity than people who don’t volunteer. Not only that, but 67% of volunteers also donate to the organization for which they volunteered.

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About Gary Coiro

Nonprofit & Church Leader Nonprofit Leader and Consultant since 2004, following 15 years as a pastor. Competencies include board development, fundraising, staff development and management, strategic planning, church work, Bible teaching, and capital campaigns. Currently consulting and serving on the Church Ministries Management Team for a large multi-cultural evangelical church.
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