Talking Together: 2020 Giving Trends & Insights

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
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Category: Learning Together

Tracking over $40 billion in U.S.-based charitable giving from the Blackbaud Institute Index, the Charitable Giving Report is one of the most credible resources on fundraising performance in the social good community.

In this session, you will get a firsthand look at how charitable giving performed and the best practices you need to boost your organization’s fundraising performance.

By being aware of the trends shaping philanthropy, you’ll have the insight you need to make informed, strategic decisions for your mission.

Our Speaker:

Steven R. MacLaughlin

Vice President, Product Management
Senior Advisor, Blackbaud Institute
Blackbaud, Inc.

Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Product Management at Blackbaud and best-selling author of Data Driven Nonprofits. MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and on National Public Radio. 

MacLaughlin previously served on the board of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), is a frequent keynote speaker, and is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University. Steve earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University. 

Attendees (35)

Abigail Appleton

Chief Project Officer

Charleston Animal Society

Angel Waterfield

Senior Director of Human Resources

Charleston Animal Society

Ann Warner


Women's Rights and Empowerment Network

Brett Wadford

Director of Development

Center for Heirs' Property Preservation

Brooke Robertson

Graphic Designer | Developer

Neue South Collective

Casey Rasmussen

Development Associate

Lighthouse Ministries

Catherine Puckett

Program Director

Nonprofit Alliance

Claire McKittrick


National Alliance on Mental Illness-SC

Elmire Raven

East Cooper Community Outreach

Jessica Burgoyne

Executive Director

Edisto Habitat for Humanity

Jessica Woolsey

Director of Donor Advising

Charleston Animal Society

Kaky Grant


Grant Philanthropic Advisors

Laurie Sessa

Board Member

Pattison's Academy

Lisa Pearce

Senior Grants Administrator

The Charleston Animal Society

Luanne Rodgers

Chief Philanthropy and Mission Advancement Officer

Windwood Family Services

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Marie-Louise Moreto


Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Committee

Rachael Fulmer

SC Business Developer

Lutheran Services Carolinas

Rochelle Williams

Executive Director

SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Foundatoin

Sean Hawkins

Chief Advancement Officer

Charleston Animal Society

Tabitha James

Strategic Developer

Rural Area Leadership Initiative (RALI) Dillon County

14 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Debbie Nelson

Debbie Nelson

President and Founder, DNA Creative Communications