It has been a few weeks since the Millennial Impact Report became available to the public and Achieve has been busy at work tracking down all media mentions regarding its research and findings. Not only has it grabbed the attention of many but has also inspired others to blog/tweet/post about the report creating buzz around the nonprofit community.
Here are some great blogs on the Millennial Impact Report.
By: Eleventy Marketing Group on June 13, 2012
Recently, the Millennial Impact Project released their 2012 Millennial Impact Report. The report provides results from an extensive study of more than 6,500 millennials (defined as individuals ages 20-35) on how they learn, connect and give to nonprofits. This is an incredibly well put together report filled with lots of great data and engaging infographics. If you work for a nonprofit organization… (read more).
By: Tommy Swanson, The Washington Times Communities
DALLAS, June 27, 2012 – While magazines focus on the latest smart phone and fashion trends, there’s a less noticed but much more encouraging trend on the rise: the charitable giving of Millenials. A recent study indicates that 75% of Millenials give to charity, putting their shoulder to the grindstone with their volunteer hours and making financial donations as well (read more).
By: Nathan Hand, Nonprofit Nate on June 13, 2012
It’s that time of year again! The Millennial Impact Report was released yesterday and straight from the rockstars at Achieve and JGA, it’s chock full o’ goodness once more. I encourage you to read the full report (and last year’s learnings) when you get a sec, but here are my biggest take aways. Also, I’m honored to join the official blogging team for MCON12 a virtual conference on engaging millennials…(read more).
By: Kristin Elworthy, Bostinno on June 18, 2012
For many years, non-profit organizations have largely ignored young adults in fundraising efforts, believing that they don’t have the money or the inclination to make a significant impact and focusing instead on larger gifts. But surprising information from the Millennial Impact Report shows that young adults ages 20 to 35 do in fact give, in droves, and that their gifts, while not… (read more).
By: Shari Ilson, Engaging Volunteers on June 13, 2012
As a Millennial, I don’t usually understand the controversy surrounding my generation. Often we’re depicted as the Godzillas of the modern age, trampling everything that was good and right about the past in our wake, and forcing the world to adopt scary new practices that warp our minds and decay our bodies. I’m pretty sure this isn’t true. In fact, as the youngest of the Millennials finish up… (read more).
By Jennifer C. Berkshire, Chronicle of Philanthropy at June 12, 2012
Charities rarely make deliberate efforts to solicit young adults because they think people in their 20s and early 30s are unlikely to give.But a new survey of more than 6,500 people ages 20 to 35 shows they are inclined to give—and are more than willing to ask their friends and relatives to do the same—when they feel passionately about a cause. About 75 percent of young people who provided data… (read more).
By: Emily Holder, Philanthropic Journal at June 14, 2012
Millennials are young professionals, ages 20-35, whom are more tech-savvy and globally connected than the generations before them. Nonprofits face the challenge of engaging these individuals in becoming more involved volunteers, leaders, and donors. In the third annual Millennial Impact Report, research was conducted by Achieve and Johnson, Grossnickle, and Associates (JGA) to determine the attitudes… (read more).
The Achieve team would just like to thank everyone for the support and positive feedback regarding the work done to make the Millennial Impact Report a success.