The Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) is a collaboration of fundraising data providers, researchers, analysts, associations, and consultants aiming to empower the social sector to track and evaluate trends in US giving. The project offers one of the only views of current fundraising data in aggregate to provide the most recent trends on the philanthropic ecosystem.Access the Latest FEP Dashboard
The FEP publishes quarterly benchmark reports. Each report includes year-to-date and year-over-year data.
The data includes donation data and organization metadata (including cause area and geolocational data) uploaded on a monthly basis.
Industry partners provide data on a monthly basis. FEP reports are generated on a quarterly basis (approximate release dates: Q1 in Jul, Q2 in Oct, Q3 in Jan, Q4 in Apr).
Social sector platforms, researchers, nonprofit staff, and consultants.
A nonprofit professional wants to understand whether donor and donation counts have gone up or down year-over-year to inform their fundraising practices.