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GivingPulse is a weekly survey designed to investigate a broad range of giving behaviors and sentiments, supported by the Fidelity CharitableĀ® Catalyst Fund. Survey responses provide insights into the state of generosity and allow the sector to explore how various events, interventions, crises, and demographic factors impact or correlate with generosity in near real-time. This survey encompasses the diverse set of behaviors that people engage in to support others including financial and material donations, volunteering, advocacy, and mutual aid.

Read the GivingPulse Quarterly Report

Project Outputs

Raw survey data, summary data tables, a methodology report, a monthly dashboard, and quarterly reports.

Data Contained

Quantitative, online survey data from a sample of American adults, aged between 18 and 85 years, who have lived in the US for at least 12 months. Field categories include demographics (age, gender, race, etc.), generosity taxonomy (gave money, gave time, etc.), causes supported, and opinions on nonprofits.

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Update Schedule

Raw survey responses are available on a weekly basis. The dashboard will be updated on a monthly basis and reports will be produced on a quarterly basis.Ā 

Designed For

Academic Researchers, Funders, Nonprofit staff, Policy Makers

Use Case Examples

  • A funder wants to keep on top of generosity behaviors and trends in the US to align its funding strategy with current events.
  • A volunteer nonprofit wants to leverage survey responses to better understand public sentiment around donating time to a cause.

How to Access the Project

To find out more about the project or to get involved, please email sila@givingtuesday.org.

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