Designed for individuals, the free version measures nine business practices that either contribute to or detract from your fundraising productivity. It only takes about five minutes to complete. If your fundraising bucket is leaking, use this assessment to find out where! You’ll get your results right away.
The Professional Edition delves deeper into fundraising practices, technologies, and results to show the correlation between your fundraising success and the practices and methods you’re using. The Professional edition is for your nonprofit’s entire team – fundraising team, volunteers, senior leaders, board members, even program people, no limit on participants. We provide you with a unique ID; your people complete the assessments; we analyze them. Deliverables include a narrative report with graphs and charts, and a live 90-minute debrief on your findings.
The Leaky Bucket Fundraising Assessment is the largest popular study of fundraising-staff capacity and readiness to provide predictable, consistent income growth. We have been collecting data for this study since 2011. The most recent benchmarking study analyzed results from 1370 respondents. Findings from this study demonstrate a clear need for improved productivity. Download it to understand more about the importance of fundraising productivity.
Our sector has been blessed with useful research, especially the Fundraising Effectiveness Project from AFP, and Giving USA, from The Giving Institute. These studies are invaluable, but neither examines the way fundraising teams (including volunteers) are managed and motivated to produce desirable fundraising results.