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2024 Giving in Faith Report

Forge a Stronger, More Resilient Congregation 

Discover the latest trends impacting faith communities like yours based on the everyday experiences of nearly 3,000 faith leaders and people of faith from across the country.

Unlock exclusive insights with your free copy of the 2024 Giving in Faith report.  

Explore exclusive insights from pastors, faith leaders, and people of faith  

Uncover the latest trends in religious giving to ensure your congregation continues to thrive in today’s ever-changing landscape. 
Key Trend #1

Faith communities are more generous than the average American  

In 2023, over 95% of people of faith donated to organizations or individuals in need, as compared to only 56% of Americans, according to GivingTuesday's 2022 report. 
Key Trend #2

Digital giving is the new norm 

People of faith have embraced mobile and online giving. According to faith leaders, in 2023, 60% of congregations' total annual contributions were made through digital giving.
Key Trend #3

Supporting essential community needs is paramount 

Over half of faith-based individuals surveyed prioritize primary or essential needs, such as food and clothing, as the most important cause their congregation should support. 
Key Trend #4

Future of faith-giving is bright 

Almost all places of worship plan to maintain or increase community outreach. Similarly, only 2% of faith-based givers intend to give less money to causes and organizations this year.  
Key Trend #5

Excitement around emerging technologies

Seventy-eight percent of faith leaders are familiar with emerging technology, such as ChatGPT, with some finding innovative ways to use them — from translating sermons to automating announcements. 

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The Giving in Faith report is developed by Givelify’s Philanthropic Data & Insights team in partnership with Indiana University’s Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, the nation’s most renowned institution in the faith and giving space.

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