2014 Giving Tuesday Results

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Although not all the numbers are in, preliminary results show the third annual Giving Tuesday as a big success.

2013 2014
Total money raised $28.09 million $45.68 million
Total number of donations 193,582 296,291
Number of nonprofits receiving donations 9,781 15,127
Average gift $145.11 $154.18
Tweets mentioning #GivingTuesday 269,000 698,600
Average tweets per hour 11,202 29,108
Hours trending on Twitter in the U.S. 10 11

Sources: Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the United Nations Foundation