State of the Plate Research Church Giving Offering Donation Statistics Trends Graphs Charts

 

CLICK to see the press release, 4 Key Findings, or to order the Executive Summary

LEADERSHIP WEBINAR for Pastors/Leaders Click for more information

 

CLICK to take the 2011 CHURCH GIVING SURVEY

(for pastors, church staff, or church leaders)

CLICK to take the 2011 PERSONAL FINANCES & GIVING SURVEY

(for individuals)

This year's FREE Gifts for 2011 SURVEY PARTICIPANTS ($80+ Value)

When you complete one OR both surveys, you will be given online access to these digital downloads.

Survey Results

 

You will receive an Executive Summary from both surveys.

2011 SPONSORING GROUPS: MAXIMUM Generosity | Church Finance Today | Leadership | ECFA

 

MEDIA COVERAGE OF LAST YEAR'S 2010 RESEARCH

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These 2 research surveys have been highlighted in over 270 news stories/articles/interviews and have been reported in TV news reports and on 2000 radio stations.  Scroll down for more media logos from across the country and around the world.

VIEW FROM THE PEW RESEARCH:

FINANCIAL, DEBT & GIVING STATISTICS

1000+ HOUSEHOLDS

STATE OF THE PLATE RESEARCH:

GIVING, BUDGET & GENEROSITY STATISTICS

1000+ CHURCHES

View from the Pew Executive Summary w/Graphs, demographics, data, and commentary:

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Free for Survey Participants  FREE copy for Media

7/15/2010 News Releases/Graphs:

  1. Research: Top 5 Findings on Finances, Debt, and Giving/Tithing from 1000+ Christian Households Graph/News

  2. Household Incomes Take a Beating - 77% Saw Incomes Flat-Lined or Declined This Past Year Graph/News

  3. Bad Economy Hits Close to Home for 96% of Families Graph/News

  4. Despite Struggles, Hopeful Signs for Finances in Christian Households  Graph/News 

  5. Bible Reading Helps Your Financial Health Graph/News

  6. Research Shows Bible Reading Increases People's Giving/Tithing Graph/News

  7. Research Shows Bible Reading Leads to Less Debt and More Giving  Graph/News

  8. Best Financial Advice: Read Your Bible Daily Graph/News

State of the Plate Executive Summary w/Graphs, demographics, data, and commentary:

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News Releases (w/Graphs)

and Ideas for Articles:

  1. Economy Hits Churches at Unprecedented Rate Click

  2. 5 Key Findings of the STATE of the PLATE Church      Research Survey  Click

NOTE: Below you will find hundreds of logos from news sources around the country and across the world that ran stories on the STATE of the PLATE research.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS

for Print, TV or Radio Interviews

Brian Kluth bk@kluth.org

from MAXIMUM Generosity

Cell:719-930-4000

OR

Matt Branaugh

from Christianity Today  email

MEDIA COVERAGE - OVER 250 NEWS STORIES

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Note: In addition to the news stories associated with these logos, many more news stories were published and news interviews were heard on over 2000 radio stations via National Public Radio, Associated Press Radio, and the USA Radio Network.

Here are downloads for your use and distribution...

 

CHURCH SURVEY RESULTS on Giving/Budgeting/Generosity Initiatives

PERSONAL SURVEY RESULTS on the Economy/Finances/Debt/Giving-Tithing

RESEARCH SERVICES AVAILABLE

  • If you would like our assistance to conduct any financial/generosity research for your organization, denomination, business, or church, please email Brian Kluth.

NEXT YEAR'S RESEARCH

  • We plan to conduct this research on an annual basis every February.  We welcome affiliate partners who would like to research their churches, constituency, customers, or church members as part of this annual research.

Sincerely,

BRIAN KLUTH, Pastor, Author & Founder of www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org -  Contact email

MATT BRANAUGH, Director of Editorial, Christianity Today International's Your Church Contact email 

PASTORS / CHURCH LEADERS / CHRISTIANS

You are invited to to participate in landmark generosity and church giving research on the State of the Plate.  Go to: www.kluth.org/survey2010.htm Survey participants will receive an Executive Summary and survey results.

This year's FREE Gifts for 2011 SURVEY PARTICIPANTS ($80+ Value)

When you complete one OR both surveys, you will be given online access to these digital downloads.

2011 SPONSORING GROUPS: MAXIMUM Generosity | Church Finance Today | Leadership | ECFA      2010 RESEARCH: Media Coverage

 

Survey Results

 

You will receive an Executive Summary from both surveys.