Bristol Strategy Group

Fundraising Down the Drain: The Leaky Bucket Benchmarking Study of Effective Fundraising 2014 Report Highlights

Welcome to Fundraising Down the Drain: Report Highlights.  This free report summarizes the findings of our on-going study on fundraising productivity, The Leaky Bucket Assessment for Effective Fundraising, which has been gathering data since April 2011.  


We developed the Leaky Bucket Assessment to gain greater insight into what it takes to manage the strategic challenge of raising money to support a charity or other nonprofit organization. The Assessment measures the level of maturity of nine basic business practices that either contribute to or detract from the effectiveness and efficiency of the fundraising function. The findings have been significant.  The complete benchmarking study collates all data and analyzes the significance of the findings.