Partial list of the 400+ media sources that have covered the State of the Plate or View from the Pew research the past few years:

   

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2011 State of the Plate Research on Church Giving

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2011 MEDIA COVERAGE

  • Press Release -  500 Words/2 Graphs - MSWord

  • 4 Key Findings - 850 Words/4 Graphs - MSWord

  • 2011 Media Executive Summary - 17 pages/15 Graphs  MSWord or PDF   Note: People not associated with the media can purchase this report for $14.95

  • Online Press Conference Media Event - Video with Audio & Power Point Slides - PowerPoint Slides

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    Media Contacts for Comments/Interviews

    Brian Kluth, Founder of MAXIMUM Generosity & STATE of the Plate Research

    Cell 719-930-4000

    Landline Phone Home/Office 719-594-0240 

    Email: bk@kluth.org  

    AVAILABILITY: 24/7 by phone or by arrangement for live, pre-recorded, Skype, or affiliate station interviews.

     

    Matt Branaugh, Editor at Christianity Today International 630.260.6200, ext. 4228  Email mbranaugh@christianitytoday.com

     

    Dan Busby, President of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability  Phone: 800-323-9473   Email: dan@ECFA.org

  1. Chronicle of Philanthropy

  2. The Non-Profit Times "Today's Top Story"

  3. USA Today

  4. CNN

  5. New York Post

  6. Yahoo News + Yahoo Finance

  7. The Non-Profit Quarterly

  8. The China Post

  9. Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

  10. Brisbane Times (Australia)

  11. Huffington Post

  12. AARP

  13. Christians Newswire  (Plus 100+ Repostings)

  14. Reuters (1st Story)    (Plus 20+ Repostings)

  15. Reuters (2nd Story)   (Plus 20+ Repostings)

  16. The Christian Post   (Plus 25+ Repostings)

  17. Religion News Service  (Plus 30+ Repostings)

  18. MSNBC World News

  19. Houston Chronicle

  20. Chicago Tribune

  21. Denver Post

  22. Orlando Sentinel

  23. Atlanta Journal Constitution

  24. Minneapolis Star Tribune

  25. The Columbus Dispatch

  26. Salt Lake Tribune

  27. Grand Forks Herald

  28. Business Journal

  29. Reuters India

  30. Christianity Today & Your Church

  31. The Christian Century

  32. BeliefNet

  33. NACBA

  34. Charisma

  35. HuffPost Impact

  36. The State Journal

  37. Fundraising Success

  38. Boston Merchant

  39. MoneyShow.com

  40. Banks.com

  41. Click for "current Google search" for news stories that report on the "State of the Plate"

For last year's 2010 Media Coverage by over 300 media sources, CLICK HERE

 

Highlights from Last Year's 2010 Media Coverage

These 2 research surveys have been highlighted in over 300 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

FINANCIAL, DEBT & GIVING STATISTICS

1000+ HOUSEHOLDS

STATE OF THE PLATE

GIVING & GENEROSITY STATISTICS

1000+ CHURCHES

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

Note: Files are large and may take a few minutes to download...

Click for MS Word Version   Click for Adobe PDF Version

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  More details on tithing stats [7/13/10 release]

  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:

Note: Files are large & may take a few minutes to download...

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3/28/2010 News Releases/Graphs:

  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   Cell:719-930-4000

from MAXIMUM Generosity

OR

Matt Branaugh

from Christianity Today  email

MEDIA COVERAGE - OVER 300 NEWS STORIES

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CLICK to listen to Prime Time America radio interview with Brian Kluth (it starts at 20:00 m:s and ends at 27:07 m:s)

 

 

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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.

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