Often, churches tend to get wrapped up in the day-to-day grind and don’t take a close look at the fact and figures about giving. It’s important to take time out to consider giving statistics in order to look closely at your giving numbers and see how your organization can improve.

In the first-of-its-kind analysis, the Tithe.ly Church Giving Data shown below leverage Tithe.ly’s vast amount of church giving data from nearly 2,000 churches and multiple millions of dollars in total fundraising from the past 24 months. Their heart and belief is that this data and analysis will help inform giving strategies across the faith-based sector for years to come.

Below is an extremely valuable infographic with ten important giving facts to ponder:

#1 – The summer slump is a myth.

#2 – Giving data isn’t reserved for payday or end of the month.

#3 – Sunday isn’t the only day of the week people like to give.

#4 – People give at all times of the day and night.

#5 – Mobile giving is the clear leaders, but people like options.

#6 – People are not afraid to giving big on their mobile phones.

#7 – Promoting recurring giving leads to great results.

#8 – Consistent givers show amazing generosity.

#9 – Card-based giving is the most preferred method for most.

#10 – VISA leads the way but support for all brands is important.