The civic services industry comprises establishments that operate religious, social, and professional organizations. These establishments also offer other civic and recreational services to their members. Major examples of civic services organizations include community associations or organizations, ethnic associations, fraternal associations or lodges, girl guiding organizations, history societies, parent-teacher associations, retirement associations, scouting organizations, and students' associations.
Civic services market in this report is segmented into NGOs and charitable organizations, political organizations, unions and associations, and religious organizations.
North America was the largest region in the civic services market in 2017, accounting for 52% market share. Asia Pacific was the second largest region accounting for 20% market share. Eastern Europe was the smallest region accounting for 1% market share.
Crowdfunding is rapidly becoming one of the most popular modes for individuals and businesses to raise money for a cause, project, or event. It is a process of raising capital through a large number of independent investors primarily via crowdfunding platforms and social networking websites. Crowdfunding includes funds raised through donation websites, online charity auctions, and giving by text. According to Massolution crowdfunding report 2015, the global crowdfunding industry expanded by 167%, from $6.1 billion in 2013 to $16.2 billion in 2014 in terms of funds raised. industry more than doubled in 2015, reaching $34.4 billion.
The companies covered are Southern Baptist Churches, World Food Programme, UNICEF, The Salvation Army, and Feeding America.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The civic services market is segmented into NGOs And Charitable Organizations; Political Organizations, Unions And Associations; Religious Organizations.
NGOs And Charitable Organizations are involved in awarding grants from trust funds, or in soliciting contributions on behalf of others, to support a wide range of health, educational, scientific, cultural and other social welfare activities. They include grant-making foundations, voluntary health organizations, other grant making organizations, human rights organizations, environment, conservation and wildlife organizations, and other social advocacy organizations. These are mostly nonprofit organizations involved in fundraising that is used for a particular cause such as health, education, or environment. These organizations mostly work on donations collected from philanthropists, humanitarians, and the general public. The end users of grant making, giving, and social organizations include emergency, humanitarian, and development aid organizations.
Political Organizations, Unions And Associations promote a political platform or set of policies or the civic and social interests of their members. They include civic and social organizations, business associations, professional organizations, labor unions and similar labor organizations, political organizations, and other similar organizations. These organizations may also operate social establishments such as bars and restaurants for their members. Civic, social, and professional organizations either own their facilities/establishments or lease them from other companies to offer their services. These organizations are mostly owned and operated by an individual or a group, and charge a membership fee to offer their services. The end users of civic, social, and professional organizations include general populace, working professionals, business establishments, and others.
Religious Organizations operate religious establishments, such as churches, religious temples, and monasteries, and/or administer an organized religion or promote religious activities. Religious organizations are mostly faith-based nonprofit organizations that belong to a particular religion, and serve as a platform to promote its beliefs. These establishments can be operated privately, by local authorities, or governments. They receive funding from various public and private organizations and individuals. The end users of religious organizations include individuals, religious leaders, priests, ministers, imams, rabbis, and monks.