The Death of the Open Metric (and other freak outs)
Are you freaking out about how Apple’s recent announcement regarding new privacy functionality of the upcoming iOS 15 might impact [...]
Data Health and Integration Fundamentals for Foundations
In a recent letter to the editor published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, two former foundation officials decried the ‘staggering’ [...]
Cloud Integration Solutions – What’s the Deal?
Cloud integration solutions can help nonprofits have complete data flowing on demand between all systems that are part of an organization’s overall data environment.
Confessions of a Nonprofit Database Administrator, Part II
Learn how nonprofit database administrators can overcome common challenges.
Confessions of a Nonprofit Database Administrator
Four ways that nonprofit database administrators can be more empowered and successful in their careers.
How to Create Better Charts to Show Fundraising Results
We all know visually appealing communications are better received and more likely to be read. Learn how to create better charts for your audience by focusing on four key areas: shape, color, clarity, and accessibility.
Pitching Your Charity to a Major Donor—The Do’s and Don’ts
Securing major donors for your nonprofit requires a different strategy from pitching for general donation drives. These tips will help you craft successful major donor pitches.
Share The Love: Grateful Patients Can Help Your Institution
With a little planning, some due diligence, and helping hands, you can create your own Grateful Patient Program and link your patients with your institution.
Red Light, Green Light for Peer to Peer Fundraising in 2015
New year, new ideas and new habits. What should you start doing and what fundraising habits should stop doing this year?
Rules of Engagement: The Chicken or the Egg?
Does engagement at your organization begin with the “chicken”, or in development parlance, the donor; or the “egg”-- the prospect? What does it matter? For optimal results, find ways to "touch" as many major gift prospects as you can, whether they have self identified through giving or whether you have identified them through other strategies. [...]