Technology & Operations

Systems and services solutions to improve fundraising operations or convert CRMs

Infrastructure Bites—Can Selecting a CRM be Painless?

While there is no way to guarantee that selecting a fundraising CRM will ever be completely painless, following these considerations will help set your organization on the right track while working to avoid common pitfalls and managing the challenges that will inevitably arise when undertaking such a complex project.

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7 Ethical Considerations When Implementing AI at Nonprofits

As the world witnesses an explosion of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, the nonprofit sector is also exploring the vast potential of AI in fundraising efforts. While the excitement around AI is palpable, nonprofit leaders must approach its implementation with careful consideration of ethical implications. In this blog post, we will delve into the ethical considerations that nonprofit leaders must consider when embracing AI for fundraising.

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This guide reviews everything nonprofits need to know about CRM consulting.

Looking for CRM Consulting? Here’s What You Need to Know

CRM consulting services help nonprofits determine the right technology platforms and manage transitions. Learn more with this complete guide to CRM consulting.

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The Total Cost of Ownership

Whether it is the prompt of a CRM conversion or an annual budget review, it is essential to understand the full costs of technology. Particularly in the buying and implementation of new software, additional fees often feel like they come out of the proverbial woodwork. Understanding the reason for these costs, evaluating your needs, and negotiating with vendors is key.

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Navigating the AI Metropolis: Empowering Nonprofit Fundraising Through Data-Driven Strategies

The power of AI in fundraising is being harnessed further, accelerating the progress of our organizations and the causes we hold dear. Looking ahead and to ensure fundraising’s future is hopeful, good “citizens” are needed to harness the power of AI and use it for good, and quickly. Embracing the potential of our AI neighborhoods and a brighter, more data-driven future for nonprofits is taking shape. This article takes a look at the evolving landscape of AI in fundraising and how best to harness it for your organization.

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Book Chapter: Strengthening the Operation

Equally important to an organization’s ability to reach increased fundraising goals is operational readiness. After all, even if an organization has an excellent relationship with a potential donor, a misspelled name in the database, a delay in processing a gift, ill-timed outreach, or multiple touchpoints to the same donor can all lead to embarrassing and potentially damaging incidents.

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Considering Data Inclusivity    

Our newest white paper, Blending Data Governance and Constituent Engagement to Build an Inclusive Database, approaches this topic in-depth and concentrates on leveraging the union of data governance and constituent engagement to achieve data inclusivity for your organization.

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South Dakota State University (SDSU) Bold and Blue campaign

BWF & South Dakota State University Foundation Case Study

This partnership with BWF helped SDSU become more data driven, have clearer insights into its operations, have the ability to make strategic decisions and make them faster, and have a better way to validate its strategy, thereby saving both time and resources.

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Data Science & Analytics

Clearing the Way for Actionable Data

Dashboards are the proverbial tip of the iceberg for communicating actionable data. Below the surface is where the bulk of BI work takes place and is also where the majority of obstacles occur that can stop successful business intelligence implementation in its tracks. This article reviews some of the most common obstacles an organization may run into and how to clear the way for actionable data.

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