Technology & Operations

Systems and services solutions to improve fundraising operations or convert CRMs

10 Steps to Mastering Software Implementation: From Pre-Planning to Post-Implementation Success

In this article, we’ll delve into the essential pre-planning activities and post-implementation strategies that can make all the difference in the success of your software implementation project.

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AI and Data Science

Optimizing Nonprofit Fundraising with Integrated Business Intelligence Tools

In the ever-evolving landscape of nonprofit fundraising, leveraging data effectively is paramount. At BWF, we’ve focused on embedding and integrating the best business intelligence (BI) tools into Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems. But why is this integration so crucial?

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The Role of Prospect Research in Fundraising and Institutional Protection

Protecting a nonprofit’s reputation is crucial—it’s the most valuable asset an organization possesses. In this article, BWF and Xapien explore how prospect researchers can analyze potential donors not just from an opportunity perspective, but also from a legal and reputational standpoint.

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Navigating Responsible AI—A Look Through FERPA and HIPAA Compliance

In this article, we will focus on the standards set by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the questions you should be asking as part of your overall Responsible AI strategy. With a focus on FERPA and HIPAA compliance frameworks, we delve into the considerations that institutions must prioritize when deploying AI-powered tools. 

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Selecting the Right CRM System for Your Nonprofit

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems play a pivotal role for modern nonprofits. They strengthen donor and constituent relationships, enhance data-driven decision-making, and streamline operational processes. This guide will help you navigate the critical considerations for choosing a CRM system that not only meets your current needs but also supports future growth and technological advancements.

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Birds of a Feather–Taking Flight with Natural Partnerships in Data Governance

The power to fully leverage data governance is found in the collective. Building crucial natural partnerships is essential in developing a successful data governance program. However, these key alliances are often overlooked for various reasons—sometimes for the sake of speed or a lack of foresight, while at other times they are entirely omitted due to cultural challenges and heavily cemented institutional silos.

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Moving Donor Due Diligence Further Up the Fundraising Process with AI

Philanthropic organizations are paying closer attention to the background of their donors. Donor due diligence is now a fundamental part of the fundraising lifecycle. Why? Because it’s much easier to prevent a donor scandal than it is to deal with the fallout later. BWF and Xapien are working together to help you reduce risks before they become a threat to your mission.

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Beyond the Buzz: Demystifying AI and Automation in Healthcare Fundraising

iWave and BWF have partnered to provide guidance on embracing AI technologies for healthcare organizations to elevate their fundraising initiatives, ultimately driving greater support for critical medical research and advancements.

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AI Readiness in Nonprofits: Empowering Transformation and Impact

Navigating the journey toward AI readiness is a new endeavor for many nonprofits. At BWF, we’re dedicated to understanding and leveraging AI’s role in enabling nonprofits to fulfill their promises and effect meaningful change. Below are a few options to consider as you start preparing for 2024 and beyond.

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