Technology & Operations

Systems and services solutions to improve fundraising operations or convert CRMs

How to Use the RFP Process to Plan Effectively

The formal process of requesting proposals for the purchasing of products and services can provide immense value to an organization. The RFP process can maximize the return on investments, shed essential insight into the internal operations and structure, and increase organizational success.

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Nonprofit CRM

Top Problems You May Experience After Go-Live with Salesforce

Problems often arise when implementing new software, but they need not be inevitable. Anticipating potential problems before going live can minimize or eliminate those potential issues after go-live. Below are several potential post-go-live problems you’ll want to be aware of in advance.

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Positioning Information Strategy Teams During Mandatory Remote Work

Due Diligence Survey: UK & Europe vs. Australia

The growing interest in the the due diligence process along with the ethics and reputational risk in philanthropy is growing globally. This survey, which was a collaboration between BWF and PyroTalks CIC, initially focused on the UK & Europe and was later extended to include Australia thanks to a partnership with Apra Australia. The differences in findings have been summarized below to provide a useful perspective on international approaches to due diligence.

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Cryptocurrency and the Nonprofit: A Beginner’s Guide

Cryptocurrency is all the rage these days amongst Millennials and Gen Z. How do we incorporate this newly created wealth to increase support with our other daily fundraising activities?

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Prospect Development

Salesforce: What to Know Before You Go Live

To get the most out of the Salesforce platform, you need experts who understand the requirements of the philanthropy industry and who possess the technical knowledge to customize Salesforce to meet those requirements.

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Attention Raiser’s Edge Crystal Reports Users!

For Raiser’s Edge clients, Crystal Reports will no longer be supported as of December 15, 2021. This means that customizing existing reports or creating new reports will no longer be possible. What does this mean for your organization? Opportunity!

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RFP process

An Interview with Cloud for Good on the Value of the RFP Process 

BWF recently sat down with Cloud for Good’s Eric McCune, Director of Sales, Education, and Tim Love, Director of Sales, Nonprofit to discuss the value and best processes of the RFP process.

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multi factor authentication

Why You Should Care About Multi-Factor Authentication

What is Multi-Factor Authentication and why is it so important? BWF shares insights into how best to navigate and prioritize MFA as data security becomes more complex.

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Business Intelligence dashboard

Closing the Perspective Gap with Business Intelligence

While business intelligence commonly and effectively highlights performance, advanced solutions will show leaders how to navigate the path ahead. The question then becomes, “How do senior fundraising leaders build and manage technology operations?”

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