Resources Archives - Doing Good Digital


April 10, 2024

The Digital Evolution of DAFs: A Conversation with Chariot’s Mitch Stein

Today we are taking a deep dive into the world of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) and their impact on nonprofit fundraising. Thankfully, I've had the chance to chat with Mitch Stein, Head of Strategy at Chariot, to shed some light on the topic. So, grab a cup of coffee, and let's get into the enlightening world of DAFs and digital giving.
April 5, 2024

6 Tips for Ensuring Accessibility & Inclusivity in Your Nonprofit’s Digital Assets

In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, accessibility, inclusivity, and functionality are not just buzzwords—they're essential components of any online presence. As we continue to shift towards a more digital-centric world, the need to ensure that websites, fundraisers, and forms are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities, becomes increasingly critical.
March 29, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Accessible Website Everyone Can Love!

Ensuring that your nonprofit's website is accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities, is not only a matter of inclusion, but a legal requirement. Web accessibility involves designing and developing your website so that all users, regardless of their abilities, can engage with your content and services. This commitment to accessibility is crucial for nonprofits aiming to reach and serve their entire community effectively. Additionally, compliance with web accessibility standards can safeguard your organization against legal challenges. Let's explore the essentials of making your nonprofit website accessible and compliant.
March 15, 2024

How to Add an Administrator to Luminate Online

At the heart of Luminate Online lies its ability to efficiently manage administrator accounts. These administrators are the backbone of your organization's online presence, entrusted with overseeing everything from donor management to campaign tracking. They play a crucial role in ensuring that your nonprofit operates smoothly and effectively within the Luminate Online ecosystem. In this guide, we'll walk through the steps on how to create an administrator record in Luminate Online.
February 28, 2024

3 Ways to Record Donor Advised Fund Gifts in Raiser’s Edge NXT

Donor advised funds, also called DAFs, have become one of the most active charitable giving vehicles in philanthropy. Allowing donors to set aside funds and disburse grants to charitable organizations of their choosing has made this form of giving very attractive to donors. DAFs provide an incredible level of flexibility for supporters as well as extraordinary new opportunities for nonprofits. They are also difficult to navigate when recording gifts in your CRM, like Raiser’s Edge NXT. Today we are going to talk about 3 ways to record these in RE NXT.
February 9, 2024

Your Guide to Preserving Historical Data from Google’s Universal Analytics

As the digital fundraising landscape evolves, so do the tools we use to analyze it. Google Analytics has been a cornerstone for many organizations, providing invaluable insights into website traffic, user behavior, and marketing performance. However, with progress comes change, and it's time to bid farewell to an old friend – Google Analytics Universal Analytics (UA).
January 25, 2024

Tips to Successfully Implement Email Automation for Your Nonprofit

In the digital fundraising space, nonprofits are increasingly turning to innovative strategies to engage donors and streamline their operations. One such powerful tool gaining popularity is email automation. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of using email automation in digital fundraising and discuss the specific automation strategies that can elevate your nonprofit's outreach efforts.
January 8, 2024

Bring Your Prospecting to the Next Level: How to Create an Affinity Scoring Model

There are three aspects of a good prospect: Capacity, Inclination, and Affinity. As fundraisers, we live and breathe this terminology and know that building the pipeline to grow programs, portfolios, and, ultimately, revenue for the organization is one of our main focus areas. Let’s take a deeper dive into these three pieces of a good prospect and talk about some ways to layer in digital fundraising to boost results. In this blog post, you will learn how to create an affinity scoring model.