data

January 19, 2023

Leveraging Instagram for Your Nonprofit

 By: Emma Bentley Ruzicka Instagram is now the world’s fourth most popular social media platform. With over 1 billion monthly users and 500 million daily users, savvy nonprofits are already putting the platform to good use. If your nonprofit hasn’t yet started an Instagram account, or if you have one […]
November 10, 2022

6 Fundamentals for Creating a World-Class Digital Grateful Patient Program

 By: Emma Bentley Ruzicka At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, people cheered for beleaguered healthcare workers as they returned home at the end of their shifts. The vast majority of these people had not been hospitalized, but they recognized the sacrifice and effort inherent to being a healthcare professional […]
October 6, 2022

Mastering Mastercard’s Recurring Gift Requirements

Credit cards have undoubtedly made donating faster, easier and safer, but they’ve also added complexity for those of us on the receiving end of gifts. Ensuring that nonprofits are complying with credit card company requirements is a necessity for protecting our donors and assets. Mastercard recently updated its requirements to […]
July 28, 2022

Make Your Fundraising Reports Shine with Google Data Studio

 By: Katy Spencer Raise your hand if you are expected to show the results of your fundraising efforts to your CEO or board? Everyone probably has their hand up right now. Now, keep your hand up if the information for those reports comes from multiple sources.  Exactly! Having the ability […]
June 30, 2022

4 Crucial Tactics for a Successful Donor Journey

By: Katy Spencer Did you know the most important communication you can have with your donors is right after they make a gift? Think about it. They are happy. They saved puppies. They helped a kid in need. They feel good! Now imagine that they never heard from you again […]
June 1, 2021

Raiser’s Edge NXT: Lists and Queries 101

 By: Katy Spencer Data is a powerful tool. There is so much insight to be gained from your nonprofit’s unique data set. Raiser’s Edge NXT has three ways for you to gather and customize the presentation of that data. Here are a few of our favorite ways to use these […]
January 6, 2021

5 Reasons to Clean-up Your Donor Data Now

By: Katy Spencer   There is no time like the present to clean up your data. Donor data is a tool that helps you understand your supporters in order to build powerful strategies and impactful messaging to drive your fundraising plans. Making data hygiene a priority is vital for fundraising […]
March 12, 2019

7 Ways To Clean-up Your Constituent List

Are you overdue for a data clean-up? Take some time to tackle your constituent lists. We know this can be a super boring task, but come appeal time, you’ll be so glad you did it.   We’ll walk you through some tips and tricks to get you started and keep […]
February 7, 2019

Our Top Tips for Data Migration for Luminate Online

By: Keisha Hartman Blackbaud Luminate Online is a robust solution providing the tools you need to acquire more constituents, build online fundraising campaigns, and nurture sustainable donor relationships. With peer-to-peer and advocacy add-ons and CRM integrations, you can create a full engagement experience for your supporters and organization. In order […]