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community learning session

We had a great session in May on Yellow Box Search, Entities, and Reporting! Thank you to all that attended! Our next Client Learning Session will be on Matching Gifts. During this session, you will learn more about thankQ CRM’s comprehensive matching gift management, including the steps to take when a gift is made by […]

Mastering major donor relationships guide

You get out what you put in. The old maxim fits many aspects of fundraising, but perhaps rings most true when it comes to major donors. If you want someone to make a substantial commitment to your organization, you’ll need to invest some time and effort in that relationship. Understand major donors’ motivations People will […]

I’m happy to announce our new thankQ User Community Learning Sessions, which were created with direct input from our clients. In these monthly sessions, our Product and Support Team will share product updates, best practices, and tips and tricks to help our clients get the most out of their thankQ CRM system. Users will be […]

Donor Engagement Checklist

Behind every successful fundraising campaign, you’ll find a significant amount of research, planning, and internal persuasion. If you want to see results, remember to ask yourself and your colleagues the following questions before you start! 1. What do we want to achieve? Have we set specific goals that are centered around our supporters or potential […]

Pamela Prybylski has joined the team as our new Client Success Specialist. Pamela will be providing software support for our thankQ USA clients.  Pamela has over 15 years of experience in the areas of data analysis, database development, configuration management, and troubleshooting. Most recently, Pamela was both a Business Analyst and Customer Support Analyst for […]

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Crowdfunding. It’s exactly what the name states. Designed to help you raise money from a ‘crowd’ of people, it sounds simple enough in theory – but the reality isn’t always so straight forward. Did you know that there is more than one type of crowdfunding model? Apparently so. Fortunately, this is a fundraising blog, so […]

Did you know that more than 3.8 billion people have at least one social media account? That’s almost half the world’s population. Incredible—up 9% from last year. Not only are user numbers soaring, social distancing measures have seen a HUGE rise in usage. This is particularly (but not exclusively) true for younger generations—with half of 15-35 year olds spending more time on social […]

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How to Sell Your CRM to the Executive Team

A CRM is one of the most important purchases an organization makes. As a fundraiser, the benefits are clear, but according to industry analysts, at least one third of CRM projects fail, which means there’s more than a little risk attached. Your Executive Team is wise to question this investment, and you need to have […]

Nonprofit CRM

One of the difficulties for any organization is managing growth and still keeping that personal touch. The last thing you want to worry about is hidden costs as you watch the fruits of your labor grow. The past two years of the COVID pandemic have found nonprofits feeling the pinch, and once you’ve budgeted for […]

Every nonprofit organization will face a time in its lifecycle when it simply outgrows its database system. Excel might have been fine in the first year to record donations but as your organization grows, this will simply not be effective or even secure. So, how do you know when the time is right to invest […]