An Event Management Guide for Nonprofits: Where to Start?
So you’ve decided to put on an event. The budget has been allocated, your team is prepped, and the flipchart is ready. The only question now is… what next? There is nothing more daunting than a blank piece of paper. That’s why the Institute of Fundraising created a great event checklist that will help you […]continue reading
The Do’s and Don’ts of CRM Procurement
Purchasing a CRM system for your nonprofit—whether it’s an educational institution, healthcare foundation, charity, or membership organization—is a long-term decision. The CRM system you purchase today should meet your needs for about ten years. If it doesn’t, it will most likely be because of problems experienced early on with your procurement and implementation processes. With over […]continue reading
Mobile CRM on the Go
Mobile devices have become an integral part of our everyday lives, allowing us to micro task without a second thought. For fundraisers, that means that your donors are very much at home with the idea of using their phone to transact. This has resulted in the advent of mobile fundraising channels (such as giving websites […]continue reading
Is your CRM holding you back?
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. In our post-recession world nonprofits are still feeling the pinch, and once you’ve budgeted for a project you want […]continue reading
Have you outgrown your fundraising CRM? Five questions to ask.
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 […]continue reading