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Where do I start when it comes to doing effective Impact Measurement?

Everything we read or hear about in the social service sector these days is filled with references to “impact” in some way. We can barely turn around and we’re confronted with admonitions about how we must do this or that to create greater impact. But a person can go to ridiculous lengths searching for a… Read More

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Communication Strategies For Your Next CRM Implementation

It’s 4:30 PM and you are sitting at your desk when your phone buzzes. You’ve received a message from a loving spouse or a good friend which makes your eyes narrow and your lips purse in annoyance: “What do you want to do for dinner?” After you’ve calmed yourself, you come up with the clever… Read More

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Fostering public-private workforce development partnerships through technology

If you spent any time watching either of the recent political nominating conventions, you probably heard someone talking about needing to create more jobs. While job creation is good and necessary, just as important is developing workers with the skills and knowledge to fill those jobs. Workforce development is an essential practice to help ensure… Read More

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Resources for those new to the world of nonprofits

I’m going to be upfront with you here. When it comes to nonprofits, I do not know what I’m talking about. Just take a look at my search history. You see? I’m pretty clueless when it comes to this stuff. Well, that is, I was clueless. After graduating college this June, I joined thedatabank, gbc… Read More

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Why you should encourage your monthly donors to use ACH

If you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, then chances are that you love monthly donors and appreciate their steady, long-term commitment to your organization. From the donor perspective, your monthly givers are offered a convenient way to budget their financial support to your organization over a period of time. And you, the fundraiser, sleep better at night… Read More