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A Deep Dive Into Advocacy: Q&A Session with Iowa Environmental Council

Recently, at thedatabank we’ve been trying to focus on informing advocacy-based organizations about the importance of having a designated advocacy system that is both robust and integrated. To dive a little deeper into this topic, I’ve invited Matt Hauge of Iowa Environmental Council to talk about how their organization has used an advocacy platform to empower and advance IEC’s mission... [More]

Why Use an Advocacy System When I Already Have a Bulk Email Provider?

There are many nonprofits that view advocacy systems and communication systems as similar, or even as the same thing. Many don’t understand the advanced capabilities provided by advocacy systems, and the differences between communication and advocacy systems. So what are these “advocacy systems,” and how are they different than your cherished bulk email system? [More]

Partner Spotlight: DonorPath

This is a continuation of a series we started in August, highlighting each of our valued complementary service partners who bring expertise to nonprofit organizations in the areas of fundraising consulting, payment gateway processing, tech support, and more. The first two partners highlighted were Sarah Suemnig, CFRE and Backpack Tactics.

This month I would like to introduce our readers to one of thedatabank’s newest partners, DonorPath. [More]

The Best of 2013

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is already coming to a close. It seems like just the other day we were ringing in 2013. Even though the year has flown by, quite a bit has happened!

Some highlights for thedatabank during 2013: [More]

Partner Spotlight: Backpack Tactics

This is a continuation of a series we started in August, highlighting each of our valued complementary service partners who bring expertise to nonprofit organizations in the areas of fundraising consulting, payment gateway processing, tech support, and more. The first partner highlighted was Sarah Suemnig, CFRE.

This month I would like to introduce you to a company called Backpack Tactics. [More]