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Exciting updates in the Databank

Effective immediately, we now have two options for clients to use PayPal as a payment option. The first one is using PayPal as a payment gateway provider. With this, they can use PayPal services to process their donations, set up recurring payments, and more. Clients can also use PayPal Checkout, which is not a gateway provider… Read more

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Why your organization needs data documentation

As you are no doubt aware, a nonprofit can look like a very different place from year to year. A change in funding, a new executive director, or a board vote to pivot the mission can all drastically alter the scenery of your organization. One year you may receive a lifesaving grant or large donation… Read more

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Technology as Strategy: What it means and how you can get started

Over the last few years, we’ve been talking more and more about Technology as Strategy. In fact, we believe so strongly in this that we’ve made including Technology as Strategy a requirement in the purchasing process for any of our new clients. So what exactly is Technology as Strategy? In the simplest terms, it means… Read more

Technology as strategy

The other day, a MAP board member asked me an intriguing question. To paraphrase, she asked: If, rather than consulting with other organizations, you could focus 100% on technology for our own organization, could technology transform us? In other words, if we choose technology as our chief strategy, where might it take us? It was… Read more

An exciting new initiative aims to help nonprofits

There is an exciting new initiative happening in the big data world that is aiming to help nonprofits have easier access to their data across various systems. thedatabank’s Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Mark Paquette, is here to break down what this new initiative is and what it means for thedatabank and nonprofit organizations. What… Read more