Fundraising Takeaways From AFP ICON 2019

Can you remember the feeling of coming home from a conference or an event and being so excited about what you learned, you could just burst? But then, you settle into your routine again and the pull of regular life takes hold. We’ve been there. But we have good news – the excitement doesn’t have […]


iWave Primer: Learn How to Leverage Real Estate Data, Find Volunteers and Double Your Donations

A prospect research tool is handy when you’re a nonprofit. Depending on the tool your organization uses, you’re able to compile pieces of data around a prospect to paint a picture on their fit as a major gift prospect. In iWave, for example,  you can conduct wealth screening, build prospect profiles, and conduct searches on […]


Find Your Hidden Gems: Next-Level Wealth Screening

iWave has come a long way in 27 years. From delivering data on CD-ROM via snail mail, to introducing feature-after-feature on our easy-to-use platform, it’s been quite a ride. And we’ve learned quite a bit during that time. One of our biggest lessons and points of pride over the years has been to take the […]


The Top 5 iWave FAQs Answered by the iWave Team

Every day, the iWave team works closely with development professionals from nonprofits of every size and scope. Some are longtime clients, others are looking at prospect research tools for the first time, and still, others are looking to switch from different software and start using iWave. In all these conversations we hear a number of […]

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How To Implement A Grateful Patient Program

Imagine you are the director of development at a hospital foundation in a mid-sized city. You have an average intake of 100 patients every day. You know from building lists in your prospect research tool that there are many wealthy individuals giving to healthcare causes in your area. But are they visiting your hospital? If they […]


A ‘Thank You’ of Our Own For #ResearchPride

There seem to be more and more opportunities to celebrate these days. There are days, weeks, and months dedicated to showing appreciation. National Cupcake Day. World Health Day. Teacher Appreciation Week. And the list goes on. So on the last week of Research Pride Month, we want to say THANK YOU! Your Work Matters At […]


Five Ways to Celebrate #ResearchPride Month!

Guest Post by Angie Stapleton, Helen Brown Group March is one of my favorite months in the fundraising intelligence community. Why? Because it is #ResearchPride month, of course! Launched a few years ago by the one-and-only Helen Brown, #ResearchPride month exists for one simple reason: to recognize, celebrate, and shower a lot of love on […]


What is Fundraising Intelligence and Why is it so Important?

You may have noticed, but we talk about Fundraising Intelligence a lot. And there’s a good reason for that. We believe in it! If you’ve never heard of the term before, think business intelligence – for fundraising. In the age of technology, social networking, and an overall overload of information, business intelligence takes data and […]

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