Annual Funds: You Don’t Get What You Don’t Ask For

Part 3 of The Power of Research series by Mary Richter Background In this three-part series, I am going to highlight the ways in which prospect research informs and guides the work of development fundraising officers.  I’ve relied on my research skills to support my work as an annual fund director, campaign director, and advancement […]

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How to Fill a Fundraising Campaign Pipeline

Part 2 of The Power of Research series by Mary Richter Background In this three-part series, I am going to highlight the ways in which prospect research informs and guides the work of development fundraising officers.  I’ve relied on my research skills to support my work as an annual fund director, campaign director, and advancement […]

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iWave Expands Data Suite with DatabaseUSA.com®

iWave adds database of over 250 million individuals and 15 million triple-verified businesses to further help clients in their prospect research efforts.   iWave, the industry’s top-rated prospect research tool, is expanding their suite of wealth and philanthropic data with the addition of DatabaseUSA.com®.  DatabaseUSA.com® is a provider of executive, business, and consumer information. iWave […]

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iWave Identified By G2 Crowd As A Top Canadian Tech Company

iWave identified by G2 Crowd As A Top Canadian Tech Company

G2 Crowd is a peer-to-peer website that allows product users of business software to rate and review their products. In December of 2017, they at the ever-growing Canadian tech scene. With over 1,500 tech companies in Canada, G2 Crowd mentioned the country is positioning itself to become a global leader in the start-up space. Through […]

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After Identifying a Major Donor Prospect, What Comes Next?

The following is a guest blog post by Doron Barbalat of Causeview. Fortunately, in this day and age, there are many ways to identify a major donor prospect. Donor intelligence solutions can help us analyze our supporters and suggest the best candidates. Alternatively, donors can self-identify as major gift prospects several ways, through their actions […]

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Two Industry Veterans Bring Energy and Experience to iWave’s Board of Directors

iWave Welcomes Two New Board Members Charlottetown, 1 May 2018 — iWave recently welcomed two new members to its board of directors.  Both Cary Fulbright and Kevin Kern bring years of experience with technology companies and nonprofit organizations. Thanks to innovative products, a dedicated team, and a focused commitment to clients, iWave is entering a period of […]

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The Power of Research Part 1: Board Nominations

A guest post by Mary Richter Background In this three-part series, I am going to highlight the ways in which prospect research informs and guides the work of development fundraising officers. My 20-year career in fundraising began at the entry-level in a small organization with only four staff.  This was just a few years after […]

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Balancing Proactive and Reactive Research Requests

We like to know what a “day in the life” looks like for our clients — and in this case, we’re specifically talking about prospect researchers.  By understanding the challenges (and opportunities) you work with every day, we can create a better platform to fulfill those needs and help you explore those opportunities. But no […]

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G2 Crowd Reviews: iWave is “Top-Rated” Fundraising Intelligence Platform

Client and Third Party Reviews Rate iWave the Top Provider of Fundraising Intelligence Solutions Charlottetown, 17 April 2018 — Third-party reviews from G2 Crowd confirm iWave is the top-rated provider of fundraising intelligence solutions.  When G2 Crowd published its Spring 2018 Grid and Index Reports, iWave was frequently mentioned, maintaining its status as a “high performer” in […]

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Talk to Prospective Donors About “Vision” — Not Money!

by Eric F. Rolfson, President, The Rolfson Group, Inc. It Ain’t About the Money When engaging prospective donors for annual, capital, or comprehensive campaigns, successful fundraisers seek short- and long-term investments in the future of their organizations.  Experience shows that donors are rarely motivated by talk about “money” during these preliminary conversations.  Instead, they are […]

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