“iWave is so user-friendly and onboarding was easy and smooth.”
"iWave is the first tool I use when researching a new individual, corporation or foundation. It’s fast, easy and very thorough. The control I get with iWave screening greatly reduces my clean-up afterward (which is so awesome) and the individual tabs for each search helps me drill down quick and easy. There’s so much I can learn on the source of wealth and behaviours’ of our prospects, iWave really helps makes our strategies incredibly solid – which is vital when meeting new individuals."
"Using iWave was my only way of building my list of 2,500 highly qualified prospects, specifically connected to our mission. iWave’s training and support team allowed me to grab and grasp the power I never realized I had. If I weren’t fundraising and doing the most meaningful work of my life in my current position, I would be selling iWave. I believe in the product that much."
“iWave has become a normal part of our process. It has increased our professionalism and our opportunities for success.”
"I used iWave for the first time and, after a bit of research, submitted a grant application to a foundation for funding consideration. We had never applied to this particular foundation before and were excited to receive notification that we had been awarded $10,000 for a capital project. I probably would not have applied to this particular foundation had I not had the benefit of iWave’s detailed funder profiles. Thanks so much!"
"The biggest benefit we’ve seen from using iWave over the last year is the ability to do more in-house."
"iWave is more accurate, more user-friendly, and more versatile. I recommend iWave to everyone I speak with."
“With iWave, I am able to take a broader look at the human portfolio, not just the numbers, but actual connections and relationships”
"The very first time I used iWave, I found one of our corporate sponsors was giving $7500 to us but was giving much more to other charities. I asked them for $15,000 and they said “yes!” And they kept giving at that level for the next year (and the next, and the next…). I was able to get back more than my investment in iWave after one month."
"I can screen 200 alumni in a certain area across all kinds of datasets and pinpoint 50 who came back above a certain threshold—that takes half an hour."
"Thank you for such a terrific product. iWave is the first and sometimes the only resource I use when researching a prospect. It’s user-friendly, clear, concise and so much better than any other product out there. Thank you."
"iWave is more comprehensive, easier to query, and faster than other similar sources that we have used."
"Once again, iWave is able to offer a quick, effective solution for my prospect research needs. The fact that I can instantly search for an industry and find relevant contacts (who also have high net worth and are philanthropic!) saves me and my team countless hours. I’ve never had a prospect research tool that is so customized to the exact needs of a fundraiser. I will sing iWave’s praises for as long as I’m in this industry!"
"The platform is easy to use, the program overall is intuitive and easy to learn, there is a host of training material, and it easily integrates with Salesforce (which we use). The speed that we can move data from iWave into Salesforce is excellent. The iWave report summaries are also excellent, providing a good mix between high-level info and particular targeted data."
“The ability to find both broad stroke overviews and granular details under one login is a significant point of differentiation for iWave from other research software options.”
"iWave is a dream come true in that it bridges the gap of connecting our donor database with third party charitable giving information. It enables us to access a prospect’s giving potential from within their Salesforce record.”
"I have been using iWave for a while now, both in my last non-profit and now in my current one. I have said this before, it is the one stop shop for research. I am so happy to have one software to go to for corporate, individual and foundation research that is all encompassing and very easy to use. The best part of it is the customer support that comes along with it, there is always someone there to help and advance our work. I have recommended it to nonprofits in the past and will continue to recommend it."
"iWave has tremendously increased our development capacity across all segments—individual, corporate, foundation, and now even workplace giving! iWave’s databases are extensive and accurate, and their 360 search makes creating prospect profiles seamless and intuitive. iWave is a well-designed, one-stop shop, and I would highly recommend it to anyone in the development field."
"As a non-profit organization in the heritage sector, iWave has proven invaluable in identifying exciting prospects by assessing the capacity of corporate, foundation, and individual donors. Their data is reliable, up-to-date, and easy to navigate. We recently did a comparison with similar paid subscriptions, and iWave proved to be the best value for our money."
“iWave supports us, and our clients, and allows us to provide them with information that helps them to do the amazing work that they do”.
"iWave has set the gold standard in providing researchers with a multi-purpose tool at an affordable price."
“One of the best parts about iWave is how easy it is to use and how quickly it can give us an answer to how much capacity, affinity, and propensity a donor has to give.”
"We’ve screened a couple of lists including one membership list and used [Multi-Lens Modeling] to see if there were any members with high capacity we didn’t know about, so we could target them for the quiet phase of our capital campaign. The ability to see different ratings based on our capital campaign [goals] versus annual giving is a real difference maker. I really like being able to adjust each [model] and see all of them side by side."
"iWave paid for itself in our first week of service by identifying the capacity, the propensity to be philanthropic, and the affinity for our mission. The integration with Salesforce is very powerful indeed, and presents the considerable potential to streamline our information management, and therefore to focus our time effectively."
"I’m brand new to prospect research and iWave has been an incredibly helpful tool throughout this learning process. I rely on it when it comes to building and customizing prospect profiles and it’s awesome to have multiple search engines in one place."
"I am a researcher for a large organization, and out of all the research products we use, iWave is by far my favorite. iWave’s layout is easy to navigate, and I could not be happier with the results when using iWave’s."
"Of the many tools available in the market for prospect research, we find iWave to be incredibly valuable. Its user-friendly interface, tools, and reports make it easy for us to find the information we need to support our team and grow our impact. It’s especially useful for uncovering new potential partners in our mission and refining how we can best steward our existing partners. Ultimately, this helps us accomplish more in service to the families of Marines and Navy Corpsmen."
"Day to day, I’m using iWave. I was able to help Children’s Aid Foundation Ottawa research, assess, and approach the right foundations for support."
“[iWave’s Multi-Lens Scoring provides] a more organic view of our prospects. Being able to look at other areas of affinity simultaneously helps us get a clearer picture of our prospect’s interests and philanthropic inclination.”
“iWave is our main source of new major gift prospects. We used to focus mainly on referrals but now a vast majority of new prospects are identified using iWave.”
"Everything in iWave matches our other research work, and it helps everyone work faster than we ever have before."
"I feel like we’re just scratching the surface of what we can do with iWave.”
"Having the right technology partner really makes a difference in your work. Because iWave and Salesforce are such great technology partners, it’s really changing the way we do our work and it’s giving us the tools we need to work more proficiently, more efficiently, and more cost-effectively as well."
“After demoing alternative software, we ultimately decided to go with iWave. As a performing arts nonprofit organization, iWave has been invaluable as we assess the capacity of our current donors, ticket buyers, and personal contacts we meet in various networking or special events settings. The screening function has led us to new board members and major donor candidates.”
"iWave gave us the insight into the US market that we needed."
“Our leadership team loves the data, scores, and analytics we are able to integrate seamlessly into Salesforce from iWave. The scores and analytics give us actionable insights and enable us to have more targeted conversations with our fundraising teams by using one-click screenings and profile generation.”
"I have now brought iWave to three different organizations and I will continue to spread the word about this product. As a grant writer, [iWave] has really cut my research time at least by half and it’s also made me look really good to my boss."
"From helping our team quickly identify leading environmental donors across the Puget Sound region and beyond, to tracking down email and mailing addresses – iWave has proven invaluable to our fundraising successes and helped advance our cause and our mission."
“To be able to use iWave to look easily look up a prospects real estate portfolio, their holdings outside of the province, and their asset-worth, is invaluable information."
"I have found iWave's screening services to be extremely useful in qualifying donors - the philanthropic information with active links back to source documents is top notch. While I'm quite proficient in research and profiling, when the information I'm looking at is not completely clear, their support is stellar, responsive, knowledgeable."
"iWave has helped me every minute of every day. It’s my primary source of information."
"We recently started a $40 million capital campaign. With iWave, I was able to gather and verify critical wealth and philanthropic information about a prospect that led to a $10 million gift from that individual. iWave’s research platform helped us get 25% of the way to our goal with that one prospect alone."
"iWave is my go-to resource for research on individual prospects and donors. Not only does it kick-start my research on key people, but it is also highly useful for identifying new prospects, such as when we are planning events. I have always appreciated iWave’s leadership in our field which has resulted in my professional growth as a researcher and allowed me to continually raise the bar and deliver better results."
“iWave having different data partnerships allows us to see prospects through different lenses. We love how robust and easy-to-use iWave is!”
"I love the Insights feature and especially the Hidden Gems. I used to spend hours doing research to try and uncover these individuals but now iWave does it for me. Sometimes I recognize the names of the Hidden Gems but with many of them, I had no idea they had capacity and were philanthropic."
“I could not live without it! Compared to our other paid subscriptions, I find that iWave is by far the best value for the money.”
“I did not know the individual, I would not have known his capacity, we didn’t have specific notes on him, and it was just through iWave we learned about the capacity and other information, gave the additional attention, and a cheque showed up at our door”
"We started by screening a segment of our contacts to highlight untapped potential of current members and low level donors, and within two months of starting our subscription we uncovered 1 billion dollars of capacity in just 1% of our database."
"I have been using iWave for a few months but only just recently took advantage of iWave screening to screen the parents of our incoming students. I was blown away by how easy it was to upload my data and to quickly see results. Not only has it helped me to identify some great US prospects, but it has opened up a whole new world of prospects in Canada. I have found some real hidden gems that I would have possibly never found without an individual search on the hundreds of them. I cannot state enough how invaluable this product is to me and to the work I do. A win for everyone in my office!"
“The intuitive nature of iWave is, perhaps, the best feature. Think it, click it, see it! Plus, it is so much more affordable than some of the other options I have used in my many years of prospect and donor research.”
“As a cause-based organization, we don’t have a robust, built-in constituency. We have to do a lot of prospecting, and that’s where iWave comes in.”
"I really like how easy it was to install the integration and how straight forward it is to get iWave’s data into Tessitura."
"iWave is my go-to resource for prospect research. Not only is it a one-stop-shop when I have a request with a quick turnaround, but it is one of the only places I can consistently uncover email addresses. The interface is fantastic and nimble. I have been using this product for over three years and in that time they have rolled out a number of significant data enhancements. The iWave team is constantly trying to improve the product and that is something I can really get behind."
"As a freelancing Prospect Researcher, iWave has become indispensable to my daily work. Its depth of information, spanning Canada and the USA makes it the perfect one-stop-shop for research on leading prospects. It’s an easy to use platform that makes it stand head and shoulders above others. I have been using iWave for years, and it has not only made my job more efficient but also makes me stand out with my clients."
"I have had a few opportunities to use the new updated iWave. It was super simple to navigate, the customer service was fantastic, but most of all, I was so impressed with how quick and easy it was for me to submit and receive information on possible donors. Most of my requests were returned within the day, sometimes within a one hour window. Fantastic!"
“iWave is one of my most-used resources. Whether it’s researching potential individual donors for our major gifts team, or companies for workplace campaigns, my first search is on iWave. It is extremely user-friendly, with a great interface, and awesome customer service. Instead of having to check multiple annual reports, I can conduct a quick search on iWave. Additionally, I can gain insight into a company’s philanthropic activity. iWave has helped me verify prospects and identify individuals I wouldn’t have otherwise found."
"With iWave’s 360search feature, UNF finds prospects employment information, real estate, donations, philanthropic connections, and director connections with the click of a button."
"The one-stop-shop experience of iWave is one of the resources we turn to first when researching a new individual prospect."
"We have used many wealth screening tools and they all promise similar things, iWave stands above the rest in their research and the way they package data to help fundraisers make smarter decisions about the exceptional donors they want to bring closer to their organization. Life is busy and iWave helps our development team focus on what's important and what is a priority. We have appreciated using the platform for our corporate giving as it has better data (emails and phone numbers) than other platforms."
"VeriGift makes it easier to be sure we are asking the right questions to the right people. It’s about starting a conversation."
"I believe iWave offers the best research results for the best value. I’ve used iWave in 3 small shops and it has helped us unearth many major gift prospects, saving us the cost of professional research fees. The simple interface, the variety of research tools, design, and handy features make this a time and money saver. And best of all – the data is always fresh and accountable. I recommend iWave to all my colleagues!"
"I use iWave daily and it is an absolutely invaluable tool. We have 22 centers and camps in the association and that means a wide variety of research requests. It supports me in providing our leadership with in-depth background on our donor base before meetings and allows us all to feel confident in the strategic decisions being made."
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