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All About Research: 6 Frequently Asked iWave Questions 

You asked. We answered. If you missed our Ask Me Anything webinar a few months ago, have no fear! We…

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How to Research Better and Raise More Money With Foundations

Guest Post by Jayme Klein, Helen Brown Group As we all know, there is never enough funding for the worthy…

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Your Next Major Gift Ask: Using Scores to Prioritize, Segment, and Make Informed Recommendations

You’ve been staring at your list of prospects for a few days now. No stand-out priorities, no actions, no deadlines…

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Fundraising Intelligence Isn’t Just for Large Nonprofits

If you work with a hometown nonprofit with only a few staff and a small pool of donors, you may…

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Fundraising and Women: Are Women Donors More Challenging?

Guest Post by Kathleen Loehr I recently asked a leader of advancement at a state college if she used different…

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How to Get Your Nonprofit Colleagues to Care About Research

You’ve probably heard the term “software as a service” or “SaaS”. It refers to a web-based software solution or delivery…

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Who Gives to a Donor Advised Fund?

Guest Post by Michele Borucki, Helen Brown Group What is a Donor Advised Fund?  A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is…

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How Strategic Research Leads to New Donors and More Money

A challenge for so many nonprofit organizations is developing a strategic plan to find new donors. Your organization could be…

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Fundraising Events and Sponsorship: 5 Steps to Making the Ask

Guest Post by Chris Baylis, The Sponsorship Collective For nonprofits, the fundraising grind can be difficult. Asking for money and…

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The Case For Moves Management

Moves Management is a hot topic throughout the nonprofit industry. And rightfully so! Taking unknown individuals and turning them into…

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Fundraising in Higher Education: Back to School

I know, I know. Summer just started right?! But as we all know, summer is coming to a close and that means…

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Where Are We Going To Find the Money? Researching for a Capital Campaign

What is a Capital Campaign?  A Capital Campaign usually involves large sums of money voluntarily contributed to enabling transformative quality…

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