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Do Philanthropic Giving Trends Matter and Which Reports Are Right?

NonProfit PRO

How should you interpret data from several different reports that seem to convey conflicting information? Let’s take a look at three reports to identify what they are individually evaluating, so we can start to understand what type of knowledge we want to take from each.

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Improve Data Transparency, Reporting & Decision-Making

NonProfit PRO

Learn about the positive impact AccuFund financial management solutions can have on your nonprofit - budgeting, grants management, HR, payroll, workflows, automations, API integrations and more. Join a live webinar

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How to Prepare Donor Data Reports for Your Board Members

Bloomerang

A major part of connecting with these individuals and optimizing the giving experience is utilizing the data you collect about their giving trends to inform your future fundraising decisions. . As a fundraising coordinator who prepares these reports, you work with this data every day.

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How to Craft a 1-Page Nonprofit Annual Report

Get Fully Funded

It’s that time of year – time to create your nonprofit annual report. An annual report is a great way to give both donors and the community an overview of what your nonprofit accomplished during the year. Let’s start with the purpose of your annual report.

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Donorbox Introduces Powerful & Time-Saving Donor Reporting Templates

Donorbox

Collecting and analyzing data is key to the long-term success of any organization, including nonprofits. With the right data, your organization can discover insights that will improve your donor engagement techniques, build awareness, and enhance your fundraising tactics.

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Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use a nd republish as they wish. The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

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Deliver the Metrics Grantmakers Want: How Enhanced Reporting Can Help Increase Funding and Save Time

NonProfit PRO

In this session, we'll review the results of our 2022 Top Funder Decision Factors survey of foundations, charitable trusts, and corporate giving programs from across the country and define how nonprofits can use outcome-focused data to stand out and secure more funding.

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23 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below offer much-needed data to help your nonprofit craft its 2022-23 digital marketing and fundraising strategy. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Charitable Giving Report 2022 :: Download.

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Exploring the Reporting Advantages of Salesforce Over Blackbaud CRM (BBCRM)

Cloud 4 Good

One of the major differences between Salesforce and BBCRM is the capability and intuitive interface of native reporting. Let’s start with native reporting. Superior Reporting Flexibility. Now, a report is based on a report type.

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Must-Read Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below offer much-needed data to help your nonprofit, NGO, or charity craft your 2021-22 digital marketing and fundraising strategy. 2021 Global NGO Technology Survey & Open Data Project :: Take the Survey. 2021 Nonprofit Trends Report :: Download.

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14+ Excellent Nonprofit Annual Reports

Whole Whale

Nonprofit annual reports play an important role as we head into the end of the fiscal year or the onset of giving season. Although they are not an IRS requirement, compelling annual reports can sway potential donors and show current donors how their money is helping your organization to make an impact. Your annual report should communicate the success of your organization and its financials in a concise, visual way. Check out the annual report template!

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Access Your Facebook and Instagram Fundraising Data in Classy Reporting

Classy

In the latest version of Classy for Facebook, we’re excited to announce a new reporting feature. Before this update, Classy for Facebook automatically pulled donation data into Classy Reporting for any Facebook campaigns connected to a Classy campaign.

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Blackbaud Discontinued Crystal Reports – Now What?

Cloud 4 Good

Blackbaud recently announced the end of support of a few applications hosted in their Citrix environments, including Crystal Reports (CT). Considering this potential, it is shocking that Blackbaud’s customers are still dependent on an outdated reporting solution from over two decades ago.

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Nonprofit Digital Reports: Showcasing Year-End Fundraising Efforts

Bloomerang

How can nonprofits showcase their year-end results in a digital report? What should you include in your year-end report? Where and how should nonprofits share their report? That’s where reporting comes in. How should nonprofits share year-end campaign results in a report?

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26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and digital marketing strategy. 2019 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download.

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Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveals how organizations use web and email communications, online fundraising, social media, productivity software, and emerging technology. A global average of the benchmark data – as well as Global NGO Technology Effectiveness Ratings – are also provided. Please download the report and share with your communities.

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have

EveryAction

From your board members requesting the latest donor stats to your digital director asking for email conversion rates, tracking your data can be hard. Here are some key tools your nonprofit should have to meet your reporting needs: Customizable reports that allow you to get roll up data and detailed data. Ideally, your perfect reporting tool combines the two. Purely canned reports are inflexible and won’t always fit your reporting needs.

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The Role of Data Warehouses in Higher Education Technology Strategies

Cloud 4 Good

In a previous blog post written by Kestryl Lowrey (Managing Director, Technology Services) and Stephen Earheart (Director, Campaign Services ), Cloud for Good explored the role of data warehouses in nonprofit technology strategies. Higher Education Data Warehousing Use Cases.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. For the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report, we are seeking partners that are nonprofit organizations, service providers, and/or media outlets who are willing to promote the online survey via email and on social media. About the Report.

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New Report! Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits

NTEN

What happens when nonprofits make a real commitment to collect healthy data about their programs and operations; manage it well; and make savvy, data-informed decisions? And what happens when you connect energized, smart, data-passionate nonprofit professionals for a year of learning and knowledge sharing? >> Download Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits ! This is not a report, per se ; it isn’t a guide or a handbook.

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KPIs Every Nonprofit's Website Reporting Should Include

TechSoup

With the proper tools, there is a wealth of data available regarding your website's performance. Web Development Data ManagementKey performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that provide insight into the performance of any given process or tool.

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About How Nonprofits Use Email for Digital Marketing and Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. Why the Open Data Project? Open Data Project Sponsors.

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The data/crisis catch-22: How the pandemic created a social sector data gap  

Candid

Unfortunately, social sector data has also been impacted. Staff working long hours responding to multiple crises have little time and energy for data collection and dissemination. Case in point: 990 data. For example, about 75% of Candid’s grants data is sourced from Forms 990).

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Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

If you’ve migrated donor data from one CRM to another, no doubt you have dealt with a lot of difficult decisions. In fact, our donor data migration clients often express surprise at the number of decisions they have to make. In this post, we discuss our list of Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions. We hope this provides guidance that will help you plan all aspects of your next data migration. ’ It’s a critical part of any data management plan.

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End-of-Year Reporting: How Are You Collecting and Packaging Your Data?

Forum One

A key component of finishing the calendar year off strong is to ensure that you are reporting on what you’ve achieved and identifying where there is room to grow. First, set your data reporting goals. Before searching for data, start with your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

Let me offer one piece of advice: let’s not get distracted by the story and instead focus on the epilogue – the Ice Bucket Epilogue: it’s about the data. It’s true – Mashable reported this amazing data milestone in September. It’s all about the data. From “Found Money” to “Found Data” With the $100M windfall came something just as important – 2.4 That data is the Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue.

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Tracking Long-Term Donor Value: The Report You Shouldn't Miss in 2019

EveryAction

While almost all nonprofit professionals recognize the importance of running data-driven programs, most fundraising and digital staff of all levels don’t feel like they have access to the data they need for informing strategic decisions. In a 2016 study conducted by EveryAction and Nonprofit Hub , nearly half of nonprofit professionals reported that they do not consistently utilize data as part of their decision-making process. Long Term Donor Value Report.

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New Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Shows An Increase In Dollars Raised Despite A Decrease In Donors

Bloomerang

Disclosure: Bloomerang is one of several software providers that helped the Fundraising Effectiveness Project collect the data analyzed in the report we discuss in this post. . You can download the report by visiting FEP’s website. Data Nonprofit Sector fundraising trends

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The Role of Data Warehouses in Nonprofit Technology Strategies

Cloud 4 Good

When you migrate to Salesforce, you become deeply familiar with your organization’s data—the volume, the quality, and the insights it can provide. You carefully analyze and map your legacy data, populating your new system until it’s full of your organization’s history.

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How To Use Healthy Data for Effective Year-End Appeals

NonProfit PRO

Even during the pandemic, the Blackbaud Institute’s "Charitable Giving Report" confirmed that the fourth quarter continued to dominate the year for charitable giving, representing 36% of giving in 2020.

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Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveal how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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How to Start Your Data Analytics Journey

Association Analytics

The team at Association Analytics often hears questions like, What exactly is data analytics? What’s the difference between analytics and reporting? First: Reporting vs. Analytics. You need reports to help run your business. Collect Your Data Even If Its Not Perfect.

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DipJar’s Giving Trend Reports: Q3 2022

DipJar

DipJar Releases Data on Q3 2022 Giving Trends. Even without these notable trends, there were other telling shifts in the data. The more we dive into this data, the more we come up with,” said Smith. “It Shifting patterns of “Dips” illustrate changes in giving priorities.

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Four tips to make your annual report member-centric

Nimble AMS

It’s beginning to look a lot like the annual reporting season! Each year your association rush es to collect last-minute data to keep your members and stakeholders updated on your accomplishments. Technology t ips to elevat e your annual report ing process .

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Unifying Your Data Strategy in 2023

Forum One

There is no “I” in data. No one team or person can handle all the data in a given organization, so how do you get everyone to pull together and gain alignment? Unifying your data strategy is not an easy task. What’s in your data vision?

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The Ultimate Guide To Data Cleansing For Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Bad data is bad business, and there’s a cost to it: Inaccurate reporting, inefficient business process, and wasted time can equal a loss in donations.

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Don't Let Association Data Myths Hold Back Your Analytics

Association Analytics

The three most common myths that hold associations back from getting started on their analytics journey are data cleanliness, data governance and data strategy. Myth 1: My Association’s Data Is Not Clean Enough for Analysis. “I’m Ready to start your data analytics journey?

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Cybersecurity: 5 Ways to Better Protect Your Nonprofit Data

The Volunteer Hub

Without cybersecurity policies and protocols in place, your nonprofit is more vulnerable to data breaches. It is crucial to protect your data and the constituents that provide it. Below are just a few of the most common ways that hackers breach data.

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Transform Data into Tangible Stories

Forum One

Meaningful data is a tremendous asset to advocates, policymakers, and mission-driven organizations. While full data sets are made available and used extensively by researchers and city governments, City Health Dashboard has learned that simply providing data isn’t enough.

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Exploring Data for Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The world is undergoing a data revolution, and the social sector is no exception. Social enterprises are collecting more and more data: data about social problems; data about intervention outcomes; data for collective impact; data for learning; data for dashboards to better operate their enterprises; data for funders; and the list goes on. Yet, social enterprises arent typically made up of data geeks.

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