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4 Tips For Maintaining Your Nonprofit’s Databases


Database are extremely useful in simplifying business operations, communication, and workflow for both the for-profit sector and nonprofit sector. Nonprofits and charities use databases to manage donor, volunteer, and B2B profiles and aggregate data. But of course, a good database can go down-hill if it is not properly maintained.

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6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have


Nonprofits use databases to handle volunteers, donors, staff, and more. For smaller nonprofits, a database may be nothing more than an Excel file. Medium to large nonprofits might have an IT staff and a simple database, designed by the in-house development team. Who manages the database? Authorization.

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[VIDEO] Keeping Your Donor Database Healthy, Wealth, and Wise


Cabral, MA, CFRE will lead you through the why and how of creating your own database standards manual and processes to ensure that you are not leading your organization down the path of “Garbage In=Garbage Out.” We are here to talk about keeping your donor database healthy, wealthy, I should say wealthy and wise. Why do we need it?

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Save the Day: Knowing Which WordPress Files to Always Back Up

Byte Technology

The Core WordPress Files. The core refers to any and all files that essentially run your website, from the root folder to “wp-includes” to the “wp-admin” folder. Most users wouldn’t normally make any changes to these files or folders as they’re static across all WordPress sites. Configuration Files. htaccess” file.

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The 5 Rules of Successful Annual Appeal Fundraising Letters

The Fundraising Authority

It usually gets sent to every donor in your donor file (or at least, every donor that has been active over the past several years) and normally gets sent out around the same time each year (the time of year differs by nonprofit, but once you pick a time of year, you normally stick with it).

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ROI for a donor database

Robert Weiner

Here's how I responded: I’ve yet to see a published report that provided a convincing general argument that [insert any nonprofit name here] will raise more money by using [insert database name here]. An inability to hire staff who know how to use or support the database in question. Stewarding current donors. Time-management.

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Budget for Communications and Marketing When Proposing New Initiatives

The MatrixFiles

Most professionals budget for whatever technical or operational project they are proposing, e.g., a custom database application, a website redesign, etc. The post Budget for Communications and Marketing When Proposing New Initiatives appeared first on The MatriX Files. Megan’s advice is brilliant.

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