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Guide to Choosing a Fundraising System

Guide to Choosing a Fundraising System
As a fundraising and development professional, you are more than likely so busy raising the much needed funds to further the goals of your organization, that you may feel you don’t have the time necessary to explore new fundraising software options. However, economic pressures and resource constraints increasingly make fundraising software a necessity rather than merely a helpful ‘extra’. Fundraising products vary from simple, online freeware to a wide range of solutions with varied features, price levels, support and training packages. So many choices can leave you overwhelmed and unsure of where to begin. This guide can assist you in this task by providing a framework to research, evaluate and ultimately choose a fundraising software solution that best meets the needs of your organization.

Guide to Choosing a Nonprofit Accounting System

Guide to Choosing a Nonprofit Accounting System
Because accounting is such a crucial part of your organization, it is wise to contemplate your needs and carefully consider how to meet them when preparing for any change in accounting processes or practices. This can seem particularly daunting when you are planning the purchase of a software system, which is why it is important to understand the benefits that you can derive and the risks to avoid when you evaluate new accounting software. This guide will aid you in the evaluation of your organization’s accounting needs and the selection of a software system that will best meet them.

Guide to Choosing a CRM System

Guide to Choosing a CRM System
Many nonprofits struggle to achieve the coveted 360 degree view of their constituency. Why? The biggest culprit is not talent – it’s technology! Older, more cumbersome donor management systems are likely discouraging rather than encouraging relationship building throughout your organization. And whether you’re part of a non-profit or for-profit business, there is no getting away from the fact that relationship building has been proven to provide earth shattering results!

Guide to Improving your Online Fundraising

Guide to Improving your Online Fundraising
According to a recent survey conducted by the Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy and Innovative Research Group, online giving in 2009 grew significantly more than other revenue generation activities. In 2010, more nonprofits will engage in online fundraising than ever before, and they expect it to be their largest net growth area.

Here are 15 ways your organization can make it easier for your constituents, advocates, and members to support and donate to your organization online.




CSAE Trillium Chapter 3rd Annual Winter Summit - Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario
February 7-8, 2013

AUDC 2013 Avectra Users & Developers Conference - Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida
March 3-5, 2013

Information Technology Alliance Spring Collaborative - Vinoy Renaissance, St. Petersburg, Florida
April 28-30, 2013

CAEP 2013 Annual Conference - The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, BC
June 1-5, 2013

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