In a recent blog post, we described four distinctly different approaches to building out technology ecosystem to help nonprofit leaders navigate increasingly complex and varied choices in the marketplace. These different approaches are product, solution, platform, and ecosystem. Each approach ...Read More
Preparing data for your accounting department might not be the most exciting activity for your development team. But fundraising and accounting reconciliation is vitally important. Your nonprofit must track money received and where it’s going, and that means you ...Read More
What do you do when you think (or even know for sure) that it’s time for new software for your nonprofit?
There was a time when it was a relatively easy process: You had technology for a specific functional ...Read More
I recently wrote an article on this blog about what to know if your nonprofit is considering a move from Raiser’s Edge. One point I made is that if you’re wanting to incorporate more customer relationship management (CRM) ...Read More
When undertaking a major initiative or a technical implementation, clear communication is critical at every step of the way. Proactive communication is one facet of change management that permeates and accompanies every phase of transition, from articulating a vision to ...Read More
As food banks continue to meet the needs of their communities, a significant number are now using Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP). They’re using this customer relationship management (CRM) solution as the core of their technology ecosystem to improve ...Read More
Twenty-five years ago, when Keith Heller first launched Heller Consulting (back when all fundraising systems were on DOS!), nonprofits selected a technology and a provider that came closest to meeting their functional and budgetary requirements. Today’s requirements and solutions ...Read More
By now, you’ve probably heard about the technology offerings for nonprofits that have been coming from Microsoft. In case you haven’t, we’ve written about the growing potential of Microsoft solutions for nonprofits, and we continued to keep ...Read More
If your nonprofit has been using Raiser’s Edge for a long time to support fundraising activities, you might be wondering if it’s time to move to another solution.
You might find that it doesn’t support some of ...Read More
If you’re thinking about moving to a new constituent relationship management (CRM) system, you aren’t alone. Every day, nonprofits consider a change for a variety of reasons: Maybe their current CRM system is going away. Or their CRM ...Read More