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6 Features to look for in you Fundraising Software

Non-profits are starting to realize the benefits of software designed specifically for them. There are products that help track donors, develop portfolios, implement moves management, and much more. But with so many options available, it’s hard to select the one that will best enable your major gifts program. We at Wisely understand the unique challenges …

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Fundraising Habits

The 3 Data Fundraising Habits That Are Holding You Back

We’ve been talking with our clients and recently conducted a wider informal survey of fundraisers to find out what the 3 top data fundraising habits fundraisers should leave behind in order to have a successful fundraising journey. The first group of bad habits to leave behind have to do with data. Not using your CRM …

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Confessions of a Fundraiser and Salesperson at AFP Congress 2018

I recently attended the AFP Toronto conference which brings together a thousand fundraisers into the same room to educate and inspire the best in the sector.  This year’s theme was “Disrupt Philanthropy”. Disrupting philanthropy is arguably the most challenging but important message for our industry. Innovation in fundraising has been a long-running bailiwick of mine, …

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The Not-for-Profit Balancing Act

Too often, we expect not-for-profits to maintain an impossible balancing act. Save the world on a shoestring budget. Not-for-profits tackle the challenges the for-profit sector cannot or does not address. They fund cancer research, fight for civil rights, foster education, and thousands of other missions that change the world. With so much on the line, …

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