Fundraising

Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits

Report published January 22, 2014 in Data Integration, Fundraising, Technology’s Impact

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?

2013 Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems

Report published October 29, 2013 in Fundraising, Software

Fully updated for 2013 and including all-new reviews and new products, this detailed, impartial report walks through the features that might be useful, summarizes and compares 36 different donor management systems that cost $10,500 or less in the first year, and provides detailed reviews of 11 of them.

This Idealware report was written in partnership with NTEN and sponsored by NPower.

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2012 Nonprofit Donor Engagement Study

Report published November 9, 2012 in Benchmarks, Fundraising

NTEN partnered with Charity Dynamics to conduct the 2012 Nonrprofit Donor Engagement Study.

This donor-focused study gathered feedback from consumers spanning a wide range of giving levels ($25 – $5,000+) who donated to a nonprofit in the past 12 months. Survey questions sought to understand understand individuals’ preferences regarding traditional and digital media for donating, volunteering, and engaging with nonprofits.

> Download the study online here.

2011 Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems Report

Report published June 22, 2011 in Fundraising, Software

Fully updated for 2011 and including all-new reviews and new products, this detailed, impartial report walks through the features that might be useful, summarizes and compares 29 different donor management systems that cost $4000 or less in the first year, and provides detailed reviews of ten of them.

This Idealware report was written in partnership with NTEN and sponsored by Heller Consulting, Community IT Innovators, and Database Designs Associates.

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Mobile Phones in Fundraising Campaigns

Report published May 3, 2007 in Fundraising, Mobile & Social Media
NTEN and MobileActive.org have released the third MobileActive Guide profiling strategies and civil society organizations using mobile phones to fundraise for their cause. The guide features case studies from around the world, strategies for using mobile phones in fundraising, and a how-to section for organizations considering using mobile phones to generate support for their work.

Download Strategy Guide #3.