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Importance of Technology in Professional Development

Always changing, technology is rapidly becoming central to fundraising strategy. Three areas of technology play heavily – data management, mass communication and gift processing. Below are four tips for how staff can keep up on these nonprofit and fundraising trends. 1. Create a technology awareness strategy: According to Brian J. Nichelson, Founder of TechMatters Institute […]

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Beginning of Nonprofit Sector Recovery?

A recently completed survey of 2,356 public charities and 163 private foundations reported a 14-percent drop in the number of participants reporting decreased contributions from a year ago. The number is down to 37 percent in October 2010, while participants saw a 13-percent increase in contributions (up to 36 percent). The survey was done by […]

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