4 tips for minimizing risk when selecting a donor management system

Infrastructure. For most folks, the topic is about as exciting as underwear. No one wants to talk about infrastructure, let alone pay for it. But ignore infrastructure, and you doom your best laid plans for fundraising success to failure. Topping the list of infrastructure essentials – just after budget and staff – is your donor […]

Can I have a cheer for (appropriate) overhead?

A couple of posts back, I ranted about the “ignorance” of critics who judge the merits of a fundraising program solely on a dollar-for-dollar equation. And I railed at the harm that the public’s aversion to “overhead” has done to nonprofit organizations. In support of my argument, I threw in links to like-minded bloggers. In […]