Features

Discovering New Prospects Using a Social Media-Driven Approach

By: Jacob Astley | Dec 5

Rethinking Gift Tables

By: Chris Brakenbury | Nov 14

Religious Roots of Charity

By: JoAnn M. Manuccia | Nov 7

Building Relationships to Navigate New Career Opportunities

By: Andrea K. Heitz | Oct 17

Pulse Check on Diversity & Inclusion: A Look at AFP’s #Solveathon Insights Report

By: Melody Song, MA, CFRE | Aug 29

Don't Be Tardy to the Party: Identifying Your Billionaires with Open Data

By: Steve Anthony Grimes, Jr. | Aug 16

Tutorial: Cleaning and Using the Billionaire Data Set

By: Steve Anthony Grimes, Jr. | Aug 16

Walking the Line with Prospect Vetting: Just How Much Diligence Is Due?

By: Lindsey Nadeau | Aug 8

The OKR Methodology and Team Performance: Goal Setting from an Organizational Perspective

By: Rebecca Fullmer | Jul 18

The Power of Income Psychology on Giving Capacity and Inclination

By: Lindsey Nadeau | Jun 6

Patients and Fundraising: All for the Social Good

By: Andillon Hackney | May 31

Impact Investments by Philanthropic Organizations

By: Christine A Mildner, CFRE | May 24

A Leap of Faith: What Does 100 Days of Facing Fear Look Like?

By: Kristin Fields | May 9

Show Me the Money: Bulk Ratings Upload

By: Donia Pelton Wright | May 2

Connecting the Dots: From Researcher to Strategist

By: Anne C. Givens | Apr 25

Everything I Needed to Know About Prospect Development I Learned From World of Warcraft: Dashboarding Edition

By: Adrian Annette Owen | Apr 11

Harnessing Fear: Tips, Tricks and Tools to Face Your Challenges

By: Kristin Fields | Apr 4

A Call to ARMS: Transforming the Relationship Management System at GW

By: Catherine J. Flaatten, MPH | Mar 14

Maximizing Prospect Management Through a CRM Database Conversion: A Case Study

By: Elizabeth de Velasco | Mar 7

Fundraising Visualized: Using Interactive Maps to Surprise, Communicate and Impress

By: Rich Majerus | Mar 1

Strategy: It’s Not Just a Buzzword

By: Heather McPhail and Rachel Brandell-Mayers | Feb 14

A More Connected Approach to Giving: Featuring Eelco Keij, Senior Consultant, Global Philanthropic

By: Kristin Fields | Jan 8

25 Years in Research: Looking Back, Ahead, and All Around Our Campfire With Cecilia Hogan – Part 2

By: Jeffrey A. Walker, PhD | Dec 13

25 Years in Research: Looking Back, Ahead, and All Around Our Campfire With Cecilia Hogan – Part 1

By: Jeffrey A. Walker, PhD | Dec 6

Evaluating Commercial Real Estate – Part 2

By: Christine A Mildner, CFRE | Nov 1

Evaluating Commercial Real Estate – Part 1

By: Christine A Mildner, CFRE | Oct 25

Manual: There’s No Manual for This

By: Laura Wilkerson and Holly Weimer | Oct 11

Predicting the Future

By: David F Lamb | Oct 4

Your Neighbour to the North: Canadian Resources for US Prospect Researchers

By: John Hermans | Sep 13

It Takes a Village: Best Practices for Principal Gift Pipeline Management

By: Rebecca Fullmer | Sep 6

Creating Clusters for Strategic Segmentation

By: Barron Cato | Aug 16

To Keep or Release: That Is the Question

By: Beth Inman and Vicki O'Brien | Aug 9

Mary, Mary, How Does Your Data Grow? - Part 2

By: Krista Berg and Cynthia Lee | Jul 26

Mary, Mary, How Does Your Data Grow? - Part 1

By: Krista Berg and Cynthia Lee | Jul 19

The Expression Economy, Making Data Personal and Evolving Your Skillset

By: Amelia Bowen | Jul 12

Adapting Portfolios for Multiple Functions: Small Shop Benefits

By: Clara Lutz | Jun 28

Feeding the Pipeline: Designing and Refining a Proactive Referral Process

By: Sadie Slager | Jun 21

Parent Prospecting: Short Timeframe, Large Opportunity

By: Michael Lasala and Amanda Ward | Jun 7

Wealth Screenings at Duke University: How Changes in Process Led to Better Results

By: Molly Hamrick | May 24

Privacy and Prospecting in Canada: An Introduction

By: Tawnia Daughton and Sarah Anderson | May 10

Analytics as an Investment in Yourself

By: Michael Pawlus | Apr 26

My Career Path – From Caterpillar to Butterfly

By: Xiomara Jannett Moncada | Apr 19

Thinking About Thinking About...

By: Laurie Porter | Apr 12

Toward A More Holistic View of Moves Management

By: Jeanne Sharp and Jason Shults | Apr 5

Life Out On the Limb

By: Lori Hood Lawson and David M. Lawson | Mar 29

Leading With Your Strengths: Using StrengthsFinder to Build Successful Relationships

By: Akilah Webster | Feb 22

More Than Tweets and Clicks: Leveraging Digital Data Analytics to Gain Insights

By: Mirabai Auer and Xiaohong Zhan | Jan 19

6 Ways to Effectively Drive Analytics Adoption

By: Rodger Devine | Jan 11

Beyond Fundraising: Prospecting for Alumni Engagement

By: Marissa Todd, JD, MBA | Dec 19

Private Business Valuation: Emphasize the Science, Not the Art of It

By: Timothy Olivieri | Dec 14

See the Forest and the Trees: External Campaign Factors

By: Izabela Piasecka-Latour and Tracey Church | Nov 17

See the Forest and the Trees: Internal Campaign Factors

By: Izabela Piasecka-Latour and Tracey Church | Nov 9

A New Role for Research: The Feasibility Study

By: Kari Kratky and Paul Strawhecker | Sep 7

Five Steps to a Successful Campaign

By: Ian T. Wells | Aug 17

Philanthropic Game Changer: The Rise of Donor-Advised Funds

By: Lindsey Nadeau | Jul 21

Remarkably Outstanding Implementation: The Foundation of Positive ROI

By: Lawrence Carroll Henze, J.D. | Jun 29

Building the Discovery Engine

By: Tarak Shah | May 10

Scaffolding Around the Campaign Pyramid

By: Brett Lantz | Apr 12

How to Cultivate the Gift Officer Relationship

By: Trevor Stasik, CAPM | Mar 15

The Art of the Interview

By: Amelia Aldred | Feb 21

How to Avoid Spaghetti Code

By: Michael Pasqua | Feb 13

Being an Intrapreneur

By: Jennifer A. MacCormack | Feb 13

The University of Michigan's Philadelphia Story

By: Kimberly Huebner and Katie Linder | Feb 13

What Gets Measured Gets Managed

By: Joe Pauwels and Sam Venable | Feb 13