Data Mining

#GrantWeek Spotlight: Ann K. Emery
July 31, 2019 at 11:32 am

During #GrantWeek, Amy K. Emery will share her insights on the data visualization design process, so you can transform your spreadsheets into stories. Ann is a sought-after speaker who equips organizations around the globe to use their data more effectively.

Quality Data Is Essential to Maximize Your Fundraising Potential
July 3, 2019 at 9:09 am

Quality data is critical in helping to deepen our relationships with our donors. Data can help develop an action plan to use with each donor. It is needed to determine donor interests, appropriate gift requests, appropriate timing and appropriate recognition and appreciation...

Collaborative Learning Helps Nonprofits Reach Mission Impact Goals
May 30, 2019 at 11:04 am

There has been a growing trend in our space, and it keeps on growing. With over 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S. alone, those who are supporting various nonprofits are demanding more accountability—they want to know how their dollars are being spent and how those dollars are impacting nonprofit missions...

Artificial Intelligence Will Make Your Nonprofit Smarter
May 24, 2019 at 9:32 am

As a recent blog in NonProfit PRO described, artificial intelligence is all the rage in the nonprofit world. Traditionally slow to embrace technologies employed in the for-profit world, nonprofits have actually been early adopters of AI...

Artificial Intelligence Changing Nonprofits: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
March 18, 2019 at 12:18 pm

Right now, the big-ticket item is data. Nonprofits are finally using technology to analyze data to define algorithms, understanding more about their donors and more about their organization. But here’s a buzzword that’s been ringing in different parts of the sector: artificial intelligence...

Predicting the Future—It’s in Your Future
March 14, 2019 at 11:55 am

Benchmarking, while less expensive to produce, simply does not answer our questions sufficiently. Peer-to-peer fundraising must begin using predictive analytics to plan, design and change. If not, we’ll be moving a lot of couches...

3 Steps to Start Your Artificial Intelligence Journey
February 28, 2019 at 1:34 pm

There has been a lot of noise around artificial intelligence, and it can sound intimidating, especially for nonprofits. What is it? What do I need it for? And like most questions, if you don’t know the answers, you may assume it’s not for you...