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5 Donor Metrics to Track in Your Donor Lifecycle

The donor lifecycle isn’t just an idea – it’s a pulse on your donors captured from donor metrics. You shouldn’t be basing your fundraising and development strategy off feelings, vibes, ideas, or…


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3 Pivotal Choices for the Fate of Your Data: Suites, Portfolios, Platforms

Have you noticed that software options for nonprofits and fundraising seem to grow by the day? Like sweet little corn stalks in the expanse of Kansas, they seem to sprout up out of nowhere. And…


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Finding Your Lost Donors (and Keeping Them Found)

Lather, rinse, repeat. Important with haircare. Even more important with donor care. First-time donors only make a second donation 23% of the time. Doesn’t that sound unreal? You’ve gone through all…


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What's In Your Donor Database?

For nonprofit executives, fundraisers, and staff, updating and maintaining your nonprofit donor database can sometimes be challenging, daunting, and frustrating, especially when trying to balance all…


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Data & Donor Retention: The Perfect Combo for a Thriving Nonprofit

How much time do you spend everyday thinking about how to cultivate new donors? How much time do you spend dreaming up new fundraising campaigns or planning events geared directly to new audiences?…


Want to Find New Nonprofit Donors? Look in Your Mailing List!

The mailing list. Every nonprofit has one, whether you know it or not. Whether it's populated by attendees at your annual gala, volunteers at an event, past donors, or even just a stack of business…


Don’t Know What to Do With Your Nonprofit Data? Start Here.

Here at Kindful, we think a lot about nonprofits and their data. Data tells the story of a nonprofit’s successes and failures. When data is properly collected and understood, it produces nonprofits…


Put Your Data to Work: Making Data Integrity a Team Priority

We've reached the third and final post in our series about putting your data to work and this one's the kicker. There are many practical nonprofit software solutions that make data integration easier…


Put Your Data to Work: The Power of Data Integration

If you're following along from our previous post, you'll know we're talking about how nonprofits can make the most of their data. We're also interested in new sources of data, many of which your…


Is Your Donor Database Ready for #GivingTuesday?

With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, Kindful wants to help you get ready for this worldwide day of generosity! Last week, we talked about the importance of having a dedicated donor database…