Posts Categorized: philanthropy

AFP 2017: What you need to know

We’re only a few weeks away from the 54th AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Francisco on April 30-May 2! This conference features more than 100 educational sessions, approximately 4,000 nonprofit decision makers and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Plus, you can’t beat the parties! AFP’s After-Dark Party is a great way….. Read more »

Get Pointed in the Right Direction

One of the most common problems we hear about on the support lines involves the ResultsPlus Primary Directory – the location on your network where all the ResultsPlus shared resources are located. If you have ever had a multi-user installation of ResultsPlus (not including ResultsPlus Online), it would not be uncommon for you to have….. Read more »

Out with the old, in with the new – Happy New Year 2017!

2016 is coming to an end and, while some of us are bidding it a sad farewell, many are pushing it out the door and are anxiously awaiting a fresh new year. A new year is a chance to make resolutions (and hopefully stick with them!) for an improved lifestyle. For some, that’s eating better and hitting….. Read more »

Happy Holidays from ResultsPlus!

We’ve been celebrating the holidays in the best ways possible at Metafile over the past couple weeks. From Secret Snowflake gift-giving to white elephant and holiday potlucks to ugly sweater contests, Metafile has been filled with holiday cheer and office camaraderie! Check out some photos of how the Metafile team celebrates the season: Virginia was fab….. Read more »

#GivingTuesday 2016: A Record-Breaking Year for Philanthropy

Another #GivingTuesday has come and gone, and the results of this year’s day of giving were phenomenal. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this holiday, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving and is celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, providing a chance to give back after two busy days of consumerism (Black Friday….. Read more »

Thankfulness Never Gets Old

A new generation has arrived in my family and it has nothing to do with the birth of a child. For the first time, a member of a newer branch of the family tree has volunteered to host the family for Thanksgiving dinner. My niece has invited us all to her home in a downtown….. Read more »

NCDC 2016: Where ResultsPlus Will Be

Tomorrow morning, members of the ResultsPlus sales and marketing teams will be jetting off to Washington DC for the National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC). This is the conference “where Catholic fundraisers need to be,” so we decided that we should be, too! ResultsPlus Nonprofit CRM makes a great addition to any fundraising team, so there’s….. Read more »

Share and Care Alike: The Networking Nonprofit

Many years ago, when I was about to embark on a new job that involved raising funds for a nonprofit organization, the practice was still called fundraising and donor management systems were just becoming common. I found myself in this situation after being encouraged by the Executive Director to branch out from my original responsibilities,….. Read more »

Nonprofit Technology: An Investment for Good

If you’re working for a nonprofit, it’s likely that you are operating under a very tight budget. You may have to make do with outdated nonprofit technology, limited staff and not the most ergonomic office equipment. When it comes to making a big purchase, it takes a lot of planning, negotiating, discussion and possibly a….. Read more »