Eight years ago this spring, a handful of ResultsPlus donor management customers signed on as the first users of ResultsPlus Online, a hosted version of our fundraising software that users accessed via the internet. It was a relatively new concept then and nonprofits were just beginning to embrace the idea that their fundraising data and its management could be handled safely and securely on someone else’s servers.Read More
Social media was buzzing yesterday with people talking about how their families or companies were going green for Earth Day. It’s always inspirational to see the flood of eco-friendly posts that take over on the day when people are most earth-conscious. But your tree-hugging, can-recycling, food-composting Facebook friends haven’t been the only ones trying to make the world a more sustainable place.
This week, the country celebrated volunteers during the 41st annual National Volunteer Week. Established by Points of Light in 1974, National Volunteer Week is comprised of seven days to inspire, recognize, show gratitude for and encourage volunteers.Read More
Keeping track of donor data, including past gifts, correspondence, event attendance and personal information, is one of the many tasks in a fundraiser’s job description. For organizations – big or small – it is often difficult to make sure that this information is organized, clean and able to be analyzed.Read More
There’s something in the air here today in Rochester MN. We’re experiencing our first 70-degree day today – and it’s only the first week of April! Someone brought in flowers, someone else brought in bagels, all to celebrate a gorgeous day. We’re conveniently forgetting about the fact that thunderstorms are predicted for this afternoon, but we’re willing to overlook rain and 50-mph winds in exchange for the parking of our parkas.Read More