Best Practices in CRM for Nonprofits

Best Practices in CRM for Nonprofits

Is your nonprofit a bit disorganized with data in a bunch of different silos? Are the same constituents in multiple systems which leads to miscommunications or poor communications? While your organization may not realize it, your constituents certainly do as they are receiving misinformation from multiple people in your org. They want to feel like they are treated as a single person, and when you put the constituent at the center of your business.

A few weeks ago Keith Heller, CEO of Heller Consulting, participated in a webinar to discuss best practices for nonprofits with regards to Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems. The webinar was co-hosted with StayClassy who talked about their recent integration with Salesforce, and also introduced their new relationship with roundCorner.

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Quick Review of Nonprofit Applications for Salesforce: Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP)

Review of the NPSP for Salesforce.com

Nonprofits today have an exciting opportunity with all of the new and emerging technology that’s been designed to help them build and manage their relationships, engage with constituents, assist with fundraising and more. While there are many options for websites and applications to assist you with every aspect of your nonprofit, many of these apps, specifically the donor management application have been built on the popular Salesforce.com platform. But with so many choices, how do you make the right decision for your organization? Heller Consulting has reviewed the top 5 donor management apps: Affinaquest, Causeview, Luminate CRM, roundCause and now, today we will be taking a look at the Nonprofit Starter Pack.

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Quick Review of Nonprofit Applications for Salesforce: roundCause

Quick Review of Nonprofit Applications for Salesforce: roundCause

Salesforce has many applications to assist nonprofits with all aspects of fundraising. We’ve recently reviewed a few of the top donor apps like Causeview, Luminate CRM and Affinaquest. Rounding out our reviews of Salesforce donor applications is roundCause which is offered by roundCorner, a firm with deep experience working with Salesforce and a history in the financial services industry. This expertise translates into an application that addresses the financial complexities of fundraising without compromising the native strengths and innovations of Salesforce.com. roundCause is the only application in our review that offers native membership management, including tracking the membership lifecycle (new, renewed, lapsed) and membership benefits through inventory functionality.

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Quick Review of Nonprofit Applications for Salesforce: Affinaquest

Affinaquest Salesforce App Review

We’ve recently been reviewing nonprofit applications that are built to be used with Salesforce, and today we have another one for you: Affinaquest. This application was built by fundraising professionals who have decades of fundraising software experience and an understanding that the nonprofit community has specialized requirements. Fundraisers will appreciate little touches throughout the system that make it clear that Affinaquest knows its audience. Affinaquest’s philosophy can be described as focusing on its core competency — powerful fundraising software — and allowing customers to add on other Apps that are specialties in their own areas.

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How to use Twitter to Raise Awareness for Your Nonprofit

Tweeting to Raise Awareness for Your Nonprofit

In the age of social media, anything humans say can be transferred across the globe in a matter of seconds. Shane Jones at Nten.org recently outlined ways nonprofit organizations can use Twitter and are able to do a lot of good with it. Below are his tips to use Twitter to raise awareness along with some examples of nonprofits using this medium well.

On Twitter, nonprofit charities are able to gain a tremendous following. Some of the more powerful nonprofits include UNICEF with over 2 million followers and the Gates Foundation with just over 1 million followers. These two are examples of how large an audience, free from geographic restrictions, a nonprofit can reach on Twitter. Even smaller or newer nonprofits are effective at building a significant online presence if they’re willing to put in the time and work.

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