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Donor retention made easy

December 8th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Fundraising

Most of us in the fundraising field have heard over the past few years that a major concern for nonprofits is the alarming rate of declining retention among their donors.

This [...] Continue Reading…

IoF ban on data-selling will hurt charities that use direct mail, says head of agency DM Focus

December 7th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Direct Mail, Fundraising

Adrian Williams tells Third Sector that the move ‘goes above and beyond’ the Data Protection Act and means there would be no grace period for charities to use data [...] Continue Reading…

Don’t sabotage your data science efforts with garbage

December 4th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Fundraising

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The greatest data science team in the world can’t save you from bad source data. Learn five ways to make sure your data is not garbage.

The Kryptonite for any [...] Continue Reading…

IoF ban on data-selling will hurt charities that use direct mail

December 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Direct Mail, Fundraising

 

Adrian Williams tells Third Sector that the move ‘goes above and beyond’ the Data Protection Act and means there would be no grace period for charities to use data [...] Continue Reading…

How Much Do Big Education Nonprofits Pay Their Bosses?

December 2nd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Education

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently finalized a rule forcing businesses to share data with workers that expose how much more their chief executives make than they do.

In that [...] Continue Reading…

Ratings firm predicts that small college and university closures will triple, mergers double

December 1st, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Education

The inability of small colleges to increase their revenue will result in triple the number of closures in the coming years, a new Moody’s report projects.

Closure rates of small [...] Continue Reading…

PSE students should focus on transferrable skills on day one

November 30th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Canada, Education

As you begin your college or university studies, you’re probably focused on earning your diploma or degree. But in order to be career ready upon graduation, you’ll also need [...] Continue Reading…

Gmail’s New ‘Block,’ ‘Unsubscribe’ Buttons

November 27th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Email, Marketing, Social Media

Email marketers trying to reach the coveted Gmail inbox are going to have to work a little harder and a lot smarter. On Tuesday, Gmail debuted “block” buttons and [...] Continue Reading…

Universities must not pick and choose which groups deserve defending, writes National Post contributor

November 25th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Canada, Education

As the pages of the National Post and newspapers across Canada can attest, our universities continue to act as microcosms of our wider society. Nowhere does this axiom play [...] Continue Reading…

Houston Nonprofit Executives Among Highest-Paid in U.S.

November 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

In Houston, the median compensation for nonprofit CEOs and/or executive directors is $95,625, the highest of any city in Texas, and the eleventh-highest of large metro areas in the [...] Continue Reading…