Category Archives: technology

An insider’s view of crowdfunding success

Ghazal Vaghedi, a committed proponent of “crowdfunding,” presented the case to MVDP Thursday for why and how nonprofits might adopt this technique. Ghazal, the vice president for digital philanthropy at Razoo.com in San Francisco, said that crowdfunding is “using the … Continue reading

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Primer offered on prospect research

Kris Hunt offered numerous tips on how to mine public records for useful information about donors during an hour-long presentation Oct. 25 in the Dye House at the Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill. Kris is assistant director of research … Continue reading

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Serif or sans-serif?

Which type font do you use in your donor communications? Is it a serif font like this? Or sans-serif like the font used in this article’s headline? Serifs are those little extra feet or extensions on the ends of some strokes of … Continue reading

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Tech insights for online donations, donor management

A question seeking guidance on developing a “donate” feature on a Web site has led to a broader discussion of help for technology at small nonprofits. About.com has a good start on the exploration into online fundraising. Click here for that … Continue reading

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