Welcome To Modern Advancement

I decided to start this blog as an outlet for some of the things I’ve learned and experienced over my 20 year career which has spread across technology, non-profit databases and Advancement Services. While I hope to write about a number of different topics pertaining to fundraising, I’m hoping to focus more on the “internal workings” of a charitable giving organizations and specifically address some of the technical challenges issues that can be found in Advancement Services today. At its core this will be a fundraising blog, but it won’t be a place to chronicle the day-to-day efforts of giving officers to raise more money for their organization. I do hope to share some great fundraising tips with you, but I’m hoping to concentrate more on the back-end process of analyzing and maintaining your data in order to get better results.

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