Presentations on the Use of Technology for Fundraising and Nonprofit Management     

Archived Presentations

Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (And How To Avoid Them) Presented at TechConnect 3.0: A Nonprofit Technology Conference, July 8, 2014

Selecting and Implementing a Donor Management System Webinar for CASE and AASP, March 6, 2014

Ready, Fire, Aim! How Not to Choose a Donor Database Presented for the Foundation Center, San Francisco, January 28, 2014

Ready, Fire, Aim! How Not to Choose a Donor Database Webinar for NTEN, November 12, 2013

Data is from Mars, Nonprofits are from Venus Presented at NTEN's 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN April 13, 2013

Our Data, Ourselves Presented for Grassroots Fundraising's Money for Our Movements conference, August 10, 2012

The Brave New World of Donor Databases Presented at AFP's Greater Los Angeles Philanthropy Conference, June 12, 2012

Resource list from "Does Social Media = Effective Fundraising?", presented for Development Executives Roundtable in San Francisco, June 8, 2012

Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (and How To Avoid Them) Presented for NonProfit Direct, May 31, 2012

The Right Gift from the Right Person at the Right Time: Tracking Your Prospects Presented for the AFP Yosemite Valley Chapter, May 3, 2012

Ready, Fire, Aim (how not to choose a donor database) Presented at NTEN's 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 3, 2012

Donor Retention Goes Social Presented at the Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference, San Francisco, CA, December 7, 2010

What is Development Services and Why Should You Care? Presented at Blackbaud's annual conference, National Harbor, MD, October 22, 2010

Finding the Perfect Donor Database in an Imperfect World Presented for Grassroots Fundraising's Money for Our Movements conference, August 12, 2010

Finding the Perfect Donor Database in an Imperfect World Webinar for TechSoup, April 15, 2010

Click Here to Donate: The 2009 CASE Online Fundraising Survey Presented for the CASE District IV Annual Conference, Austin, TX, March 30, 2010

First Look: The 2009 AASP Staffing Survey Presented for the Association of Advancement Services Professionals, Chicago, IL, October 2, 2009

Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Your Grants Management System (And How to Avoid Them), Presented for the American Association of Grant Professionals, Berkeley, CA, August 24, 2009

How to Get the Most Out of Your Fundraising Database, Presented at Raising Change, a Grassroots Fundraising Journal conference, San Francisco, CA, July 25, 2008

Choosing A Donor Database, Presented for Network for Good, April 15, 2008

Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (And How to Avoid Them), Presented for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego, CA, March 31, 2008

Introduction to Online Fundraising, Presented at the Foundation Center, San Francisco, March 25, 2008

Mission Critical: Databases and Constituent Relationship Management Presented at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2008

10 Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (and How to Avoid Them) Webinar presented for Idealware, November 2007

Online Fundraising 101 (with Nicci Noble) Presented at AFP's International Conference, Dallas, TX, March 2007

Selecting the Right Donor Database Presented for the Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA, October 2006

So You Think You Need An Electronic Screening? Webinar presented for Academic Impressions, August 2006

Choosing Software and Vendors: 10 Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Presented at AFP's Fundraising Morning, San Francisco, CA, June 2006

What is Development Services and Why Should You Care? Presented at AFP's International Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2006

Donor Databases 101: Selecting and Implementing Your Next Donor Database Presented at AFP's International Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2006

Introduction to Donor Databases Presented for CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, March 2006

Online Fundraising Tools 101 Presented at the Craigslist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp, San Francisco, CA, October 2005

Online Donations Checklist

Selecting The Right Prospect Management Software Presented at APRA International Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2005

Email Fundraising - The CASE Survey Report Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Vancouver, BC, April 2005 

Neither Rain Nor Snow … But Spam Filters are Tough: Using Email for Marketing and Fundraising Presented for the Development Executives Roundtable, Oakland, CA, April 2005

Eureka: Finding Gold in Your Donor Database -- Part 1: Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented for the AFP International Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2005

Eureka: Finding Gold in Your Donor Database -- Part 2: Donor Profile and Performance & Analysis (by George Hla) Presented for the AFP International Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2005

E-mazing – How to really get the web and email to reach out for your arts organization Presented for the Business Arts Council, San Francisco, CA, December 2004

Making the Most of Your Annual Campaign Resources: Experiences with Outsourcing Presented at the CASE District VII annual conference, San Francisco, CA, December 2004

Advancement's Electronic Future Presented at the CASE Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, July 2004

Other Presentations:

Oh, The Places You’ll Go (the new world of CRMs) Presented as a panel at the Association of Advancement Services Professionals annual conference in Chicago, October 15, 2013

10 Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (and How to Avoid Them) Webinar presented for Idealware and NTEN, October 2006

Selecting the Right Donor Database Presented at Raising Change, a Grassroots Fundraising Journal conference, Berkeley, CA, August 2006

Introduction to Online Fundraising Presented at the Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA, June 2006

Choosing Software and Vendors: 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Baltimore, MD, April 2006

Introduction to Online Fundraising Presented at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2006

Introduction to Donor Databases Presented for CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, San Francisco, CA, March 2006

Choosing Software and Vendors: 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Presented at the CASE District VII annual conference, San Francisco, CA, December 2005

Choosing Software and Vendors: 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Presented at AFP's Fundraising Day, San Francisco, CA, June 2005

The Kettle Meets the Internet: Fundraising and Marketing Online Presented for the AFP International Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2005

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Vancouver, BC, April 2005

Online Fundraising 101: Choosing the right tools and tactics for your organization Teleconference for the New Progressive Coalition, February 2005

You’ve Got Mail! Best Practices in Email Marketing & Fundraising Presented at the CASE District VII annual conference, San Francisco, CA, December 2004

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Oakland, CA, October 2004

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented at AFP/DER Fundraising Day, San Francisco, CA, June 2004

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented at the Jesuit Advancement Administrators National Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 2004

You’ve Got Mail! Best Practices in Email Marketing & Fundraising Presented at the Jesuit Advancement Administrators National Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 2004

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Savannah, GA, April 2004

Implementing Your New Donor Database Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Savannah, GA, April 2004

You’ve Got Mail! Best Practices in Email Marketing & Fundraising Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Savannah, GA, April 2004

Choosing Your Next Donor Database Presented at the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, San Rafael, CA, April 2004

You've Got Mail! Using Email to Successfully Communicate with and Solicit Your Constituents Presented at the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Wine Country Chapter, Santa Rosa, CA, January 2004

Choosing Your Next Development System Presented at the CASE District VII annual conference, Los Angeles, CA, December 2003

You’ve Got Mail! Best Practices in Email Marketing & Fundraising Presented at the CASE District VII annual conference, Los Angeles, CA, December 2003

You've Got Mail! Using Email to Successfully Communicate with and Solicit Your Constituents Presented for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Gate Chapter, Oakland, CA, November 2003

Choosing Your Next Donor Database For the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Gate Chapter, San Francisco, CA, October 2003

Getting to Know All About You: An Overview of Electronic Prospect Screening Presented at AFP/DER Fundraising Day, San Francisco, CA, June 2003

Choosing Software and Vendors: 10 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Presented at CompassPoint's Silicon Valley Conference on Nonprofits & Technology, Redwood Shores, CA, June 2003

The Ins and Outs of Fundraising Databases Presented at AFP/DER Fundraising Day, San Francisco, CA, June 2003

Best Practices in Email Marketing & Solicitation Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Boston, MA April 2003

Finding Your Next Development System Presented at the CASE Conference for Senior Advancement Services Professionals, Boston, MA April 2003

You've Got Mail! Using E-Mail to Successfully Communicate with and Solicit Potential Donors For the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Francisco, CA, February 2003

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