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Improving internal communication for a better nonprofit!
David Saraiva (RA) on Apr 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Improving internal communication for a better nonprofit!

Your nonprofit is growing. Over the past few years you've had to create new roles, new positions, and even new departments to handle all the different facets and ends of your...

Dealing with difficult donors
David Saraiva (RA) on Apr 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Dealing with difficult donors

  Donors are the lifeblood of any non-profit and should be treated like it. Every donor is valuable and should be duly appreciated and thanked for their contributions,...

Are your volunteers feeling the love?
David Saraiva (RA) on Apr 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

Are your volunteers feeling the love?

    The strength of a nonprofit lies in its people. That includes its staff and its volunteers. One of the most pressing (and difficult) tasks of any nonprofit hoping to expand...

Percentage based billing is just about the worst thing ever.
on Apr 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Percentage based billing is just about the worst thing ever.

  In recent years, percentage-based billing has become more and more common for vendors in the non-profit space, particularly to charge for the portions of their service that involve...

Our David Saraiva talks about socially responsible growth in a post featured by the Center for Social Innovation!
David Saraiva (RA) on Feb 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Our David Saraiva talks about socially responsible growth in a post featured by the Center for Social Innovation!

  At Donor Engine, we believe businesses and organizations have a responsibility that is bigger than the bottom line. We need to think about the social impact of what we do. It’s one of...

Changing the nonprofit software world
on Oct 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

Changing the nonprofit software world

I believe that your organization should spend the absolute minimum time managing data and data silos, and as much time as possible focusing on the two things that really matter most: your...

We're featured on Hilborn Charity eNews!
on Aug 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

We're featured on Hilborn Charity eNews!

The fine folks at Hilborn Charity eNews are featuring a guest post I wrote about ransomware and some simple security steps every nonprofit should follow!   Be sure to swing...

Guest post on Nonprofit Marketing Academy!
on Aug 13, 2018, 12:00 AM

Guest post on Nonprofit Marketing Academy!

  Our friends at Nonprofit Marketing Academy are hosting a guest blog from yours truly! Database imports can be intimidating, but I have a few simple tips that can radically simplify...

5 things you need to know before your next tech purchase
on Jun 26, 2018, 12:00 AM

5 things you need to know before your next tech purchase

  It’s rare that I meet someone who doesn’t have at least one (usually several) frustrating stories  about how a technology / software purchase went terribly wrong on them in one...

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