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    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #47 - The New Dad Rock

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 26, 2022

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: The New Dad Rock

    Wire Transfer Phishing Is a Growing Threat. Here's How to Stay Safe.

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 25, 2022

    Wire transfer phishing results in billions of dollars lost every year — and the problem is only getting worse. Here's how you can stop these attacks.

    Build Your Team of Fundraisers For Success

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 24, 2022

    Ramping up a team of new fundraisers can be a challenge. But hiring with your team's success in mind will prove to pay dividends if one correctly.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: It's Never Too Late for Stewardship

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 21, 2022

    Is it ever too late to steward a donor's gift? No, never! Here's how to approach a lapse in stewardship.

    Here's What Fundraisers Need To Know About Development Communications

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 20, 2022

    Development Communications is just part of an organization's larger strategy but still plays a key role. Here's what fundraisers need to know about it.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #46 - A Night At The Rock Opera

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 19, 2022

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: A Night At The Rock Opera

    Email Mistakes That Can Compromise Your Organization's Security

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 18, 2022

    Everyone makes mistakes at work. But what about mistakes that compromise cybersecurity? Here's how to spot and avoid these costly mistakes.

    How You Can Prove Alumni Engagement

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 17, 2022

    Successfully begin to track and demonstrate the value of engagement as a key performance indicator for your fundraising efforts with these initial steps.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: How To Keep Donors Engaged During the Great Resignation

    By Marijana Radić Boone • January 14, 2022

    The Great Resignation doesn't have to derail your fundraising plans. Here's how organizations can keep donors engaged during times of transition.

    What You Need To Improve Your Donor Communication

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 13, 2022

    Nonprofits need to communicate effectively if they want to be successful. Here's how you can improve your messaging based on what needs to be communicated.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #45 - Real Original, Guys

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 12, 2022

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Real Original, Guys

    How To Protect Donor Data When Working Remotely

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 11, 2022

    We compiled a list of documentation requirements and preventative actions you need to observe to protect you and your donors.

    Strengthening The Relationship Between Annual & Major Giving

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 10, 2022

    Effectively addressing the barriers that prevent sustainable pipeline development is paramount to fundraising success in both the short and long term.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Best Donor Touchpoints for a New Year

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 7, 2022

    Avoid getting stuck in the white noise. Here's how to start relationships off in the new year with impact.

    4 Quick-and-Easy Fundraising Tips to Kick Off Your Year

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 6, 2022

    To help you jumpstart your January, here are four simple tips that you can easily implement to ensure you’re taking action early and often in the New Year.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #44 - A Fresh Start

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 5, 2022

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: We Could All Use A Fresh Start

    Password Guidelines To Follow That Will Keep Your Data Safe

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 4, 2022

    These practices represent a reasonable standard and will help you keep confidential information safe and protect against breaches.

    What Impact Did Artificial Intelligence Have On Fundraising in 2021?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 30, 2021

    How did Artificial Intelligence impact fundraising in 2021? See the numbers that show the impact of AI transformation.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #43 - And In The End

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 29, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: And In The End

    Lets Go Phishing: A Closer Look At Email Impersonation

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 28, 2021

    Cybercriminals are finding new ways to launch hard-to-catch phishing attacks. Here are some ways to stop email impersonation before it's too late.

    Gravyty's Top Resources 2021, Part 3: Use Cases

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 27, 2021

    This week, we are sharing our top webinars for you to watch and learn best practices and tangible strategies to tackle 2022 head-on. 

    When You Expand Your Mission, You Attract More Donors

    By Kevin Leahy • December 23, 2021

    Our organizations’ brands represent the noblest causes. But, as fundraisers, we all know that our organizations do more than just what we’re known for.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #42 - Holiday Jazz!

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 22, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Holiday Jazz!

    Prevent Data Loss While Working Remote, Hybrid, or In The Office

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 21, 2021

    From the physical space we do our work to the behaviors of remote employees, these unknowns make today's environment ripe for cybercriminals.

    Gravyty's Top Resources 2021, Part 2: Webinars

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 20, 2021

    This week, we are sharing our top webinars for you to watch and learn best practices and tangible strategies to tackle 2022 head-on. 

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Your New Year's Resolution? Data Cleanup

    By Marijana Radić Boone • December 17, 2021

    For nonprofits looking to upgrade the way they approach donor outreach, data cleanup should likely be at the top of your list of new year’s resolutions. 

    Debunking 3 Myths To Optimize Your Planned Giving Strategy

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 16, 2021

    In this article, we define – and discredit - three common myths associated with planned giving that could be hurting your practice.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #41 - Sing the Weird Al Version

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 15, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Sing the Weird Al Version

    Gravyty & Graduway's Merger Featured in AiThority

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 14, 2021

    AiThority recently covered Gravyty's merger with Graduway to create the leading community and enablement software platform.

    Gravyty's Top Resources 2021, Part 1: Toolkits, Playbooks, & Reports

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 13, 2021

    This week, we are sharing our top toolkits, playbooks, and reports for you to read up on best practices and tangible strategies to tackle 2022 head-on. 

    5 Barriers To Improving Your Grateful Patient Program

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 9, 2021

    If you're a fundraiser working in healthcare, you’ve most likely experienced the roadblocks that can derail an effective Grateful Patient Program.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #40 - Super Groups, Assemble!

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 8, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Super Groups, Assemble!

    Donors Are Getting Burnt Out. Are You Using The Right Messaging?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 7, 2021

    After 21 months of catastrophic fires, floods, economic downturn, and social unrest, donors that no longer want to give are likely feeling uninspired.

    Graduway and Gravyty Announce Merger

    By Kevin Leahy • December 6, 2021

    Gravyty and Graduway announced a strategic merger to revolutionize the future of digital fundraising.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Tone of Proper Stewardship

    By Lisa Alvezi • December 3, 2021

    So how do you find the perfect tone for proper stewardship? The team at Gravyty is here to help.

    Smart Alerts: How to Leverage Active Intelligence in Your Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 2, 2021

    Our great friends and partners at iWave recently released a new tool to help fundraisers automatically track which donors to take action on.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #39 - Not Appearing In This Film

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 1, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Not Appearing In This Film

    Identifying The Difference Between Security & Compliance

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 30, 2021

    Security & compliance are two terms that are used a lot. This article helps define what each one is, and why both are necessary to protect your nonprofit.

    4 Hacks To Help You Reboot Your Prospect Research Strategy

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 29, 2021

    What if we rethought qualification work around time spent per prospect — could we increase overall giving at scale?

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #38 - Wait...I Know That Song

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 24, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Wait...I Know That Song

    You Might Be the Target of a Spear-Phishing Attack If…

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 23, 2021

    This article identifies examples of vulnerable employees, what makes them targets, and what tactics hackers use to cause a data breach.

    Frequently Asked Questions: Mid-Level Giving

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 22, 2021

    How do fundraisers dive deeper into the mid-level giving pool? Here are some of the frequently asked questions around engaging your mid-level supporters.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Don't Forget This Year-End Segment

    By Marijana Radić Boone • November 19, 2021

    🎶It's beginning to look a lot like... Year-end Giving 🎶 The Gravyty Fundraising Academy has your back on a donor segment you can't miss before Dec. 31.

    How To Prepare For The Next Evolution Of The Donor Pyramid

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 18, 2021

    To help you evolve your donor pyramid and discover new opportunities for giving that drive revenue, here are three easy ways to ensure you’re a step ahead.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #37 - Get In The Groove

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 17, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Get In The Groove

    Insider Threats: Types And Real-World Examples

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 16, 2021

    Exploring different methods and motives will better equip nonprofit leaders (and their employees) to spot Insider Threats before a data breach happens.

    Finding & Retaining Fundraising Talent in the Great Resignation

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 15, 2021

    Your fundraisers are doing the work of staff you don't have. The old solution may be to hire more fundraisers, but today's economy makes that a challenge.

    Balancing Logic and Emotion In Our Relationships With Donors

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 11, 2021

    We often evaluate donor relations with far too much reliance on paper or what the data tells us. However, the financials are only part of the truth.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #36 - All About That Bass

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 10, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: All About That Bass

    The Difference Between Phishing and Spear-Phishing

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 9, 2021

    Cybercriminals are smarter than ever. Know the difference between phishing and spear-phishing to keep your nonprofit safe from both.

    Terms To Know: Behavioral Chain Philanthropy & Structural Intelligence

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 8, 2021

    Paul Mylott of The Mylott Group recently joined Gravyty for a webinar on structural intelligence and a concept he calls Behavioral Chain Philanthropy.

    Gravyty CEO Adam Martel Named To Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 5, 2021

    We are excited to announce that Gravyty CEO Adam Martel was recently named to Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list!

    Are We Entering Peak Fundraiser Onboarding?

    By Kevin Leahy • November 4, 2021

    Is there a better way to onboard fundraisers? For fundraising leaders, it's in our best interest to find out now, because we're entering peak onboarding.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #35 - Slide On Over

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 3, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Slide On Over

    Email Spoofs Nonprofits Need To Watch Out For

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 2, 2021

    Email spoofing is a common way for cybercriminals to launch phishing attacks — and just one successful phishing attack can devastate your nonprofit.

    Meet the Moment on Giving Tuesday

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 1, 2021

    Due to the massive number of gifts organizations see on #GivingTuesday, meeting the moment provides a challenge in itself.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Segmenting Your Data

    By Marijana Radić Boone • October 29, 2021

    Data segmentation is all the talk but what does it really mean for fundraising organizations? We take a look in this week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy.

    Terms To Know: Behavioral Chain Philanthropy & Emotional Intelligence

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 28, 2021

    Paul Mylott of The Mylott Group recently joined Gravyty for a webinar on emotional intelligence and a concept he calls Behavioral Chain Philanthropy.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #34 - Ghostwriters

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 27, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: Who You Gonna Call? Ghostwriters!

    December Is Almost Here. Do You Have A Plan For Year-End Giving?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 25, 2021

    Year-end giving is a lucrative time of year for organizations with a strong strategy. Here's how to crush your year-end goals and hit 2022 running.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Align Portfolios to Organizational Goals

    By Marijana Radić Boone • October 22, 2021

    This is how you hit every fundraising goal you have: align every single fundraiser portfolio to a business objective.

    Personalization Mistakes To Avoid For Better Donor Experiences

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 21, 2021

    The personalized experiences we have in our personal lives set the bar for all types of donor journeys from first-time givers to sustained benefactors.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #33 - I Can't Tap My Foot To This

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 20, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment today. This week: I Can't Tap My Foot To This

    Data Security Terms To Know: Autocomplete For Email

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 19, 2021

    Autocomplete is a handy feature in a workplace. However, it is prone to making mistakes and can cause you to send emails to the wrong person accidentally.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Which Fundraising Metrics Matter?

    By Marijana Radić Boone • October 15, 2021

    What are the most important fundraising metrics? And by the way, how do you measure them? This week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy dives in deep!

    Gravyty 4.0 Featured in AiThority

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 14, 2021

    Gravyty was recently featured in AiThority for the groundbreaking release of Gravyty 4.0.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #32 - One Song To Rule Them All

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 13, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: One Song To Rule Them All

    bbcon 2021: The 'Can't Miss' Sessions

    By Kevin Leahy • October 12, 2021

    Are you going to bbcon 2021? Gravyty has your guide to the best sessions all week long.

    Taking Your Day Of Giving To New Levels

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 12, 2021

    While reaching a greater quantity of donors during your Day of Giving, the earning potential of the interactions lies in the quality of the engagement.

    How To Maximize Your Return When Travel Planning

    By Ollie Rothmann • October 7, 2021

    While we all navigate volatile travel schedules, how are you planning to ensure that you are as efficient as possible when hitting the road?

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour Mix #31 - Get Funky

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 6, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Get Funky

    The Terms Nonprofits Need to Know About Spear-Phishing

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 5, 2021

    Jargon is a hallmark of all industries. Cybersecurity is no different, but using the correct security terminology has a real impact.

    The 3 C’s Of Enabling Your Fundraising Team

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 4, 2021

    To put fundraisers on a path to success, you'll need to start with a solid foundation. So we came up with 3 C's to help you structure that foundation.

    Successful Office Culture Starts With Empowering Your Fundraisers

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 30, 2021

    In the face of the Great Resignation, nonprofits will need to work hard to retain and attract fundraising talent. Here is what nonprofit leaders can do.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #30 - It's Better Live

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 29, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: It's Better Live

    6 Lessons We Can Learn From Major Data Breaches In 2021

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 28, 2021

    Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. Here's what we can learn from data breaches so far this year to help ourselves safe.

    The Three Types of Intelligence Every Fundraiser Needs

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 27, 2021

    Fundraisers cultivating these three skills can better influence the giving pipeline by driving relationships and producing positive philanthropic outcomes.

    Sessions We Are Looking Forward To at AHP International Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 23, 2021

    Here are the sessions we are most looking forward to this year at AHP International Conference. We hope to see you there! 

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #29 - Falling

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 22, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Falling

    Data Security Is A Full Team Effort. Is Everyone Getting Involved?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 21, 2021

    Making sure donor data and organization records stay safe requires everyone to take data security seriously - and that includes your donors.

    How To Increase Fundraising Revenue With Auxiliary Portfolios

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 20, 2021

    In this article, we cover the basics of what auxiliary portfolios are and the value they bring to your overall fundraising efforts.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Do You Know Your Closers?

    By Lisa Alvezi • September 17, 2021

    Do your gift officers' skills line up with your portfolios' needs? Find your next closer!

    What To Focus On To Maximize Your Return From Fundraising Events

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 16, 2021

    With more nonprofits opting for in-person events, fundraising teams will have the experience to know what works and what doesn't to maximize return.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #28 - Bach n' Roll

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 15, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Bach n' Roll

    9 Examples of Data Breaches Caused by Misdirected Emails

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 14, 2021

    We've rounded up this list of 9 real-world (recent) examples of data breaches caused by misdirected emails.

    What Makes Your Organization A Good Place For Fundraisers To Work?

    By Reilly Conroy • September 13, 2021

    Nonprofit organizations know retaining fundraising talent can be even more challenging than retaining donors. Here's how you can do both well.

    What Performing Arts Nonprofits Can Do To Turn Attendance Into Support

    By Peter Lannoo • September 9, 2021

    Even with the return of live shows, will arts & cultural organizations be able to translate this into increased fundraising revenue?

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #27 - Workin'

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 8, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Workin'

    You Sent an Email to the Wrong Person. What Happens Now?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 7, 2021

    What are the consequences of firing off an email to the wrong person, and what can you do to prevent it from happening? 

    Finding Value In The Bottom Of The Donor Pyramid

    By Ollie Rothmann • September 6, 2021

    Lower-level donors may not provide much revenue for your organization. But dig a bit deeper, and you'll find an enormous amount of potential giving.

    Donor Retention in Healthcare: What To Focus On This Fiscal Year

    By Ollie Rothmann • September 2, 2021

    Now that we are past the initial shock of the pandemic, how do you plan to capitalize on this influx of first-time donors?

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #26 - Back To School

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 1, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Back To School

    The 13 Cybersecurity Sins Of Working From Home

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 31, 2021

    In this new age of working from home, these are 13 things you shouldn’t do when working remotely from a cybersecurity perspective.

    Using Gravyty Resources To Do The Best Work Of Your Life

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 30, 2021

    This guide will help break down how you can use different Gravyty resources to transform what is possible in fundraising.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Build Trust with First-Time Donors

    By Lisa Alvezi • August 27, 2021

    The key to retaining first-time donors is to earn their trust. Here's how to build trust fast with donors.

    Why Personalization Shouldn't Be Limited To Only Your Top Donors

    By Ollie Rothmann • August 26, 2021

    Despite the record number of new donors, nonprofits still must continue to prioritize personally recognizing each donor's contributions.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #25 - The Moon

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 25, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: The Moon

    Why You Should Be Using Two-Factor Authentication

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 24, 2021

    Cybersecurity attacks are increasing as the tools used by hackers become more and more sophisticated. The solution? Implementing two-factor authentication.

    Using AI to Boost Virtual Donor Engagement

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 23, 2021

    Consider this: what if you could be just effective with your regional donor outreach without needing to travel at all?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Relationship Mapping

    By Lisa Alvezi • August 20, 2021

    You know your donors. But do you know the often hidden dynamics that help them make giving decisions? Here's how to map relationships to uncover insights!

    What Is the Advantage of Fast and Personal Gift Recognition?

    By Ollie Rothmann • August 19, 2021

    Companies that fail to put the customer first fall behind. The same is true for nonprofits that do not prioritize swift and personal stewardship.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #24 - Vinyl Classics

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 18, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Vinyl Classics

    7 Examples of Ransomware Attacks

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 17, 2021

    With recent attacks on critical infrastructure and hospitals, the world is waking up to how serious ransomware can be.

    How Travel Planning Efficiency Can Strengthen Fundraising Results

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 16, 2021

    Travel planning can be time-consuming, and ultimately, costly. Here's how you can tighten up that planning and spend more time with donors.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Ready for Fall LYBUNTs?

    By Lisa Alvezi • August 13, 2021

    The seasons are beginning to change. It's time to think about your fall LYBUNTs. Are you ready to personally engage them and inspire giving?

    Why Millennial Donors Should Be On Every Fundraiser's Radar

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 12, 2021

    On paper, it may not seem like millennials are should be major giving prospects. But the same thing was said about today’s major donors at the same age.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #23 - Covers Pt. 2

    By Kevin Leahy • August 11, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Covers Pt. 2

    Where Corporate Giving Fits In Your Overall Fundraising Strategy

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 10, 2021

    With a strong corporate giving practice, nonprofits are finding new ways to increase giving revenue and further serve their communities.

    How to Be Proactive with Your Fundraising Travel

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 9, 2021

    While many fundraisers are eager to get back on the road to meet with donors, travel in today’s climate also brings with it various logistical pain points.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 4 Goals for Donor Visits

    By Lisa Alvezi • August 6, 2021

    There's more to in-person donor visits than making big asks or securing gifts. Here are four other goals that you can strive towards with donors in person.

    What To Consider Before Launching Your Next Fundraising Campaign

    By Ollie Rothmann • August 5, 2021

    Are you planning to launch a capital fundraising campaign in the coming months? Here is what you should be considering be launching to ensure success.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #22 - Summer Roadtrip

    By Kevin Leahy • August 4, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Summer Roadtrip

    What's On Gravyty's Radar At aasp 2021: Recovery to Resillience

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 3, 2021

    This year's aasp Virtual Summit session lineup looks to be an exciting one, but a couple are already standing out to the Gravyty team.

    On The Road Again? The New Reality of Fundraiser Travel

    By Drew Fox Jordan • August 2, 2021

    For fundraiser travel moving forward, there are certain truths to accept to ensure this component of your strategy is optimized.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Fundraising Metrics You Should Care About

    By Lisa Alvezi • July 30, 2021

    There's more to fundraising than just making solicitations. Here's what metrics you should track to show off all your hard work from the past year.

    Gravyty Named As Finalist for SaaS Awards For Second Consecutive Year

    By Drew Fox Jordan • July 29, 2021

    We are excited to announce that for the second year in a row, Gravyty has been shortlisted as a finalist for the SaaS Awards!

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #21 - Going For Gold

    By Kevin Leahy • July 28, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Going For Gold

    12 Real World Examples of Data Exfiltration

    By Drew Fox Jordan • July 27, 2021

    The best way to illustrate the different types of data exfiltration and the impact these incidents have on nonprofits is with examples.

    Expanding Your Philanthropic Reach With Non-Traditional Fundraisers

    By Ollie Rothmann • July 26, 2021

    Why do we depend solely upon fundraisers to manage donors? Here's how to spread a culture of philanthropy by involving non-traditional fundraisers.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Turn 'Out of Office' into Opportunity

    By Lisa Alvezi • July 23, 2021

    This 'Out of Office' reply tip will get you a response every time!

    Reach Your Goals By Aligning Strategy With Fundraising Talent

    By Drew Fox Jordan • July 22, 2021

    What's the true cost of misaligned fundraising strategy and the talent on the fundraising team? Not hitting your goals is just the start.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #20 - The Olympics

    By Kevin Leahy • July 21, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: The Olympics

    Five Big-Picture Tasks To Prioritize Heading Into The New Fiscal Year

    By Ollie Rothmann • July 20, 2021

    Heading into the new fiscal year, what is your strategy? To help you get started, here are five big-picture tasks to prioritize as you head into FY22.

    Fundraiser Spotlight: Gayle Robertson, Chief Development Officer

    By Kevin Leahy • July 19, 2021

    In this fundraiser spotlight, learn why Gayle Robertson, Chief Development Officer of Larkin Street Youth Services chose AI for fundraising.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Searching for Stimulus Donors

    By Lisa Alvezi • July 16, 2021

    Generous donors stepped up when they turned stimulus checks over to nonprofits. Here's why you should revisit these donors now.

    Effectively Reach Your Mid-Level Donors With Personalized Stewardship

    By Ollie Rothmann • July 15, 2021

    Too often we see mid-level donors--even those who give right on the cusp of major-giving level--fall through the cracks, so there is no true donor journey.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #19 - Covers

    By Kevin Leahy • July 14, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Covers

    Data Security Training: What You Need To Know And Why

    By Drew Fox Jordan • July 13, 2021

    It has probably been longer than you think since your last data security training. Here are a few things you should consider when it comes to retraining.

    Why Tech Adoption Should Be More Than Just A Checked Box For Nonprofits

    By Peter Lannoo • July 12, 2021

    In this world, it’s easy to adopt technology in an effort to keep up. But without a clear and defined strategy, your problems don’t change.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Giving is an Emotional Decision

    By Lisa Alvezi • July 9, 2021

    Gifts aren't financial. They're rooted in emotional connections. Reiterating your donor's emotional appeal is the key to closing gifts.

    How Nonprofits Can Prevent A Fundraiser Exodus

    By Drew Fox Jordan • July 8, 2021

    Now that the workforce is seeing higher rates of turnover, here is how nonprofits can avoid risking its fundraisers leaving for greener pastures.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #18 - Living In Harmony

    By Kevin Leahy • July 7, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Living In Harmony

    Re-Thinking Fundraising Metrics: 3 Ways to Keep It Simple

    By Ollie Rothmann • July 6, 2021

    Fundraising metrics shouldn’t be complicated. In fact, the organizations that will win will do so by keeping it simple.

    The Future of Giving: Mining Your Data

    By Ollie Rothmann • July 5, 2021

    The future of giving is uncertain, to say the least. But there are steps we can take to make sure we are staying ahead of future pipeline issues.

    Announcing Gravyty 4.0: This is AI for Fundraising

    By Kevin Leahy • July 1, 2021

    Gravyty 4.0 brings donor data security to all, expands a culture of philanthropy, maps donor journeys to giving, record implementation times & more.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #17 - Independence Day

    By Kevin Leahy • June 30, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Independence Day

    Giving Predictions: Assessing 2021 at the Halfway Mark

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 30, 2021

    As more data is unveiled about 2020 charitable giving results and patterns, we continue to gain a clearer understanding of the pandemic’s role.

    AFP ICON 2021: Our Top Sessions From This Year's Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 29, 2021

    There are lots of amazing sessions at AFP ICON this year. Here are some of the Gravyty team's favorites.

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Bigger Together: Our Favorite Sessions

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 28, 2021

    Gravyty is providing you with some recaps from sessions at Bigger Together you couldn't make it to for you to get caught up.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Declutter & Fundraise More Productively

    By Lisa Alvezi • June 25, 2021

    Clutter kills productivity. Avoid putting unnecessary limits on your fundraising superpowers!

    Sessions We Are Looking Forward To at AFP ICON 2021

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 24, 2021

    Here are the sessions we are most looking forward to this year at AFP ICON. We hope to see you there! 

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #16 - Dad Rock to the Fiscal Year End

    By Kevin Leahy • June 23, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life...for the next 60 minutes. This week: Fiscal Year End Dad Rock

    Where You Can Find Gravyty At This Year's Bigger Together Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 22, 2021

    Gravyty is looking forward to seeing you at this year's Big Brothers Big Sisters of America National Conference!

    How Nonprofits Can Avoid Mistakes That Cost Them Fundraising Revenue

    By Ollie Rothmann • June 21, 2021

    For many nonprofits, your ‘go-to’ strategy in previous years may not be the best option moving forward. Here's how to avoid those costly mistakes.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 5 Principles of Great Communication

    By Lisa Alvezi • June 18, 2021

    Great communication can dissolve so many barriers that stand between your donors and a gift. Here are 5 principles of great communication.

    Why Portfolio Saturation Is The Top Metric To Watch Right Now

    By Kat McCarron • June 17, 2021

    After a year of shifting priorities and economic volatility, here's why portfolio saturation should be your focus to continue philanthropic momentum.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #15 - Juneteenth

    By Kevin Leahy • June 16, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Juneteenth

    Am l AI?

    By Jennifer London • June 15, 2021

    What is AI in this case? Why does it have the word artificial? What's intelligent about it? And why would anyone responsible for philanthropy need it?  

    4 Tips to Keeping Your Team Accountable This Summer

    By Kat McCarron • June 14, 2021

    Even with the sun and fun this time of year, it’s also important to keep your organization’s fundraising goals and strategies moving forward too.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 7 Keys to Better Discovery Phone Calls

    By Lisa Alvezi • June 11, 2021

    Few fundraisers will say that donor discovery calls are the best part of the job. Here are seven ways to master those cold calls and build a pipeline.

    Philanthropic Giving Was Up In 2020. Can You Say The Same For 2021?

    By Peter Lannoo • June 10, 2021

    The playbook for a path forward into 2021 will not look the same as last year. What changes need to be made so you can continue to see success?

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #14 - National DJ Month

    By Kevin Leahy • June 9, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: National DJ Month

    Cyberattacks Are On The Rise. How Can You Keep Your Data Safe?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 8, 2021

    Here is our guide for what you can do to strengthen your security program, prepare your workforce, and keep your organization’s information safe.

    5 Best Practices to Guide Your Post-COVID Fundraising Pivot

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 7, 2021

    Here are some of the top tips for making the preparations necessary for nonprofit fundraising to excel after the pandemic subsides. 

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Summer Strategy

    By Lisa Alvezi • June 4, 2021

    Be honest. Planning to take a lot of PTO this summer? I don't blame you. Here's how to marry a summer of reopening with crushing your fundraising goals.

    Rethink Your Giving Strategies With an Emphasis on Social Good

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 3, 2021

    With a return to “normal” comes an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to rethink their strategies and shift their giving models.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #13 - Sounds of Summer

    By Kevin Leahy • June 2, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Sounds of Summer

    10 Ways To Recognize An Insider Threat At Your Nonprofit

    By Drew Fox Jordan • June 1, 2021

    While every incident is different, there are some tell-tale signs of an Insider Threat. Here are 10 you should be aware of before a potential breach.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Donor Intent

    By Lisa Alvezi • May 28, 2021

    Donors give to what is near and dear to their hearts, not your institution's needs. Here's how to keep your donor's intent central in fundraising.

    🏖 Gravyty Giveaway - Win the Best Summer of Your Life 😎

    By Kevin Leahy • May 27, 2021

    Enter to win the Gravyty Summer Giveaway, including a YETI cooler, Tommy Bahama chairs, a Coleman grill, a JBL Bluetooth speaker, and MORE! #BESTSUMMEREVER

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #12 - QUICK TO THE HOOK

    By Kevin Leahy • May 26, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Quick to the Hook

    How Can We Convert Pandemic Donors To Annual Supporters?

    By Ollie Rothmann • May 25, 2021

    Now that the initial shock of the pandemic has passed, will your new donors continue giving? Here's how to ensure that pandemic support doesn't stop.

    Gravyty Brings AI for Fundraising to 2021 BBBSA National Conference

    By Kevin Leahy • May 24, 2021

    Gravyty returns to BBBSA's Bigger Together 2021 to show associations how AI for fundraising transforms giving and engages Bigs like never before!

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Stop Doing Your Homework Part 2

    By Lisa Alvezi • May 21, 2021

    Preparing for donors is critical, but when is it too much? Part 2 of my 2-part guide for knowing when it's time to stop researching and start reaching out.

    Are You Communicating Organizational Needs To Your Entire Donor Base?

    By Peter Lannoo • May 20, 2021

    Organizations can’t count on donors to do their own extensive research and wait for gifts to fall into their lap.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #11 - MOVIN' & GROOVIN'

    By Kevin Leahy • May 19, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: movin' & groovin'

    Gravyty Earns Special Recognition on Inc. Magazine's 2021 Best Workplaces in America

    By Kevin Leahy • May 18, 2021

    Gravyty, the first AI company focused solely on Social Good, earns coveted spot on 'Editor's List' for investing in employee success during the pandemic.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Stop Doing Your Homework

    By Lisa Alvezi • May 14, 2021

    Preparing for donors is critical, but when is it too much? Part 1 of my 2-part guide for knowing when it's time to stop researching and start reaching out.

    At a Glance: How To Futureproof Your Fundraising Operations

    By Ollie Rothmann • May 13, 2021

    For many nonprofits, the fiscal year end is here, which means putting your head down and getting to the finish. However, this year is a little different.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #10 - BLUES

    By Kevin Leahy • May 12, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: blues

    This Type Of Cyberattack Could Be The Future Of Ransomware

    By Drew Fox Jordan • May 11, 2021

    For years, ransomware attacks were the encryption of a victim's files and held ransom for a fee. But some attackers also dabbled in another approach.

    Automation vs. Personalization: How Your Stewardship Can Have Both

    By Peter Lannoo • May 10, 2021

    With complete personalization taking up valuable bandwidth, but automation seeming cold and impersonal, is there anywhere else to turn?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Power of Silence

    By Lisa Alvezi • May 7, 2021

    Tools aren't always technologies. Fundraisers require amazing communication toolsets. Here's how silence improves donor communications and outcomes.

    Are You Giving Yourself Enough Chances To Find Your Next Major Donor?

    By Peter Lannoo • May 6, 2021

    Gift officers will need to step outside their comfort zones to find solutions to answer the age-old question that everyone wants to know the answer to.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #9 - The 80s

    By Kevin Leahy • May 5, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: The 80s.

    Ransomware Attacks Can Be Devastating, And They’re Only Getting Worse

    By Drew Fox Jordan • May 4, 2021

    Ransomware attacks are not only appearing at a higher rate than ever before, criminals are also cashing in on organizations that are not prepared.

    How To Turn Potential Into Sustainable Fundraising Revenue

    By Ollie Rothmann • May 3, 2021

    Nonprofit jobs are coming back, which means fundraising shops are returning to pre-pandemic staffing levels. Are your new fundraisers equipped to succeed?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Major Gift Asks - Don't Do It Alone.

    By Lisa Alvezi • April 30, 2021

    Don't make your major gift asks alone! Here's who you should enlist to increase the chances that you close the gift.

    Thinking About Adopting AI? Here Are 5 Things To Look For

    By Drew Fox Jordan • April 29, 2021

    There are five ways to assess if bringing on AI is right for your nonprofit.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #8 - CLASSIC ROCK

    By Kevin Leahy • April 28, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Classic Rock.

    How Communicating Your Organization's Impact Drives Future Giving

    By Peter Lannoo • April 27, 2021

    Donor communication isn't just making asks. It includes conveying what is happening at your organization and the impact their gift would make.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 25

    By Adam Martel • April 25, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising.

    AI Spotlight: How a Fundraiser Increased Giving by 300% in One Year

    By Kevin Leahy • April 24, 2021

    Baptist Health Foundation's Valerie Brown shares why being AI for fundraising is transformational and how it empowered her to increase giving by 300%.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Fundraiser Bandwidth

    By Lisa Alvezi • April 23, 2021

    There is no reason that background work should limit a fundraiser's ability to personally connect with donors. Here's how the AI-enabled fundraiser works!

    How To Use Planned Giving For Sustainable Fundraising Revenue

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 22, 2021

    Despite the time it takes to develop a planned gift relationship, those donors could have the greatest impact on your organization's bottom line.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #7 - SOUL

    By Kevin Leahy • April 21, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Soul Jams.

    Are Your Short-Term and Long-Term Fundraising Goals Aligned?

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 19, 2021

    When your current fiscal year ends, are you prepared for the next one? Take a look at how to align short-term priorities with long-term goals.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 18

    By Adam Martel • April 17, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising.

    Six Questions Every Fundraiser Needs To Ask Before Donor Outreach

    By Drew Fox Jordan • April 15, 2021

    When it comes to donor outreach, not all data is created equal. Here is what gift officers should be looking for before they reach out to giving prospects.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #6 - HAPPY SPRING

    By Kevin Leahy • April 14, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Happiness.

    Can Humans Effectively Manage A Nonprofit's Relationship With Its Donors?

    By Marijana Radić Boone • April 13, 2021

    Unfortunately for most organizations, relationships with donors are limited by the size of the fundraising teams.

    Reimagining A Night At The Museum: Strategies To Drive Charitable Giving

    By Nick Roy • April 12, 2021

    While art lovers long for days of old, the reality is museums must unveil new strategies for driving charitable income to ensure their doors remain open.

    Gravyty Announces Free Fundraising Master Class

    By Kevin Leahy • April 12, 2021

    This immersive Master Class from Gravyty's Lisa Alvezi walks fundraisers and nonprofit leaders through the last 90 days of the fiscal year.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 11

    By Adam Martel • April 10, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Announcing Fundraising Master Class

    By Lisa Alvezi • April 9, 2021

    Are you prepared to sprint to the finish of the fiscal year? Gravyty's Fundraising Master Class gives you the complete roadmap you need, entirely FREE.

    How To Prepare Your Fundraisers For a Post-Pandemic Future

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 8, 2021

    Necessity is the mother of invention. And our current climate has forced many leaders in the industry to take notice of the need for change and respond.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #5 - BASEBALL

    By Kevin Leahy • April 7, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. This week: Baseball.

    Why Traditional Rule-Based Data Security Needs to Expand

    By Drew Fox Jordan • April 6, 2021

    Rule-based data loss prevention can be a blunt instrument. Rules simply don’t reflect the limitless nuances of human behavior.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 4

    By Adam Martel • April 3, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising.

    COVID’s Impact on Nonprofit Jobs and What It Means for Fundraising

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 1, 2021

    Reverting back to the way things were done in the past is not the path to future success.

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