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The Courage to Innovate

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 14, 2019

VIA Public Media, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s PBS and NPR affiliate, serving 22 counties in the region, recently reorganized its development team and efforts to bring all resources onto one team. In this reorganization, Chief Development Officer, Ron Prislupski, identified that VIA’s major gifts program needed help and saw an opportunity to add resources that would increase revenue. In addition to hiring a Planned and Major Giving Officer, his partnership with CDP also identified Gravyty’s AI-enabled fundraising suite of tools as a solution to increase fundraiser activity and inspire more gifts.

McMaster University Becomes Canada’s First Adopter of Fundraiser Enablement, Powered by Artificial Intelligence, with Gravyty

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 11, 2019

Gravyty, the first and leading provider of fundraiser enablement software, powered by artificial intelligence (AI), today announced that McMaster University of Hamilton, Ontario has become the first AI-enabled fundraising organization in Canada.

Gravyty and IgnitePost Partner to Bring Artificial Intelligence Into the Physical World Through Robotics & Take Personalized Communication to New Horizons

By Arian Radmand and Kevin Leahy • October 10, 2019

Gravyty is thrilled to announce our partnership with IgnitePost. This is the first time that AI and Robotics have combined to span the gap from the digital to the physical world in advancement. Together, we're unlocking new ways for fundraisers to expand Stewardship and build deeper relationships at scale.

How AI-enabled Stewardship Inspires Major Gifts

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 10, 2019

By combining the art and science of fundraising, Gravyty helps organizations manage stewardship in ways never thought possible before and find amazing, and often unexpected, outcomes with donors.

Capital One, Gravyty's Great Partners and Friends, Invite CEO to Present at Reimagine Communities

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 9, 2019

Gravyty co-founder and CEO Adam Martel was a featured speaker at Reimagine Communities, powered by Capital One FUTURE EDGE: a summit for nonprofit organizations, corporate leaders, community leaders, and public officials.

Updated Gravyty Case Study: The College of Charleston

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 9, 2019

Gravyty first reported on CofC’s use of fundraiser enablement, powered by AI, in early 2019 when we announced that our tools expanded the institution’s fundraising workforce by 2.6x. Learn how the CofC fundraisers used that expanded workforce, and Gravyty, to secure 400+ new gifts, $880,000 in additional revenue, and more in 10 months.

Gravyty Case Study: Cure Alzheimer's Fund

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 8, 2019

This case study examines how Cure Alzheimer's Fund used Gravyty's fundraiser enablement tools, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to manage 20,000+ donors, secure 69 new major gifts in the fiscal year, and increase revenue by $1.2m -- all on the mission to provide research grants to provide breakthroughs to solve Alzheimer's.

Traditional Fundraising Systems are Broken. Here's How Artificial Intelligence Fixes That.

By Lindsey Athanasiou • October 7, 2019

Fundraising systems should exist to keep engagement up, but many fundraisers know that they really act as static metrics on performance. At Gravyty, we believe those expensive systems that measure performance and provide tickers for gift officers in hopes of improving performance only get you so far. Rather, organizations should provide tools that proactively support and prompt the fundraisers to hit their goals with ease.

Gravyty CEO Adam Martel Speaking at Capital One's Reimagine Communities Summit 2019

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 4, 2019

Gravyty CEO presents at Capital One's Reimagine Communities, a summit for nonprofit organizations and community leaders.

New Case Study: Northern Kentucky University

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 4, 2019

Read how Northern Kentucky University embraced fundraiser enablement, powered by artificial intelligence, to close hundreds of new gifts and manage 1,600+ previously unassigned donors

Gravyty Featured in NonProfit Pro as #1 Artificial Intelligence Tool Your Nonprofit Must Explore—Now

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 4, 2019

In his recent NonProfit Pro article, Wayne Elsey brought Gravyty to the top of his list of 'Artificial Intelligence Tools Your Nonprofit Must Explore–Now.'

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 3, 2019

Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts institution located in scenic Santa Barbara, recently confronted a major obstacle in its advancement and fundraising efforts. Read how it used fundraiser enablement tools, powered by AI, to solve these problems.

Gravyty Featured in Chronicle of Philanthropy Cover Story

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 2, 2019

Along with some of our great friends and customers, including Cure Alzheimers and The College of Charleston, Gravyty was recently featured in Nicole Wallace's cover story for The Chronicle of Philanthropy, entitled "A.I. is Ready for Fundraising. Are Fundraisers Ready for A.I.?"

AI IDEAS: Erik Arnold of Tech for Social Impact at Microsoft Philanthropies

By Kevin Leahy • October 1, 2019

In our latest AI Ideas column, we spoke with Erik Arnold of Tech for Social Impact at Microsoft Philanthropies. This and more from an incredible interview: "How can a nonprofit organization use AI to improve fundraising, understand the influencers in their ecosystems, design events, or bring impact to their constituents? AI presents nonprofits with opportunities to achieve more impact, bring better stories back to constituents, and build the trust necessary to secure additional gifts and funding to further mission impact."

AI & The Art of Fundraising

By Drew Fox Jordan • October 1, 2019

In an article published by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), Jeffery E. Kinard, chair of the College of Charleston Foundation Board of Directors, explains why the prestigious institution introduced artificial intelligence (AI) and Gravyty as a strategic component of fundraising operations.

Gravyty Featured in Inc.

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 30, 2019

Gravyty, and our CEO, Adam Martel, are featured in Inc., the publication famous for covering America's most extraordinary people and the world's most dynamic businesses.

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 27, 2019

Need an innovative idea for your next capital campaign? Check out how Westmont College is using artificial intelligence for fundraising

Gravyty CTO Rich Palmer Featured on Artificial Intelligence For Good Panel

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 26, 2019

Gravyty co-founder and CTO Rich Palmer was recently featured on General Assembly Boston's panel Artificial Intelligence For Good.

Westmont College Hosts Salesforce's Phil Komarny & Gravyty's Adam Martel at Enabling Impact 2019

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 25, 2019

Gravyty co-founder and CEO Adam Martel was recently featured on the Furthering the Reach of Higher Education panel at Enabling Impact 2019.

Fundraising Data to Address: 51% a Talent Problem

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 24, 2019

The most important asset that organizations have when securing a major gift is a fundraiser who develops a deep personal relationship between a change-the-world mission and a donor. But industry research finds 51% of fundraisers plan to leave their jobs by 2021. Within this alarming statistic is a clear message on how organizations can improve and spread a culture of philanthropy.

Gravyty Featured in Inside Philanthropy

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 11, 2019

Gravyty was recently featured in Inside Philanthropy, a publication which aims to increase oversight and transparency in large-scale philanthropy. Elisa Shoenberger talks about reshaping the philanthropic industry with technology and points out how AI can impact a number of different parts of the fundraising process from donor prospecting to facilitating outreach emails.

Philanthropy’s Intrinsic Relationship with Arts & Culture

By Drew Fox Jordan • September 10, 2019

Philanthropy has always played a critical role in perpetuating arts and culture organizations. Today's increasingly competitive environment places finding major gift donors at a premium. Can AI-enabled fundraising help your organization find a modern-day Medici?

AAAC Partners With aasp to Ensure Advancement Experiences the Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence, Not Left Behind

By Kevin Leahy • September 9, 2019

The AAAC is proud to announce its first industry partnership with aasp. Together, we are committed to ensuring that advancement organizations and their staff experience the transformative power of AI, rather than be left behind by it. We're excited to make this major announcement at aasp Summit 2019 this week in Chicago.

[VIDEO] Cure Alzheimer's Fund Uses AI-Enabled Fundraising To Find a Cure Faster

By Kevin Leahy • September 8, 2019

Our great friends and partners at Cure Alzheimer's Fund are doing everything possible to find a cure as fast as possible. Check out the video to see how they use Gravyty's fundraiser enablement tools, powered by AI, to inspire donors and prospects to fund the research that will give us that future.

Gravyty Will See You at FTPI!

By Kevin Leahy • September 6, 2019

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, the first AI-enabled Jewish Federation, will present to attendees about their decision to lead the industry in adopting Gravyty’s fundraiser enablement tools, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) at the FTPI Annual Conference this weekend. Chris Malone, VP of Technology and Campus Operations at Palm Beach County, will take us into the daily lives of his fundraising staff and show the audience how AI-enabled fundraising empowers them to manage current donors and inspire prospects, at scale.

What does a Gravyty Implementation look like?

By Kevin Leahy • September 3, 2019

By onboarding many varied and diverse organizations over the last three years, Gravyty has learned that each implementation is a unique experience. Our goal is to unlock the transformative power of AI for your organization quickly and smoothly. Here's how we achieve a 4-6 week implementation process from start to finish.

Meet Reilly Conroy, Gravyty BDR

By Kevin Leahy • August 30, 2019

The Gravyty difference begins with our people. As we look to grow our team, we think it’s important to highlight those who work on the frontlines of this well-oiled machine. Today, we introduce you to Reilly Conroy, a business development representative (BDR) at Gravyty.

Traditional Fundraising Systems are Broken. Here's How Artificial Intelligence Fixes That.

By Lindsey Athanasiou • August 29, 2019

Fundraising systems should exist to keep engagement up, but many fundraisers know that they really act as static metrics on performance. At Gravyty, we believe those expensive systems that measure performance and provide tickers for gift officers in hopes of improving performance only get you so far. Rather, organizations should provide tools that proactively support and prompt the fundraisers to hit their goals with ease.

Gravyty Co-Founder & CTO Named To 40 Under 40

By Kevin Leahy • August 28, 2019

We are honored to announce that Gravyty co-founder and CTO, Rich Palmer, has been named to the Boston Business Journal 2019 40 Under 40 List!

Artificial Intelligence & Fundraiser Enablement for Hospitals

By Kevin Leahy • August 27, 2019

Fundraiser Enablement powered by artificial intelligence is changing what's possible for hospital organizations and grateful patient programs as a whole. See how Gravyty and AI help hospitals turn gratitude into giving dollars.

VIDEO CASE STUDY: The College of Charleston

By Kevin Leahy • August 26, 2019

Gratitude drives giving. In our new video case study with The College of Charleston, see how Gravyty Stewardship prompted timely outreach for a $100 gift, which resulted in a major gift in the form of a new scholarship.

[WEBINAR] Gravyty & Advizor Solutions: Driving Efficiency & Action for Gift Officers

By Kevin Leahy • August 22, 2019

Every gift officer needs a steady stream of new donor prospects. But how do you fit prospect outreach into your existing work with your assigned portfolio in an efficient way? And beyond that, how do you quickly take action with potential prospects? Join Gravyty and Advizor for our latest webinar where we show gift officers how they can efficiently manage prospecting work and use artificial intelligence to take action!

Why AI for Independent School Fundraising

By Linda Lull • August 19, 2019

Independent schools have a unique mix of fundraising challenges. Maintaining a philanthropic mindset with young alumni can be challenging, personalizing touchpoints to potential and future donors is difficult to systematically manage, and of course, schools are looking to achieve greater parent and alumni participation. In the same breath leaders need to build a strong major gifts pipeline.

Feature Friday: AI For Road Warriors

By Rich Palmer • August 16, 2019

Fundraiser Enablement helps frontline fundraisers build relationships and navigate our physical world. These bonafide road warriors travel far and wide to meet potential donors. Let's look at the #AI technology behind Gravyty Go! that makes planning a trip a simple process.

[VIDEO] AI-Enabled Fundraising for Nonprofit Membership Organizations with CDP

By Kevin Leahy • August 14, 2019

[VIDEO] Michal Heiplik of CDP recently sat down with Gravyty to explain how AI-enabled fundraising empowers membership organizations to transform the way fundraisers work and inspire major gifts, at scale. Watch to learn how Gravyty changes what's possible for member-driven organizations.

AI: The Ethical Dimension

By Dr. Reed Sheard • August 13, 2019

AI: The Ethical Dimension - Our great friend and member of the AAAC, Dr. Reed Sheard's use of AI-enabled fundraising helped him spark a larger conversation at Westmont College about using transformative technology in ways that benefit individuals and society. Read our latest on what this inspiring leader is doing to ensure access for all in the age of AI.

Gravyty Intern Spotlight: Courtney Peterson

By Courtney Peterson • August 9, 2019

Boston College rising senior Courtney Peterson recently finished a successful UI/UX internship with Gravyty. Have a look at her experience and let us know if you think you're a fit for us here at Gravyty.

Fundraising Data to Address: 51% a Talent Problem

By Kevin Leahy • August 8, 2019

The most important asset that organizations have when securing a major gift is a fundraiser who develops a deep personal relationship between a change-the-world mission and a donor. But industry research finds 51% of fundraisers plan to leave their jobs by 2021. Within this alarming statistic is a clear message on how organizations can improve and spread a culture of philanthropy.

Gravyty Leads the Discussion on Artificial Intelligence at APRA Prospect Development 2019

By Linda Lull • August 2, 2019

As soon as Gravyty touched down in Phoenix for APRA Prospect Development 2019, we began hearing from attendees about the changing role of prospect researchers as artificial intelligence becomes more prominent in advancement. These conversations are happening everywhere -- whether at our booth, in the hallways, or during amazing parties like the one our great friends and partners at iWave threw. However, nowhere was the conversation as poignant as during the packed session the Gravyty VP of Sales, Lindsey Athanasiou, gave, titled “The Fourth Industrial Revolution & Philanthropy: What AI Means for Fundraising”.

The Courage to Innovate

By Kevin Leahy • July 31, 2019

VIA Public Media, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s PBS and NPR affiliate, serving 22 counties in the region, recently reorganized its development team and efforts to bring all resources onto one team. In this reorganization, Chief Development Officer, Ron Prislupski, identified that VIA’s major gifts program needed help and saw an opportunity to add resources that would increase revenue. In addition to hiring a Planned and Major Giving Officer, his partnership with CDP also identified Gravyty’s AI-enabled fundraising suite of tools as a solution to increase fundraiser activity and inspire more gifts.

Meet Drew Fox Jordan, Gravyty BDR

By Drew Fox Jordan • July 30, 2019

Do you have what it takes to join the first and leading AI company focused solely on the social good industry? Meet Drew Fox Jordan, Gravyty BDR and see how your stack up.

[Video] Fundraiser Spotlight: John A. Farkas, Jr. of VIA Public Media

By Kevin Leahy • July 29, 2019

Watch our video to see how membership organization, VIA Public Media, has used Gravyty and AI to increase one-on-one meetings, membership renewals, reestablish relationships with lapsed donors, and inspire major gifts.

Gravyty CEO Speaks with Salesforce VP of Innovation at Westmont's Enabling Impact 2019

By Kevin Leahy • July 25, 2019

Join Salesforce, Westmont College, and Gravyty as we explore technologies that are changing what's possible for higher education.

Gravyty for Prospect Development: Fixing Broken Connection Between Researchers & Fundraisers

By Kevin Leahy • July 24, 2019

Are you headed to APRA Prospect Development 2019? Learn how Gravyty approaches AI in a way that up-levels the role of the researcher and improves relationships with frontline fundraisers? Check out what Prospect Research Institute's recent #ChatBytes Podcast to find out more.

AAAC's State of AI in Advancement Report Featured in NonProfit Times

By Kevin Leahy • July 23, 2019

The AAAC's State of AI in Advancement Report was recently featured in The NonProfit Times.

AI-Enabled Fundraising for Membership Organizations

By Kevin Leahy • July 22, 2019

Michal Heiplik is EVP and Co-founder of CDP, a Boston-based fundraising service that brings breakthrough technologies, including AI-enabled fundraising, to public media. By acting as the engine of fundraising innovation for public radio and television stations, CDP helps its members understand areas of opportunity for increasing fundraising effectiveness and efficiency. Learn why Michal believes in AI-enabled fundraising for membership organizations.

AAAC Featured in Campus Technology

By Kevin Leahy • July 19, 2019

Dian Schaffhauser, senior contributing editor for THE Journal and Campus Technology, recently featured the work of the AAAC in her latest article, "AI Gaining Foothold in University Advancement."

Launchpad Venture Group & Gravyty Featured on Angel Invest Boston

By Kevin Leahy • July 17, 2019

Sal Daher, the voice and brain behind the Angel Invest Boston podcast recently sat down with two great friends and partners – Launchpad Venture Group and Gravyty. The interview "Super Founder + Super Angel" drives home the importance of great founder-board relationships and how to establish them.

An Evening to Remember: AAAC & Gravyty Celebrate State of AI in Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • July 16, 2019

On July 15, 2019, The AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) and Gravyty hosted more than 100 advancement leaders, distinguished guests, and technology providers passionate about artificial intelligence (AI) at the Boston Public Library to celebrate the launch of the first benchmark report on the state of AI in the industry.

AAAC Issues First State of Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Report

By Kevin Leahy • July 12, 2019

The AAAC, a first-of-its-kind organization committed to open discussion about where artificial intelligence (AI) technology can and should have an impact on advancement, today released the first State of AI in Advancement Report. The study is the first benchmark on the adoption rate, uses, opinions, of AI in the advancement industry, and more, and comes at a time when artificial intelligence is beginning to revolutionize philanthropy.

AI & The Art of Fundraising

By gravyty • July 10, 2019

In an article published by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), Jeffery E. Kinard, chair of the College of Charleston Foundation Board of Directors, explains why the prestigious institution introduced artificial intelligence (AI) and Gravyty as a strategic component of fundraising operations.

Fundraising Data to Address: 1 in 5

By Kevin Leahy • July 9, 2019

There’s ample opportunity for gift officers to engage and inspire donors to new giving levels and discover new donors. However, industry research finds that 1-in-5 gift officers focus primarily on contacting known top 100 donors. Why aren't organizations expanding beyond their top 100 donors?

Fundraising Data to Address: 6:1

By Kevin Leahy • July 3, 2019

How do fundraisers manage relationships when the vast majority of meetings with new prospective donors don’t result in major gifts? This is data we need to address.

Fundraising Data to Address: 66%

By Kevin Leahy • July 2, 2019

What do you know about your top prospect? Industry research finds that 66 percent of top prospects aren’t known or assigned to fundraisers. It all comes down to fundraiser capacity. This is data we need to address.

How Does Artificial Intelligence Work in Fundraising and What Should You Do About it?

By Kevin Leahy • July 1, 2019

Gravyty and our great partners at iWave are featured in a report from Aspire Research. Check out what Aspire has to say about AI-enabled fundraising!

Making Fast Faster, Great Greater, and Smart Smarter with AI-Enabled Fundraising

By Kevin Leahy • June 28, 2019

Watch our video to see how under the leadership of Don Weinbach, Quinnipiac University continues its tradition of "making fast faster, great greater, and smart even smarter" with AI-enabled fundraising.

Fundraising Data to Address: 53%

By Kevin Leahy • June 27, 2019

Personal visits are among a fundraiser’s best methods for inspiring gifts. However, according to research, 53 percent of a frontline fundraiser’s assigned prospects do not receive visits. Within this alarming statistic are missed opportunities. Let’s take a look at why this happens and what can be done about it.

AI & The Workforce

By Kevin Leahy • June 27, 2019

Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber recently write about a bold move by Accenture to bring its workforce along with innovation, rather than opt for the knee-jerk reaction of lopping jobs in the name of automation. Exactly the type of leadership we need to responsibly move the age of AI and The Fourth Industrial Revolution forward.

A Special Night With Cure Alzheimer's Fund

By Kevin Leahy • June 26, 2019

Many thanks to our great friends, partners, and customers at Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Gravyty was honored to join you to celebrate Cure Alzheimer's Day at Fenway Park and bring attention to the fight for a cure.

AI IDEAS: Jim Rutt of the Dana Foundation

By Craig Baum • June 24, 2019

This week on the AI Ideas column, we speak with Jim Rutt, CIO / CISO at The Dana Foundation. Jim is directing technology to advance brain science at prestigious institutions around the globe.

Why Gift Officer Management Is Critical for Seizing Opportunities in Nonprofit Fundraising

By Craig Baum • June 18, 2019

The great team at Blackbaud recently released an infographic with new research titled How Gift Officer Management Impacts Fundraising Goals. The findings are paramount to the work we're doing at gravyty by helping organizations use artificial intelligence (AI) technology to execute a strategy that gives frontline fundraisers the working capacity to create multiple personalized touch points with their entire assigned portfolios each year, increase personal visits, and inspire more major gifts.

AI IDEAS: CHANTAL FORSTER OF TAG

By Craig Baum • June 17, 2019

Chantal Forster is the Executive Director of Technology Affinity Group (TAG), a membership organization of foundations that promotes the strategic use of technology to further philanthropic goals. As a leader on technology in the nonprofit sector, we were honored at the chance to speak with Chantal when we were given the opportunity. Per usual, when we turned our connection with an industry thought leader into yours by capturing our conversation for Gravyty’s AI Ideas column.

Fundraiser Spotlight: John A. Farkas, Jr., VIA Public Media

By Kevin Leahy • June 12, 2019

John A. Farkas, Jr. uses Gravyty's AI-enabled tools to grow the major donor pipeline for the future and inspire major gifts today for VIA Public Media. Learn what it's like to live a day in the life of an AI-enabled fundraiser through John's experience.

Arkansas State, Gravyty Featured on Nonprofit Innovators Podcast

By Kevin Leahy • June 10, 2019

Our great customer and friend, David McClain, Executive Director of Development at Arkansas State University was recently featured on the Nonprofit Innovators Podcast discussing how Gravyty's AI-enabled fundraising tools help him reach more donors and prospects with one-to-one outreach. Have a listen!

AI Vision Meets Fundraiser Action

By Kevin Leahy • June 7, 2019

Watch and learn how AI and Gravyty help organizations inspire gifts in ways, and at a scale, never thought possible before – from vision to daily action. Here's what AI-enabled fundraising looks like!

[WEBINAR] Top 3 Ways AI Improves Stewardship

By Kevin Leahy • June 5, 2019

Stewardship shows investors, stakeholders, and donors that an organization cares. It's also a process that organizations point to as a struggle across the Advancement industry. View our to learn the top 3 ways AI improves stewardship.

How to Disrupt the Status Quo That’s Halting AI Progress

By Kevin Leahy • June 4, 2019

The Wall Street Journal recently held its Future of Everything Festival in New York remarks during one of its key sessions from Arvind Krishna, IBM’s senior vice president of cloud and cognitive software made a headline afterward. “Data Challenges Are Halting AI Projects, IBM Executive Says,” wrote WSJ reporter Jared Council in the publication’s CIO Journal. Here at Gravyty, we found this assessment of the state of artificial intelligence troubling. These are issues that plague IBM and the majority of AI vendors out there, but that Gravyty – a much smaller organization – has overcome.

AI IDEAS: John Mohr of The MacArthur Foundation

By Kevin Leahy • June 3, 2019

John Mohr, CIO of MacArthur Foundation, recently sat down with Gravyty to discuss the state of AI in the nonprofit sector and his ideas to use AI to change the world.

New Feature Friday

By Kevin Leahy • May 31, 2019

At Gravyty, we believe that artificial intelligence (AI) should support an organization's strategy, not the other way around. That's why we recently released Gravyty Live, the first expert one-to-one guidance for frontline fundraisers. In today's New Feature Friday, we take a deeper look at Gravyty Live.

Gravyty and iWave Expand Strategic Partnership to Elevate Grateful Patient Programs

By Kevin Leahy • May 28, 2019

Gravyty and iWave, leaders in fundraising enablement and efficiency, have expanded their strategic partnership. Leveraging data and artificial intelligence (AI) they are helping healthcare organizations elevate their grateful patient programs and raise major gifts that lead to transformative health services.

The Importance of Engaging Faculty & Staff in Fundraising

By Kevin Leahy • May 23, 2019

What could you accomplish if a culture of philanthropy was expanded throughout your organization? Here's why engaging faculty, staff, and more is increasingly important for fundraising.

Introducing Gravyty Live

By Kevin Leahy • May 16, 2019

Gravyty is proud to introduce Gravyty Live to our AI-enabled suite of tools. Gravyty Live is the first expert one-on-one guidance for frontline fundraisers, supported and trained by our expert fundraising professionals who ensure that artificial intelligence (AI) and fundraiser enablement tools directly support the fundraising strategy set by an organization's leadership.

How One College Manages The Busiest Time of Year with AI & Fundraiser Enablement Tools

By Kevin Leahy • May 9, 2019

How do you maximize fundraiser bandwidth during commencement season? Learn how Lycoming College uses Gravyty's AI-enabled fundraiser enablement tools to stay ahead, even when its campus is buzzing with activity.

AI IDEAS: Sam Caplan of the Walton Family Foundation

By Kevin Leahy • May 7, 2019

Sam Caplan is Chief Information Officer at the Walton Family Foundation, the family-led foundation that awarded more than $595 million in grants in 2018 to improve K-12 education, protect rivers and oceans, and invest in Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta. As a thought leader in nonprofit philanthropy, when Sam speaks – we all listen. We recently sat down for a Q&A about AI in philanthropy.

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming What’s Possible in Fundraising

By Kevin Leahy • May 6, 2019

Nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions, and healthcare organizations hold rich data resources that are primed for artificial intelligence (AI) and fundraiser enablement tools to bring fundraising to the next level. Here's how AI is transforming what's possible in fundraising.

Gravyty Featured in NonProfit Pro as #1 Artificial Intelligence Tool Your Nonprofit Must Explore—Now

By Kevin Leahy • April 30, 2019

In his recent NonProfit Pro article, Wayne Elsey brought Gravyty to the top of his list of "Artificial Intelligence Tools Your Nonprofit Must Explore–Now."

The Historic Problem with Fundraising Technology

By Kevin Leahy • April 29, 2019

In today’s fast-paced constantly changing world, it seems that a new technology or groundbreaking application emerges daily that promises the ability to do everything faster, better, smarter, and with greater ease. But when it comes to the technology commonly used in fundraising, our unfortunate reality is one of broken promises, “Frankensteined” applications originally designed for different industries, and tech that’s simply not strategically aligned with the mission of a nonprofit.

What is Fundraiser Enablement?

By Kevin Leahy • April 26, 2019

Here at Gravyty, we talk a lot about fundraiser enablement, which is all about empowering fundraisers to inspire transformational gifts for their organization’s mission. When fundraisers use fundraising enablement tools they love, they’re able to achieve results that nonprofits never thought possible before!

Fundraiser Spotlight: Taylor Buxbaum

By Kevin Leahy • April 25, 2019

Gravyty makes fundraiser enablement tools that fundraisers love. In this series, we feature the stories of frontline fundraisers who embrace AI-enabled fundraising in their daily lives and highlight the amazing impact they return to their organizations. Today, meet Taylor Buxbaum.

From Zero to AI-Enabled in 4 Weeks

By Kevin Leahy • April 19, 2019

Implementation – it’s a term that has a damaged reputation from decades of tech companies failing to deliver a product on a timeline that creates lift for an organization. Gravyty is on a mission to change this reality and it's why we created our four-week implementation. Read on to learn how Arkansas State University went from zero to AI-enabled with Gravyty in just four weeks.

Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

By Dr. Reed Sheard • April 17, 2019

Dr. Reed Sheard writes about the perfect storm of challenges that led to committing to an experiment with AI and using Gravyty to drive engagement with prospective donors in a $250 million campaign.

Meet Ashanti Jackson

By Kevin Leahy • April 10, 2019

Meet Ashanti Jackson, Customer Success Manager at Gravyty

Gravyty Featured on Prospect Research Institute's #ChatBytes Podcast

By Kevin Leahy • April 10, 2019

How does Gravyty and AI uplevel the role of the researcher and improve the relationship with frontline fundraisers? Listen to the Prospect Research Institute's #ChatBytes Podcast to find out!

Gravyty Brings Artificial Intelligence and Fundraiser Enablement to Ellucian Live

By Kevin Leahy • April 8, 2019

As a winner of the Ellucian Rising Star Partnership Award and an Ellucian Alliance partner, Gravyty is thrilled to bring artificial intelligence (AI) and fundraiser enablement to Ellucian Live 2019. Our team was inspired to see key themes surface around “Thriving in the Cloud” and “The Power of Together” from Ellucian President and CEO, Laura Ipsen, and other speakers.

Gravyty and Brodeur Partners Announce Strategic Partnership to Revolutionize Major Gift Fundraising in Higher Education

By Kevin Leahy • April 8, 2019

Gravyty and Brodeur Partners, a leading strategic communications firm with extensive development experience with leading independent colleges, Ivy League universities and public institutions, announced a strategic partnership to deploy a full fundraising solution – from alumni research to message segmentation and program execution.

Gravyty is Growing – Help Enable Positive Change in Fundraising from the Inside

By Kevin Leahy • April 4, 2019

Gravyty is growing – for anyone interested in helping us build artificial intelligence for philanthropic efforts, here's your opportunity to join our team. Ready to change the world with us?

160% Workforce Expansion with Gravyty AI: Q&A with The College of Charleston's Executive Director of Advancement Services

By Kevin Leahy • April 3, 2019

As Gravyty and The College of Charleston (CofC) recently detailed in a case study, the College is using Gravyty’s AI-enabled suite of tools for some amazing results. We thought it would be a great time to take a ‘look under the hood’ of Advancement Services at CofC, to understand its aspirations, challenges, and how they view AI.

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Dr. Reed Sheard • April 2, 2019

Dr. Reed Sheard writes about the perfect storm of challenges that led to committing to an experiment with AI and using Gravyty to drive engagement with prospective donors in a $250 million campaign.

AI Drives Action for Frontline Fundraisers at Case DII in Philly

By Kevin Leahy • April 1, 2019

Gravyty was so excited to be such a big part of last week’s CASE District II Conference in Philadelphia. Our CEO Adam Martel teamed up with Gravyty customer and friend Rod Grabowski, VP of Advancement of University at Buffalo, to lead a discussion for a room of advancement industry leaders, titled "Artificial Intelligence and Major Gift Fundraising: Driving Action for Frontline Fundraisers."

New Feature Friday

By Kevin Leahy • March 29, 2019

Gravyty is focused on making artificial intelligence the system of action that helps frontline fundraisers build more relationships at scale and inspire transformational gifts. In this Feature Friday, we’re proud to unveil new ways our AI-enabled tools drive fundraiser action. Today’s updates include our new donor birthday feature for Gravyty Guide, updates to last action and lead scoring, continuous performance improvements, and more.

Gravyty is Growing – Be Part of the Team that Develops Fundraising Enablement that Fundraisers Love

By Kevin Leahy • March 28, 2019

Gravyty is growing – for anyone interested in helping us build artificial intelligence for philanthropic efforts, here's your opportunity to join our team. Ready to change the world with us?

What Does an AI Strategy Look Like?

By Kevin Leahy • March 27, 2019

Developing a proper AI strategy is the key to an organization reaping the rewards of this transformational technology. In this post, we’ll outline the key pillars of an AI strategy and explain how to apply those to your organization.

A CIO's Approach to Engaging Organizational Leaders around an AI Strategy

By Dr. Reed Sheard • March 26, 2019

When an institution adopts a disruptive technology, sharing the process with key stakeholders is an urgent priority, because it ensures adoption of the change and success of the project. Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts institution located in Santa Barbara, California, is no exception.

Why Every Organization Needs an AI Strategy

By Kevin Leahy • March 19, 2019

While in the case of most major technological innovations, rushing in is the surest way to make mistakes your competitors can exploit to surpass your success, artificial intelligence (AI) is all about adopting quickly so you can rush past the competition before you reach a point of marketplace irrelevance your organization can’t recover from. But doing this successfully is not achieved overnight. This is precisely why leading organizations have developed AI strategies to win today and are planning strategies to win tomorrow.

Gravyty is Growing – Interested in Bringing AI for Social Good to the Masses?

By Kevin Leahy • March 15, 2019

Gravyty is growing – for anyone interested in helping us build artificial intelligence for philanthropic efforts, here's your opportunity to join our team. Ready to change the world with us?

AI-Enabled In Four Weeks: A-State's Journey

By Kevin Leahy • March 14, 2019

Implementation – it’s a term that has a damaged reputation from decades of tech companies failing to deliver a product on a timeline that creates lift for an organization. Gravyty is on a mission to change this reality and it's why we created our four-week implementation. Read on to learn how Arkansas State University went from zero to AI-enabled with Gravyty in just four weeks.

AI in Advancement Advisory Council Holds Inaugural In-Person Meeting

By Kevin Leahy • March 13, 2019

With the CASE DRIVE/ Conference as it's a backdrop, the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) held its first in-person meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on Monday, March 11, 2019. This was the first time that Advancement industry leaders and artificial intelligence early adopters convened for a day-long face-to-face meeting. Council leadership worked together to develop the context for the mission statement, outlined its goals, and established the need for bylaws.

Does AI Have a Role in Major Gifts?

By Kevin Leahy • March 6, 2019

AI can help organizations build a solid giving pyramid, capable of supporting not only today’s needs but also future needs. This addresses two critical issues: increase donor retention and expansion of the number of high-level supporters.

Gravyty Featured in Chronicle of Philanthropy Cover Story

By Kevin Leahy • March 5, 2019

Along with some of our great friends and customers, including Cure Alzheimers and The College of Charleston, Gravyty was recently featured in Nicole Wallace's cover story for The Chronicle of Philanthropy, entitled "A.I. is Ready for Fundraising. Are Fundraisers Ready for A.I.?"

MUSC’s Kim Rich presents alongside Gravyty CTO Rich Palmer

By Kevin Leahy • March 4, 2019

The Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Executive Director of Advancement Services and Annual Giving, Kim Rich will present with Gravyty Co-founder and CTO, Rich Palmer, at the CASE DRIVE/ 2019 Conference. Kim and Rich are presenting a session entitled “Building a Better Future: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems to Accelerate Advancement” at 11:10 am ET on Tuesday, March 12.

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • March 1, 2019

Gravyty is constantly listening to our users and using their feedback to find even more ways to make their lives easier. We understand that most fundraisers have developed their own preferred methods for following up with donors and prospects, which can vary from person to person. To tailor our features even closer to user preferences, we revamped Gravyty’s follow-up workflow.

College of Charleston's Chris Tobin: Integrated Advancement, Artificial Intelligence, & Expanding the Reach of Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • February 25, 2019

College of Charleston Executive Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and Executive Director of the College of Charleston Foundation, Chris Tobin spoke to a packed crowd at the CASE District III Annual Conference, alongside Gravyty Co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel. In his presentation, Chris posed a foundational question to the crowd: "How do we grow Advancement?"

Gravyty & ADVIZOR Solutions Enter Strategic Partnership to Drive Outcomes for Frontline Fundraisers

By Kevin Leahy • February 21, 2019

Gravyty and ADVIZOR Solutions just announced a new partnership that will use artificial intelligence to deliver action to frontline fundraisers.

University at Buffalo's Rod Grabowski Envisions the Future of Fundraising Through Artificial Intelligence on Stage

By Kevin Leahy • February 14, 2019

University at Buffalo Vice President of University Advancement, Rod Grabowski spoke on stage with Gravyty Co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel to give his vision for what the future of fundraising can look like, when backed by artificial intelligence (AI). The session was presented to a full house at CASE District VIII in Vancouver, British Colombia.

AI for Good: 3 Ways It’s Going to Change the Donor Engagement Game

By Kevin Leahy • February 12, 2019

About a year ago, our co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel wrote AI for Good: 3 Ways It’s Going to Change the Donor Engagement Game for the Salesforce blog. The article was extremely well-received, but we never like resting on our laurels. Ahead of our Gravyty + Salesforce Webinar, and now that artificial intelligence (AI) in Advancement has had another year to prove its merit, a lot of value can be gained by sharing progress.

WEBINAR: Gravyty + Salesforce: How Gravyty, AI and Salesforce Work Together to Make Data Actionable

By Kevin Leahy • February 8, 2019

On Thursday, February 28 from 2:00 – 2:45 PM ET, the Gravyty webinar series continues with "Gravyty + Salesforce: How Gravyty, AI and Salesforce Work Together to Make Data Actionable".

The University of Delaware Expands Development Workforce 150% with Artificial Intelligence

By Kevin Leahy • February 5, 2019

The University of Delaware chose Gravyty’s AI-enabled fundraising tools to improve a Development Office that was already exceeding annual goals. With AI, the historic institution’s staff of 20 full-time fundraisers are on pace to operate as a staff of 50 – effectively expanding the workforce by 150%. Read our full case study to learn how the early adopters at UD use AI to develop more relationships at scale, qualify more pipeline, and increase fundraiser efficiency at an unthinkable rate.

New Feature Friday

By Kevin Leahy • February 1, 2019

Here at Gravyty, we spend a lot of time talking about the why. AI for fundraising is so valuable because it allows our customers to go deeper into their giving pyramids, qualify more potential donors, and propel donors higher up the pyramid. How that’s achieved is by prioritizing a fundraiser’s day so they spend less time digging into data and instead spend the majority of their day building relationships with donors. In today’s Feature Friday, we have updates that give frontline fundraisers time back in their days and we continue to connect the how with the why.

Meet Linda Lull

By Kevin Leahy • January 30, 2019

Gravyty is pleased to introduce Linda Lull, Senior Account Executive, to our team.

Reflections on Washburn & McGoldrick's 13th Annual Client Conference

By Kevin Leahy • January 29, 2019

Gravyty is grateful to have recently presented at the 13th Annual Washburn & McGoldrick Client Conference at New York City’s Princeton Club. The event brought Advancement leaders across Higher Education and secondary schools together to explore challenges, strategies, and solutions for Advancement shops.

Gravyty CEO Featured on AI at Work Podcast

By Kevin Leahy • January 25, 2019

Don't miss the story behind AI for Advancement and Gravyty, told straight from CEO Adam Martel on AI at Work. Tune in for the inside scoop, along with his AI tips and predictions.

Redefining Great Vendor-Customer Relationships with The College of Charleston

By Kevin Leahy • January 22, 2019

Gravyty was honored to host Chris Tobin and Kenton Youngblood of The College of Charleston in our office. We were extremely grateful for their visit and to see how Chris, as a VP, is taking the initiative to change what a vendor-partnership relationship can look like and define a model that everyone – across industries – should emulate.

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • January 18, 2019

In today's Feature Friday, Gravyty's CTO Rich Palmer walks us through updates that further ensure the language our AI crafts is both in the fundraiser’s voice and also personalized to the specific donor.

Implementing AI – A Perspective from The College of Charleston

By Kevin Leahy • January 16, 2019

Implementing AI: A Perspective from The College of Charleston. Gravyty recently detailed in a case study CofC is using AI for some amazing results. We thought it would be a great time to ask these early adopters about what it takes to implement AI technology.

Rod Grabowski and Adam Martel of AAAC Speak About Future of AI in Advancement

By Kevin Leahy • January 15, 2019

AAAC members Rod Grabowski, VP for University Advancement, University at Buffalo, and Adam Martel, Co-founder and CEO, Gravyty, recently spoke to a packed house in Denver about how AI is shaping the future of Advancement.

Meet Eric Finn

By Kevin Leahy • January 15, 2019

Gravyty recently hired Eric Finn as a Senior Software Engineer. Eric will help Gravyty write code across our AI-enabled suite of tools so frontline fundraisers can build more relationships at scale and entire advancement teams can extend the capacity of their workforces. Welcome Eric!

A Deeper Look at Advancement Services with The College of Charleston

By Kevin Leahy • January 14, 2019

As Gravyty and The College of Charleston (CofC) recently detailed in a case study, the College is using Gravyty’s AI-enabled suite of tools for some amazing results. We thought it would be a great time to take a ‘look under the hood’ of Advancement Services at CofC, to understand its aspirations, challenges, and how they view AI.

The College of Charleston Uses Artificial Intelligence to Expand Advancement Workforce

By Kevin Leahy • January 11, 2019

Read how The College of Charleston is using Gravyty's AI-enabled fundraising tools to expand its workforce by 160 percent.

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • January 4, 2019

With the start of the New Year, gift officers are eager to set their travel plans and secure personal visits, so Gravyty improved the user experience for Gravyty Go!

Gravyty CEO, Adam Martel to Present Industry Keynote at CASE District VI in Denver, Colorado

By Kevin Leahy • January 4, 2019

Keynote presentation: Gravyty CEO, Adam Martel, will take the stage alongside University at Buffalo VP for University Advancement and customer, Rod Grabowski, for the CASE District VI Industry Keynote on Monday, January 14.

Introducing the AAAC & its Inaugural Members

By Kevin Leahy • January 1, 2019

Together with the world's most forward-thinking thought leaders, technologist, and Advancement experts, Gravyty established the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) to shape the future of Advancement through revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Gravyty CEO Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell on Giving Tuesday

By Kevin Leahy • December 31, 2018

Gravyty CEO Adam Martel and Director of Customer Success Lisa Alvezi rang Nasdaq's opening for Giving Tuesday, the most high profile day of giving on the entire calendar. Our message was simple: spread the message that giving initiatives should be supported year-round to further the missions of organizations set on improving our world.

Gravyty Announces Salesforce Partnership to Bring Innovative AI Solutions to the Salesforce Nonprofit Fundraising Community

By gravyty • December 30, 2018

Gravyty has launched the full Gravyty suite of tools on the Salesforce AppExchange via the Gravyty Connector, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways. Gravyty also announced that it has joined the Salesforce ISV partner program, which means customers can feed up to 30 data points into Gravyty from the Salesforce connector in near real-time for immediate action.

Chronicle of Philanthropy Features Gravyty's AI as "Tech that Helps Fundraisers Focus on What Matters"

By Lisa Alvezi • December 29, 2018

What matters in fundraising is engaging donors. Artificial Intelligence helps fundraisers build long lasting relationships with their donors by integrating the efficiency of bots with the sincerity of human interaction.

Gravyty's Greatest Hits of 2018

By Kevin Leahy • December 28, 2018

Gravyty is so excited for what's on the horizon in 2019 and incredibly proud of our successes in 2018. After combing through our collection of 2018's "Greatest Hits" carefully, we've compiled this roundup of the best from the year gone by, in no particular order.

In the Studio: Vala Afshar, Salesforce Chief Digital Evangelist

By Rich Palmer • December 28, 2018

Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce, joined the Gravyty team in our office earlier this year to talk about artificial intelligence, social media, SaaS, and building products that people love. Here's a glimpse of what we learned.

Gravyty's AI Implementation Process: 4 Things To Know

By Molly Johnson • December 27, 2018

At Gravyty, we believe that you shouldn’t have to learn your software, but rather your software should learn you. Similarly, we also believe that implementing technology should be a seamless, straightforward and simple experience for you, the customer. Here are four ways we break the mold of on-boarding.

University of Delaware Embraces Change and Takes Charge with AI to Increase Activity for Frontline Fundraisers

By Adam Martel & Jim Dicker • December 26, 2018

CEO of Gravyty Adam Martel and VP of Development at University of Delaware Jim Dicker, discuss challenges faced by frontline fundraisers and how Gravyty's products will help drive success.

Gravyty and iWave Announce First-of-its-Kind Strategic Partnership in Fundraising Industry

By Kevin Leahy • December 24, 2018

Gravyty and iWave have entered a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership that will involve a roadmap of joint solutions combining Gravyty’s AI-enabled suite of tools and iWave’s comprehensive wealth and philanthropic data. Together these solutions will provide frontline fundraisers and researchers the tools to manage relationships with the most important donors at the most opportune times and streamline personalized, donor-centric fundraising, at scale.

Gravyty Wins Ellucian "Rising Star" Award

By Kevin Leahy • December 23, 2018

Earlier this year, Gravyty, the first provider of AI-enabled fundraising software for Advancement, was named the winner of the 2018 "Rising Star" award from Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education.

Gravyty Featured in Inc.

By Kevin Leahy • December 22, 2018

Gravyty, and our CEO, Adam Martel, are featured in Inc., the publication famous for covering America's most extraordinary people and the world's most dynamic businesses.

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • December 21, 2018

Continuous improvement is something we obsess about here at Gravyty, so as we close out the year, we’re proud to announce another batch of new features so gift officers can increase the number of relationships they build and manage each year. This week’s Feature Friday is highlighted by a Yelp integration that we think you’ll love. Happy holidays!

How to Rally Your Organization's Stakeholders Around AI

By Dr. Reed Sheard • December 21, 2018

When an institution adopts a disruptive technology, sharing the process with key stakeholders is an urgent priority, because it ensures adoption of the change and success of the project. Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts institution located in Santa Barbara, California, is no exception.

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Dr. Reed Sheard • December 20, 2018

Dr. Reed Sheard writes about the perfect storm of challenges that led to committing to an experiment with AI and using Gravyty to drive engagement with prospective donors in a $250 million campaign.

Gravyty Webinar Series: Stewardship with Karin George of Washburn & McGoldrick

By Kevin Leahy • December 19, 2018

Believe it or not – stewardship is something that even the most sophisticated advancement offices often struggles with. The Gravyty Webinar Series continues with an important conversation about stewardship with Karin George, principal and co-owner of the storied consulting firm, Washburn & McGoldrick.

Gravyty Stewardship, The First AI Solution for Giving Thanks and Cultivating Donors

By Kevin Leahy • December 18, 2018

Fundraisers spend an inordinate amount of time cultivating and soliciting gifts, but hectic schedules don't leave time to thank top and mid-level donors in a meaningful and personalized way. Saying thank you should never be a secondary task. Proactively give thanks and cultivate donors for future giving with Gravyty Stewardship.

Go Boldly: How the University at Buffalo and Gravyty Partnership Seeks to Accelerate Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Rod Grabowski • December 17, 2018

VP of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at University at Buffalo, Rod Grabowski, discusses challenges in higher education fundraising and how AI via Gravyty will help with overcoming such obstacles.

Introducing Gravyty Connect - An AI Solution to Empower Leadership to Strategically Support Fundraising Efforts

By Kevin Leahy • December 13, 2018

Gravyty Connect is the newest solution within Gravyty's suite of AI-enabled tools that extends Gravyty a culture of philanthropy across an organization.

Gravyty CEO Adam Martel: Featured 'Dadpreneur'

By Kevin Leahy • December 10, 2018

How do you balance the busy life of a CEO with being the dad of four? Dadpreneur recently highlighted Gravyty co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel as its 'Featured Dadpreneur'

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • December 7, 2018

Get the latest on Gravyty's product news with New Feature Friday.

The Promise of Data Falls Flat Without Action

By gravyty • December 3, 2018

All the data in the world is worthless if we aren’t looking at it, if it isn’t in a format we can use to inform our decisions, and, most importantly, if we don’t act on it!

Gravyty Sponsors Scholarships at AFP's Fundraising Day in Boston

By Kevin Leahy • November 28, 2018

Instead of a traditional sponsorship at AFP Massachusetts' Fundraising Day in Boston, Gravyty chose to sponsor scholarships for individuals to attend who would otherwise be unable. Here's why.

Gravyty CEO Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell on #GivingTuesday

By Kevin Leahy • November 27, 2018

Gravyty co-founders Adam Martel and Rich Palmer rang Nasdaq's opening bell this #GivingTuesday to spread the message that giving initiatives should be supported year-round to further the missions of organizations set on improving our world.

New Feature Friday

By Rich Palmer • November 23, 2018

Get the latest on Gravyty's product news with our latest New Feature Friday.

Tech Perspective: Talking Tech is About Relationships

By Rich Palmer • November 19, 2018

The secret to successful AI communication is teaching AI to understand the relationships between words, phrases, and sentence structure.

Gravyty and iWave Announce First-of-its-Kind Strategic Partnership in Fundraising Industry

By Kevin Leahy • November 13, 2018

Gravyty and iWave have entered a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership that will involve a roadmap of joint solutions combining Gravyty’s AI-enabled suite of tools and iWave’s comprehensive wealth and philanthropic data. Together these solutions will provide frontline fundraisers and researchers the tools to manage relationships with the most important donors at the most opportune times and streamline personalized, donor-centric fundraising, at scale.

Gravyty Announces Major Presence at AASP Summit 2018

By Kevin Leahy • November 6, 2018

Meet Gravyty at the 2018 AASP Summit in Chicago!

AAAC featured in The NonProfit Times

By Kevin Leahy • November 2, 2018

Earlier this week, Gravyty and Advancement leaders established the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) to guide the use of AI in fundraising. The news was covered by The NonProfit Times – see what they have to say.

Gravyty Wins "Rising Star" Award from the Ellucian Community

By Kevin Leahy • October 31, 2018

Gravyty wins "Rising Star" award at Ellucian's 2018 Partner Forum.

Gravyty Speaking at 2018 MOKA Conference

By Kevin Leahy • October 30, 2018

Gravyty VP for Higher Education, Lindsey Athanasiou, will speak about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how AI fits into Advancement at the 2018 MOKA conference on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Gravyty Announces the first Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) and Introduces Inaugural Members

By Kevin Leahy • October 30, 2018

Today we established the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC), a board of the world’s most forward-thinking thought leaders, technologists, and Advancement experts aligned under the common goal to shape the future of Advancement through revolutionary artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Gravyty & Gravyty Stewardship Featured in Successful Fundraising

By Kevin Leahy • October 24, 2018

Gravyty's newest offering, Gravyty Stewardship was recently featured in the monthly newsletter, Successful Fundraising.

Gravyty Webinar Series: Stewardship with special guest Karin George of Washburn & McGoldrick

By Kevin Leahy • October 22, 2018

Believe it or not – stewardship is something that even the most sophisticated advancement offices often struggles with. The Gravyty Webinar Series continues with an important conversation about stewardship with Karin George, principal and co-owner of the storied consulting firm, Washburn & McGoldrick.

Tech Perspective: MIT's $1 Billion Commitment to Artificial Intelligence is Validation

By Rich Palmer • October 18, 2018

MIT just committed $1 billion to create a new college, focused on teaching and researching artificial intelligence (AI). The news comes as validation that AI is not simply a new shiny toy for technologists, but truly the driver of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

28 Days of Crazy

By Molly Johnson • October 16, 2018

Here's how Lycoming College turns the craziness of Fall on its campus into timely, thoughtful, and personalized stewardship opportunities.

Gravyty and AI Make a Splash at Dreamforce '18

By gravyty • October 8, 2018

Dreamforce is a sight to see – no other event can take over San Francisco the way Salesforce's annual customer conference does. Standing out amid the sea of users, celebrity keynotes, technologists, solutions, and Metallica is a gargantuan task. But, it’s a task Gravyty and our AI solutions successfully accomplished.

Gravyty Exhibits at AHP International Conference 2018

By gravyty • October 4, 2018

Meet Gravyty – the first AI solution designed specifically for fundraisers – at AHP International 2018.

What’s holding back charitable donations in 2018?

By gravyty • October 4, 2018

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) report on Q2 2018 numbers are in and confirm that the donations decline continues. According to the report, the number of donors, retained donors, and revenue is down compared to Q2 2017. We are amidst troubled waters. So, what’s happening?

Gravyty Impresses at Dreamforce ‘18

By Kevin Leahy • October 2, 2018

"Gravyty is a solution that applies AI to the process of identifying and cultivating major donor prospects... Just as the internet transformed nonprofit technology over the past 20 years, AI will surely dominate for the next 20."

Gravyty Featured in Inc.

By Kevin Leahy • October 1, 2018

Gravyty, and our CEO, Adam Martel, are featured in Inc., the publication famous for covering America's most extraordinary people and the world's most dynamic businesses.

Philanthropy's Two Worlds

By Lindsey Athanasiou • September 27, 2018

Fundraisers, known as practitioners to those who study it, are often surprised to learn that their job function is also a course of study. I had the honor of attending and presenting at this year’s Science of Philanthropy Initiative Conference, hosted by the University of Chicago and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Salesforce's Vala Afshar Features Gravyty in HuffPost

By gravyty • September 26, 2018

Vala Afshar, Chief Data Evangelist at Salesforce, and friend of Gravyty used his Huffington Post column to write How Nonprofits Can Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) To Improve Fundraising. We're proud to say the piece prominently featured Gravyty, and our CEO, Adam Martel.

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Lisa Alvezi • September 26, 2018

Need an innovative idea for your next capital campaign? Check out how Westmont College is using artificial intelligence for fundraising

Westmont, Gravyty, and AI: Sharing with the Stakeholders

By Dr. Reed Sheard • September 25, 2018

When an institution adopts a disruptive technology, sharing the process with key stakeholders is an urgent priority, because it ensures adoption of the change and success of the project. Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts institution located in Santa Barbara, California, is no exception.

Gravyty Announces Partnership with Salesforce to Bring Innovative AI Solutions to the Salesforce Nonprofit Fundraising Community

By gravyty • September 24, 2018

Gravyty has launched the full Gravyty suite of tools on the Salesforce AppExchange via the Gravyty Connector, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways. Gravyty also announced that it has joined the Salesforce ISV partner program, which means customers can feed up to 30 data points into Gravyty from the Salesforce connector in near real-time for immediate action.

Tech Perspective: Gravyty's Commitment to Digital Accessibility

By Rich Palmer • September 20, 2018

At Gravyty, we take the needs of our users very seriously. We want to ensure a consistent and positive experience for all users, regardless of abilities. We take every effort to ensure that all users are able to experience the full value of Gravyty.

Taking Charge and Embracing Change: How the University of Delaware will Implement Artificial Intelligence to Drive Increased Activity for Frontline Fundraisers

By Adam Martel & Jim Dicker • September 17, 2018

CEO of Gravyty Adam Martel and VP of Development at University of Delaware Jim Dicker, discuss challenges faced by frontline fundraisers and how Gravyty's products will help drive success.

Westmont, Gravyty, and AI: Sharing with the Stakeholders

By Dr. Reed Sheard • September 13, 2018

When an institution adopts a disruptive technology, sharing the process with key stakeholders is an urgent priority, because it ensures adoption of the change and success of the project. Westmont College, a Christian liberal arts institution located in Santa Barbara, California, is no exception.

UPDATED: Gravyty Announces Major Presence at Dreamforce '18

By Kevin Leahy • September 11, 2018

As a new Salesforce.org ISV Partner, and now with the Gravyty Connector live and featured in the AppExchange, Gravyty will have a major presence at Dreamforce 18, Salesforce’s annual user conference in downtown San Francisco. Connect with us!

Gravyty CEO Q&A: Julie Helmes, Development Strategy Consultants

By gravyty • September 4, 2018

Gravyty co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel, recently sat down with Julie Helmes, co-founder and Partner at Development Strategy Consultants (DSC), a Boston-based nonprofit consultancy dedicated to helping mid-size nonprofits.

Tech Perspectives: So Critical of Watson. What For?

By Rich Palmer • August 30, 2018

In this Tech Perspectives piece, Gravyty's CTO examines recent criticism of IBM Watson and sets expectations for what we should expect of AI technology and why its greatest moments are still on the horizon.

Gravyty Webinar Series: Frontline Fundraising with FINCA International

By Kevin Leahy • August 29, 2018

Frontline fundraisers know that there simply isn’t enough time in the regular, or extended workday to both have an action plan for all potential donors, and to effectively cultivate relationships that lead to increased giving. This challenge was recently raised in the Gravyty Webinar Series, when our own JB Rauch, sat down with Gravyty customers Colleen Zakrewsky, Chief Development Officer, and Bill Lane, Senior Development Officer – both from FINCA International.

4 Things To Know About Gravyty’s Implementation Process

By Molly Johnson • August 28, 2018

At Gravyty, we believe that you shouldn’t have to learn your software, but rather your software should learn you. Similarly, we also believe that implementing technology should be a seamless, straightforward and simple experience for you, the customer. Here are four ways we break the mold of on-boarding.

Prospect Research: Ripe for Innovation?

By Lindsey Athanasiou • August 21, 2018

Gravyty recently returned from APRA Prospect Development 2018 in Pittsburgh. There, we overwhelmingly heard from researchers who shared their frustration, boredom – and frankly – annoyance by the lack of innovative tools and approaches specifically designed for their role within fundraising operations.

Intern Spotlight: Farewell Juyoung

By Juyoung Song • August 17, 2018

Juyoung Song recently completed her internship with Gravyty. We could not let her officially walk out of the door without asking her to blog about her experience.

Webinar: Ellucian Advancement Education Week with Gravyty CEO

By gravyty • August 17, 2018

Join Gravyty CEO, Adam Martel as he presents during our partner Ellucian's Advancement Education on Monday, August 20, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. ET.

Gravyty Webinar Series: AI in Fundraising with Early Adopter FINCA

By gravyty • August 16, 2018

Register for Gravyty's webinar with FINCA leadership about employing an AI strategy in fundraising.

Introducing Gravyty Stewardship, The First-Ever AI Solution for Giving Thanks and Cultivating Donors

By Kevin Leahy • August 16, 2018

Today, Gravyty announced the launch of Gravyty Stewardship, the social good industry’s first AI product developed to help frontline fundraisers thank donors today, and cultivate them for future giving.

Overture Magazine: The Rise of FinTech for Giving Back

By Kevin Leahy • August 15, 2018

Gravyty is featured in this quarter's Overture Magazine, a publication that examines the intersection of innovation and a better society.

Meet Jon Burdo

By Kevin Leahy • August 13, 2018

Meet Jon Burdo, Machine Learning Engineer.

Gravyty CEO Speaking at 38th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

By Kevin Leahy • August 7, 2018

Gravyty co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel, has been invited to speak about Gravyty's growth and market opportunity at the 38th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference.

Gravyty Becomes Ellucian Alliance Partner

By Kevin Leahy • August 7, 2018

As an Ellucian Alliance Partner, Gravyty will integrate with Ellucian’s CRM Advance offering to allow higher education institutions to become truly AI-enabled.

Intern Spotlight: Farewell Craig

By Craig Baum • August 3, 2018

Craig recently concluded his Summer 2018 internship with Gravyty. We couldn't let him leave without blogging about his experience.

Meet Kevin Leahy

By gravyty • August 2, 2018

Kevin Leahy joins Gravyty as Director of Marketing

Meet Molly Johnson

By Kevin Leahy • July 30, 2018

Meet Molly Johnson, Head of Customer Implementation at Gravyty

Gravyty CEO Adam Martel to Present at 2018 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference

By Kevin Leahy • July 26, 2018

Join Gravyty at the 2018 Bridge Conference. Our co-founder and CEO, Adam Martel, will present “Proactive Artificial Intelligence & Fundraising: AI-First Advancement” as part of Left Brain Thinking: Creative Strategies & Technologies, Track.

Canada's Impact on AI

By Rich Palmer • July 20, 2018

Reflections on Canada's impact on AI and how Gravyty approaches AI.

Are Geo Maps Holding You Back?

By Lindsey Athanasiou • July 18, 2018

Geo Maps are a thing of the past. Imagine that instead of using your own brain and time-consuming sorting methods to identify where you should travel next (before you would even access the geo map), a system tells you. Focus on the things that are human.

Gravyty Listed as One of Boston’s “Coolest” Companies

By Jona Ferreira • July 16, 2018

Announcing the 2018 BostonFest Coolest Companies Finalists.

Gravyty Featured as AI that "Helps Fundraising Focus on What Matters" in the Chronicle of Philanthropy Article

By Lisa Alvezi • July 12, 2018

What matters in fundraising is engaging donors. Artificial Intelligence helps fundraisers build long lasting relationships with their donors by integrating the efficiency of bots with the sincerity of human interaction.

Go Boldly: How the University at Buffalo and Gravyty Partnership Seeks to Accelerate Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Rod Grabowski • June 20, 2018

VP of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at University at Buffalo, Rod Grabowski, discusses challenges in higher education fundraising and how AI like Gravyty's products will help with overcoming such obstacles.

Intern spotlight: Introducing Pauline

By Pauline Chang • June 14, 2018

Pauline Chang is a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studies advertising and creative writing. Learn more about Pauline's background, personal passions, and what she hopes to accomplish at Gravyty this summer.

Intern spotlight: Introducing Craig

By Craig Baum • June 8, 2018

Craig Baum is a student at Northeastern University where he studies entrepreneurship. Learn more about Craig's background, personal passions, and what he hopes to accomplish at Gravyty this summer.

What We Learned from Raising Funding

By Rich Palmer & Adam Martel • June 7, 2018

Co-Founders Adam Martel and Rich Palmer share insights from their experience raising funding. Read the full article via link to VentureFizz to hear what they learned raising funding.

Intern spotlight: Introducing Juyoung

By Juyoung Song • June 6, 2018

Juyoung Song is a student at Vanderbilt University where she studies computer engineering. Learn more about Juyoung's background, personal passions, and what she hopes to accomplish at Gravyty this summer.

Taking Charge and Embracing Change: How the University of Delaware will Implement Artificial Intelligence to Drive Increased Activity for Frontline Fundraisers

By Adam Martel & Jim Dicker • June 5, 2018

CEO of Gravyty Adam Martel and VP of Development at University of Delaware Jim Dicker, discuss challenges faced by frontline fundraisers and how Gravyty's products will help drive success.

Gravyty Announces $2 Million Funding Round

By Rich Palmer & Adam Martel • May 29, 2018

The Gravyty Co-founders Rich Palmer and Adam Martell officially announce having raised $2 million in their second round of fundraising with Launchpad Venture Group and NXT Ventures.

GDPR in Fundraising: What You Need to Know

By Rich Palmer • May 25, 2018

With the announcement of GDPR coming into force on May 25, 2018, the Gravyty team explains what fundraisers need to know about GDPR and GDPR compliance.

Raising More with Artificial Intelligence

By Lisa Alvezi • May 18, 2018

Nonprofit fundraising is starting to reap the benefits of the amazing efficiency improvements that Artificial Intelligence is enabling. AI will not replace fundraisers, but rather make them more successful.

How AI Redefines the Impact of Fundraising in Not for Profit

By Lisa Alvezi • May 14, 2018

Gravyty's CEO & co-founder, Adam Martel, sits down with Value Inspiration's Ton Dobbe to explore how to unlock potential beyond the value conventional business software provides us, what drives the opportunity, and what mind-set is required to uncover and create complete new markets.

Community Brands + Gravyty | How AI is Revolutionizing Fundraising

By Lisa Alvezi • May 11, 2018

During his education session at Community Brands user conference, Xperience 2018, Adam Martel, CEO of Gravyty, shares though-provoking insights around the AI revolution in fundraising.

Meet Lisa Alvezi

By Lisa Alvezi • May 11, 2018

Welcome aboard, Lisa Alvezi! Gravyty's newest Director of Customer Success - ensuring that customers have the most amazing experience possible while also helping them find new and innovative ways to apply our AI technology.

Do You Really Need Tech for Alumni Philanthropy?  How Indecision Could Hurt You

By Lisa Alvezi • May 10, 2018

In the age of digital disruption, how do you cut through the noise to identify which major technological trends have substance?

Xperience 2018 + Gravyty | Using AI in Fundraising

By Lisa Alvezi • May 4, 2018

What does AI mean for fundraisers? Attendees at the Community Brands Xperience18 Conference can find out.

Higher Education Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

By Lisa Alvezi • May 1, 2018

Need an innovative idea for your next capital campaign? Check out how Westmont College is using artificial intelligence for fundraising

DonorSearch Flash Class

By Lisa Alvezi • April 26, 2018

Join our CEO Adam Martel as he shares strategies around using artificial intelligence to streamline your work and maximize donor interactions.

AI in Advancement Summit

By Adam Martel • April 5, 2018

Watch our CEO give the keynote from the Cornell 'AI in Advancement Summit' at Cornell University.

Gravyty Featured as the #1 "New Fundraising Ideas that Worked" in the Chronicle of Philanthropy!

By Adam Martel • March 12, 2018

Gravyty Featured as the #1 "New Fundraising Ideas that Worked" in the Chronicle of Philanthropy!

3 Ways 'AI for Good' is Going to Change the Donor Engagement Game

By Rich Palmer • March 12, 2018

Gravyty's CEO and former fundraiser, Adam Martel, shares thoughts about the benefits of AI as a force for improved philanthropy.

You Can't Lead from Behind: A Cautionary Tale About Disruptive Technology

By Adam Martel • March 12, 2018

History has proven that the winners are those who evaluate and adapt to new opportunities and technologies - rather than disregard or stifle their potential.

Community Brands + Gravyty | Partnership Announcement

By Rich Palmer • March 12, 2018

Gravyty and Community Brands announce strategic fundraising technology partnership to bring proactive artificial intelligence to nonprofit fundraising.

In the Studio: David Woodruff, AVP & COO at MIT

By Rich Palmer • March 12, 2018

David Woodruff, AVP & COO at MIT, joins us in the Gravyty office and we share what we learned.

In the Studio: Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce

By Rich Palmer • March 12, 2018

Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce, joins us in the Gravyty office and we share what we learned.

Fundraising, Self-Driving Cars and the Human Condition

By Adam Martel • March 12, 2018

Gravyty Co-founder and CEO Adam Martel talks about the future of fundraising, AI and self-driving cars.

Proactive AI- This is going to change the world

By Adam Martel • March 12, 2018

Gravyty discusses the importance of not just AI but Proactive AI.

Get to Know: Rich Palmer

By Shannon Sweeny • February 22, 2018

Rich Palmer, co-founder and CTO at Gravyty, sits down with VentureFizz to do an exploration about innovation, artificial intelligence, overcoming adversity, and embracing change.

Proactive AI is Poised to Change the World

By Rich Palmer • February 6, 2018

You shouldn't have to learn technology, technology should learn you. Adam Martel, Gravyty's CEO, talks about proactive AI for good on the Community Brands blog.

More profound than electricity or fire? You decide.

By Lindsey Athanasiou • February 1, 2018

Google's CEO has some powerful thoughts about AI. We want to hear yours.

Thoughts on the Salesforce Einstein & IBM Watson Partnership

By Rich Palmer • January 22, 2018

Gravyty's CTO, Rich Palmer, talks about the Salesforce and IBM partnership, and how they can continue to help customers do better with prescriptive solutions.

Conversation with Jason Lewis

By Adam Martel • January 12, 2018

Adam Martel sits down with AFP Master Trainer Jason Lewis to talk about Jason's new book: 'The War for Fundraising Talent and How Small Shops Can Win'

AI-Enabled Phonathon: How Yeshiva students raised more money in less time

By Lindsey Athanasiou • January 10, 2018

Becoming AI-enabled changed the game for Yeshiva's student fundraisers, and we couldn't be prouder!

2017 Retrospective and 2018 Aspirations

By Rich Palmer • December 24, 2017

Members of the Gravyty team share what they are thankful for looking back on 2017 and their aspirations for the upcoming year in 2018.

Autonomous or Symbiotic AI?

By Lindsey Athanasiou • December 4, 2017

Should AI make decisions for you, or help you make better ones? We weigh in on the widely held debate.

Meet Matt Pierce

By Matt Pierce • November 29, 2017

Welcome abroad, Matt Pierce! Gravyty's newest Senior Software Engineer - helping build solutions to make every nonprofit AI-enabled and improve the world.

Embedded Intelligence & A UI-Less CRM

By Lindsey Athanasiou • November 13, 2017

No more digging, searching, and spending too much time looking for the info that can be brought to you. It's time for a UI-less CRM!

Watch our Interview with DisrupTV!

By Adam Martel • October 21, 2017

Join our Live Interview with DisrupTV this Friday as we discuss how AI will revolutionize nonprofit fundraising forever!

Meet Nima Abbasi

By Nima Abbasi • October 6, 2017

A warm welcome to Nima Abbasi, Director of Data Science at Gravyty

Gravyty on Data Talks with Ashutosh Nandeshwar!

By Shannon Sweeny • October 5, 2017

Gravyty talks with Ashutosh Nandeshwar on his podcast 'Data Talks' about Artificial Intelligence, proactive AI and front-line fundraising.

We're in HuffPost!

By Shannon Sweeny • September 28, 2017

Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce and contributor to HuffPost, interviewed our very own Adam Martel about how non profits can use artificial intelligence to improve fundraising.

Gravyty is a 50 on Fire Finalist!

By Shannon Sweeny • September 25, 2017

Gravyty is a finalist in the Civic/Social Impact Category for BostInno's 50 on Fire.

Artificial Intelligence: Tool or Friend?

By Adam Martel • September 21, 2017

As AI evolves and expands, we think it's important to have the conversation about the best use of this exciting technology. What do YOU think?

The Missing Piece of the Data Puzzle

By Lindsey Athanasiou • September 19, 2017

How much data or how good? Neither. We should be asking: what now?

Babson Blogs: Alumni Join B-School Disrupt SF on September 18

By Shannon Sweeny • September 13, 2017

Gravyty joins MBA start up pitch event in San Francisco with TechCrunch on Monday September 18, 2017.

San Francisco, prepare to be disrupted!

By Lindsey Athanasiou • September 11, 2017

It's time to disrupt fundraising with AI. Join us next week at TechCrunch Disrupt!

Our Manifesto

By Tiffany Liu • September 1, 2017

We have the privilege to serve incredible nonprofits with powerful missions, but we are also committed to ours as well. This manifesto is our guiding light.

"Local Startup Gravyty Takes the Weight of Researching Donors off Fundraisers’ Shoulders" | BostInno Feature

By Tiffany Liu • August 23, 2017

We're excited to be featured in BostInno discussing what we love: how we can support frontline fundraisers and the power of First Draft!

Upcoming Webinar: Technologies for connecting with donors at scale

By Lindsey Athanasiou • August 21, 2017

Join us and our friends at Hustle to learn how texting and AI are shaping the future of nonprofit fundraising.

Art + Science of Fundraising

By Rich Palmer • August 16, 2017

Steve McLaughlin from Blackbaud explores the balance of art and science in fundraising, and our view on the topic.

"How this Boston startup is turning data into donation dollars for nonprofits" | BuiltIn Boston Feature

By Tiffany Liu • August 14, 2017

Thank you BuiltIn Boston for featuring us! We love discussing how our software supports frontline fundraisers and the exciting applications of First Draft.

Proactive vs. Reactive Fundraising

By Lindsey Athanasiou • August 11, 2017

Tired of being in reactive mode rather than proactively working with the right donors at the right time? Try First Draft.

Sentiment Analysis for Better Fundraising

By Rich Palmer • August 7, 2017

Finding out what motivates people, based on what they are saying online, profoundly impacts fundraising success.

Our colleague, Ashutosh Nandeshwar!

By gravyty • August 4, 2017

We had the wonderful opportunity of meeting Ashutosh Nandeshwar at the APRA Conference last week!

"Working in Boston Tech: Gravyty" | VentureFizz Feature

By Tiffany Liu • August 4, 2017

Star Wars or Star Trek? Favorite pizza topping? We answer questions from VentureFizz on the culture at Gravyty!

"Cultivating Major Donors? Just Add Data" | Chronicle of Philanthropy Article

By Tiffany Liu • August 2, 2017

Proud to be featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy with our partners at Cure Alzheimer's Fund!

A Gravyty Success Story: Cure Alzheimer's Fund

By Tiffany Liu • July 31, 2017

Find out how Cure Alzheimer's Fund use Gravyty technologies to increase their annual giving by 43% with our newest case study!

Intelligent Ask Amounts

By Evan Lyle • July 28, 2017

At Gravyty, we use machine learning to intelligently find the right ask amounts that won't anger potential donors or leave money on the table.

Everything Adds Up For Oemcke - Boston College Athletics Feature

By Tiffany Liu • July 24, 2017

Our business strategy intern, Camille Oemcke, is featured on Boston College's Athletics page!

Managing Bigger Portfolios? Try Gravyty

By Lindsey Athanasiou • July 21, 2017

Exactly how realistic is a 300 donor portfolio? Find out how Gravyty deploys AI & ML to enable you to effectively manage more robust portfolios.

Meet Gravyty 'First Draft'

By Adam Martel • July 12, 2017

Gravyty 'First Draft' is the First Automatic Email Drafter for Frontline Fundraisers.

Gravyty Launches ‘First Draft’--The First Artificial Intelligence Self-Writing Email Drafter

By Adam Martel • July 12, 2017

Gravyty Launches ‘First Draft’--The First Artificial Intelligence Self-Writing Email Drafter

Free Webinar - You Can't Afford to Say No

By Lindsey Athanasiou • July 5, 2017

Join us and our good friends at DonorTrends for this insightful and actionable webinar. It's 30 minutes you don't want to miss!

Meet Greg Cowan!

By Greg Cowan • July 3, 2017

Meet Greg Cowan, our software engineering intern!

Congrats on the End of the Fiscal Year!

By Camille Oemcke • June 30, 2017

As fiscal year 2017 comes to a close, we congratulate executives, researchers, and fundraisers on all their hard work!

ML for Non-Giver Ask Amounts

By Evan Lyle • June 28, 2017

Learn how we use machine learning to estimate the perfect ask amount for non-givers!

AI Meets Marketing and Sales

By Tiffany Liu • June 26, 2017

With AI, Gravyty helps your organization touch more of the best donors at the best time, allowing you to fulfill your mission.

AI Meets the Annual Fund

By Lindsey Athanasiou • June 20, 2017

Add more time to your day by using Gravyty to remove the guesswork and grunt work of portfolio management!

Interview: Supporting Nonprofits Through Entrepreneurship

By Rich Palmer • June 15, 2017

Our CTO, Rich Palmer, sat down with Zamawa Arenas to discuss supporting nonprofits through entrepreneurship.

What Amazon Teaches Us About AI

By Tiffany Liu • June 13, 2017

We believe technology helps us to expand our capacity for innovation and creativity.

Enabling Managers With New Features

By Greg Cowan • June 9, 2017

We're rolling out new tools for managers that maximize their team's success and empower them in leading their teams.

Moves Management: the Technical Side

By Evan Lyle • June 6, 2017

Moves management can be greatly improved using predictive technologies, freeing you to focus on building relationships - not clicking buttons.

21st Century Moves Management

By Lindsey Athanasiou • June 2, 2017

Moves management: there has to be a better way!

Artificial Intelligence Through a Fundraiser's Lens

By Lindsey Athanasiou • May 24, 2017

A former fundraiser describes her perspective on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Antidote to Deflation

By Rich Palmer • May 22, 2017

Bigger portfolios are possible with artificial intelligence, workflow optimization, and simple smart tools built by fundraisers, for fundraisers.

What is Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning anyways?

By Adam Martel • May 15, 2017

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will change the way nonprofit organizations use data and raise money!

First Look | Virtual Nonprofit Assistant

By Rich Palmer • May 12, 2017

Using Alexa to prescribe which donors to contact each day.

Can you hear me now?

By Rich Palmer • May 9, 2017

Our new messaging platform helps you keep organized, share information, and stay in the loop.

Blackbaud’s Everything You Were Too Afraid to Ask about Data Webinar: 3 Key Points

By Tiffany Liu • May 5, 2017

We listened in on the Blackbaud webinar "Everything You Were Too Afraid to Ask about Data," and here are our takeaways.

Meet Camille Oemcke!

By Tiffany Liu • May 4, 2017

Join us in welcoming our new intern, Camille Oemke 🎉🎉

The Future of Fundraising

By Rich Palmer • May 2, 2017

Machine learning and artificial intelligence helps fundraisers do what they do best: build great relationships.

Summer Intensives

By Rich Palmer • April 27, 2017

Join Gravyty and Washburn & McGoldrick for summer intensives in Chicago this July.

Welcome, Lindsey Athanasiou!

By Tiffany Liu • April 27, 2017

Join us in welcoming our new Director of Sales, Lindsey Athanasiou!

Meet Evan Lyle

By Tiffany Liu • April 20, 2017

Meet our newest intern, Evan Lyle

Your Favorite People

By Rich Palmer • April 11, 2017

The new favorites feature allows you to keep track of donors in additional ways beyond our predictive models, moves management tools, follow-ups, and ticklers.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Could Technology and Predictive Intelligence End Poverty? Meet FII!

By Adam Martel • April 6, 2017

We are excited to introduce you to FII, a nonprofit using data to help end the cycles of poverty!

Gravyty's Newest Addition - Tiffany Liu!

By Tiffany Liu • April 4, 2017

Introducing Gravyty's newest addition Tiffany Liu!

Our Harmonious Origin

By Rich Palmer • April 3, 2017

A deep dive into the name Gravyty and an exciting look at our harmonious origins.

The 4 Things Entrepreneurs Want from their Alma Maters

By Adam Martel • March 30, 2017

The four things entrepreneurs want from their alma maters. How we can be supporting our entrepreneurs and why it's important to cultivate these relationships!

Why We Exist

By Rich Palmer • March 17, 2017

Gravyty brings the science to the art that you perform so well. We exist to help nonprofits fundraise better.

Technology Corner | Episode #1

By Rich Palmer • March 13, 2017

Learn about new features being developed a Gravyty

Gravyty Partners with Washburn and McGoldrick

By Adam Martel • March 6, 2017

Gravyty and Veracross team up to provide a best in class fundraising solution for Independent Schools!

Gravyty Partners with Veracross

By Adam Martel • March 1, 2017

Gravyty and Veracross team up to provide a best in class fundraising solution for Independent Schools!

3 Incredible things to do in Baltimore during CASE

By Bryce DelGrande • February 24, 2017

Some great things to do while in Baltimore for CASE D-2

Donor Acquisition Cost: Why you should care and what to do with it?

By Bryce DelGrande • February 22, 2017

Learn about donor acquisition cost and other fundraising metrics. Understand how they affect your organization and how you can drive larger donations.

Prospect Ratings, RFM Scores, then what?

By Bryce DelGrande • February 13, 2017

Learn the shortcomings of RFM scores and prospect ratings and what you can do to take your major gift prospecting and portfolio management to the next level.

How Much of Your Donor Data Are You Using?

By Adam Martel • February 2, 2017

An astonishingly low 8-12% of CRM data is what we are using, based on a number of conversations with advancement services professionals. How do we improve this?

Fundraising Technology: in-house or software solutions

By Bryce DelGrande • February 1, 2017

Guidelines to help your team make software and technology decisions. Let us help you decide if should you buy or build the solutions to your team's problems.

5 Awesome Things to do in Boston During CASE

By Adam Martel • January 26, 2017

Your guide to enjoying Boston during the 2017 CASE District I conference.

Gravyty Leads Conversation at CASE Conference

By Adam Martel • January 26, 2017

CASE District I conference breakfast roundtable. Innovation can help us solve some of toughest challenges we face in the fundraising space.

Introducing The New Gravyty Platform for Volunteer Fundraisers

By Adam Martel • January 26, 2017

Gravyty unveils new volunteer platform to better support volunteer fundraisers and streamline the experience for professional fundraisers.

Shortcomings of CRM

By Rich Palmer • January 18, 2017

The pitfalls and foibles of relying on CRM to drive your fundraising effort. Predictive analytics can make your CRM data relevant again.

Reflections On Setting Targets

By Adam Martel • January 6, 2017

Reactions to George Chu Room40 Group post on revenue target goal setting.

Meet The Team: Christopher Mirabile

By Rich Palmer • January 5, 2017

Introducing Christopher Mirabile, a member of the Gravyty board of directors.

What We're Reading This Month

By Rich Palmer • December 27, 2016

Recommended readings for all fundraising professionals.

Top Posts of 2016

By Rich Palmer • December 26, 2016

Gravyty's top posts and a recap of 2016

Capturing Those IRA Charitable Contributions

By Adam Martel • December 22, 2016

How Gravyty can assist you in finding asset-based donors to make larger charitable contributions.

What is Predictive Analytics — and Why Nonprofits Should Care?

By Rich Palmer • December 21, 2016

We outline two areas where predictive intelligence can help deepen your relationships with your entire constituency.

3 Quick Hacks You Can Do To Be More Data-Driven

By Rich Palmer • December 20, 2016

Put your data to work. Here are ways to be more data-driven and integrate your own data into your practice.

Data-Informed Philanthropy Organizations

By Rich Majerus • December 7, 2016

Three data requirements to create organizational buy-in and cutlivate data-driven decision-making.

What You Measure Is What You Get

By Rich Palmer • November 17, 2016

How to use basic statistics to ask the right questions and track the right fundraising metrics.

It's More Than Data, It's What You Do With It

By Rich Palmer • November 14, 2016

It's how you take the insights we learn and act on it. It's fundamentally about asking and answering your strategic questions

Tap Into Insights Hidden Within Your Data

By Rich Palmer • November 10, 2016

3 Reasons To Make Friends with Predictive Analytics

Implementing Technology Doesn't Have To Hurt

By Adam Martel • November 4, 2016

Implementing Technology Can Be A Positive Experience

Gravyty on the Road: Conference Takeaways from AASP, AHP, and AFP MA

By Rich Palmer • October 30, 2016

Takeaways from the AASP, AHP, and AFP MA

New Feature Friday: October 28, 2016

By Rich Palmer • October 28, 2016

New Feature Friday: 10/14/2016

Use-Case Monday: Gravyty can Reduce the Time it Takes to Onboard Your New Fundraisers

By Adam Martel • October 24, 2016

Use-Case Monday: Gravyty can Reduce the Time it Takes to Onboard Your New Fundraisers

Use-Case Monday: A Solution to Volunteer Management!

By gravyty • October 24, 2016

Use-Case Monday: A Solution to Volunteer Management!

New Feature Friday: 10/14/2016

By Rich Palmer • October 14, 2016

New Feature Friday: 10/14/2016

An Investor's Perspective

By gravyty • October 3, 2016

An Investor's Perspective

Who You Gonna Call? How unassigned donors can make the difference you are looking for - right now.

By Adam Martel • September 29, 2016

Who You Gonna Call? How unassigned donors can make the difference you are looking for - right now.

Gravyty in the News: Why We Pledged 1%

By Rich Palmer • September 23, 2016

Gravyty in the News: Why We Pledged 1%

Four thoughts for the wary, ambitious, overworked, underpaid, overextended, underappreciated, overwhelmed, brilliant entrepreneur; no matter where you may be on your entrepreneurial adventure

By gravyty • May 11, 2016

Four thoughts for the wary, ambitious, overworked, underpaid, overextended, underappreciated, overwhelmed, brilliant entrepreneur; no matter where you may be on your entrepreneurial adventure

Gravyty in the News- Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

By gravyty • May 7, 2016

Gravyty in the News- Babson Graduate Business: Gravyty

Gravyty in the News- How Babson Startup Gravyty Helps Nonprofits Drive Charitable Giving

By gravyty • May 5, 2016

Gravyty in the News- How Babson Startup Gravyty Helps Nonprofits Drive Charitable Giving

Our Newest Team Member!

By gravyty • April 23, 2016

Our Newest Team Member!

Thank you SXSW

By gravyty • April 13, 2016

Thank you SXSW

Gravyty in the News-Gravyty Offers Fundraising Solution for Nonprofits

By gravyty • December 16, 2015

Gravyty in the News-Gravyty Offers Fundraising Solution for Nonprofits

Gravyty in the News-How Skilled Product Managers Shape a Winning Product Roadmap

By gravyty • December 16, 2015

Gravyty in the News-How Skilled Product Managers Shape a Winning Product Roadmap

Gravyty in the News-Babson Rocket Pitch: A new generation of tech entrepreneurs thinks big

By gravyty • December 16, 2015

Gravyty in the News-Babson Rocket Pitch: A new generation of tech entrepreneurs thinks big

Use-Case Monday: A Solution to Volunteer Management!

By Adam Martel • November 3, 2015

Use-Case Monday: A Solution to Volunteer Management!

Use-Case Monday: Gravyty can Reduce the Time it Takes to Onboard Your New Fundraisers

By Adam Martel • October 23, 2015

Use-Case Monday: Gravyty can Reduce the Time it Takes to Onboard Your New Fundraisers

Three takeaways from our first pitch

By Adam Martel • October 13, 2015

Three takeaways from our first pitch

Meet our Exploratory Board of Advisors!

By gravyty • October 6, 2015

Meet our Exploratory Board of Advisors!

Meet our co-founders- Adam

By Adam Martel • October 6, 2015

Meet our co-founders- Adam

Meet our co-founders- Rich

By Rich Palmer • October 2, 2015

Meet our co-founders- Rich

Welcome to Gravyty

By Rich Palmer • October 1, 2015

Welcome to Gravyty

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