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

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 19, 2021

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

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 18

    By Adam Martel • April 17, 2021

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

    Six Questions Every Fundraiser Needs To Ask Before Donor Outreach

    By Drew Fox Jordan • April 15, 2021

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

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

    By Kevin Leahy • April 14, 2021

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

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

    By Marijana Radić Boone • April 13, 2021

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

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

    By Nick Roy • April 12, 2021

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

    Gravyty Announces Free Fundraising Master Class

    By Kevin Leahy • April 12, 2021

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

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 11

    By Adam Martel • April 10, 2021

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

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Announcing Fundraising Master Class

    By Lisa Alvezi • April 9, 2021

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

    How To Prepare Your Fundraisers For a Post-Pandemic Future

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 8, 2021

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

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #5 - BASEBALL

    By Kevin Leahy • April 7, 2021

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

    Why Traditional Rule-Based Data Security Needs to Expand

    By Drew Fox Jordan • April 6, 2021

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

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of April 4

    By Adam Martel • April 3, 2021

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

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

    By Ollie Rothmann • April 1, 2021

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

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #4

    By Kevin Leahy • March 31, 2021

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

    Data Security Terms To Know: What Is A Social Engineering Hack?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 30, 2021

    Cybercriminals are getting smarter every day, and are using social engineering to steal data. But what is social engineering and how are hackers using it?

    Why The Time Is Now To Invest In Your Development Team

    By Peter Lannoo • March 29, 2021

    There has never been a better time to invest in your development team. So why now? We take a look at what makes this moment prime for investment.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of March 28

    By Adam Martel • March 27, 2021

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

    Gravyty CEO Adam Martel and AAAC Featured in USA Today

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 26, 2021

    Gravyty CEO Adam Martel recently penned an article alongside AAAC Chair Reed Sheard, Ph.D. titled 'How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Fundraising'

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Confidently Pass the 2.7-Second Test

    By Lisa Alvezi • March 26, 2021

    Did you know that you only have 2.7 seconds to capture your donors' attention once your email lands in their inbox? Yikes! Here's how to clear that hurdle.

    How To Identify and Stop The Cracks In Your Donor Pyramid

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 25, 2021

    This article is not retrospective. In fact, it’s an introduction to fixing a broken donor pyramid problem that was previously masked.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #3

    By Kevin Leahy • March 24, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. Inspired by the 2021 GRAMMY Awards

    4 Email Security Tips For Nonprofits To Keep Your Donor Data Safe

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 24, 2021

    The idea of data breaches being more a question of when rather than if has become mainstream. Here are some ways for nonprofits to reduce security risks.

    How Can We Make Up For Lost Revenue From Fundraising Events?

    By Ollie Rothmann • March 22, 2021

    Instead of jumping to layoffs as a cost-saving device, is it possible to reposition the staff you already have to contribute in new and engaging ways?

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of March 21

    By Adam Martel • March 20, 2021

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

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: How Soon Is Too Soon?

    By Lisa Alvezi • March 19, 2021

    How soon is too soon for cold call follow-up? Here's a strategic cadence you can use to qualify and disqualify major gift prospects.

    The Psychology of Giving: Why Do Donors Do What They Do?

    By Nick Roy • March 18, 2021

    Why do donors do what they do? We examine the psychology behind donors' motivation to give and the role that fundraisers play.

    GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify Mix #2

    By Kevin Leahy • March 17, 2021

    This is the soundtrack that inspires you to #MeetTheMoment and do the best work of your life... for the next 60 minutes. Inspired by St. Patrick's Day ☘️!

    Pros and Cons of Phishing Awareness Training

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 16, 2021

    While phishing awareness training will help employees spot phishing scams, it’s not a silver bullet.

    NEAHP: Our Top Sessions From This Year's Conference

    By Peter Lannoo • March 15, 2021

    There were lots of amazing sessions at NEAHP's annual educational conference this year. Here are some of the Gravyty team's favorites.

    The Impact of Fundraising: Week of March 14

    By Adam Martel • March 13, 2021

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

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Get Your Accomplishments Recognized

    By Lisa Alvezi • March 12, 2021

    Everyone likes to feel like their hard work is being recognized. Here are some easy steps you to take to make sure your boss sees the results you produce.

    The Benefits of Incorporating A Digital Strategy Into Your Fundraising

    By Ollie Rothmann • March 11, 2021

    No matter which segment of your donor pool you are tailoring your strategy for, one thing remains the overarching goal: one-to-one engagement at scale.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 10, 2021

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

    Announcing GRAVYTY Productivity Power Hour on Spotify

    By Kevin Leahy • March 10, 2021

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

    Taking Work Home With You? Here's Why You Should Think Twice

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 9, 2021

    Fundraisers routinely send work from their work email account to their personal account to more easily work from home, or outside office hours.

    Why White-Glove Treatment Shouldn't Be Reserved Only For Top Donors

    By Peter Lannoo • March 8, 2021

    Providing a highly personalized giving experience for every donor is always the goal, but sometimes, it can be harder to achieve than we want to admit.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 5 Ways To Ask For A Planned Gift

    By Lisa Alvezi • March 5, 2021

    Planned Giving has enormous potential. But before you assume that means you have to get a donor to change their will, read this blog!

    Why is Email Data Hard to Regulate With Policy?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 4, 2021

    Nonprofits must implement security measures that decrease their likelihood of suffering a breach. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done.

    The Death of the Phonathon? How to Evaluate If That's True For You

    By Marijana Radić Boone • March 3, 2021

    Has the phonathon breathed its last breath for fundraising? Here are three points of data to help your organization make its own decision.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 3, 2021

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

    How Fundraisers Can Show Value Without Showing Profits

    By Peter Lannoo • March 2, 2021

    Nonprofits measure success based on impact in the community, not revenue. That impact is not shown when organizations report their bottom line.

    Gravyty Featured As Sponsor At NEAHP Annual Educational Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • March 1, 2021

    Here are some of the sessions that we are most looking forward to at this year's NEAHP virtual experience.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: A View Into Research & Wealth Screening

    By Lisa Alvezi • February 26, 2021

    Fundraisers, do you have questions about the research side of your office that you just don't know how to answer? Here's a quick guide that can help.

    How Donor-Fundraiser Interactions Have Evolved In Our Digital World

    By Peter Lannoo • February 26, 2021

    With last year’s plans and strategies shelved for the time being, fundraisers must continue to find new ways to communicate and engage with donors.

    LIVE WEBINAR: Personalized Donor Outreach for Days of Giving

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 25, 2021

    Join SDSU and Gravyty on March 15 at 3 pm ET // 12 pm PT as we explore a new approach to days of giving that’s built on a foundation of personal outreach.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 24, 2021

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

    Why Is Having A Digital Gift Officer So Important?

    By Ollie Rothmann • February 24, 2021

    Why is it critically important to figure out how to build a digital gift officer program now?

    How To Stop Depending On Major Gifts For Revenue

    By Ollie Rothmann • February 23, 2021

    We have all heard the old saying about 10 percent of the donor base giving 90 percent of the fundraising revenue. But, have we all taken this for granted?

    From Event-Based to Donor-Centric Fundraising with the Help of AI

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 23, 2021

    Gravyty Fundraiser Spotlight: How do you turn event-based fundraising into mission-focused fundraising?

    Gravyty Featured As Sponsor At 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 22, 2021

    Heading to NAIS Online Annual Conference this year? Here are some of the sessions Gravyty is looking forward to.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Hello, It's Me...

    By Marijana Radić Boone • February 19, 2021

    Why is it that the most seemingly easy tasks fall to the bottom of our to-do lists? Here's why getting contact reports into your CRM is critical.

    CASE All Districts: Our Top Sessions From This Year's Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 19, 2021

    There were lots of amazing sessions at CASE All Districts this year. Here are some of the Gravyty team's favorites.

    For Nonprofits, Not All Innovation Is Created Equal

    By Peter Lannoo • February 18, 2021

    Innovation doesn’t have to be hampered by resource scarcity. In fact, when innovation is applied unequally, it can limit an organization’s progress.

    Gravyty at CASE All Districts: Our Favorite Sessions From Day 2

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 18, 2021

    For this year’s CASE All Districts Conference, Gravyty is providing you with some recaps from sessions you couldn't make it to for you to get caught up.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 17, 2021

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

    Gravyty at CASE All Districts: Our Favorite Sessions From Day One

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 17, 2021

    For this year’s CASE All Districts Conference, Gravyty is providing you with some recaps from sessions you couldn't make it to for you to get caught up.

    Donor Fatigue Is Setting In. How Can We Keep Up The Momentum?

    By Ollie Rothmann • February 16, 2021

    With donor fatigue being a palpable threat, how are fundraisers addressing the increasingly important mid-level donors?

    How We Can Support Our Communities By Supporting The Arts

    By Nick Roy • February 12, 2021

    Communities depend on our second responders to fuel the arts and drive culture. So amidst the chaos, how can they find the path forward?

    The Future of Data Loss Prevention

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 11, 2021

    Preventing data breaches is no longer possible through security training alone. What steps can you take today to protect your most valuable assets?

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 10, 2021

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

    What Role Does Emotional vs. Rational Thinking Have In Fundraising?

    By Peter Lannoo • February 10, 2021

    Understanding a donor's motivation to give is a crucial step. What should fundraisers know about what it means to think emotionally or rationally?

    The Psychology Behind Human Error and What That Means For Nonprofits

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 9, 2021

    By learning the psychology behind human error, nonprofits can better understand how to prevent mistakes from happening before they turn into breaches.

    Meet the Moment: New Strategy for Today's Advancement Challenge

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 9, 2021

    Can you #MeetTheMoment? Find out how at this year's CASE All Districts Conference.

    Personalized Stewardship at Scale: What Are The Challenges?

    By Ollie Rothmann • February 8, 2021

    Personalized stewardship is the goal for every nonprofit. But for organizations that saw increased giving in 2020, how can they scale to meet the moment?

    From Event-Based to Donor-Centric Fundraising with Big Sister Boston

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 8, 2021

    Join us and Big Sister Boston for our live webinar 'From Event-Based to Donor-Centric Fundraising with the Help of Artificial Intelligence'

    On-Demand Webinar: AI for Fundraising with Gleaners Food Bank

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 5, 2021

    Check out our free on-demand webinar on how Gleaners Food Bank is managing the mountain of work to forward their mission in 2021 with the help of AI.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 3, 2021

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

    Gravyty Featured As Platinum Sponsor At CASE All Districts Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • February 2, 2021

    Gravyty is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for this year's CASE All Districts Conference being held February 16-18, 2021.

    Fundraising In 2021? It All Depends On the Vaccine, Stimulus, and More

    By Ollie Rothmann • February 2, 2021

    What will fundraising look like in 2021? That depends on the vaccine, economic stimulus, and a whole lot more.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: How to Close Your Emails to Donors

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 29, 2021

    The way you close out an email to a donor or prospect can make or break the engagement. Here's how to get it right.

    9 Data Security Terms Nonprofits Need To Know

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 28, 2021

    Here are 9 data security terms and phrases that nonprofits leaders should know before a data breach.

    Gravyty at AFPMA's Fundraising Day In Boston: This Year's Scholarship Winners

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 28, 2021

    Gravyty is honored to announce the recipients of the David Woodruff Scholarship for AFPMA. These scholarships are awarded to fundraisers who are working on behalf of organizations that could not otherwise afford to attend Fundraising Day in Boston.

    How Can Technology Enable Fundraisers to Use Their Emotional Intelligence?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 28, 2021

    What sets candidates apart in the philanthropic sector isn’t listed on a resume or LinkedIn. It’s their emotional intelligence. How can EQ be supported even in the digital age?

    SPOTLIGHT: AI Fundraising for Independent Schools with Loyola Academy

    By Kevin Leahy • January 27, 2021

    Fundraising for Independent Schools: "Gravyty is a terrific reminder that it's the 'little touches' that can make a difference..."

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 27, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Gravyty at AFPMA's Fundraising Day in Boston: AI for Nonprofits

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 27, 2021

    Last year, Gravyty CEO Adam Martel gave the plenary keynote address at AFPMA’s Fundraising Day in Boston. His address was about the importance of innovation in the nonprofit sector, discussing how and why artificial intelligence (AI) empowers us to transform what we previously thought was impossible.

    Gravyty at CASE-NAIS: Our Favorite Sessions

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 26, 2021

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

    Gravyty at AFPMA's Fundraising Week in Boston: Our Favorite Sessions

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 26, 2021

    We know you can't attend every session, so we are providing some recaps from sessions you couldn't make it to. 

    Gravyty at AFPMA's Fundraising Week In Boston: Sessions We Are Looking Forward To

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 25, 2021

    Ahead of AFPMA's Fundraising Week In Boston, we connected with one of the Major Gifts Managers’ Roundtable participants, Julia Mayer, Director of Philanthropy at Year Up, to learn about what she expects to bring to this year's conference.

    Gravyty Featured As Sponsor At This Year's AFPMA Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 25, 2021

    Gravyty is excited to return as a sponsor for AFP MA's Fundraising Week In Boston to help bring together development professionals throughout New England for an interactive week of learning, connection, and inspiration.

    6 Sessions We Are Looking Forward To At This Year's CASE-NAIS

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 25, 2021

    There are lots of exciting sessions we are looking forward to, but a couple stood out to us. Here are the 6 sessions we are most looking forward to this year at CASE-NAIS.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Advocate For Technology That Will Transform Your Fundraising

    By Marijana Radić Boone • January 22, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced nonprofits to re-examine how we use technology to accomplish our goals. Here's how you can advocate for technology that will transform how your nonprofit does business.

    The Evolution of Fundraising is Now: Gravyty and Washburn & McGoldrick Announce Complete Digital Gift Officer Training

    By Kevin Leahy • January 21, 2021

    The Evolution of Fundraising is Now: Gravyty and Washburn & McGoldrick Deepen Partnership to Offer The Complete Training for Digital Gift Officers

    What is Data Exfiltration on Email and How Do You Prevent It?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 21, 2021

    While there are various ways in which someone can exfiltrate data, email is always the biggest risk. What makes data exfiltration on email so dangerous, and how can nonprofits get ahead of it to prevent the next major data breach?

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 20, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Even After The Pandemic, a Food Bank’s Work Is Far From Over

    By Ollie Rothmann • January 20, 2021

    There is no question that there is still a critical need for food banks in the short term. But after the pandemic, the work of food banks is still far from over.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 5 Email Subject Lines That Engage Donors

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 15, 2021

    These 5 subject lines will get your donors' attention.

    How To Know If Your Data Is Safe - Both Internally and Externally

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 14, 2021

    Development offices hold sensitive donor data and require high-level security measures to keep that data safe. So why aren't fundraising software vendors, who have access to the same donor data, held to similarly high expectations of security?

    Gravyty Featured As Sponsor At This Year's NAIS Annual Conference

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 13, 2021

    This year's annual NAIS conference will look a little bit different as a 100 percent virtual event. However, Gravyty is proud to sponsor this must-attend, annual event for independent schools and advancement professionals.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 13, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Are You Ready To Prove Alumni Engagement?

    By Kevin Leahy • January 12, 2021

    In recent years, there has been a skeptical eye turned on the metrics that make up the U.S. News and World Report rankings, particularly within advancement and the measurement of alumni participation.

    When The World Reopens, Will Museums Still Be There?

    By Ollie Rothmann • January 12, 2021

    The shuttering of many in-person events, such as fundraising galas or even allowing patrons to visit the exhibits, has forced museum leaders to seriously question the survival of these institutions due to plunges in revenue.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: 4 Stewardship Tips for January

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 8, 2021

    With the first week of January, it's typical that we analyze rather than act. Here are four fundraising stewardship tips you can put into action today.

    Gravyty Announces Marijana Radić Boone as Director of Data Solutions and Implementation

    By Kevin Leahy • January 8, 2021

    We're proud to announce that Marijana Radić Boone has joined the Gravyty team as Director of Data Solutions and Implementation. Welcome!

    Artificial Intelligence for Food Bank Fundraising with Gleaners

    By Kevin Leahy • January 7, 2021

    Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana & its fundraisers have 160,000+ reasons they say 'Gravyty gives us the opportunity for the unexpected to happen.'

    The Budget Conundrum: Is it Feasible to Scale Fundraising?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 7, 2021

    All advancement leaders want to grow giving. But the traditional model of fundraising makes it impossible to grow at scale. What's the hangup? Plain and simple, it's a matter of budget. 

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 6, 2021

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Data Loss Prevention in Health Care: What You Need To Know

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 5, 2021

    In order to remain compliant and prevent data loss incidents and breaches, health care leaders must have visibility over data movement. But data loss incidents are happening up to 38 times more frequently than leaders currently estimate. 

    How Can Fundraisers Find Focus In The New Year?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • January 4, 2021

    When unexpected issues arise, personalizing communications with donors becomes even more of a challenge for gift officers. When the only constant is uncertainty, fundraisers need a home base to return to. 

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Impress Your Boss

    By Lisa Alvezi • January 1, 2021

    Sometimes doing the best work of your life comes back around to showing your boss that you are prepared and ready to execute. Here's how to start 2021 on that note.

    Gravyty Customers Raise $388.8M on Gravyty's AI Platform in 2020

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 31, 2020

    Gravyty and AI made a $388.8 Million difference for nonprofit organizations in 2020. See the numbers that show the impact of AI transformation.

    Gravyty's Greatest Hits of 2020

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 30, 2020

    This year for Gravyty’s annual “Greatest Hits” collection, we considered everything - from our company culture, to our amazing partnerships with our customers, and even the impact we work tirelessly to make on the world at large.

    [LIVE WEBINAR] AI for Fundraising with Gleaners Food Bank

    By Kevin Leahy • December 30, 2020

    Join Gleaners Food Bank and Gravyty for a one-of-a-kind webinar where we examine how to leverage AI to make the most of the busiest time of the year.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 30, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Gravyty & AAAC Report Featured In The NonProfit Times

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 29, 2020

    The AAAC's State of AI in Advancement report was recently featured in The NonProfit Times showing how the nonprofit industry is reacting to challenges laid out by the pandemic and how AI can be used as a tool to help solve them.

    Gravyty's Best Of 2020 - Customer Successes

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 29, 2020

    Despite the tumultuous events of 2020, Gravyty's partners were still able to succeed in new and transformative ways. We've compiled this ‘Best Of’ list of some of the most inspiring customer stories from the year gone by.

    World Renowned Space Exploration Expert Announces Interview with Gravyty CEO

    By Kevin Leahy • December 23, 2020

    What does the bleeding edge of space discovery have to do with artificial intelligence for fundraising? Turns out, a lot. Discover a side of artificial intelligence that you've never seen before, as Frank White, the world-renowned author, sits down with Gravyty CEO, Adam Martel.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 23, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Types of Email Attacks Every Nonprofit Should Prepare For

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 22, 2020

    In order to keep organizations secure, it is important that employees are able to recognize the most common types of email attacks and understand the potential impact that they could have.

    AiThority: Gravyty First Nonprofit Tech AI Company to Pass SOC 2

    By Kevin Leahy • December 21, 2020

    Gravyty's flawless SOC 2 certification means nonprofits can confidently look to Gravyty and AI as they plot the path forward in the new decade.

    Gravyty & AAAC's Work Featured In Chronicle of Philanthropy

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 21, 2020

    The AAAC and its work was recently featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy showing how the nonprofit industry now widely views AI as a tool that can help organizations solve some of their most pressing issues caused by the pandemic. 

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Year-End Giving Countdown

    By Lisa Alvezi • December 18, 2020

    Just two weeks remain to engage with donors and prospective donors to ask them for a calendar year-end gift. In this week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy -- The Year-End Giving Countdown!

    Gravyty is the First Nonprofit Tech AI Company to Pass SOC 2 Certification

    By Kevin Leahy • December 17, 2020

    Gravyty becomes the first nonprofit tech AI company to pass SOC 2 certification.

    What Fundraising Can Teach Us About Sales

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 17, 2020

    Just as fundraisers had to imagine new ways to continue building relationships and cultivate new ones, it was a seemingly natural step for us to model our approach to sales off how gift officers were approaching their jobs.

    Gravyty Featured In Built In Boston For Work With Nonprofits On Giving Tuesday

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 16, 2020

    Gravyty was recently featured in Built In Boston covering how nonprofits are using Gravyty to inspire giving after Giving Tuesday by giving fundraisers the ability to personally connect with donors throughout the year. 

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 16, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    How Employee Burnout Can Be A Security Risk

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 15, 2020

    Fundraisers are overwhelmed, overworked, and feeling the pressure to keep pace with their organization’s demands for end-of-year giving. Understanding how stress impacts cybersecurity behaviors could significantly reduce the chances of a data breach.

    AAAC Releases 2020 State of AI in Advancement Report

    By Kevin Leahy • December 15, 2020

    The AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) today published the State of AI in Advancement report. The study examines the accelerating need for AI to address workforce efficiency, the emergency of “digital” gift officers, pipeline generation, and more!

    Gravyty Featured On James Ledbetter's Fin

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 14, 2020

    Gravyty was recently featured on James Ledbetter's Fin, highlighting Gravyty's ability to enable fundraisers to have high touch relationships with more large and even mid-sized donors than previously thought possible.  

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Advancement Leader Playbook

    By Lisa Alvezi • December 11, 2020

    How can we rely on past experience to solve today's problems? In this week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy -- The Advancement Leader Playbook!

    Up and To the Right: The Difference AI Makes for Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 10, 2020

    As the world of fundraising becomes increasingly data-driven, leaders know that hitting revenue goals relies on not just measuring fundraiser performance, but also how to improve it. 

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 9, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    What Is An Insider Threat?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 8, 2020

    While cybersecurity policies, procedures, and solutions are often focused on cybercriminals outside of the organization, more and more often, it’s people inside the organization who are responsible for data breaches.

    With Revenue Streams Shut, What Will Be First To Go?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 8, 2020

    Unless we transform the way our nonprofit organizations raise revenue, we’ll be forced to let go of assets we’d never consider losing before.

    Gravyty Joins First Republic Bank Nonprofit Toolkit

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 7, 2020

    We are honored to partner with First Republic Bank, a banking partner that understands the importance of mission and the value of exceptional service.

    What Risk Does Whaling Bring To Nonprofits?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 3, 2020

    As we all know, spear-phishing requires targeting a specific person within the organization to breach its security systems. But the scammers behind these attacks know that tricking different people can yield different results.

    The End of the Year is Coming. Have You Made All of Your Personal Appeals?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 3, 2020

    The countdown to December 31 simply adds to the daily anxiety of wondering not just how to inspire end-of-year giving, but how do you make sure that you’ve made every personal appeal possible?

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 2, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Giving Tuesday Has Changed - Have You Adapted?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 1, 2020

    Despite the changing landscape, donors are still being encouraged to participate in Giving Tuesday. How can you ensure your new donors are receiving the same experience as before?

    This Giving Tuesday, Hackers Are Going Phishing. Don't Take The Bait.

    By Drew Fox Jordan • December 1, 2020

    So how can fundraisers protect themselves and their organization from a potential data breach? Here are some easy tricks to quickly identify phishing attacks and how to avoid them.

    How The COVID Economy Is Changing End-Of-Year Giving Appeals

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 30, 2020

    As we approach the end of the calendar year, fundraisers are preparing their appeals to donors. However, this year's appeals will look different than before as fundraisers are being forced to reexamine who is receiving an end-of-year appeal, and more importantly, how the ask is made.

    Is Giving Tuesday Enough?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 27, 2020

    On Giving Tuesday, all eyes are on philanthropy. But even with the grandiose gestures and effort, is Giving Tuesday enough?

    From The Gravyty Family To Yours - Happy Thanksgiving

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 26, 2020

    On behalf of the Gravyty family, we would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving. Although this year has been filled with challenges, today provides us a time to relax and reflect on the importance of family, togetherness (from a distance), and giving back.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 25, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    As Holidays Near, Fraud Spikes

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 24, 2020

    Nonprofits are entering their busiest time of the year as they begin end-of-year giving campaigns. But nonprofits and their donors may get more than they bargained for as this surge makes the “Golden Quarter” a golden time for cybercriminals as well.

    How To Fill Your Major Gift Pipeline With Proposals

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 23, 2020

    Filling your portfolio with proposals can take years of relationship building, meaning it will be a couple of years before you see a return. So how can we fill the major gift pipeline with proposals so that you can increase revenue in half that time?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Navigating The Chaos

    By Lisa Alvezi • November 20, 2020

    2020 has been quite the year so far. But as we look ahead to 2021, there is plenty to learn from the past year to ensure that we meet our future goals. In this week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy -- how to navigate the chaos!

    How to Uplevel Data Security Priorities at Your Organization

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 19, 2020

    With the growing number of data breaches in the nonprofit sector, data security is no longer a nice-to-have. Protecting your donor’s private data is a business-critical must-have.

    How To Reduce Fundraiser Ramp Up Time

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 19, 2020

    Ramping a fundraiser to the point where they have a pipeline full of proposals can take three or more years -- especially if the gift officer inherits a cold portfolio. But what if there was a way to ramp a fundraiser in half that time?

    Gravyty Featured in Forbes

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 18, 2020

    World-renowned author Tom Davenport recently penned an article in Forbes highlighting Gravyty, and how Arkansas State's Taylor Buxbaum is using Gravyty's tools to complement his fundraising strategy - and seeing the results.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 18, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    How Much Control Does Your Organization Have Around Donor Data Security?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 17, 2020

    We are in an unprecedented year dealing with issues in real-time that are well outside of our control. The presence of security threats, both human and cyber, is going to define the next decade as technology continues to get more and more advanced.

    What’s the Point of Artificial Intelligence for Fundraising?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 17, 2020

    How can we build meaningful relationships with a large pool of people, at scale, if it’s already a challenge to definitively say that you’ve reached and engaged your entire managed portfolio? This is where AI changes what’s possible.

    Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County Elevates Giving By $1.2 Million With Gravyty

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 16, 2020

    Development investments have to pay off for Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. Gravyty paid for itself in less than a year and increased giving $1.2M.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Maximize Your Giving Tuesday

    By Lisa Alvezi • November 13, 2020

    With #GivingTuesday on the horizon, having a plan to get the most out of this national day of giving is crucial. This week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy provides some tips to keep up the philanthropic momentum after December 1.

    Artificial Intelligence for Faith-Based Fundraising with Living on the Edge

    By Kevin Leahy • November 12, 2020

    Accelerating fundraising is the name of the game for faith-based nonprofits. Learn how Living on the Edge can now afford to personally reach more donors than ever before.

    What Is A Misdirected Email?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 12, 2020

    Although sophisticated scams like spear-phishing attacks regularly make headlines, one of the most common threats to data security is email misdirection. These are security vulnerabilities that end-point security software cannot prevent.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 11, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Why Employees Fall For Phishing Attacks

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 10, 2020

    The problem is all it takes is one mistake to compromise sensitive donor data and damage your organization’s reputation. So what are some of the factors that affect a fundraiser’s ability to make the right cybersecurity decisions at work?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Regaining Focus

    By Lisa Alvezi • November 6, 2020

    Has it been a difficult week to focus on your fundraising duties? You aren't alone! Regain your focus in this week's Fundraising Academy.

    Does Email Put Donor Data At Risk?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 6, 2020

    Email communication still relies on interpersonal interaction and judgment – all of which makes it particularly vulnerable to employee error.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 4, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Why Are Employees So Vulnerable To Data Breaches?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 3, 2020

    Despite its incredible efficiencies and economies of scale, email as a communication tool is reliant on human interaction and judgement. This places the risk of human error incredibly high.

    Gravyty CTO Rich Palmer Featured On Babson Built Podcast

    By Drew Fox Jordan • November 2, 2020

    Gravyty co-founder and CTO Rich Palmer was recently featured on the Babson Built podcast to discuss the 'why' behind Gravyty and his advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

    Appealing To Major Donors In A COVID Economy

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 30, 2020

    To ensure long term organizational health, there must be a focus on short term opportunities. Many donors have been able to expand their wealth during the pandemic, which opens the door to focus on those supporters and ask for increased support.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: GivingTuesday Stewardship

    By Lisa Alvezi • October 30, 2020

    We all know that stewardship of GivingTuesday donors is extremely important for donor retention, but what is the best way to steward these donors?

    What Is Data Exfiltration?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 29, 2020

    Donor data is valuable currency. For nonprofit organizations, this data can be anything from giving history to their social security number and the consequences of this data being leaked are tremendous and far-reaching.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 28, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    A Note From Our CEO: VOTE.

    By Adam Martel • October 28, 2020

    As our civic duty, social responsibility, and right as Americans, I would like to take a second to encourage the nonprofit community to vote in the upcoming election on November 3rd. 

    Why Advancement Can't Assume Donor Data Security is IT's Problem to Solve

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 27, 2020

    IT security is often highly effective at monitoring networks for abnormal traffic. However, we can’t say the same about tracking human behavior.

    Gravyty Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 26, 2020

    The Stanford Social Innovation Review recently featured Gravyty in Allison Fine & Beth Kanter's article Re-Humanizing Fundraising With Artificial Intelligence.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Focusing on Mid-Level Donors

    By Lisa Alvezi • October 23, 2020

    More and more organizations are putting resources behind cultivating and stewarding their mid-level donors. However, these donors typically fall between the cracks of annual and major giving.

    What Is Spear-Phishing, And How Is It Impacting Nonprofits?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 22, 2020

    Spear-phishing attacks are becoming more and more common, and they’re more sophisticated than ever. Even well-intentioned fundraisers can be easily lured into inadvertently providing attackers with access to donor data.

    How Fundraising Technology Can Bridge The Giving Gap

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 22, 2020

    After seeing some common questions from the webinar ‘How Fundraising Technology Bridges the Giving Gap’, we circled back to our two hosts to see if they could provide us some answers.

    Is Your Organization's Donor Data Secure?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 22, 2020

    As data sets grow exponentially and organizations become more data-driven, these vulnerabilities are only projected to get worse. The most prominent risks now become well-intentioned employees who make mistakes with their organizations’ data.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 21, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Data Security for Nonprofits: Human Layer Security

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 21, 2020

    Yesterday, we had the pleasure of hearing Gravyty CEO Adam Martel talk about some of the new risks that nonprofits are facing in regards to data security, and how human layer security sures up vulnerabilities that haven't been considered before.

    Data Security Mistakes We’ve All Made Before

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 20, 2020

    What are the main challenges and questions that arise from using a partially or fully remote working model? Here are some common mistakes both leadership teams and fundraisers will want to avoid.

    How Can A Donor's Birthday Become A Personal Touchpoint?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 15, 2020

    Knowing a donor's birthday doesn’t provide insight into key pieces of information that could inform outreach. But it does provide a perfect opportunity to start a conversation from scratch without needing an abundance of data.

    What Is Phishing?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 15, 2020

    You may be familiar with phishing as "Nigerian Prince" emails, but hackers are evolving their ability to infiltrate your email that regular spam filters won't be able to detect.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 14, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    CASE STUDY: How Pacific Leverages AI to Produce Fundraising Outcomes

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 13, 2020

    Personal outreach to unassigned donors was the path to finishing the existing campaign and laying the foundation for the next one. How could the University of the Pacific do it without expanding their staff?

    What is Human Layer Security for Nonprofits?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 13, 2020

    Organizations are spending more than ever to secure networks and devices from data breaches. However, more sophisticated schemes and attacks are targeting the people who interact with sensitive donor and business data every day.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: The Balancing Act

    By Lisa Alvezi • October 9, 2020

    What happens when donor interests conflict with an NPO's needs? In this week's Gravyty Fundraising Academy -- how to strike a balance!

    Gravyty Guard Featured in AiThority

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 9, 2020

    AiThority recently covered Gravyty’s newest product, Gravyty Guard, the first data security technology focused on the human layer of security and specifically designed to protect the most sensitive donor data at nonprofit organizations.

    What's The Value Of Personalized Donor Outreach?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 8, 2020

    Technology empowers fundraisers to personalize multiple touchpoints with prospects and donors alike, throughout the year. Using technology to feign personalization -- the way that mail merges or chatbots work -- is precisely the wrong way to go.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 7, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Introducing Gravyty Guard

    By Kevin Leahy • October 6, 2020

    Gravyty launches Gravyty Guard - expanding its AI platform to offer the first data security solution built specifically to protect donor data at nonprofits

    How UPMC Pinnacle Is Revolutionizing Grateful Patient Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 5, 2020

    For UPMC Pinnacle, logistics and timing are critical to their success as an organization. The fundraising team makes no exception for Grateful Patient outreach.

    Can Donor Data Prevent Us From Building Relationships?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • October 1, 2020

    The best method for developing personal connections is personalizing everything we do to engage donors. While donor data can make this process easier, too much data can create an analysis paralysis for fundraisers.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 30, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    New Resource: Transforming Grateful Patient Fundraising with Artificial Intelligence

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 29, 2020

    How do we empower health care & hospital fundraisers to get to the root of philanthropy -- improving patient care and outcomes, getting closer to cures, and relationships and personal connections?

    Pace University Increases Average Gift Size, Expands Workforce 4x with Gravyty

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 28, 2020

    By marrying AI technology and strategy, Pace has expanded its workforce and increased fundraiser capacity, while seeing a remarkable upward trend in advancement's efforts and results.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Perfecting Personalized Donor Outreach

    By Lisa Alvezi • September 25, 2020

    People give to people. So how can we genuinely personalize our fundraising outreach at scale? Check out this week's Gravyty Fundraiser Academy!

    A "Chilling Signal" For Arts & Culture Nonprofit Organizations

    By Kevin Leahy • September 23, 2020

    The Met will close for the entire 2020-21 season, signaling a trend for arts & culture NPOs. Here's why AI matters now.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 23, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    It's Time To Rethink Personalized Outreach At Scale

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 22, 2020

    We all know that people give to people, but what happens when people don't have the capacity to connect with more prospects?

    How To Take The Guesswork Out Of Qualifying Donors

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 17, 2020

    There is no secret number of touchpoints it takes or the amount of time given to each prospect because each nonprofit is different and has different standards for what the ideal donor looks like. This leaves lots of room for human error and guessing.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 16, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    From Fundraising Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence — How to Accelerate Planned Giving

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 15, 2020

    Do fundraisers have the time to do the outreach, communication, qualification, cultivation, and all the necessary touchpoints with planned giving prospects as well as managing the existing donors they already have in the pipeline?

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Engage Your Donors With Video

    By Lisa Alvezi • September 11, 2020

    One way to inspire giving and thank donors is with rich and engaging content. At some point, this conclusion leads to the question, “Can we create a video?”

    How Do I Know If Donors Are Even Opening My Emails?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 10, 2020

    Fundraisers are left without knowing if a prospect has even opened their email, never mind simply forgotten to respond. Without feedback, fundraisers are left in the dark with how donors and prospects are engaging with or considering their outreach.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 9, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

    Optimize Your Grateful Patient Program With Artificial Intelligence

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 8, 2020

    Personally appealing to a constantly growing pool of potential donors, and doing it in a limited timeframe, makes Grateful Patient outreach a challenge.

    How Virginia Tech Plans to Transform Annual Fund Giving with Artificial Intelligence

    By Kevin Leahy • September 8, 2020

    With Gravyty and AI, Virginia Tech will set new standards for annual giving.

    GRAVYTY FUNDRAISING ACADEMY: Throw Out Your Assumptions on Planned Giving

    By Lisa Alvezi • September 4, 2020

    Who should you cultivate for a planned gift and when should you start the process? Throw away your assumptions.

    How Much Time Do Your Fundraisers Lose to Data Entry?

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 3, 2020

    We know that an incredible amount of knowledge is lost when fundraisers transfer in and out of portfolios, and organizations lose the very insights that inspire giving. We also know that fundraisers were born to build relationships, not enter data into a CRM.

    The Toughest Challenge Higher Ed Has Faced Yet

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 3, 2020

    Many higher education leaders are conscious of the short-term effects of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. But with so much uncertainty, the long term fallout of the pandemic is still yet to be seen.

    Weekly Roundup: The Impact of Fundraising

    By Drew Fox Jordan • September 2, 2020

    In this series, we take a look at the current news impacting the nonprofit sector, specifically fundraising. Our intention is not to be reactive, but to be proactive in our analysis of the news and consider how fundraising and philanthropic efforts can improve outcomes and adapt to meet the times.

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