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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community, curated by the NEDRA News Editor-In-Chief. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 30 Dec 2016 11:18 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Many nonprofits aren’t using their data to its full capacity. They fall into some easily avoidable pitfalls, which can limit their insights into their donors and prevent them from achieving the most successful fundraising.


    https://marketsforgood.org/leveraging-donor-data-four-mistakes-nonprofits-make-and-how-to-fix-them/


  • 30 Dec 2016 11:16 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This report focuses on the big ideas that matter for philanthropy and civil society in the coming year, including the distinction between philanthropy and politics, and the balance between privacy and transparency.


    http://www.grantcraft.org/assets/content/resources/blueprint_2017final.pdf

  • 30 Dec 2016 11:15 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Today's donors and volunteers expect nonprofit organizations to provide custom-tailored communications as well as a greater degree of transparency around impact.


    http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/donors-volunteers-want-transparency-engagement-survey-finds

  • 30 Dec 2016 11:14 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Alumni are watching higher education costs skyrocket even as they are giving more than ever to their alma maters. What’s being done to help alumni donors feel like they’re getting their money’s worth?


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/12/16/alumni-donations

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:46 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Regardless of your personal politics, there's no denying we are entering uncertain times. Here are seven things that you might want to consider as you think about the next four years.


    http://pndblog.typepad.com/pndblog/2016/11/the-next-four-years-keep-moving-forward.html

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:45 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This article explains how the most publicly-available asset can provide clues to a person’s overall wealth.


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/why-wealth-screenings-and-prospect-researchers-are-so-reliant-on-real-estate

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:45 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Philanthropic gifts of at least $1 million from donors in the United Kingdom, United States, and the Middle East totaled $56 billion in 2015, a report finds.


    http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/million-dollar-plus-gifts-in-three-regions-totaled-56-billion-in-2015

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:44 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    A study from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute suggests that the influence of women is likely to grow greater in coming years as a younger generation rises, with big implications for philanthropy.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/11/17/worried-about-the-planet-hand-over-your-power-to-a-gen-x-or-millenial-woman-who-gives

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:44 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Tired of hearing people act appalled about nonprofits that spend enough in overhead to actually pay their rent? Here are some comebacks.


    http://nonprofitwithballs.com/2016/11/how-to-deal-with-uninformed-nonprofit-watchdogs-around-the-holidays

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