Webinar: Beyond What They Ate For Lunch: Making the Most of Contact Reports

Thursday, July 31 | 12:00p CDT

Dan Lowman, Senior Vice President, Analytics, presents: Beyond What They Ate For Lunch: Making the Most of Contact Reports. This session will address how to work with gift officers to improve contact reports, and cover how to use that information to improve capacity ratings,…

Implementing Data: Creativity, Practicality, and Culture Change: A Case Study from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Kat Banakis, Director of Strategic Implementation, GG+A Analytics and Katy Hall, Assistant Director of Development - Donor Relations and Research, Lyric Opera of Chicago present a case study on implementing data to make a creative, practical, and cultural change at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Creating an Interactive Donor Map: A Case Study From Southern Illinois University

Kat Banakis, Director of Strategic Implementation, GG+A Analytics, David Schwartz - Director, Development and Alumni Relations - Information Management, SIU Foundation, Jeff Johnson – Applications Manager, Development and Alumni Relations - Information Management, SIU Foundation, and Twyla Adkisson-Peak – Director of…

Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming DonorScape Webinars: A Case Study From Southern Illinois University & A Case Study from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

DonorScape: A Year in Review and a Look to the Future

2013 marked a big year for DonorScape.  In response to your feedback and evolving industry needs, we launched a completely re-designed user interface with dramatically improved performance and functionality.  The NEW DonorScape represents our huge investment in technology infrastructure and our best thinking in end-user workflows, from research to front-line fundraisers. DonorScape users are now…

Analytics User Groups Convened to Build Community of Experts and Improve Software Applications

Some development analytics issues transcend industries.  Most development research and analytics staffs seek to create a donor pipeline, identify promising prospects, and connect those prospects to the right gift officer so that relationships can begin to form.  Some issues, though, are industry specific – issues about alums, subscription ticket-buyers, patient…

Premiere Chicago Arts and Culture organizations gather to tackle common problems

On a cold January day leaders from leading arts and culture organizations gathered at the GG+A offices to help one another through common problems.  Surveys, peer presentations and candid discussions centered around some of the most vexing topics facing arts and culture organizations:

  • Breaking down silo’s between marketing and philanthropy with the donor in mind
  • Creating…

Innovations in rural real estate coverage from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

DonorScape PRO Certified User Kathy Mills and her team at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have taken an innovative approach to tracking down prospects with limited asset information.  Many properties in the rural areas around the medical center never appear in Lexis Nexis and other…

Prospect Management Revolution – Early, Promising Returns

Recently, I wrote about the potential of a next-generation model of prospect management and research, known as a “PIM” structure.  PIM stands for Prospect Information Management, and its core tenet is that someone is responsible for managing all the things we know about a…

Using DonorScape Wealth Screening to Inform Prospect Pipelines

Using DonorScape Wealth Screening to Inform Prospect Pipelines by Kat Banakis, Director of Strategic Implementation, Analytics