Why Investments in Supplemental Data Appends are Investments in the Sustainable Success of Your Development Program

Supplemental data is available for just about anything you might want or need – from age, household income, and marital status, to email addresses, cell phone numbers, and places of employment. Such data not only help ensure that you keep in touch with your prospects and donors, but also provide valuable insights, and indicators of philanthropic inclination and potential that can…

Making the Most of DonorScape’s Client Defined Fields

Client Defined Fields may not sound particularly exciting, but give you and your organization an opportunity to really make the most of DonorScape’s powerful prospect research and segmentation tools. This post will help your organization determine the best uses for your client defined fields – yes, all 20 of them! - so that you can search and segment your prospect pool with unprecedented speed, accuracy, and detail.

A Difference of Opinion: When Prospect Wealth Ratings Are At Odds

Prospect Wealth Ratings can be tremendously valuable in setting the stage for an effective major gifts strategy. But when there’s a difference of opinion, who is right?

The True Value of Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics streamlines and complements prospect research. Yet it can also produce candid insights that extend far beyond the obvious applications.

GG+A Case Study: Surveying as Engagement

How do you build a prospect pool that is regular and sustainable and engage the people in that pool as partners? For the University of Queensland, surveys proved to be a valuable strategy for increasing alumni engagement.

When is a Prospect a Non-Responder?

One of the hardest questions facing the gift officer is whether -- and when -- to drop a prospect who just isn't responding to your repeated overtures.

"MaxDiff" Survey Technique Uncovers Best Campaign Themes

A data collection technique that forces respondents to choose a best and worst option can help fine-tune your approach -- and reveal some surprises: a case study from the GG+A Philanthropic Survey Lab.

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…