Is Your Database Your Friend or Foe

Last Updated on Thursday, February 09, 2017 Written by Jeff Yost Thursday, February 09, 2017

Learn how to properly record gifts, analyze data, look for trends, use a dashboard, calculate average gift size and donor retention rates so you create useful and meaningful reports. Assess your fundraising ROI and develop stronger budgets.


FEBRUARY 23rd, 2017 / 2:30PM - 4:00PM Offices of Community Shares of Mid Ohio 1699 West Broad Street, Columbus OH 43223

Community Shares Member Price: $40.00 Non-Member Price: $50.00

Also Available From Community Shares Learning Collaborative

March 23rd What is Moves Management and How Should I Use It? Learn how to make sense of and track annual donor growth and annual donation growth. You will learn how to research potential donors, make connections, cultivate, and engage

April 27th What Language Should I Use? Learn how to tell your organization's compelling story in order to effectively communicate with the public. We will discuss how to write an appeal letter, case for suport, e-blast, stewardship letter, grant narrative, and annual reports.

May 25th Are they worth the time? Learn the key considerations of planning events. how many is enough? What percentage expense to donation ratio is good? What about crowd sourcing, online donations, text to give? - all the new and trendy stuff my board keeps saying I should try

Click the registration link below for information on the entire four session season and discount pricing


Community Shares of Mid Ohio has been working in the Central Ohio community for more than 20 years, which has allowed us to help more than 100 different nonprofits by distributing more than $8 million over the years.



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