Tag Archives: fundraising research

Dr. Russell James reveals the secret behind major gift growth – psychology!

Dr. Russell James has been studying charitable financial planning for more than 15 years, and that followed 11 years living in the fundraising space as Director of Planned Giving and later President of Central Christian College of the Bible. His love for charitable financial planning research is evident in his prolific research, presentations, and papers… Read More »

Accelerate Your Fundraising in Some Surprising Ways With Clean Donor Data

All of us have experienced bad data first-hand. I remember keeping an index card box with carefully collected contacts and having to cross out old phone numbers until the card had to be replaced. When LinkedIn came along, I thought my updating issues were over, but alas, no. It turns out that many people fail… Read More »

Online Prospect Research Education Goes On-Demand

Leading provider of fundraising research education moves to a membership model Tampa, FL: Starting January 1, 2019, Prospect Research Institute is moving from offering 7-week, scheduled online courses to an all-membership model. Courses will be bundled into membership levels with affordable monthly and annual pricing. The Institute is entering its fifth year in business and… Read More »

Eight Great International Research Resources for 2019

By Sabine Schuller Can you believe it’s the end of the year?  Here are eight resources that caught my attention in 2018. 1. كيف تبحث في الشرق الأوسط إذا كنت لا تقرأ العربية Because Rotary, the organization I work for, has a presence in more than 200 countries I keep my eye out for any… Read More »

#CareerCurious with Bond Lammey

A popular speaker, writer, and networker, Bond Lammey chose the field of prospect research for her career and now amplifies her positive impact by serving as a consultant at Bentz, Whaley, and Flessner where she loves helping her nonprofit clients solve fundraising problems – with research of course! As a leader in our field, Bond… Read More »

David Lawson explains how Big Data can translate into Big Good

What prospect research professional isn’t fascinated by Artificial Intelligence (AI), or what David Lawson terms, Cognitive Computing? As research professionals, we tend to be early adopters of new technology and keen to learn at least enough to hold a meaningful conversation about information technology trends. So when I heard about David Lawson’s book, Big Good:… Read More »