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Staupell Analytics Partners with Prospect Research Institute to Provide a Broad Collection of Online Training and Skill Enhancement

March 10, 2020 – Ithaca, NY and Tampa, FL Staupell Analytics Group (Staupell) and The Prospect Research Institute (The Institute) are excited to announce that they are bringing deeper learning opportunities to the fundraising prospect research field by partnering to offer a wide range of complementary training options. The nonprofit sector is unique and learning… Read More »

Announcing New Intro to Prospect Management Course

“It’s critical that researchers and fundraisers need to team up!” – Suzanne Barlow in #ChatBytes The Prospect Research Institute is pleased to announce that it is developing a workbook and course: Introduction to Prospect Management. This workbook and course will teach you the building blocks of a prospect management system, how to communicate through change,… Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Feb 2017

Worth Twittering Over #prospectresearch  @APRACarolinas @Forbes | Good reminder to use multiple sources, even for something you’d think is straightforward. “When it comes to LinkedIn profiles, follow the old proverb: “Trust, but verify.’”  @APRACarolinas @ResearchBuzz  | “DuckDuckGo has become a staple search engine for the privacy-conscious.” WIRED UK: All hail the privacy pioneers! DuckDuckGo’s ambitious… Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Dec 2016

Worth Twittering Over #prospectresearch  @CeciliaHogan | For your holiday reading pleasure: The Wealth-X and Arton Capital Philanthropy Report 2016 @rifuk | Career curious? If you’re thinking of getting into prospect research, listen to this interview series: #ChatBytes Podcast @Factary  @IanMacQuillin @RogareFTT | Great piece on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) “…ideological attack on wealth screening” … Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Nov 2016

Worth Twittering Over  #prospectresearch  @WorkingLori via @iWavePRO |  Very timely and in depth analysis of US political giving and prospect research. The US election is on everyone’s mind, and @WorkingLori has some thoughts on political giving and prospect research @jenfilla @AnalyticsWeek | Demystifying Data Warehouses, Data Lakes and Data Marts  @ProRInstitute @EverTrue @KeithHannon |  See what… Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Oct 2016

Worth Twittering Over  #prospectresearch A few key resources shared: @HerringtonEnotA @pndblog | Those hours you search and search because the donor, celebrity or MGO said they’re philanthropic, but nothing. PhilanTopic Survey: 82% of Americans Say They Give to Charity, but 47% of Donors Give Only Sporadically.  @AmandasInk | Having too much fun at work. Here’s to… Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Sep 2016

Worth Twittering Over  #prospectresearch A few key resources shared: @ProRInstitute @WealthX | UHNWI have 22% of wealth in cash – the highest percent since 2010. What might that mean for prospect research and philanthropy? Billionaires Have Been Raising Cash In Their Portfolios, Should You? @APRA_NT @DA4SG | Does the legal status of organizations doing good matter?… Read More »

Data That Can’t Be Dumbed Down

By Jen Filla Our donors and constituents are talking to us through data trails created from actions such as making gifts, liking our Facebook pages, and attending our events. So why aren’t we using that information? An elite few organizations are. The University of Maryland University College did it so well that they’ve birthed a… Read More »

Prospect Research Month in Review – Jul 2016

Worth Twittering Over  #prospectresearch A few key resources shared: @apra_metrodc |  Why Donor Advised Funds are a bad deal for society @APRA_NT | How Real Estate Philanthropy Drives Economic Development @APRA_PA | Classic prospect research resource recommended at APRA_PA‘s spring conference: University of Viriginia’s;Portico @srbernstein and @SoleSearcherPR will be talking about writing at #APRAPD2016 Sneak a read with Sarah’s annotated book list. @APRA_NT | Research Verification is Mission Critical for… Read More »

New Instructors and Workshop Format

Due in no small part to the generosity of the prospect research community, the Prospect Research Institute continues to innovate to meet the needs of fundraising researchers. As a result of community feedback the Institute has introduced a new two-week workshop format and hired two new instructors. “The workshop format accommodates wiggly topics such as… Read More »