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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 »

Prospect Research Monthi n Review – Jun 2016

Worth Twittering Over  #prospectresearch A few key resources shared: @APRA_NT | Check out their blog for the fabulous Week in Review summaries! @eclawson | Bored with your #prospectresearch profiles? The wisdom of obit writer @margalitfox might help you shake ’em up. @POlsenPhillips | 990 nerds rejoice: IRS Unleashes Flood of Searchable Charity Data @CeciliaHogan |… Read More »

Join a Review Panel!

Have you ever wanted to share your expertise, but maybe aren’t so keen on getting up in front of a group? Or maybe you do like speaking and are seeking another outlet to share your knowledge. Serving on a Review Panel might be just what you’re looking for! Courses developing now The Prospect Research Institute needs reviewers… Read More »

The Power of Peer Review…Unleashed!

We are excited to offer a new kind of program at the Prospect Research Institute – the Profile Peer Review Program! But mostly we’re thankful to have students like Lisa Blockus Brown, Director of Stewardship and Prospect Research at Camp Sea Gull & Camp Seafarer in Raleigh, NC. We’ve interviewed her here so she can… Read More »

What does ADVANCED training mean?

In my phone interviews and online survey with prospect researchers, you told me you want ADVANCED training. But what does that really mean? You, the prospect research community, are so generous. Thank you! You shared with me and now I’d like to share back. As many of you know, I was inspired to create a… Read More »