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Database Management Tools for Small Organizations -- slides for workshop May 12, 2009.

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  • Andy Wolber [email_address] Database Management Tools for Small Organizations
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  • Typical Data Management Priorities Financials Donor Management Programs 1. Consolidate 2. Connect (Not necessarily two-way, real time) or
  • Consolidate Connect Web-enable
  • http://nptechsurvey.wordpress.com/
  • 53% Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2008. Survey of 330 nonprofit organizations. 23% 41% Financials Donor Management Programs (Clients, Volunteers) “ Other”
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  • List functional requirements (3 meetings, 1 hour each) Identify options (up to 4 hours per participant) Discuss alternatives; narrow list of options (2 meetings) Get product details Vendor demos Calls to real users User visits Decision
  • “ If donors are also…”
    • Program participants / ticket buyers … then look for Client Relationship Management solutions
    • Volunteers … then look for Volunteer Management solutions
    • Event attendees … then look for Event Management modules
  • http://tinyurl.com/67oowh
  • http://tinyurl.com/qce77u
  • Donor information tips
    • Wherever you ask for a donor’s phone number, ask for an email address.
    • Ask the donor’s preferred contact method: mail, phone, email.
    • Provide a way to “opt out” of mailings, phone calls, or email.
    • Track returned or rejected communications. Put a process in place to systematically update donor records.
  • Clean the List
    • Run your mailing list through the National Change of Address (NCOA) service periodically to minimize postage costs
      • Overview: http://www. usps .com/ ncsc / addressservices /moveupdate / changeaddress . htm
      • Mailing houses typically offer this service
      • There are varying levels of review (standardization, 5-digit zip, zip+4, etc.)
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  • Photo source: Google Maps Street View at http://tinyurl.com/df79uj
  • Estimating Costs Source: www.aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/sep2003/johnston.htm , accessed 6/5/2006 Initial price Time to implement Cost of implementation Entry level $100 - $2.5k Up to 2 months 5 times initial price Small / medium business $5k - $40k Up to 6 months 1 times the initial price Small / medium enterprise $10k - $250k Up to 18 months 2 times the initial price tag Enterprise resource planning $250k - $50 million Up to 36 months 1-5 times the initial price tag
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  • http://tinyurl.com/2o9q6d
  • www.Telosa.com
  • http://tinyurl.com/r6q3u4
  • www.giftworks.com
  • Web data 2005
  • One internal database Web data 2006 Plan Auto-sync
  • One web database Cloud option
  • www.37signals.com
  • “ Cloud Computing”
  • www.donorperfect.com
  • www.blackbaud.com
  • www.eTapestry.com
  • www.bbnow.com
  • Standard DSL download speed (1.5 Mbps) Standard DSL upload speed (384 kbps) T1 Line (1.5 Mbps) download & upload “symmetrical”
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  • www.socialsolutions.com
  • http://www.volunteersolutions.org/products/
  • http://tinyurl.com/88t99p
  • www.volunteermatch.org
  • http://www.theextraordinaries.org/
  • www.eventbrite.com
  • www.regonline.com
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  • www.civicrm.org
  • http://www.salesforcefoundation.org/product
  • http://www.salesforce.com/products/mobile/iPhone/
  • www.WildApricot.com
  • www.nten.org/research
  • http://tinyurl.com/5glrox
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    • Andy Wolber
    • [email_address]