Turn Your CRM into a DRM [Donor Relationship Management]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM combines everyday Microsoft Office applications with powerful customer relationship management (CRM) software to rapidly improve relationships with donors, volunteers and clients. Microsoft Community Affairs has worked with the Dynamics product team to create Donation Management, a solution that turns a powerful sales and marketing tool into...

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Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting for Nonprofits

The 2010 Fenton Forecast for Nonprofit Leadership and Effectiveness demonstrated that fiscal responsibility and credibility are the top objectives for Not-for-profit organizations in the post-recession economy. With dwindling endowments, now is a critical time to revamp and refocus efforts on accounting practices and transparent financial processes. As nonprofits strive...

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Non Profit Accounting Software and Donor Trust

According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the top 50 U.S. Not-for-Profit donors declined to an all-time low total pledge of $3.3 billion last year. While $3.3 billion may seem like a large amount, when spread over the thousands of charitable organizations, it certainly thins out. With a decrease in...

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ERP professionals providing insight and advice for not for profit organizations.