Video Tutorial: How to Identify Gaps In Giving

Every nonprofit organization has gaps in their giving file. In this short 10 minute video you'll walk away with a valuable tool to try with your donor database, what the video now to find out exactly how to identify gaps in giving with just one simple export and your...

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Announcing our new Youtube series

Ravela Insights was launched based on the goal of equipping fundraisers with powerful tools to improve their strategies and raise more money. One way we hope to fulfill our goal is to regularly provide fundraisers with complimentary information and resources they can...

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The Artificial Goals of Fundraising

I love metrics.  I love fundraising.  I love to put them both together to drive strategy.  But I've noticed that in some development shops that metrics are often utilized to produce a fury of activity and not actually drive strategy.  In fact, as I run donor data...

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A Rite of Passage: Getting Turned Down

I will never forget my very first face-to-face solicitation out on my own.  I was raising money for an incredible children's museum that made tremendous impact in my community, and it was my first job as a fundraiser.  I think back to that day and cringe!  The...

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