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    E xciting but daunting opportunity - ISO recommendations on timeline, steps, platforms, and whatever (I know I don't know). New funding being discussed/offered for my small nonprofit to create a program to re-grant (pass through) annual funding to ...

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    DonorPerfect is affordable and has excellent customer service. I'm currently working hard to learn Salesforce at my new position and am feeling a bit wistful for the ease of DonorPerfect. ------------------------------ Esther Landau, CFRE Senior Director ...

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    I agree with @Margaret Vagnoni  It seems that you should be able to work with the Marketing Department to get the permissions you need.  Perhaps find out what the Marketing Department is worried about and come up with some policies or procedures to ...

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    I just went through this process with one of my clients.  Happy to chat with you if you like.  One of my other clients uses Kindful so I am familiar with it as well.  This group was very helpful to me during that selection process providing input and ...

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    You might want to check into NextAfter (https://www.nextafter.com/). The company does research and shares data on both mail and email campaigns by nonprofits. The company also gives great webinars. Good luck! ------------------------------ Susan Mathew ...

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    Hi Elizabeth, it sounds like we follow a similar model to what Michelle was describing. We include a one page insert about our impact and a direct call to action there as well as our letter. I follow that up with an email from me personally as well as ...

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