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    RE: Data Collection

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    following. I've seen similar posts on this forum about the same issue. You might want to search the Open Forum archives for prior insight. ------------------------------ Susan Mathew (she/her) Phoenix AZ smathew@swhd.org 480-544-8465 (cell) -------- ...

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    Thank you everyone, this information has been so helpful! Our database administrator didn't know there were sub-campaigns... yikes! This was exactly what I was looking for and provides some good context for her to build out anything we're missing by the ...

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    To CFRE, or not to CFRE?

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous I am an early-career fundraising professional (late 20s, in my second job) contemplating whether to pursue my CFRE. I understand that it is far from standard in the field - none of the ~15 ...

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    Raisers Edge Support

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Our organization (K-12 independent school) has realized we need additional database support for Raisers Edge.  Support needed is more global support (i.e. setting up reports, configuring the ...

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    Raisers Edge Support

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Our organization (K-12 independent school) has realized we need additional database support for Raisers Edge.  Support needed is more global support (i.e. setting up reports, configuring the ...

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    Hi Tamara, I'm in the same boat and hoping to create an endowment in the near future. We had a discussion with our Community Foundation that helped with describing the process as they could be the host for our small nonprofit. I'm following this thread ...

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