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Top 9 Software to Take Your Museum to the Next Level

Museums house artifacts from the past, but who’s to say your operations have to stay there, too?

By implementing museum software, you can get smarter about fundraising, membership management, and collections.

Of course, all museum software is not created equal, just like all museums have different missions and operational structures. Art galleries will require different fundraising event features than natural history museums, for example, and every museum has a different budget.

Sound intimidating? Don’t worry! We’ll go through the top 9 software solutions that can ease your museum operations, allowing you to focus on the other aspects of your work.

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6 Fraternity Recruitment Strategies to Make the Most of Rush

For fraternities and sororities, recruitment is one of the most exciting times of the year. But it’s also one of the most important — and strategic.

With the right strategy, you can take recruitment to the next level, bringing passionate new members to further your Greek organization’s mission.

Here are six steps you can take toward a more efficient, focused, organized recruitment process:

  1. Utilize prospect research.
  2. Implement fraternity recruitment software.
  3. Network with brothers or sisters and alumni.
  4. Brand your fraternity recruitment.
  5. Incorporate smart communication strategies.
  6. Build from your fundraising success.

Ready to plan your most successful year of recruitment yet? Let’s get started.

1. Utilize prospect research for fraternity recruitment.

Prospect research is used nationally in Greek organizations to identify brothers and sisters with the highest giving potential. Prospect research allows Greek organizations to learn more about an individual’s professional trajectory and the causes they care about.

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How to Handle a Sudden Surge of New Donors: 3 Tips

Most nonprofits have a standard process in place for building a relationship with a new donor. It’s likely that your organization does too.

The flow is probably relatively standard: someone donates, they receive a thank you, they’re added to your email stream, they might receive an event invite, etc., etc.

However, many nonprofits are not as well-equipped to handle when they have a sudden surge of new donors. Whether you have a campaign go viral or there’s an event that causes a peak in interest in your cause, your nonprofit should be prepared to properly steward all new donors, even if they come in bulk.

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Top 10 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data.

While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the right apps and integrations come into play! 

Not sure where to start when searching through the extensive Saleforce AppExchange? Never fear! In this post, we’ll run through our all-time favorite Salesforce solutions that can push your university to new levels.

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