Synergy Between Program and Fundraising

Our “triangle framework” says that every nonprofit organization consists of three equally important components: the impact on society that is the organization’s mission to achieve, the program it administers toward achieving that impact, and the funding necessary to carry out the program. While “Program” and…

A Magical Day

This past Saturday was one of the most special days in the history of Nonprofit Data Solutions. To describe it requires a little backstory…   Our first Program Portal client was Racquet Up Detroit – http://racquetup.org/. Racquet Up is a member of the Squash +…

Technology Pros and Cons

As technology advances by leaps and bounds, the nonprofit sector is transforming rapidly. In order to stay current in the field, it is important for nonprofit leaders to know about the options available to them. However, before embracing every new technology that comes along, it…

Youth Development Conference

We recently attended the NYS Network for Youth Success’s annual conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. It was amazing to connect with so many professionals dedicated to creating outstanding opportunities for young people. There were people from big cities and small towns alike, representing public schools,…

Why do Donors Give?

Donating to a nonprofit organization is an odd thing. Generally, when we choose to spend our hard-earned money, we receive a product or service of equal value in return. In fact, that’s the basis of our entire financial system. So, when people give to your…

Learn to Embrace Data

Shhhh… We’re about to let you in on a little secret… That scary word “data…” All it really means is “information.” For leaders of nonprofit organizations, “data” can be a four-letter word – both literally and figuratively. But it doesn’t have to be that way…

Institutional Knowledge

New nonprofit organizations tend to be driven by a core group of individuals. They do the work, raise the money, and sit on the board of the organization. They recruit friends and family to volunteer and local merchants to sponsor events. The energy and passion…

Free Workshop: Nonprofit Checkup

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Karen Signoracci Suero to present a free workshop called “The Nonprofit Checkup.” It is an opportunity for nonprofit board members and leadership staff to develop tangible tools for evaluating the relative health of their organizations…

Philanthropy Day Success

Thank you to everyone who made AFPLI’s Philanthropy Day a success. It was an honor for us to be able to present at this wonderful event. We met so many outstanding leaders of nonprofit organizations having a positive impact on the Long Island community.  

See our Presentation at Philanthropy Day

We are pleased to announce that our Executive Director, Adam Lenter, has been selected to lead a session at AFPLI’s Philanthropy Day on November 18th.   The session will be called “Stop Leaving Money on the Table: Using Data to Raise the Last Dollar.” This…