Nonprofit News

Third Annual Soft Trac Customer Conference for Abila MIP

October 6, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who came out for our third annual Abila MIP Customer Conference on Monday, September 18, 2017.  As with previous years, the event was held at the Hilton Gardens Hotel in ...
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The Pros and Cons of On Premise and Cloud Deployment Options

September 22, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
While moving to a cloud based subscription service has gained momentum with our nonprofit customers in recent years, it is not always the right fit for everyone. There are pros and cons to each deployment option and ...
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Maine’s Attorney General Offers Advice about Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey

September 8, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
The below information has been reposted with persmission from Maine Representative Paul Chace. With one devastating storm having just passed through Texas and another about to hit Florida, it is helpful information for ...
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Things to keep in mind when planning a Disaster Relief Campaign.

September 1, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
David Curry, Principal Support Analyst at Abila, posted the below information to the Abila Fundraising Online Forum. It’s helpful information that we wanted to share with our readers. We are reposting with his ...
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The move to bring broadband internet to rural areas.

July 28, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
A recent news article, "Microsoft aims to bring broadband internet to millions in rural U.S.", in the Portland Press Herald caught our eye. Being a Maine based company, this is an ongoing issue to expanding job and ...
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What your nonprofit needs to do to prepare for the new FASB rules.

July 20, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Introduction Twenty four years is a long time in our world. It's longer than some of us have been in the workforce. (Not me, but that's another post.) While it may be challenging to process the new FASB changes, which ...
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Summer Projects Series Revisited | Six software cleanup projects to tackle this summer.

July 7, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
We're having another beautiful summer. While it can be a little hard to focus on projects when the sun is shining, summer is often a less busy time of year for many of our nonprofits and therefore can be a great ...
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Target your donors with the right follow up using analytical reports.

June 30, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Donor retention is challenging but vital to your nonprofit's success. As you plan out your fundraising initiatives, it is important to incorporate data analysis into your routine so you can create your plan based on ...
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How to choose the right value added reseller (VAR).

June 23, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
One of the most critical things about your relationship with a Value Added Reseller (VAR) is their commitment to the customer relationship and ability to help you be successful with your software investment. Check out ...
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Turning one time donors into long term supporters.

June 2, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Peer-to-peer fundraising can be enormously successful in increasing donations around an event as people are able to reach out to their individual social networks for support. Unfortunatley, ...
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