Navigating donor and prospect relations in the middle of a pandemic is no easy task. Stephanie Rigione and Erin Greene of Mount Sinai Health Systems share how their teams joined forces to implement new strategies that kept donors engaged and what they learned from the experience.
Building a comprehensive campaign has its challenges, especially in times of uncertainty. Jeanne Sharp and Tilghman Moyer discuss working on a campaign that saw starts and stops through 9/11 and a fraught presidential transition on campus, and what others can learn from it in the era of COVID-19.
Data analytics within fundraising is ever-changing, so in order for it to succeed, it must be an institutional priority. Connections editorial committee member Michael Pawlus and John Gough discuss advancements in the field, lessons learned and what’s ahead for data analytics in this Q&A.
Get Lara Tewes’ review of “Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts,” by Kate Racculia – a fictional story about a prospect researcher who faces some of the more controversial aspects of the job, such as confidentiality, ethics and social perception. See what Lara loved about this eclectic tale.
On March 23, Apra will host OverDRIVE/ 2020 in New Orleans. We spoke with keynote presenter and author Scott Berinato on his upcoming session, “The Comparative Imperative of Good Charts.” Learn importance of data visualization when giving numerically heavy presentations.