[APRA-NW] New member - research questions

Karen M. Rathe rathe at uw.edu
Sun Apr 9 13:47:32 PDT 2017


hi there - I'm no longer a member so please take me off your mailing list.
Thanks!

Karen Rathe

On Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 1:16 PM, Lisa Ernst <lisa.e100 at gmail.com> wrote:


> Thank you everyone for your feed back! Your responses provide great

> starting points as we move forward and those who asked about our progress

> as we begin creating the foundation for research; I will keep you in the

> loop!

>

> I do have four more questions:

>

> 1. How can you find interesting prospects in the date base?

> 2. How do you avoid donor fatigue?

> 3. What is the best way to utilize the board without exhausting them?

> 4. How do I get these questions onto the listserv international?

>

> Lisa

>

> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:03 AM, Lisa Ernst <lisa.e100 at gmail.com> wrote:

>

>> Dear APRA members,

>>

>> I am just getting back into prospect research after 5 years of being

>> away. I was asked by my previous employer (Healing Center - Seattle) to

>> assist them in building a research department and help find donors who can

>> contribute a significant gift. There is no reserve fund at this time, they

>> are in need of help.

>>

>> What are some suggestions on the best way to approach this issue?

>>

>> What are some of the most current *free* based sources that are

>> currently being used?

>>

>> IWave is the *fee* based source being used... any other suggestions?

>>

>> When I worked for this organization they had just started to use

>> Salesforce; there still seems to questions on how to create reports for

>> research purposes.. any suggestions would be helpful?

>>

>> Not sure if this is the right place to start; so I am just putting this

>> out there.. thank you!

>>

>> P.S.

>> I could use a refresher myself; didn't realize how much I've missed this

>> kind of work until now.

>>

>> Lisa Ernst

>>

>>

>>

>

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