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"Fundraising with The Raiser's Edge is a must-read forevery fundraiser. We put so much time, energy, and money intomanaging our data. Now, with this guidebook, I'm ready to get muchmore out of The Raiser's Edge so we maximize our friend-raising andfundraising."
—Mark Stuart, Chief Development and Membership Officer,San Diego Zoo
"This book is a practical and easy to understand guide to TheRaiser's Edge written for fundraisers by a fundraiser. Packedwith real-life scenarios, it is a must-read for every user."
—Jim Bush, Executive Director, Charleston Animal Societyand Former Enterprise Business Architect, Blackbaud, Inc.
Focus on your mission, not the mundane—let The Raiser'sEdge® help you!
If you're a fundraiser for an organization that uses TheRaiser's Edge software—whether it's with a hospital, school,museum or any other nonprofit—Fundraising with TheRaiser's Edge: A Non-Technical Guide explains this powerfultool in a non-technical manner so you and your organization canfocus on raising money instead of fussing with data.
The first book to take fundraisers step-by-step throughBlackbaud's The Raiser's Edge software, this hands-on guideaddresses the critical elements you as a fundraiser need to knowabout making optimal use of it for your purposes and working withyour database staff, including:
Structuring and organizing your fundraising with thesoftware
Finding and understanding biographical, contact, and givinginformation
Working with your staff to generate mailings correctly and ontime
Managing the major gifts, grants, special events, and membershipprocesses
Getting recommended reports, lists, and other data out in usefulways
Hiring, managing, and retaining your database administrator
No-nonsense and completely focused on your fundraising needs,this plain-English guide offers specific and clear direction forputting this popular program to work for your organization's uniqueneeds.