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Fundraising

QUIZ: Which Holiday Movie Are You?

Take a break from the busiest season of the year with this holiday themed quiz. Answer the questions and discover which classic holiday film best represents you.

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Fundraising

23 GIFs That Embody the Year-End Fundraising Craze

Holiday fundraising comes with trials and tribulations that only nonprofits can understand. Here are 23 GIFs that perfectly capture the high stakes, chaos, and cheer that only comes once a year for hardworking fundraisers.

Fundraising

‘Twas The Night Before Giving Tuesday

Here at Classy, we’re so excited for Giving Tuesday that we wrote you a poem! Behold, the tale of how a fundraising software saved one executive director’s Giving Tuesday campaign in the nick of time.

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Classy Product

How First Book Meets Donor Expectations With Classy and Salesforce

To make better sense and use of their data, First Book partnered with Classy, Salesforce consultant Renell Carpenter, and the team at Coastal Cloud—a platinum consulting partner of Salesforce. Working with Tim Gumto, the technical product manager at Classy, First Book was able to take steps to connect their disparate systems and build an integrated solution.

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Leadership, Management, & Culture

Change Management: Key Principles You Need to Know

In order to effectively respond to new developments, it’s necessary to first understand what causes change and how you as a leader have the capacity to initiate and manage it.

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Business, Technology, & Operations

Is Your Fundraising Software Ready for the Biggest Giving Day Yet?

As you decide who to partner with for your large giving day campaigns, like #GivingTuesday, it’s helpful to understand how the right technology protects against certain system failures. To explore this topic, we sat down with Classy’s CTO Mike Young to discuss what makes our platform ready for anything.

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Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: Generational Giving

When you understand the differences in giving habits across the generations, you can build a targeted engagement strategy that fuels your fundraising efforts.

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