APRA-Georgia Chapter


Resources

As a chapter of the premier organization for fundraising research, analytics and relationship management, Apra-Georgia strives to promote the knowledge-sharing of all tools and resources to assist all members in achieving success. This resource section includes links to many free research tools, listservs, journals, and foundation information, as well as links to research tool vendors, online webinars, and other educational opportunities listed below.



Resources During COVID-19

Working Virtually: The Great Transition
Article by Tim Halpern, Chair and CEO of Comprehensive Prospect Research

Expert work-from-home advice from the WFH experts 
Article from the Helen Brown Group


Staupell Analytics is also hosting Water Cooler Chats to help you with working from home.  Please feel free to sign up for any of these weekly chats. 


https://www.staupell.com/watercoolerchats.html


iWave also has a pre-recorded webinar for you to view:

Fundraising During a Crisis

We were excited to partner with some of the brightest minds in the fundraising to participate in a webinar on the best practices for adaption to crisis and taking action that leads to impact.

Click on the link here to view the recording.



Grenzebach Glier & Associates have Blogs and Webcasts for you during this time of COVID-19


To help nonprofit professionals navigate this difficult terrain, Grenzebach Glier and Associates is producing Fundraising in a Public Health Crisis, a series of articles and webinars that provide guidance for working with donors and staff during this challenging time.

Today we published, “COVID-19 and annual giving: 7 keys to continuity.” The article, written by GG+A Vice President Europe Adrian Salmon, examines how annual giving clients are adapting. “Most institutions have significantly adjusted their annual giving plans,” Adrian writes. Find out how and what your organization can do to maintain annual giving in these difficult times.

We also published a GG+A SurveyLab report on how survey data confirms the high levels of uncertainty in fundraising operations. You can read it here.​


​Website for Grenzebach Glier & Associates




Google Alerts - sounds so easy but here is how you set one up:

  1. Go to google.com/alerts in your browser.
  2. Enter a search term for the topic you want to track. ...
  3. Choose Show Options to narrow the alert to a specific source, language, and/or region. ...
  4. Select Create Alert.



Tip on finding old philanthropy reports:

"Name" in quotes and add pdf to find old philanthropy reports. 



The quick and easy guide why we use real estate holdings to figure Capacity. 

Because 80% of the population, real estate is the ONLY piece of data you can find on them readily. 


Basic Formulas for Real Estate Calculations for Capacity
Current Market/Assessed Property ValuesPrimary Residence MultiplierSecondary Residence Multiplier
< $150,0005%7.5%
$500,000 - $999,9997.5%10%
$1,000,000 +10%15%



Don't forget about APRAHOME.ORG and PRSPCT-L!

​PRSPCT-L is a discussion group and mailing list of subscribers who work in non-profit fundraising, specifically those engaged in prospect research, data mining and analytics and relationship management. Members may include practitioners who work directly in these capacities for a non-profit organization, who are self-employed independent and freelance researchers, or who are employed as fundraisers, consultants and vendors within the industry. This robust membership represents diverse perspectives and can provide opportunities for sharing opinions, views and expert advice. Be open-minded and considerate of the viewpoints expressed by all members, even if these views differ from your own. All subscribers are encouraged to participate in the conversations.


https://www.aprahome.org/prspct-l