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How We Gave on #GivingTuesday '18
One of my very favorite Jackson River traditions is staying up late on Giving Tuesday and making the matching donations to the incredible organizations our staff supported. Here’s a selection of who Jackson River donated to, and why, in their own heartwarming words: Brennan Center for Justice (Megan)Protecting democracy feels particularly urgent at this moment when our country
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3 Trends from 3 Years of #GivingTuesday
This post originally appeared on the Salesforce.org blog as part of the #GivingTuesday Toolkit. Download the Toolkit here!On November 27, 2018, the #GivingTuesday movement turns 7. For all 7 years, the team here at Jackson River has been riding shotgun with our clients, seeking to understand how their supporters behave on #GivingTuesday and how it relates to their year-end
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In Search of the Elusive, 360-Degree View of Your Supporters?
For years, we’ve heard nonprofit organizations talk about the dream of a single CRM: one database that offers the elusive, comprehensive, 360-degree view of each supporter. The dream is to have greater insight -- and to be able to act immediately on those insights. After years of working with organizations pursuing this state of data zen, we know that there’s no universal
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Springboard & the Guide to Online Engagement Tools
Firefly Partners has just released its 2017 Guide to Online Engagement Tools, and we’re thrilled to see Springboard featured as one of the top seven digital engagement systems that nonprofits use to reach supporters.We’re particularly proud to be the only Digital-First, best-of-breed platform that natively integrates with Salesforce, bringing corporate-scale software to the
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Springboard Powers ACLU's Incredible Fundraising
By now, you’ve likely heard from CNN, Slate, the Washington Post, or anywhere else you get your news that the ACLU had its best fundraising weekend on record: $25 million from almost 400,000 donors in 48 hours, following its lawsuit against President Trump's Muslim ban.
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How We Stack Up: Women in Tech
Recently, a friend of mine who is also a female CEO of a tech company wanted to know how Jackson River stacked up against the gender trends in “big tech.”
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Jackson River Named to Inc5000
We’re thrilled to report that Jackson River has been named for the 3rd year to the Inc5000, the list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This year we’re #3842 on the list (with similar rankings in 2014 and 2013), based on our 2015 revenue, our growing team of nonprofit-loving rockstars, and our 78% growth over 3 years. We don’t do what we do every day to win
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#GivingTuesday, the Jackson River Way
In the wake of the election, we’re all looking for creative ways to give. This year we offered our regular company match for gifts to the organizations that are nearest and dearest to our team’s hearts (you can find last year’s staff picks here).
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Becoming a Digital-First Organization
Fifteen years ago, "online" was the big buzzword in the nonprofit sector. Online advocacy. Online fundraising. Online communications. It was all about engaging your constituents online. Of course, all this was done in parallel to the traditional offline efforts, which included direct mail, phone fundraising, print ads, and more. Then new buzzwords entered the mix—social,
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Team Perspective: 5 Factors in the Success of NRDC’s Website Launch
Jackson River is thrilled to announce that earlier this month, the Natural Resources Defense Council launched their new website. Depending on how you define the “beginning” of this capstone endeavor to align decades of research and policy work with an updated communications strategy, the new site is somewhere between 1 and 5 years in the making, so it is with great pleasure
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