5 Metrics Every Development Director Should Know

| March 11, 2019

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This post is part of a series covering the topic of donor insights. Here, we review key health metrics for fundraising organizations that ensure you keep a pulse on overall donor behavior. To continue learning about how to leverage donor data to raise more money, we recommend what to read next at the close of the post below. As a development director or anyone in fundraising you’re focused on one thing: donors.

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The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that advocates giving in Singapore. Our vision is to be a Giving Nation and to cultivate a strong culture of contribution where giving is part of every Singaporean’s DNA. We work closely with other charities, corporates, public sector agencies, institutions as well as the community to build a robust ecosystem to make giving simple, fun and meaningful.

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