7 Ways to Explain the Importance of a Nonprofit CRM

MCKENNA BAILEY | June 19, 2019

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A sophisticated nonprofit CRM can be pricey. Especially if you’re looking for a tool to optimize your organization, you should be prepared to make an investment. People understand this, but when the time comes to choose, there are usually two reactions from decision-makers. The first group says, “Think about the benefits!” The second group thinks, “We have a budget — there’s got to be a cheaper way”

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