Download Raise HECK’s Sample Data Governance Charter

Establishing a data governance team is the first step toward integrating your data.  But how do you get started with creating a data governance team? Raise HECK has created a sample data governance charter to help you get your group going. A charter is an important tool for any team, especially a cross-departmental team with […]

Download Raise HECK’s Worksheets to Assess Your Nonprofit Tech Stack

All the software your organization uses to accomplish its mission–a database, fundraising system, email marketing, data integration tools, and more–is called your tech stack. You probably have more technology in your stack than you think, so it’s important to keep track of it all. It’s a good idea to assess your organization’s technology stack at […]

Raise HECK in 2024

Happy New Year! We are grateful to be tackling 2024 alongside you. This year we are looking forward to helping more nonprofits tackle their technology. Tech can be a huge time-saver, but also can turn into a huge time-suck. Here’s how we help: Make Your Tech Work For You: We guide you through an strategic […]

Raise HECK Authors Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Benchmark Report 2022

Blackbaud's Peer to Peer Benchmark Report

Hot off the presses, it’s the Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Benchmark Report 2022, authored by Raise HECK in partnership with Blackbaud. Download your copy today. Sally and Charlotte will be presenting a session “Benchmark Bonanza! Luminate Online and Luminate TeamRaiser” at bbcon 2023. Join us Sunday 2:30-3:30pm in 601/603 to get all the benchmarks you can handle, […]

Which CRM is best for you?

Raise HECK can help you answer that question. There are plenty of CRMs to choose from. So many, in fact, that it can be hard to know which one is right for you. This is especially true if you’re frustrated with what you’re using. Everything else seems like it could be the answer to all […]

Blackbaud’s Luminate Online 2021 Benchmark Report, authored by Raise HECK

We’re proud to tell you that Raise HECK was the lead author for Blackbaud’s Luminate Online 2021 Benchmark Report. Along with many talented contributors from Blackbaud, we are excited to share this report with you. Download your copy today. The report sheds light on some key questions: Did online giving trends continue to grow from […]

Founder Spotlight: Get to Know Sally Heaven

Sally Heaven, co-founder, Raise HECK

Welcome to Founder Spotlight, where the founders of Raise HECK answer five questions. This week, get to know Sally Heaven. 1. Where do you call home? Takoma Park, Maryland has been my home since 1999. It’s a 2.4 square mile town that borders Washington, DC. I love living here; it’s small enough that my family […]

Migrating from Salsa to EveryAction? Get some Guac!

What’s happening: Salsa is being sunsetted and now you have to move. You’re going to EveryAction. Maybe you’re thrilled or…maybe not. Either way, it has to happen. You want to get some additional expert help for your migration. WHO CAN HELP? We can! We are a dream team of 3 independent consultants who each have […]

Raise HECK: Zooming In On Assessments 2K23

At Raise HECK, we are celebrating our third anniversary. With three years of raising heck under our belts, we thought it was time to pause and take stock. What are we doing? What are we good at? What do we enjoy doing? Are we achieving the outcomes we want of helping nonprofit organizations to accomplish […]