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June 15, 2023 Webinar | Analytics-Driven Impact Reporting
Thursday, June 15, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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2023 ADRP Webinar Series

June 15, 2023 | Analytics-Driven Impact Reporting

Thursday, June 15, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (PT) / 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)

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Members: FREE | Non-Members: $75
Can't attend? All registrants receive links to the webinar recording & slides via email after the presentation!

Full participation in the ADRP 2023 Webinar Series is equivalent to 12 points (one point per webinar) of Education credit for the CFRE International application for certification and/or re-certification.

About the Webinar

Asking and answering whether a donor clicked on a link is just the beginning. To fully leverage the potential of digital impact reporting, Boston University built a reporting strategy based upon the tools and business practices that answer far more textured and powerful questions: What content captured their attention? How long did they review the content? Did they access the report? Did the report spur action or result in new gifts? How do we drive higher engagement (individually and in aggregate)? Where should this data be stored over the long term?

In this session, you will learn how BU ensured a successful launch using analytics to continuously hone and adapt its reporting strategy, collaboratively built new, data-driven capabilities, the lessons learned along the way, and how they plan to continue to optimize their approach.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how analytics played a crucial role in high donor adoption rates, especially for top donors.
  2. Hear how a donor relations team went beyond "going digital" by obtaining, storing, and acting upon rich donor intelligence.
  3. Learn about the outcomes and lessons learned from using a data-driven approach to reporting.4. Consider the technologies and collaboration required to execute a coherent strategy.

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About the Presenters

Lauren Edlund, Assistant Director, Stewardship & Donor Relations, Boston University

Lauren Edlund works on stewardship at Boston University, where she led the implementation and launch of its new digital reporting system, Ovrture. When not thinking about new ways to blend data and creativity, she spends time outdoors and caters to the whims of her cats, Cocoabella and Couscous.

 Chris Snavely, Managing PartnerOvrture 
Chris Snavely Chris leads the Ovrture team in building, maintaining, and enhancing the platform. He also works directly with clients to build systems, drive adoption, and conceive of new use cases. Believing that the application of new thinking is what drives the world forward, Chris takes great pride in bringing a far more efficient and modern approach to the “digital advancement office.”
Kathleen McCarthySenior Associate Director, Stewardship Reporting,  Boston University
Kathleen McCarthy Kathleen McCarthy has 20+ years of experience in development and is the Senior Associate Director, Stewardship Reporting at Boston University. She leads a team of four whose primary focus is stewarding the University’s most generous donors through financial and impact reporting and enhancing their engagement with the digital platform, Ovrture.

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