Cleaning Your Donor Database – A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide

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Cleaning Your Donor Database – A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide

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0:11 – Background on PSG and AskGenius

2:17 – Special promotion honoring the greatest college basketball team in the country

5:57 – Why you need clean data

10:06 – How to get started

22:21 – Our favorite data maintenance queries/practices

31:55 – How automation can make data clean-up a breeze

40:40 – Lightening round Q&A session


Having a clean database is absolutely critical to your nonprofit’s success.

Yet nearly every nonprofit struggles to keep its data clean – whether it’s old addresses, bad emails, misspelled names, or good old-fashioned typos. 

It can get so bad sometimes that you wish you could just wipe the slate clean and start from scratch.  

But what if there was a better way?  

World-renowned Raiser’s Edge expert Austen Brown shares practical steps you can implement right now to clean up your data and improve your data entry practices to keep it clean. 

We’ll show you how to review and analyze your current data, prioritize which data to fix first, tools you can use to assist you, and how to build up data entry rules to keep your data bright and shiny.

Andrew Menke

Nic Prenger
Founder/CEO, AskGenius

Andrew Menke

Austen Brown
Database Consultant, Automation Engineer