Blog

“Anticipated FY to Close” Column Added to Data List

A column for “Anticipated Fiscal Year to Close” has been added to the Prospects & Plans data list on constituent records. We encourage you to continue adding this data to your new and existing opportunities. Once you have, you’ll be able to see it all in one place, as well as export and sort the […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

New Region Codes

New region codes have been added to GAIL for all US Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Combined Statistical Areas as well as all Micropolitan Statistical Areas in the state of Georgia. When using the query tool, these region code values will be denoted with MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area), CSA (Combined Statistical Area), or mSA (Micropolitan Statistical […]

By Daynes Parker | Uncategorized
DETAIL

Building Deliverable Emails

Of course it’s important to create nice looking emails to send to your constituents, but did you know that some of your email elements could actually be keeping them out of inboxes? Use this article as a resource when crafting emails to ensure that they are deliverable and spam filter approved! Images, videos and files, […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

Quarantine Crossword Puzzle

Take a quick break with our quarantine-themed crossword puzzle! When you’re finished and need the key, it’s located at the bottom of this page. Answer Key:

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

New Segments vs. Existing Segments

As our division and our efforts continue to grow, so does the information stored in our database, which means a continual increase in the number of segments housed in GAIL. Lately, to conserve space and reduce confusion among users, we have begun to look for ways to reduce the number of new segments being created. […]

By Olivia Engesser | Direct Marketing Efforts
DETAIL

Team Spotlight: IT

What does the Information Technology (IT) Team do? The Information Technology Department is responsible for maintaining and supporting all technology needs for the UGA Foundation and Division of Development and Alumni Relations. This includes the Foundation’s financial (ONESolution/FAME) systems, fundraising (GAIL) system, hosting for all DAR associated websites, providing file share capabilities, assisting with vendor […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

Edits to First Step of Plan Start Date

Previously when creating a new prospect plan, the start date of the first step defaulted to match the start date of the plan. We’ve edited this to now include a 30 day buffer. Now when you create a new plan, the start date of the first step will be 30 days after the start date […]

By Emily Clary | Prospect Management
DETAIL

Mentor Program Interactions

As the UGA Mentor Program continues to grow, you should expect to see more references to it in GAIL. Currently two types of interactions are being added to the records of Mentors. The first type will be titled UGA Mentor Program and indicates involvement in the program. The second type will be named CCTR – […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

A Whole New World… of Working from Home

We’re all feeling it. Working from home is incredibly different from our cozy workstations and offices on campus. We’re all missing the comforts of our offices, the buzz of campus life, and of course, our coworkers! You’ve probably already heard of it, but MS Teams is a great way to stay in touch with your […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL

Name Update – Parent Giving

As you may already know, the DAR team formerly known as Parents & Families changed their name to Parent Giving a few years ago. They should be referred as such in GAIL moving forward however for consistency’s sake, their naming convention will remain CDPF. If you have any references to this team on your own […]

By Emily Clary | Uncategorized
DETAIL