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Process Change: Activate your DME before sending an email

As the GAIL database continues to grow and begins approaching nearly one million constituents, the size of audiences for communications has increased as well. In order to ensure that emails in your direct marketing efforts or event communications will process, the DAR IT and Advancement Services teams have come up with solutions to ease the […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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Improved Text Content Management in BEE

Gone are the days of web-safe fonts with limited choices. Custom fonts are everywhere, allowing brands to maintain consistent online and print styles. We are re-imagining the text editing experience within BEE Plugin to keep up with this reality and provide greater flexibility with font styles. This upcoming release focuses on improving text management control, […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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Georgia Bulldogs – National Champions

Blackshear, Georgia. Population estimate: 3,500. You will see the green road signs like this on the outskirt of towns all across South Georgia. They have done what they can to keep up with the change in times, weathered the economic hardships, and brought in more signs for restaurants, family businesses, school buildings, and boutiques. Although […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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Atlanta Braves – World Series Champions

It has been over three months since Jorge Soler hit a homerun in Game Six of the World Series and that ball has still not landed yet. In fact, it may have reached a higher altitude than the University of Georgia’s small satellite. That home run, along with a stellar six inning performance from the […]

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Assigning Event Attributes for CASE Reporting

Are you planning a virtual event? An in-person event? A hybrid of both? New event Attributes have been created and applied to recent historical events in GAIL to allow reporting to CASE on statistical information for each event type. When setting up events going forward, please assign the appropriate attribute for your event, including each […]

By Cindy Bond | Blog . Front Page . Uncategorized
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Meeting Categories and Planned to Pending Steps

COLLABORATION VS. CAMPUS ASSISTS: We are continuing to track Collaboration and Campus Assists for those of you with these metrics. Please remember to code your contact reports with the correct category and subcategory. Collaboration: EXTERNAL collaboration > you and a colleague from outside your s/c/u partner for a MEETING where the DONOR/PROSPECT IS PRESENT. Category: […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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The Opportunity Pipeline Report

NEW REPORT ADDED TO GAIL: With the help of Advancement Services, a new report has been added to GAIL that will help you to more readily access all of your open opportunities! The OPPORTUNITY PIPELINE REPORT can be found within “Fundraising” > “Custom Reports” The report is used to view active opportunities in GAIL; broken […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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Event Invitation Invitees List Options

UPDATE:  These enhancements are now available in GAIL!! We are pleased to announce that coming in the very near future (in 2022), we will be rolling out changes to the process of managing your list of Invitees for an Event Invitation. Previously, the form for adding “Multiple constituents” was a two-part form.  It seems that […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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Browse Constituent Educational Involvements

To complement the addition of the data list to view Constituent Attributes en masse, which was completed summer of 2020, a data list to view Educational Involvements has been added as a separate tab on the same page. These options are available from the Constituents tab, More tasks section, at the “Constituent attributes/involvements” link. The […]

By Eric Schmidt | Uncategorized
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How to unblock a constituents email address

There are many constituents in GAIL that we cannot reach due to there being a Do Not Email alert on their email address record. In an effort to combat this situation, you may use the “Block Removal” request link to share with those constituents on an as needed basis.  When sharing this form with blocked […]

By Cindy Bond | Blog . Front Page . Uncategorized
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