Excel can be a powerful tool for nonprofits looking to do more with their data. While Excel has been used for decades as a great tool for data collection, sorting, and exporting, many nonprofits don't realize the array of capabilities that Excel offers when it comes to gleaning data insights, analyzing trends, and extracting key information to use for grant reports, funding requests, program evaluations, and more. Read on to learn some awesome capabilities of today's Excel, and start integrating these functions into your nonprofit's data management system today!
As the holidays approach it is important to reflect on your performance in the past year and consider making steps toward moving forward for 2018. You might be thinking about technological shortcomings your company faced this year or other problems that may need attention.
These days, "data" is all around us. Nonprofits are constantly collecting it through websites, emails, social media, at events, and over the phone. A lot of it is even collected automatically through tools like Google Analytics or a Salesforce CRM. This effort alone, however, is only the tip of the iceberg.
All of us want to work more efficiently. Unfortunately, you could spend hours painstakingly inputting data into a spreadsheet. Below are tips to speed up the common tasks you perform in Microsoft Excel.
For nonprofits data visualization and infographics can tell a compelling story about your impact that motivates your audience (donors, board members, volunteers, etc.) to take action and support your mission. Below are some tips to illustrate your data in an attractive, easily digestible format using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
In the information age of today, data entry and analysis is a part of almost every employees job description. Why not spend less time painstakinly inputing and computing data with these Microsoft Excel Tips.