You can use your donor database to accomplish powerful things.


Raise more money. Build stronger relationships with your donors. Use your time more effectively.

These are the promises of your donor database. All too often your reality is more frustrating. Fundraising Nerd can help you.

Hi, I'm Amanda, and I founded Fundraising Nerd in 2013 to help nonprofit fundraisers like you make better use of your donor database. We’ve worked with more than 50 nonprofit organizations and educated over 1,000 nonprofit professionals on donor data management.

My fundraising career began nearly 20 years ago at a domestic violence shelter. We were small and scrappy, and we raised a lot of money for a cause close to my heart. But we could have raised even more if we had used our data to its fullest potential.

I didn't truly understand the power of data until I worked in higher education fundraising, where my career became focused on donor data management. It was exciting to learn about this world, and frustrating that it had taken so long for me to learn about simple yet powerful tools for raising money more effectively.

Fundraising Nerd helps nonprofit organizations of all sizes to manage donor data. Our goal is to make fundraising software and data work for you, so you can raise more money in support of your organization's mission.

Whether you are just starting out in your fundraising career or are a seasoned professional who needs help with donor data management, Fundraising Nerd is here for you.

We offer a comprehensive menu of donor data management consulting services. Check out our approach to data management in our Data Management Manifesto.

Welcome! I'm glad you're here.

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Amanda Jarman
Fundraising Nerd President

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