"We can better understand how to engage donors by understanding the subjects close to their hearts. It is much less expensive to retain a donor than recruit one and this approach helps us to do that."
Vivien Maidaborn Executive Director, UNICEF
For millions of children around the world, there’s no such thing as a childhood. War, work or grinding poverty mean that far too many are denied their basic right to be children. UNICEF works to combat this and to protect children’s rights in 194 countries. In New Zealand, it has a staff of approximately 30 in its Wellington and Auckland offices. The organisation has sophisticated donor management practices, a substantial regular donor programme, legacy, bequest and sponsorship programmes as well as advocacy networks.
UNICEF New Zealand relied on the repeated manual entry of donation details, taking up to 30 minutes to process each donation. This level of inefficiency could no longer be tolerated so it decided to automate the entire CRM process.
The organisation worked with Fujitsu to configure and deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM for 25 users, encompassing every aspect of donor management including pledge creation, batch processing and payment runs, donation receipting, marketing, campaign analysis and sales systems integration.
Read the full UNICEF New Zealand case study (532 KB/A4, 2 pages)