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Eating the Elephant – Tips for Updating Your ColoradoGives Profile Effectively and Efficiently

We are happy to introduce our new Online Giving Coordinator, Lisa Lujan. Lisa joins us after working in development at Firefly Autism, an organization featured on She brings a perspective from the other side of the fence as a nonprofit—helping us understand the needs of nonprofits even better.  Community First Foundation and the ColoradoGives Team
Updating a profile can seem like a daunting task, but here are just a few tips to help make the process easier in order for you to create a stellar profile in a reasonable amount of time.
Use the Profile Update Schedule ( – A high level overview of profiles, this document gives a summary of the most important aspects of your profile to update as well as a suggested timeline of when to update each section.How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Rather than try to do the entire profile in one rushed day, split it up. Carve out a little time regularly. Whether th…