Data

Manage and enhance your data all from one place. Learn how to import and export your supporter, donation, and survey data at any time, or automatically share your data with…

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Prepare for your first import

Transferring information from one system to another can be tricky. This provides information on ensuring your import is successful.
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Types of imports

You can import a large variety of data into your nation, get the scoop on all things importing right here.
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How to import

This HOWTO provides information on how to run imports, understanding the options when importing, and reading import status information.
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Fields available for import

All fields available for import in NationBuilder.
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How to avoid the 10 most common import mistakes

The 10 most important things to check in data files before they are imported.
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Import codes

A listing of all import codes for NationBuilder.
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Unique identifier

A unique identifier (ID) is data that exists in only one profile within a nation.
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Political party codes

NationBuilder strives to provide strong support for political organizing wherever you are.
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When imports overwrite existing data

When a unique ID connects an imported record to an existing record, decisions need to be set as to whether to retain or overwrite data.
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National voter file fields

The fields in this document are provided in a voter file export.
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Import vote history

Ballots are imported as a historical record of when elections occurred and how an individual voted in that election.
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Import a voter file

Using a voter file import, it is possible to include many political fields not available in a one-time import, including voting districts.
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Import donations

Individual donation transactions can be imported. This HOWTO will walk you through that process.
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Import memberships

A membership is a separate object from a profile or donation within NationBuilder, and have more accurate data than what exists in a nation.
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Recover from a bad import

Bad import? Oh no! Don't worry this HOWTO outlines a few ways you can recover from a bad import.
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How to split a CSV or Excel file

Sometimes its necessary to split large import files, and we have a tool to help you do just that!
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Voter data and the NationBuilder national voter file

Voter registration and vote history can be imported into any nation.
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Migrate data from NGP VAN to NationBuilder

This article covers how to migrate donors, contributions, email opt-ins, and volunteers from an existing NGP database to your nation.
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How to export

You can export people, financial, and supporter data from your control panel.
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