Data Hygiene: Any activity related to ensuring the accuracy of information stored and used as a part of the Official Constituent Database.
Data Extraction: The process of providing usable data in the form of reports, spreadsheets and/or donor contact lists.
FLC Constituents: Graduates, former students, friends, benefactors, civic and government officials, and the like.
Shadow Databases: Information collected, maintained and utilized by departments, offices or individuals. Most often, these types of databases are in individual spreadsheets or email lists.