To start a new Dashboard:
  1. Click on Dashboards in The Raiser's Edge menu
  2. Click on New, the third button from the left as shown below:
new dashoard button

"New Dashboard" is the default name of a new dashboard. The name can be edited in this field:
new dashboard setup

If the name is not edited, then the dashboard will save with this name. All saved Dashboards are accessible on the first button:
Saved dashboard list