Company Highlights

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DonorPerfect Highlights

Since our founding in 1981, DonorPerfect has enjoyed consistent and profitable growth. We’ve grown to become one of the largest vertical market software companies in the country, and a leader in each of the markets we serve. During this long history, we have demonstrated our ability to rapidly adapt to technological changes, and have earned a reputation as a product innovator.

DonorPerfect Milestones

  • 1981 SofterWare (parent company of DonorPerfect) was founded, focused originally on camps and childcare solutions 
  • 1987 Starkland Systems releases first version of DonorPerfect in California and Oregon 
  • 1989 SofterWare distributes DonorPerfect throughout North America
  • 1995 DonorPerfect becomes first Windows-based fundraising solution
  • 1998 EZ-EFT introduced for automatic electronic payments/donations
  • 2001 DonorPerfect Online launches as web-based SaaS
  • 2002 SofterWare acquires Starkland Systems, becomes sole owner/developer of DonorPerfect
  • 2005 First-generation online donation / payment and registration system introduced
  • 2006 Patented Click-to-Pay online invoicing/pledge and payments introduced
  • 2009 SafeSave Payments transaction processing introduced
  • 2011 DonorPerfect Mobile app launched for iOS and Android
  • 2014 Partner program integrates best-of-breed solutions
  • 2016 Acquired ReadySetAuction auction management software
  • 2021 Camp and childcare solutions sold to focus on nonprofits and payment processing
  • 2022 Next-generation online donation forms released with expanded payment options


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Recent Industry Recognition

  • Top Workplaces ’10, ’13-’20, ‘22-’24
  • Eleven-time member of Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
  • Six-time Recipient of the Deloitte Fast 50
  • Software Magazine Top 500 Largest Software Companies