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The 2018 DonorPerfect Community Network Conference took its theme of Building Community seriously. From the community of colleagues, board members, and volunteers within our users’ organizations to the community of constituents they serve every day, the DPCNC aimed to illuminate and strengthens the special relationships our users have made while more »

The DonorPerfect Community Gives a Mural to Andrew J. Morrison School

The DonorPerfect Community Gives a Mural to Andrew J. Morrison School

The 2018 DonorPerfect Community Network Conference took its theme of Building Community seriously. From the community of colleagues, board members, and volunteers within our users’ organizations to the community of constituents they serve every day, the DPCNC aimed to illuminate and strengthens the special relationships our users have made while more »

NEW: Your Year-End Fundraising Destination

NEW: Your Year-End Fundraising Destination

$48,000,000,000.00.Yep, billion. That’s how many total dollars are raised, on average, across all nonprofits in JUST November and December.How does your organization prepare for this peak time in generosity?Whether you’re new at year-end fundraising or you’ve been around the block a few times, DonorPerfect has set out on a mission more »

Release Announcement: DPMobile Adds Donor Profile

Release Announcement: DPMobile Adds Donor Profile

Don’t panic when you can’t remember specific donor details! The key to better donor relationships is in the palm of your hand. DPMobile gives you access to your entire DonorPerfect system from your iPhone, iPad and Android devices anytime, anywhere! The newest release of our mobile fundraising app includes DP’s more »

Release Announcement: Stay on Top of Pledge Reminders

Release Announcement: Stay on Top of Pledge Reminders

Do you use pledge campaigns to engage your donors? Do you struggle to follow up with your donors to ensure that they fulfill their pledges? The newest release of DonorPerfect, due out this weekend, makes it even easier to encourage donors to send in their pledge payments on time. It more »

Release Announcement: Restrict Who Sees Donor Profile’s Financial Data

Release Announcement: Restrict Who Sees Donor Profile’s Financial Data

It’s a privilege for us to partner each month with thousands of great nonprofits who use our software to achieve their mission. What amazes us is that so many of you take time out of your busy work schedules to turn around and help us. You participate in focus groups, more »

3 Key Metrics to Help Fundraisers Increase Donor Retention

3 Key Metrics to Help Fundraisers Increase Donor Retention

Retaining donors is important for every nonprofit. We all know this, yet we’re still searching for the perfect answer to the age-old question: How can we retain our donors?When analyzing donor retention, we took considered these 3 telling metrics:% of donors that are monthly giversThe average number of contacts per more »

Meaningful Lessons from the 2019 AFP ICON Conference

Meaningful Lessons from the 2019 AFP ICON Conference

Hey DonorPerfect Community! Laura here, from DonorPerfect. As a first-time attendee of the AFP conference this year, I’d like to share with you my takeaways and why I believed it to be such a powerful learning experience.A lot of times, we notice trends happening around us, but we can’t really more »

Monthly Giving Thank You Letter Templates Donors Will Love

Monthly Giving Thank You Letter Templates Donors Will Love

These monthly giving thank you letter templates will save your staff time in telling your monthly donors just how special they really are. The key to retaining them? Thank them. Thank them often. And take “thank you” a step further by showing your monthly donors the real and radical results more »

Release Announcement: Save Time Processing Donations With DPMobile

Release Announcement: Save Time Processing Donations With DPMobile

DPMobile, our free mobile app that gives you the power of DonorPerfect from anywhere, anytime, just released a new version. Our new API improves DPMobile’s overall performance and streamlines the process to accept donations using your phone. It’s also easier to find key donor information, like pledge balances and gift more »

Release Announcement: An Improved Report Center and Faster Fund Collection

Report Center Upgrade – From Input to Innovation You’re improving DonorPerfect’s powerful reporting and analysis features in the latest release of DonorPerfect. Yes, you read that correctly… YOU, our dedicated clients, were the catalysts for the latest round of improvements to Report Center. Thanks to your great ideas and feedback, more »

#TimesUp for Sexual Harassment in Fundraising

#TimesUp for Sexual Harassment in Fundraising

As more reports of sexual harassment surface in the nonprofit sector, many organizations are revisiting the way they handle reports of misconduct and how their organization can create a culture that is safe for fundraisers. According to a recent survey of over 1,000 fundraisers, nearly half of them have experienced, more »

How Sweet It Is! DP Community Turns Two This Month

How Sweet It Is! DP Community Turns Two This Month

How Sweet It Is! DP Community Turns Two DP Community, our online community for the DonorPerfect family of products, turns two this month and we’re celebrating with some virtual birthday cake. Here’s why: You, our customers have made this community YOURS. You’ve jumped right in and offered fantastic feedback about more »

DonorPerfect is an Official Sponsor of AFP’s Women’s Impact Initiative

DonorPerfect is an Official Sponsor of AFP’s Women’s Impact Initiative

DonorPerfect is an Official Sponsor of AFP’s Women’s Impact InitiativeOn International Women’s Day, DonorPerfect is honored to announce our role in supporting women at nonprofits across the globe as an official sponsor of AFP’s Women’s Impact Initiative.Through awareness, education, safe spaces, and conversation, the Women’s Impact Initiative aims to create more »

Release Announcement: Offline Crowdfunding Donations are HERE!

Release Announcement: Offline Crowdfunding Donations are HERE!

We’re very excited about what’s happening this weekend. Our upcoming release includes changes to DonorPerfect and Online Forms. Both products will be improving one of our most popular Suggest and Vote ideas – Offline Donations for Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding Improvements Our Crowdfunding forms offer donors an easy way to support your more »

Reconnect with Lapsed Donors Using This Handy Survey

Reconnect with Lapsed Donors Using This Handy Survey

A lapsed donor doesn’t have to be a lost donor. Before you assume that a lapsed donor is done with your organization for good, take a moment to reach out to them. From sudden changes in a donor’s budget to a lack of consistent communication on your end, there are more »