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Your year-end donation receipts communicate more than just how much your donor gave in 2019. They reinforce to your supporters that their money was put to good use. They also can inspire donors to give more. We know how important it is for your email donation receipts and year-end tax more »

Release Announcement: Create Personalized Donation Receipt Emails

Release Announcement: Create Personalized Donation Receipt Emails

Your year-end donation receipts communicate more than just how much your donor gave in 2019. They reinforce to your supporters that their money was put to good use. They also can inspire donors to give more. We know how important it is for your email donation receipts and year-end tax more »

How to Discover and Engage Major Donors E-Book

How to Discover and Engage Major Donors E-Book

Major donors only make up a 1% of your overall donor base, but they make an enormous impact. Their sizable gifts are what get your projects off the ground – sometimes singlehandedly, so it makes sense to prioritize these donors in all your engagements. Who are these people? What philanthropic efforts more »

Release Announcement: Ease-of-Use Tops Report Center Improvements

Release Announcement: Ease-of-Use Tops Report Center Improvements

UPDATE: The Daily Log Report Is Back! Following this release, many of you called and wrote to tell us that you wanted the Daily Log report back. Effective immediately, the Daily Log Report is available once again. Thank you for telling us how you felt and for being so passionate more »

Who Run the World?: A Breakdown of AFP’s Women’s Summit

Who Run the World?: A Breakdown of AFP’s Women’s Summit

WHO RUN THE WORLD?:A BREAKDOWN OF AFP’S WOMEN’S SUMMIT I attended the Summit with some of my DonorPerfect colleagues and had the chance to get to know them on a more personal level. Here we are at Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden. Pictured (from left to right): Allyshia Dycus, Laura Bucher more »

Release Announcement: Save More Time! DPMobile Can Now Add New Codes

Release Announcement: Save More Time! DPMobile Can Now Add New Codes

DPMobile, DonorPerfect’s free mobile fundraising app, is already packed with a ton of features that make it super easy to accept payments and take donations from donors anywhere at anytime. In our latest release, we made it even easier to track, organize and report on those donations. Now, prior to more »

5 Benefits of Fundraising Software for Nonprofit Organizations

5 Benefits of Fundraising Software for Nonprofit Organizations

Like accounting software, fundraising software comes in many forms and many different price levels. Most nonprofits try to make do with general purpose business software like Excel, Microsoft Access, FileMaker Pro, or QuickBooks to keep track of mailing lists and donations. These are good software products, but they aren’t designed more »

Release Announcement: Thanking Donors By Email

Release Announcement: Thanking Donors By Email

Did you know donors who are thanked donate 43% more on average for their next gift and are better retained? With the upcoming release of DonorPerfect, it’s it even easier to add saying “Thank You” to the top of your to-do list! Starting this weekend and extending through the next more »

8 Nuggets of Nonprofit Inspiration on Mean Girls Day

8 Nuggets of Nonprofit Inspiration on Mean Girls Day

It’s October 3rd and in honor of Mean Girls Day, here are some helpful tips that are just about as valuable as knowing there’s a 30 percent chance that it’s already raining. Keep tabs on what’s trending in the fundraising space. From army pants and flip flops to strategically cut-out more »

3 Simple Steps to Calculating the Total Cost of Processing Credit Cards

3 Simple Steps to Calculating the  Total Cost of Processing Credit Cards

Total Cost of Processing Credit CardsWhile the convenience of accepting credit cards empowers your organization to offer customers easy and flexible ways to pay, understanding your merchant account statements and what you’re really paying to process credit cards can be anything but easy!How Much Does Credit Card Processing Cost?Many merchant more »

Inspiring Child Crowdfunds $1M to Help His Sister Fight Batten Disease

Inspiring Child Crowdfunds $1M to Help His Sister Fight Batten Disease

“It’s like the old proverb: if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far go with others. I think it’s essential to create as big a community as you can for wherever you’re going, because you’re going to need them to get there. And I more »

New! Giving Tuesday Strategy Resource Hub for Nonprofits

New! Giving Tuesday Strategy Resource Hub for Nonprofits

Creating and executing a successful Giving Tuesday strategy takes time, which is why many nonprofits question whether or not to even bother. What’s important to know is that Giving Tuesday is worth the effort, with millions of donors engaging with new organizations around the world every year.We understand that getting more »

DP Release Announcement: Instantly Find the Data and Reports You Need

DP Release Announcement: Instantly Find the Data and Reports You Need

Instantly Find the Data and Reports You Need! What’s in a name? In this month’s DonorPerfect release, our new, more intuitive report names and descriptions will help you quickly find the exact reports you need. Based on your feedback, the improved report names and descriptions are more in line with more »

The End of Year Starts Now!

The End of Year Starts Now!

Summer is in full swing but before you know it, it’ll be time to send out those year-end appeals! Although we can’t slow down time, here at DonorPerfect, we *can* make year-end a bit easier for you. Our team’s been working on a year-end resource hub – a guide, in 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 »