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For the fourth consecutive time, DonorPerfect fundraising growth platform and donor management system was awarded the top rating in 18 out of 19 categories in NTEN and Idealware’s A Consumer’s Guide to Low-Cost Donor Management Systems. With 18 “Excellent” ratings, DonorPerfect significantly outperformed the 10 other systems reviewed. This achievement… Read More.

DonorPerfect Outperforms Other Fundraising Systems in New Independent Study

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For the fourth consecutive time, DonorPerfect fundraising growth platform and donor management system was awarded the top rating in 18 out of 19 categories in NTEN and Idealware’s A Consumer’s Guide to Low-Cost Donor Management Systems. With 18 “Excellent” ratings, DonorPerfect significantly outperformed the 10 other systems reviewed. This achievement… Read More.

New and Updated Features: Monthly Giving and DP Community

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This weekend, we’ll release a new version of DonorPerfect that improves our Monthly Giving feature and introduces the new DonorPerfect Community. These improvements will help you be a more productive and effective fundraising professional! Read on to learn how. EFT Management is now Monthly Giving! Effective this weekend, we’re renaming… Read More.

15 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Fundraiser

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Planning an event? Get our free e-book, How to Throw a Nonprofit Fundraising Event on a Budget, and check out these event themes along with their mission-minded additions for inspiration! Family-Friendly Fundraisers Bowling Night Ask your local bowling alley to sponsor a family-fun night fundraiser. Mission-Minded Addition: Get a sponsor to… Read More.

Should You Ask For Monthly Gifts?

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To ask for one-time gifts or monthly gifts… That’s the question! Many nonprofits struggle with the decision to make the move and ask for monthly gifts. Here’s what I hear from organizations when I ask them about their monthly donor program: “I need one time gifts.” “I can’t focus on… Read More.

NEW! Welcome to DonorPerfect Community

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We are absolutely committed to investing in you and in your mission. As part of this commitment, we want to empower you, more than ever, to unleash the power of DonorPerfect. Soon, we’ll be debuting a dynamic, centralized resource center, called DonorPerfect Community, that’s going to make a positive, tangible,… Read More.

New Feature: Scheduled Reports

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Do you spend time each day, week or month running the same report? Do you wish DonorPerfect would share reports with your key stakeholders for you? Scheduled Reports, released this week to a small group of clients, can do all this and more! Now, you can select to run reports… Read More.

SHOW YOUR NONPROFIT MORE ONLINE L❤VE

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How would you like to double your online donations in just two months? Darian Rodriquez Heyman, the editor of “Nonprofit Management 101: A Field Guide for Social Sector Professionals,” shared powerful online success strategies gleaned from his conversations with 50 of America’s most accomplished nonprofit leaders during a recent DonorPerfect… Read More.

New Feature: Measuring Donation Form Performance

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Last night, new version of WebLink was released that will give you quick insight and provide important metrics to measure how well your donation forms are performing, beyond just the hard data of total dollars donated. From within WebLink, you can easily see how often a specific form was viewed… Read More.

Here’s How to Find Five-Figure Gifts Hiding in Plain Sight

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The goal of HOPE Helps, a Central Florida-based nonprofit, is to bring light to the lives of homeless individuals and families and help them to become self-sufficient. Through a comprehensive network of housing, outreach, prevention, and education programs, this small, yet powerful organization,  gives clients hope for a better tomorrow! The… Read More.

A Happy New Year’s Eve, Eve and Eve and Eve!

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At DonorPerfect, we refer to New Year’s Eve as our “Super Bowl” – traditionally the busiest day of the year for online donations. Despite load tests on our servers and lots of preparation, there’s always a bit of nervous excitement throughout the day, as our staff monitors systems to ensure… Read More.

How An Art House Fundraiser Turned Members and Ticket Buyers into Donors

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Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre makes the case for a winning fundraising formula. The Organization The Belcourt Theatre, which opened in 1925 as a silent movie house called the Hillsboro Theatre and later became the Nashville Community Playhouse, is now Nashville’s home for the best of independent, documentary, world and repertory film… Read More.

3 Important Ways Online Fundraising Systems Differ

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It’s easy. Click a few buttons and set up a fundraising page to solicit friends and family to give to a cause. There are dozens of different companies that offer this type of peer-to-peer fundraising tool, and in many ways the products seem pretty similar — but there are actually… Read More.