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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 »

#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 »

Release Announcement: An Improved Report Center and Faster Fund Collection

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 »

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 »

4 Strategies to Build Multichannel Donor Relationships

4 Strategies to Build Multichannel Donor Relationships

The work you do is so impactful and meaningful, you have a fan club. Multichannel donors cheer for you and pitch in to help. They follow you on social media, donate to your cause, rally their Facebook friends, and participate in your events. In other words, they’re your #1 fans.We’re more »

Release Announcement: Offline Donations for Crowdfunding are HERE!

Release Announcement: Offline Donations for Crowdfunding 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 »

Release Announcement: The Donor Record Has a Fresh New Look!

Release Announcement: The Donor Record Has a Fresh New Look!

We’ve Updated the Most Used Area of DonorPerfect DonorPerfect is committed to helping you be a better fundraiser. That’s why we’ve revamped the most used area in our software – the donor record. It has a refreshed layout that makes it easier for you to find and enter donor information. more »

Fundraising Trends 2019: 5 Ways to Modernize Your Marketing

Fundraising Trends 2019: 5 Ways to Modernize Your Marketing

Looking for some fresh ideas to energize your fundraising campaigns and donor retention efforts? There’s no better time than now to try something new! This short, action-packed video has 5 effective and enjoyable strategies that’ll bring excitement to not only your donors, but to YOU, too.Best of all, there’s no more »

Fundraising Essentials: Your Donor Retention Toolkit

Fundraising Essentials: Your Donor Retention Toolkit

What’s your relationship status? No-no, I mean, with your donors. Are you retaining them after they’ve made their first gift? Do they vanish after their appearance at your Fall gala?Get the free ebook, Your Donor Retention Toolkit, to learn from fundraising guru, Pamela Grow, what it takes to turn those more »

DonorPerfect’s Greatest Hits: 2018 Top Fundraising Content

DonorPerfect’s Greatest Hits: 2018 Top Fundraising Content

(Fund)raise the roof! It’s about to be 2019. That means a fresh start to trying new fundraising strategies and finding one that really sticks. Whether you’re trying to make it to Beyonce-status in the nonprofit world or you’re aiming for your next event’s attendance to look something like that of more »

7 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with DonorPerfect

7 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with DonorPerfect

When you run reports on how many of your constituents donated to your organization this year, it’s nice to see a large number. It’s especially nice to see new names come up in those reports. But a common misconception is that it’s the quantity of donors that matter. Sure, you more »

30 Words to Use Other Than “Support”

30 Words to Use Other Than “Support”

Do your annual thank you letters or emails sound like everyone else’s? Or worse yet, are you repeating the same phrases over and over again in your year-end fundraising appeals, thank you letters and annual report? It’s time to change it up! Here are 30 personal ways to let your more »

DonorPerfect Users Raise 27% More on #GivingTuesday 2018

DonorPerfect Users Raise 27% More on #GivingTuesday 2018

From buzzy crowdfunding pages to heartfelt donor emails, #GivingTuesday fundraising campaigns from the DonorPerfect Community generated an incredible increase in engagement across the board.Founded by the 92nd St. Y, #GivingTuesday is a social media movement that celebrates human kindness and generosity by encouraging people to support and promote nonprofit organizations more »

Trends in Donor Advised Funds

Trends in Donor Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds are a popular and flexible charitable giving vehicle. Some donors know exactly how they intend to use their donor-advised fund from the moment they set it up. Others know they want to be philanthropic, but maybe not how or when, and choose a donor-advised fund as a tool more »