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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 »

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 »

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 »