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How will you know if your Giving Tuesday campaign is a success? With DonorPerfect’s reports you can analyze the impact of your Giving Tuesday fundraising efforts and plan for next year. DonorPerfect has a TON of different reports to track just about any metric you want. It’s one of the more »

New E-Book: Giving Tuesday Ideas for 2018

New E-Book: Giving Tuesday Ideas for 2018

Kick off your campaign planning with #GivingTuesday Ideas for 2018, a brand new guide from DonorPerfect designed to help you achieve your #GivingTuesday goals. This colorful e-book for fundraising success provides you with tips, strategies, and recommended tools you and your team can implement before, during, and beyond the big more »

Nonprofit Technology: 5 Fundraising Strategies for Schools

Nonprofit Technology: 5 Fundraising Strategies for Schools

This is a contributed guest post by Funds2Orgs.Nonprofit Technology: 5 Fundraising Strategies for SchoolsDuring a time when schools of all different sizes across the country are struggling to secure enough funding to serve their growing communities, it can be tricky for school leaders to find the time to brainstorm new ways more »

Meet the Nominees of the DonorPerfect Community Impact Award

Meet the Nominees of the DonorPerfect Community Impact Award

The DonorPerfect Community Impact Award recognizes the work and dedication of those in the field who leverage their position, skills, and experience to lift up others.Read on to learn about the nominees. The DonorPerfect Community Impact Award winner will receive:A trip to Philadelphia to attend the DonorPerfect Community Network Conference (Includes more »

Release Announcement: Adding Codes on the Fly

Release Announcement: Adding Codes on the Fly

How can you capture donor data that will help boost your fundraising efforts? DonorPerfect uses codes that you can customize to track fundraising solicitations, categorize donors, monitor receipts that need to be sent and more. Codes are awesome because they help you build a better relationship with your donors in more »

Matching Gifts Essentials for Fundraising

Matching Gifts Essentials for Fundraising

Want to learn more about matching gifts? Ready to boost your organization’s matching gift revenue? Tune in August 8 at 3 p.m. EDT for a live educational webinar with Double the Donation!Would you like two scoops of ice cream for the price of one? How would you like it if more »

6 Lessons Fundraisers Can Learn from Elle Woods

6 Lessons Fundraisers Can Learn from Elle Woods

On the anniversary of Legally Blonde’s release, look to purveyor of pink and bubbly feminist icon Elle Woods for inspiration. Although her unlikely pursuit of Harvard Law is very different than a day in the life of a fundraiser, these quotable moments show that Elle’s enduring confidence, generous spirit, and more »

Release Announcement: Make Online Donation Forms More Effective

Release Announcement: Make Online Donation Forms More Effective

Online giving is the most convenient way for your donors to give. It’s also one of the most effective ways to increase your fundraising. In fact, DonorPerfect clients averaged a 21% increase in fundraising within their first year of using an online donation form. Optimizing your online donation forms could more »

Independence is our greatest strength and your greatest benefit

Independence is our greatest strength and your greatest benefit

We are a proudly independent company, 100% employee-owned, with zero outside investors. Without the pressure from Wall Street to hit quarterly earnings numbers, or private equity investors with a growth plan that ends in selling the business to a competitor, we have ensured that we answer to our clients, not more »

Release Announcement: Never Forget to Follow Up With Donors Again!

Release Announcement: Never Forget to Follow Up With Donors Again!

What’s the best way to develop productive, long term relationships with your donors? Regular communication. It’s really that simple. Regular, meaningful and sustained communication with your donors helps them stay informed, engaged and involved with your mission. Now you can quickly plan face to face meetings, emails, and telephone conversations, more »

Measuring the Success of Your Fundraising Grants Program

Measuring the Success of Your Fundraising Grants Program

Nonprofits owe it to themselves to regularly and systematically assess the health of its fundraising grants program, as doing so will help ensure success in this critical realm going forward.Many factors affect grant writing success, including the reputation and professionalism of the organization, the quality of the program or evaluation more »

Release Announcement: Collect Mobile Donations for Android and iOS

Release Announcement: Collect Mobile Donations for Android and iOS

In the 2018.04 release of DPMobile, we’ve expanded your fundraising capacity! Android users can now collect mobile donations using DPMobile. Both Android and iOS users alike can also securely accept donations by scanning in the card numbers and expiration date using a phone’s camera. We’ve streamlined the steps to process more »

Top 4 Cures for the Giving Hangover of 2018

Top 4 Cures for the Giving Hangover of 2018

After a surge of donation activity at the end of 2017, giving in the first quarter of 2018 is down 2.4%, according to a new report published by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP). Worse, the number of active donors decreased 6.3% compared to the first quarter of 2017. The downward more »

AFP’s New Initiative Educates and Empowers Women in Nonprofits

AFP’s New Initiative Educates and Empowers Women in Nonprofits

The Association of Fundraising Professionals has launched the Women’s Impact Initiative to address the challenges women in nonprofits face due to lack of equity and access at their organizations and in the sector as a whole.  Through awareness, education, safe spaces, and conversation, the Women’s Impact Initiative aims to create more »

5 Details to Turn Event Attendees into Essential Donors

5 Details to Turn Event Attendees into Essential Donors

Your nonprofit hosts fundraising events primarily to fund whichever campaign you’re engaged in at the moment. There’s something about the passion of a live event to encourage donations and a renewed sense of community the way an online donation form simply can’t match. But fundraising events also give your nonprofit more »

Release Announcement: Managing GDPR Requirements in DonorPerfect

Release Announcement: Managing GDPR Requirements in DonorPerfect

Nonprofit organizations worldwide depend on DonorPerfect to protect the data privacy of donors and constituents wherever they may live. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards, set to be enacted on May 25, 2018, are intended to ensure the data privacy and security of citizens of the European Union and more »