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When you run a nonprofit, you probably depend on the goodwill of generous donors to help you achieve your organization’s goals. While you may or may not rely on donations to get by with your budget basics, it’s always helpful to have a team of committed people behind you, willing more »

Get Growing with DonorPerfect Growth Tracks

Get Growing with DonorPerfect Growth Tracks

DonorPerfect fundraising growth platform empowers you to achieve the goals that are meaningful to your organization.   Growing with DonorPerfect is easy. Your growth hub is packed with all the features you need to get organized, save time, and raise more money for your organization, Our team designs your core more »

3 Great Ways To Connect With DonorPerfect At AFP International Conference

This week DonorPerfect is exhibiting at the AFP International Conference in San Francisco. If you’re attending the show, please stop by the booth to experience the future of fundraising and donor engagement. DonorPerfect will be presenting two educational sessions as well: Fundraising in a Mobile World: Fact, Fiction and Best more »

Updated Feature: A Well Calculated Risk for DP’s Latest Release.

Updated Feature: A Well Calculated Risk for DP’s Latest Release.

Calculated Fields are a powerful feature in DonorPerfect. We’ve even had clients tell us that it’s one of DonorPerfect’s best kept secrets! Once created, they help you segment your donors for reporting and targeted communication. In this upcoming release, we’ve completely overhauled the Calculated Fields screens to make creating them more »

Be the First to Know When Your Donors Are in the News with BoldTypeNews

Be the First to Know When Your Donors Are in the News with BoldTypeNews

DonorPerfect is proud to announce its integration with BoldTypeNews, Inc., a people-centered news service. BoldTypeNews is news about people you know. They read thousands of newspapers every day to find articles about your donors so you stay informed and also feature also your local news along with top headlines and more »

Assigning Duties to Each Member of Your Team

Assigning Duties to Each Member of Your Team

One aspect of internal controls that many organizations (particularly those that are small) find challenging is dividing duties. Separation of duties simply means having more than one person complete each financial transaction for the organization. Basically, this means that you want to make sure that there is more than one more »

The Easiest Way to Get a 31% Increase in Monthly Giving Collections.

Donor payment account information changes for many reasons: card expirations, lost or stolen cards, and when credit card issuers buy and sell their portfolios of accounts. When that happens, your limited staff can spend hours tracking down donors and updating accounts manually. It also creates a risk of losing donations more »

Do Matching Gifts Work?

Do Matching Gifts Work?

This post was originally published on Double the Donation’s blog. Everybody loves a good BOGO sale, right? You know, a “Buy One, Get One” deal. Retailers have used BOGO deals for ages to entice shoppers, giving them more value for their dollar. And interestingly enough, this tactic is also effective with more »

DPMobile Release: Mobile Monthly Giving, Improved Search and Better Security

DPMobile Release: Mobile Monthly Giving, Improved Search and Better Security

In the new version of DPMobile released last week, Android and IOS users alike will appreciate the enhanced security of being able to log out of the application via the side “hamburger” style menu. They’ll also be sure to take advantage of the expanded search capabilities included in this release. more »

Fundraising Trend Report: April 2017

Fundraising Trend Report: April 2017

Bring these 15 creative fundraising event themes to your event planning meeting. Develop and grow your most valuable relationships with a fundraising growth platform. Sign up for a DonorPerfect group demo! Wanna get more monthly donors? It’s simple. Just make these two winning moves. Before you hit send, check out more »

New Feature: Including Original Donor Information in Export Templates

New Feature: Including Original Donor Information in Export Templates

This weekend, we’ll release a new version of DonorPerfect that improves our Export Template Formulas and DonorPerfect’s ease of use. Including Original Donor Information in Export Templates In this weekend’s release, we’ll be adding a new function to Export Templates Formulas that will make it easier to include the original more »

4 Easy Ways to Promote Your Fundraiser

4 Easy Ways to Promote Your Fundraiser

The big day is almost here! You’ve booked the venue and sorted through most of the logistics. Now, you’re ready to get the word out to your supporters and get them as hyped as you are. Looking for more tips on planning and promoting a successful fundraiser? Check out DonorPerfect’s more »

SofterWare, Inc. Received a Philly.com 2017 Top Workplaces Award

SofterWare, Inc. Received a Philly.com 2017 Top Workplaces Award

SofterWare, Inc., the parent company of DonorPerfect Fundraising Growth Platform, EZCare Childcare Management Software, and SafeSave Payment Services, has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by Philly.com. SofterWare is honored to celebrate their sixth appearance on Philly.com’s annual Top Workplaces list. This award is especially significant because it’s made more »

DonorPerfect Outperforms Other Fundraising Systems in New Independent Study

DonorPerfect Outperforms Other Fundraising Systems in New Independent Study

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 more »

A Mother’s Tribute Touches Lives of Children Around the Country

A Mother’s Tribute Touches Lives of Children Around the Country

While we work to make our fundraising software easy-to-use, innovative, and effective, our clients are the ones who make DonorPerfect truly special with their incredible accomplishments fueled by more donors, bigger donations, targeted communications, and at the heart of it all – their passion to help others and make a more »

New and Updated Features: Monthly Giving and DP Community

New and Updated Features: Monthly Giving and DP Community

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 more »