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Re: Guidelines for specifying database requirements?
Hi George, To be most helpful to this collaborative organization, you should organize their data needs considering the past, present and future. One successful approach would be to look at: How and what data they collected previously What their current annual data calendar looks like What they would...
1 Dec 2013
Hi from Dominique at DataRaising
Hi Everyone! Thanks for welcoming me into the TechSoup community. As an expert in data management to increase fundraising, I can't wait to begin our community knowledge sharing experience together. Let's connect... Best, Dominique DataRaising Founder __________________________________________________________________...
1 Dec 2013
Need help! Conversing from DonorPerfect to Giftworks.
Please help me convert to GiftWorks smoothly. My email is DELETED and phone is DELETED. Thanks!
12 Nov 2013
Re: DonorPerfect (DP) questions - should we keep it?
Jayne & Robert, Thank you for your warm welcome! I will take your great suggestions under advisement. Yes, our NPO liked DP before the update & are excited about the new expanded features of version 10. However, running reports (with error messages that DP need to be consulted on) to only allowing...
8 Nov 2013
DonorPerfect (DP) questions - should we keep it?
Hi! I’m Cynthia from NY and new to TechSoup. This is a great forum to share and learn from like minds in the nonprofit community. I am a community service intern at a nonprofit 501(c)(3) in NY. Our nonprofit organization upgraded DonorPerfect (DP) Fundraising Management software installed version...
7 Nov 2013
Quickbooks is not a donor management system. Here's one discussion of using it as a donor database, but it's pretty old. So I agree that you should look for a separate database to manage prospects and proposals. And there are definitely more than two choices! Have you looked at Idealware's...
28 Oct 2013
Database for small non-profit
I will be setting up a database for a small non-profit with about 6 users. The database would have all donors, mentors, and volunteers with all the information. Ideally, the users would be able to access the database from different locations. Security is an issue with all the donor information so using...
23 Oct 2013
Re: Giftworks - Donor perfect reviews
Hi Dbramlett, Thanks for letting people know. I was going to post this yesterday, but didn't get around to it. (Note: I have no relation to Dbramlett or what organization he/she works for.) For disclosure purposes, I am the Vice President of Fundraising Products at SofterWare, the company that has...
18 Oct 2013
Digitizing Grants Files- Advice
Hi Everyone, I'm in charge of grant administration at a medium sized non-profit and we are currently looking into the option of digitizing our grants files. We already use Raiser's Edge as our donor database, and we are looking for ways to make our system more organized and easy to access. Here...
2 Oct 2013
Personal Form Letters: an Oxymoron?!
Personalizing form letters is one of the main uses for a donor database. Fundraisers who do it well create a bridge of caring between themselves and their supporters. Donors often do feel a personal bond to the organizations they donate too, and fundraisers often do feel a true gratitude and connection...
1 Oct 2013
Email integration in a CRM
Which CRM's have the best integrated email services? Our organization has 15000 people subscribed to our newsletter and under 100 donors (with grand ambitions to convert these "interested" folks into donors). We currently use iContact to reach out to these people, but are hoping to adopt...
28 Jun 2013
Tessitura for Theater Ticketing
We are looking into using Tessitura as a ticketing app for our community theater. We just wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts/complaints regarding this software and if anyone had success with a mobile app.Thanks!
24 Jun 2013
Re: Needing to graduate from Excel & Outlook
Linette, I started my involvement with donor database software through the desire to track just the sort of things you are talking about -- not very complicated, but way too much to keep a handle on through spreadsheets/Outlook. I started with a very basic program, and was so impressed with how much...
9 May 2013
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