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RE: Hello from GateWay Home in Indianapolis, IN
Hi GateWayHome, Thank you for your introduction and the inspiring mission that your organization is dedicated to. For ideas on what software, such as bookkeeping and fundraising would best meet your needs, you will get some very good advice in the database and software section of these forums . Just...
Salsa Labs and Kindful
Hello, I am reviewing Salsa Labs-Solis and Kindful. Can anyone provide me some feedback on the solutions? I am not sure which one to select.
Looking for a CRM Consulting Firm
Despite my best efforts I don't seem to have enough time to research properly a new donor management system for my mid-sized nonprofit. I was hoping someone could suggest a consulting firm in Washington or Oregon that is familiar with all the available the CRM's, who could analyze our needs and...
RE: Giftworks - Donor perfect reviews
I can sympathize as we are in a similar situation. We bit the bullet and spent the $750.00 back in 2012 to buy Giftworks and their volunteer module and it has, by in large, worked well for us. Last week I got the infamous "pay up or get out by August 31" notice and also am outraged. We are...
Share how social media has helped you and your org create social change!
Join NTEN, NetSquared & Beth Kanter at South By Southwest this year by sharing your social media for social good story: http://bit.ly/5pSoNC
Re: Donor Management System
While I was at the Craiglist Nonprofit Bootcamp in Berkeley this weekend, a woman asked me a similar question about her small nonprofit. I just sent her an email highlighting these resources from various places around TechSoup. Depending upon your needs, volume of donations, whether they come in online...
Re: Looking for Ideas for software to manage members and events of a volunteer arts org
Our existing website is for nonmembers and members to see upcoming events and to download event registration forms and the monthly newsletter. That's about it. Right now member data is maintained in an Access db that is stored on Google and is accessible by only the membership committee. We are looking...
Re: Donor Management System
Hi Joe, What are your short and long term priorities for the program and its usage? A donor management system is the one piece of software that you should take some time to learn about, and consult with as many stakeholders as possible. Idealware just published a comprehensive report on Low Cost Donor...
Hi, Linda, Welcome to TechSoup. Glad that you have found the Idealware chart, which really is a good resource. Hope that you will hear from a user of Donor Works 8. If you do not in a few days, you might want to post the donor database part of this question in the Technology for Fundraising section...
Re: CRM & a sustainable donor base
Hi Brian-- Welcome! I'm so glad you joined us and have dived right in with answering questions. Looking forward to having your expertise around the forums. Best, Megan
Database vendor + useful blogging
Hello everyone! I just started working for Z2 Systems, which created a web-based CRM system named NEON that is focused on nonprofits. Before that I worked for several nonprofits in the Chicago and New York City areas, where I mainly engaged in fundraising and outreach efforts. We're redesigning...
Hello from Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, Oregon.
Hi all~ Pete Rathbun here, from Sisters Oregon. We're a 501(c)(3) organization who's mission is to keep Americana roots music alive in Central Oregon, and to keep arts education alive in our school district. www.sistersfolkfestival.org We've been utilizing TechSoup for several...
Help with Research
Hi, I work for a nonprofit organization that's been using a DOS-based db for donor management and now wants to upgrade. The challenge is finding something that will run on a Novell network (with Windows workstations). Any ideas?
Educational Camps South Africa
Our Fertile Ground is helping solve the challenges facing youth by providing supportive community environments where children can thrive. The non-profit organization uses a peer support model in which trained teen counselors provide education and social support to children and adolescents living with...
Hi Everyone, I work for CT Voices for Children and am researching donor database software. We've outgrown our numerous spreadsheets and need a functional program that will aid us in donor development and event management. I've been reviewing Donor Works 8 and so far it seems like a good product...
Feeding the Homeless
I am so thrilled to find this site! My husband and i started a small nonprofit out of our house. we feed the homeless at local parks here in Orange County california. we have been majorly blessed by getting to know these new friends whom we call 'friends who live outside'. we go out once or twice...
Hello from beautiful Australia.
Hi guys, I'm Andrew - I am pretty much everything in my organisation Brown Box. We're a friendly web development company here in Australia with big ideas for the world of nonprofits online. We have been doing online strategy, web development, email marketing, social media training, and online...
Hi everyone. I am Michael and the organization I represent is Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Inc (DBA as Emily's Entourage). My oldest daughter (27) has CF and our family and friends have formed this organization to help raise money to support CF research. There are so many breakthroughs on the horizon...
Hi, Cliff, Welcome to TechSoup. I think you are in the boat of many nonprofits about the abundance of options in donor management software. One good step is to make sure you demo the products you are most interested in. Also, be sure to evaluate the tech support department, as that is the department...
Hello from Viet Dreams - We provide Clean Water to 3rd Countries
More about us here: http://vietdreams.org/ VietDreams is a 501 (c) (3) organization founded by musicians, artists, journalists and music enthusiasts who all share a common goal – to provide disadvantaged children in Vietnam with better educational opportunities and a more healthy, sustainable...
Re: New Member
Hi Alice, I noticed that you posted a note in the volunteer forum for help with the database development. If you don't get an answer there, and you want to try and work your way through the problem in the do-it-yourself way, you can also post specific questions on how to do what you want to do...
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 __________________________________________________________________...
Hello from Kansas City
Hello all, I work for a nonprofit that runs a homeless shelter in Kansas City. We have about 75 employees and receive government funding as well as foundation and private grants. I would very much like to get some ideas for best practices from other members on this forum who work for homeless shelters...
Fundraising dbase maintenance and cleanup
I am looking for some "best practices" for fundraising database maintenance and clean-up. Currently, our organization's development dbase has over 60,000 records; many of which are decades old. I want to reduce the dbase size down to about 20,000 records if at all possible. Other than the...
Help! We're looking for a database that can manage donors and offer online event & course registration
We have not been able to find an appropriate product for this. Any suggestions? We need something that can handle multiple course registrations in one transaction as well as serve as our donor database. Thanks in advance for your feedback!