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You can’t manage what you don’t measure. The trick is to measure things that matter. What really matters? What are the things that will help drive your fundraising forward? Here are 7 reports you should be running at least monthly and monitoring the results, so you can tweak your fundraising more »

4 Metrics to Measure the Success of Your Major Gift Program

4 Metrics to Measure the Success of Your Major Gift Program

This article was written by fundraising consultant Amy Einstein and originally published on amyeinstein.com. Let’s not sugarcoat it… measuring impact can be hard. The issues we tackle in the nonprofit sector are challenging. How Do You Know if You’re Making a Difference? It’s difficult to measure a reduction in homelessness, more »

4 Big Benefits of Using Integrated Online Donation Forms

4 Big Benefits of Using Integrated Online Donation Forms

Taking donations once meant you had to meet someone face-to-face or wait for Good Samaritans to mail in their contribution. Luckily, technology has made the entire donation process much simpler, and now organizations can accept contributions online. Easy, right? Even better, you don’t have to stop at easy, because integrated more »

Fundraising Trend Report: July 2017

Fundraising Trend Report: July 2017

Hosting a fall fundraiser? It’s never to early to start planning, but don’t go at it alone! Get our most popular fundraising guide free! Download How to Plan a Nonprofit Fundraising Event on a Budget. Feeling burnt out? Check out these 3 things to consider when fundraising loses its fun more »

5 Ways to Re-engage Donors Who Stopped Giving

5 Ways to Re-engage Donors Who Stopped Giving

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 »

Most Liked: How to Make Your Fundraising Campaign Go Viral

Most Liked: How to Make Your Fundraising Campaign Go Viral

Many people who start fundraisers merely strive to get noticed locally. In many cases, this is the best they can hope for. Every now and then, however, a lucky social warrior will hit the jackpot when their cause gets widespread attention. While there’s no guaranteed step-by-step manual on how to more »

Let the Data Talk to You: 7 Reports You Should be Monitoring Regularly

Let the Data Talk to You: 7 Reports You Should be Monitoring Regularly

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. The trick is to measure things that matter. What really matters? What are the things that will help drive your fundraising forward? Here are 7 reports you should be running at least monthly and monitoring the results, so you can tweak your fundraising more »

Fundraising Trend Report: June 2017

Fundraising Trend Report: June 2017

When it comes to your data, consider following the lead of successful for profit businesses. DonorPerfect’s new ebook How to Use Data To Manage Your Nonprofit will show you the metrics you should monitor to determine your next best moves. Get it free now! Want to build a successful charity? Follow these more »

Updated Feature: Improving DonorPerfect’s Security (TLS 1.1)

Updated Feature: Improving DonorPerfect’s Security (TLS 1.1)

Security is one of our top priorities at DonorPerfect.  We maintain the highest security standards to ensure your data is safe. That’s why we’ve implemented a security update in the next DonorPerfect release.  On June 2nd, access to DonorPerfect and WebLink will require a TLS 1.1 compliant internet browser. The more »

What Percentage of Donors Will Join a Monthly Donor Program?

What Percentage of Donors Will Join a Monthly Donor Program?

  In the recent Donor Perfect webinar Growing Your Monthly Donor Program Without Breaking the Bank, one of the attendees asked this question. The answer is: It depends! I see organizations that have 5% of their donors give monthly, I also have clients who have 20 to 40% of their more »

Enhanced Feature: Separate Donation and Donors Cover Costs Amounts

Enhanced Feature: Separate Donation and Donors Cover Costs Amounts

Having donors help to defray the costs of online processing, even by a small percentage, means your donations can do more. WebLink’s Donors Cover Costs feature allows you to offer donors the option of covering the added fee of processing their online payment. This benefits both you and your donors. more »

6 Beginner Tips for Mobile Fundraising

6 Beginner Tips for Mobile Fundraising

Mobile fundraising is the up-to-the-minute key to quick and easy donations that every organization should have in its arsenal of fundraising options. With Pew Research Center reporting that three-quarters of Americans are now using smartphones, mobile fundraising is the donation system for the way we live today. At its most more »

Free Guide: How to Buy Fundraising Software

Free Guide: How to Buy Fundraising Software

With so many options that vary in feature combinations, pricing, and commitment levels, evaluating fundraising software isn’t just challenging. It can be downright confusing. Sure, there are guides to help you navigate your search, but more often than not these “feature manuals” are missing the mark. Your evaluation isn’t about more »

Fundraising Trend Report: May 2017

Fundraising Trend Report: May 2017

Which fundraising trend will you try? Feel free to be choosy, but we strongly recommend you make monthly giving a top pick! Here's what's happening now in the nonprofit world: The average monthly gift is $52, which means you could be getting up to $624 annually from each donor who joins 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 »