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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…. Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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…. Read 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… Read 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… Read 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... Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read 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… Read More.