FundRaiser Blog

The FundRaiser Software Blog is an excellent resource for nonprofit organizations looking to learn more about fundraising, donor management, membership management, and much more.

When several different people are entering codes into FundRaiser, ‘code creep’ can occur. Code Creep is where several different codes are used to designate the same type of gift. This creates complications when you want to get the data out of FundRaiser for a report. Because codes are the main way that you get data out of FundRaiser, keeping codes consistent will ensure that your reports accurately reflect all the data you have entered into FundRaiser on a particular topic.   

To prevent code creep, make sure that everyone who is entering codes understands your conventions. Basic training on using FundRaiser and on your coding conventions is important. Also the program settings allow you to limit certain people’s use of the program to only the areas that are needed for the job they are doing. The Administrator can do this by going to Options > User Set Up to  

...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Codes data entry reports
in Tech Blog 447
0
b2ap3_thumbnail_ScreenShot_CreateBackup.jpg



A common question that we receive in Technical Support is that if an organization has an IT department which creates backups of the server computer which holds FundRaiser, is an actual FundRaiser backup necessary?

The answer is yes. When an IT department backs up a server that is different from a FundRaiser backup.

...
Continue reading
in Tech Blog 544
0

EasyBlog Calendar

Loading ...

EasyBlog Tag Cloud

budget NCOA processing fundraising letters board members data conversion online donations motivation understanding giving trends on site training GivingTuesday Groupings merge fields word processor community broadcasting tribute gifts increasing giving amounts phoning donors office building donor relationships donor loyalty operational costs reports operating systems donation history relationship tracking Reporting to IRS volunteering features overview training National Change of Address Resiliency gift entry product news publicity materials membership benefits change of address updating charity golf tournaments Congratulations training tip donor Facebook solicitors donor contact information mission driven nonprofit fundraising capital campaign tax summary letters GoFundMe project announcements social media corporate sponsors Company culture Codes tech tip new leadership happiness memorial giving fundraising thank you letters foundations look and feel In-Kind gifts general lapsed donor volunteers grants targeted mailings annual maintenance plan endowment campaign data analysis campaign management correspondence donor attrition rate the Ask case study grassroots campaign premiums moves management membership programs donor slip upgrade add ons ROI how-to videos communications annual campaign appeal letters donor retention rate small donations user spotlights upgrading donors updates custom page disaster relief backing up data segmenting donors spreadsheets community supported gardens support Thank You in honor of donations Excel flash sales accounting software LYBUNTS government grants alumni major donors customer portal donor attrition development director advanced tab Donor Portal End of Year Letters monthly giving membersip benefits pledges data entry community arts nonprofits event management customer service major gift prospects

Connect With Us

  800-880-3454 ext 3
  Email Us
  Request More Information
  Monday-Friday
      8:30AM-5:30PM CST

Customer Portal Login Form

User Name:
Password:

If you are not sure about your Customer User Name, please call 800-543-4131 and we will be able to help you.

Or you have lost your password, Request Password