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.

Effectively Track Online Donations


FundRaiser Software customers are already used to our Donation, Deposit, and Donor Reports for tracking donations. But for those who also use our Donor Portal it’s important to see what donations came in strictly through online means. The Online Donation report provides the same functionality as these other reports; however, it defaults to showing only gifts that came directly through the Donor Portal.

Continue reading
690 Hits

Are you ready for Giving Tuesday? Let us help with free hosting


Giving Tuesday is just 2 months away, on November 27 and it is not too soon to start preparing for it. This year, we  want to give you some extra help by creating an online donations page that is integrated with FundRaiser. Our Donor Portal can play a key role in the success of your Giving Tuesday campaign.

Your custom Donor Portal page for online donations will 

• look & feel like your website• accept online donations using• seamlessly stream donor and donation records directly to FundRaiser

Continue reading
1112 Hits

5 simple ways to publicize your memorial giving program to donors

Memorial giving reminder on flap of reply envelope
Example of reply envelope text. This is the First Witness reply envelope, and the text is on the back under the flap. It has generated much of their memorial gift donations.

Memorial giving feels good. A donor is able to give to an organization they or a loved one values, and at the same time express a positive connection to someone important to them. Because of the all-around 'feel good' of memorial giving, organizations who successfully promote this kind of donation reap the benefits not only of the gifts, but also the extra good feelings associated with the gifts.

Letting your donors know that they can give to your organization in honor of someone can be very simple and straightforward. Becky Lindberg of First Witness Child Abuse Resource Center and a FundRaiser Select user says, "it is such an easy painless way to keep people connected to your program."

Continue reading
20246 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
FundRaiser Spark community broadcasting Facebook donor slip phoning donors prospects membership benefits recurring gifts add ons direct mail Thanksgiving donor recognition new leadership general upgrade donor contact information Importing Data communications upgrading donors announcements Company culture appeal Codes holiday Task List repeat donors PayPal pledges Constant Contact spreadsheets Reminders security #GivingTuesday online donations volunteering ticket sales operational costs office volunteers holiday giving updates auction foundations look and feel welcome packet FundRaiser Hosted tech tip the Ask nonprofit fundraising memorial giving donor retention rate Excel texting donors grassroots campaign fundraising letters giving levels endowment campaign campaign mode code holiday letters on site training salutation brick campaign In-Kind gifts advanced tab tribute gifts GivingTuesday NCOA processing campaign management support solicitors membership programs major donors community supported gardens technical support entering auction gifts board members banquet Cloud donor preferences Personalizing arts donor lapsed donor in honor of donations Tickles small donations Snow Birds customer portal Donor Portal mission driven ticketsales email giving history legacy giving user interface donor advised funds GoFundMe project passwords large donations online donations disaster relief customer service case study donor attrition rate planned giving ROI follow up Volunteer module data conversion password protection product news personalizing letters fundraising operating systems gift notes field major gift prospects social media gift entry letter motivation premiums monthly giving merge fields mailing Groupings correspondence segmenting donors alumni role of nonprofits thank you letters donation history accounting software planning how-to videos backing up data FundRaiser Basic merge notes New Year Network for Good overview Alternative Addresses features annual maintenance plan Thank You End of Year Letters data analysis motivation code spare fields vacation charity golf tournaments happiness budget word processor donor retention increasing giving amounts new features development director donor targeting publicity materials appeal letters gift acceptance policy anonymous donors custom page new version understanding giving trends training raffle Reporting to IRS animal rescue donor engagement event management letter templates community arts nonprofits donor loyalty government grants data entry capital campaign relationship tracking flash sales new donors donor prospects donor source Facebook campaign new nonprofit moves management reports SYBUNTS building donor relationships how to handle auction gifts transparency donor relations grants adding personal notes to letters National Change of Address training tip correspondance donor attrition donor profile annual campaign tax summary letters corporate sponsors user spotlights Resiliency Crowdfunding Campaign Congratulations membersip benefits change of address updating pictures LYBUNTS targeted mailings importing csv

Connect With Us

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

Customer Portal Login Form

User Name:

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