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

54_online-donation-report

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
995 Hits

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

GivingTuesday

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 Authorize.net• seamlessly stream donor and donation records directly to FundRaiser

Continue reading
1413 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
21863 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
data entry memorial giving transparency donor source training donor retention GivingTuesday overview new features new donors donor contact information announcements donor advised funds New Year pledges how to handle auction gifts letter word processor email relationship tracking ROI tech tip donor prospects FundRaiser Basic large donations disaster relief passwords planned giving salutation holiday Facebook campaign operational costs moves management GoFundMe project donor recognition Volunteer module vacation nonprofit fundraising mission driven accounting software adding personal notes to letters Excel anonymous donors budget data conversion campaign management board members happiness monthly giving gift entry motivation End of Year Letters Facebook In-Kind gifts letter templates new version online donations tribute gifts segmenting donors major donors donor preferences donor targeting spare fields change of address updating legacy giving user interface holiday giving NCOA processing Alternative Addresses in honor of donations corporate sponsors FundRaiser Hosted password protection user spotlights government grants donor retention rate Importing Data fundraising Thank You pictures giving history membership programs foundations grants banquet National Change of Address mode code Reporting to IRS correspondence add ons building donor relationships custom page community broadcasting Resiliency Donor Portal Network for Good charity golf tournaments Groupings Crowdfunding Campaign Thanksgiving gift acceptance policy appeal online donations animal rescue tax summary letters appeal letters correspondance Congratulations annual campaign importing csv training tip fundraising letters membership benefits donor profile brick campaign case study ticketsales Reminders PayPal campaign giving levels phoning donors LYBUNTS holiday letters product news major gift prospects understanding giving trends flash sales mailing thank you letters new leadership donor support raffle #GivingTuesday recurring gifts Codes direct mail how-to videos increasing giving amounts community arts nonprofits Company culture publicity materials spreadsheets entering auction gifts repeat donors Cloud welcome packet advanced tab FundRaiser Spark Constant Contact social media endowment campaign features arts office donor relations planning Task List membersip benefits reports Personalizing new nonprofit volunteering volunteers texting donors donation history ticket sales general merge fields capital campaign customer service donor attrition on site training grassroots campaign backing up data donor attrition rate motivation code premiums Snow Birds personalizing letters technical support alumni operating systems updates donor loyalty targeted mailings lapsed donor small donations look and feel event management customer portal data analysis donor engagement follow up upgrading donors role of nonprofits auction annual maintenance plan SYBUNTS communications community supported gardens upgrade gift notes field prospects security Tickles donor slip merge notes solicitors development director the Ask

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