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Is a Donor Tracking Handy for your Organization?

In the past few years, donor tracking software has begun to be a critical element for more and more non profits, as they are trying to capture and keep tracking of donations electronically. Keeping track of donations, campaigns, pledges, donor records, response letters and other forms of correspondence are crucial for non profits to keep track of on a frequent basis. Doing it on paper is pretty easy, however if it creates too much clutter in your office after a while, finding a suitable donor software may be the next logical step in order to streamline business tasks electrically in this regard. Several of the donor tracking software providers offer a free download, and many of them vary according to features and capabilities. Some of the major players like Donorexpress, Donorworks and Donorperfect have been setting the standard in assisting non profits in finding a donor tracking system that will be capable of handling the individual needs of an organization. As standards in this industry change from one period to the next, you will see companies like these striving to get better by adding on features and making tasks within the software easier to understand, in effect improving the business tasks and level of satisfaction from one customer to the next.

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Non Profit Causes Going Big

When a non-profit organization is working hard at publicizing a charity or foundation event, it may be a big challenge to make sure that large audiences hear about them on a large scale. One organization may be spending a certain amount of money on publicity and it may ultimately lead to nothing because of poorly formed publicity or an inability to reach those who are more likely to respond to causes they are passionate about. By digging into niche markets and using online tools to get the word out about events for a common good with a common goal, then so many organizations can make events a greater thing than they may have been in previous years. For anyone who is a decision maker in a non profit organization, take the time to learn about a lot of good resources out there, and take advantage, so your next event lives up to its expectations and more!