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How are you Tracking Donor Info For your Non-profit?

In today’s technological environment where software capabilities and functionality is constantly changing, there are many non profit organizations who are having conversations about what type of software would make the most sense for them. Sure, collection detailed info about donations, loans, grants and sponsors is easy to do on paper or with a simple database, so that begs the questions: why is donor tracking software taking over in this industry? Are non profit professionals unable to complete fairly simple tasks around these activities without the advent of a donor tracking software capability? Only time will tell how far into the future a software like this can last, in an environment where software specifically geared for non profits is constantly changing, just as the needs and activities of non profits both large and small are changing one quarter to the next. For the time being, there are many reasons for why a non profit would find a software like this to be useful, as long as the software is making the job simple and easy for even the least tech savvy user.

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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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