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Q: Automate receiving donations, acknoledge donations, email/us mail for newsletter ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Automate receiving donations, acknoledge donations, email/us mail for newsletter
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: captcliff-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 30 Nov 2005 12:06 PST
Expires: 30 Dec 2005 12:06 PST
Question ID: 599616
I am on the board of a missionary orphanage.

Currently, donations are made by individuals to churches, which then
forward the  money into a bank account. About 400 people are donating.
Lists of donators are printed and used to hand address thank yous, end
of year summary for the IRS, Christmas cards, newsletters etc.

I would like to know is there is a better way to:

accept the money, 
acknowledge receipt and include an envelope for the next donation, 
manage an email address book to send out newsletters, end of year summarys, etc.

This needs to be on online service or bank with various levels of access:

complete access to write checks and make deposits

make deposits only

limited  to see all information

limited to see some information

ability to write newsletters

limited to read and proof newsletters

limited to read newsletters

Most donators have email and for those that do not, I have used a
website called that will receive an email, print it and
mail it.

Thank you,

Cliff Crittenden

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 30 Nov 2005 12:12 PST
You may want to take a look at

Please let me know if this is the kind of service you're looking for.

Clarification of Question by captcliff-ga on 01 Dec 2005 11:44 PST
Dear Pinkfreud-qa,

Thanks for the quick reply.

I believe that you have found what I was looking for. If there are any
similar sites, that info would be appreciated.

I am happy to pay the fee for a job well done.

Subject: Re: Automate receiving donations, acknoledge donations, email/us mail for newsletter
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 01 Dec 2005 12:09 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
I'm glad to have been able to suggest something that meets your needs.
I've reposted the link to Groundspring below, with some additional
links that I hope you'll find useful.






Network for Good: Tools for Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Matrix: All-in-One service providers

JustGive: Nonprofit FAQs

NPower Nonprofit Resources

FundsNet Services

Google Directory: Nonprofit Resources

Yahoo Directory: Nonprofit Resources

My Google search strategy:

Google Web Search: "nonprofit resources OR tools"

Please request clarification if anything is unclear or incomplete, or
if a link does not function. I'll be glad to offer further assistance
before you rate my answer.

Best regards,
captcliff-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
The answer was quick and accurate. I was impressed.

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