Abila

Fundraising 50 for Fundraising and Campaign Management

Build stronger relationships and achieve higher fundraising goals

Fundraising 50 provides an easy-to-use donor management system that allows you to understand the impact your campaigns have on your mission.  With easy-to-use reporting functionality, you can increase your campaign effectiveness and easily measure your progress against your goals at any point.

Fundraising 50 can help you:

  • Improve donor retention and cultivate new donor prospects – Tailor messaging based on special interests and giving preferences
  • Understand your most valuable donors to your organization – Track giving patterns and giving potential
  • Discover your maximum potential – Maximize your time with quick gift entry such as pledge payments and soft credits

What's New in Abila Fundraising 50 Version 2015.1?

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Reports and querying:

  • Query results - including the selected columns-can now be downloaded into Excel
  • Name Tag Report - Event Status is now relabeled "Guest Status"
  • Grouped query statements now display "OR" for clarification
  • Receipt Reports -"Execute as Trial Run" will now be checked by default
  • New Financial Report: Detail/Summary by Gift Code - provides information on donors, gift code, date, amount and summary
  • Constituent Alternate Email Address is now shown on the Constituent Name & Address and Profile reports
  • Ability to delete multiple saved reports at once
  • Users can jump to a report via quick key

Data entry and usability:

  • Maintenance tables can now be exported to Excel for review
  • Improvements have been made to the Open Pledges Write-off Table logic (include/exclude functionality)
  • Purpose table now includes a column for revenue goal
  • Name Cards - additional phone and email fields added to Contacts
  • Increased character limit for description on the contact card

And, if you use Abila Fundraising Online, together with Fundraising 50, you will notice these changes, too:

  • The import list can now be filtered
  • Auto-membership is available by default for import

Fundraising 50 System Requirements

The following recommendations represent the minimum system specifications required to run your Abila software solution. Investing in the highest quality equipment possible and budgeting for regular infrastructure upgrades will ensure your Abila solution is running at peak performance. Supported configurations and software are subject to change, so please check back often for the latest recommendations. Thank you!

Important! Support for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 has ended with the release of Abila Fundraising 50 version 2014.1. You will still be able to log on to the system, but a warning message will display to tell you that the operating systems are no longer supported.

Server

Component

System Recommendations

Database Platforms

Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2012 Express Edition with Advanced Services, Server 2008 R2, 2008 R2 Express Edition with Advanced Services, 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services or 2005 Standard Edition.

The minimum required database platform must be installed before installing Abila Fundraising 50. The Installation Startup page will include a link to connect you to the Microsoft website so that you can download and install SQL Server 2012 Express Edition with Advanced Services.

CPU (Processor)

Pentium III Compatible Processor or Xeon Processor (2GHz or faster)

Pentium III Compatible Processor or higher (1 GHz or faster)

Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Windows Vista Business, Windows Server 2008, or Windows 2008 R2

Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Windows Installer 3.1

.NET Framework 4 must be installed on your server before installing Abila Fundraising 50.

Memory (RAM)

1 GB or more

Free Hard Disk Space

2GB + (3 x approximate database size). This will need to increase as your database size increases.

Workstation

Component

System Recommendations

Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Windows Vista Business, Windows Server 2008, or Windows 2008 R2

Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Installer 3.1

.NET Framework 3.5 is required even if .NET 4 is installed. It must be installed before installing Abila Fundraising 50.

CPU (Processor)

Pentium-Class processor (1 GHz or faster)

Memory (RAM)

2GB

Free Hard Disk Space

2GB

Video Adapter

Capable of 1024x768 resolution and 32-bit color