Free Excel Donor Database Template

Get an Excel template for tracking your donors and their donations.

This is the best excel template, but most nonprofits find that spreadsheets do not meet their needs. this spreadsheet provides filtering and reporting, along with a simple dashboard showing your fundraising success by campaign, fund, appeal, and date, but like any spreadsheet, it lacks online giving, automatic gift tracking, easy receipt or thank you sending, notes for tracking donors, and more.

Spreadsheets may not meet your nonprofit's needs, and that is why we created DonorDock.

DonorDock is like a database spreadsheet, but it automatically tracks the gifts you receive, and allows you to send personalized thanks and receipts in seconds, plus it easily integrates with all the tools you're already using.

Try Both. Get the spreadsheet, and a free demo, and see which one you like best!

Get the free spreadsheet AND a free Demo of DonorDock.

COmpare Spreadsheets and DonorDock

Is a spreadsheet the right choice?

If you want to see history of gifts, follow up with donors, and grow long term relationships, you need more than a spreadsheet.

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Features
Spreadsheet
DonorDock
Affordable
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Free, but with hours of extra work. will raise less funds because it will be harder to build solid donor relationships.
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Helps raise more funds. Spend less time getting started. Saves hours of manual data entry.
List of Donors
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List of Gifts
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Automatic Gift Tracking
Automatically track and respond to online gifts
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Not included
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Automatically track gifts and create new contacts
Donor Profiles
giving history, emails, notes, contact information
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Yes
Emails - Create and Track
Send and track emails
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Not included
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Easy, full featured email tool, all in one place
Create and Send Receipts
Easily follow-up in seconds
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Not included
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Send easy receipts and thank yous
Reports and Dashboard
visual, easy reports and charts
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Limited, difficult to set up
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Easy & visual
Custom Donation Pages
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Unlimited, beautiful custom giving pages
Integrates with Stripe and Paypal
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Setup is included
Automated Suggestions
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Insights to help you fundraise better
Task Tracking & Collaboration
send tasks right to your team's inbox
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Included
Donor Retention
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Tools and processes to steward donors
Track Relationships
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Segment Donors
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COmpare Spreadsheets and DonorDock

Which option saves more time and raises more funds?

Winner = DonorDock

Organizations use spreadsheets to manage donors because spreadsheets are familiar, and often free. Unfortunately, they are not designed for engaging donors.

Many organizations find that spreadsheets seem like a simple solution, but end up being more complicated. This is because spreadsheets were not designed to be used as a donor database, communication center, or relationship manager.

DonorDock simplifies the process of donor relationship management, and is a great choice for organizations looking to switch from spreadsheets.

DonorDock is a popular choice because it is easy to use, comes with many time-saving features, and is especially affordable, even for small organizations on tight budgets.

DonorDock provides a system that is simple enough for your whole team to use, and powerful enough to help you take your nonprofit to the next level.

COmpare Spreadsheets and DonorDock

Which solution really costs less?

Winner = DonorDock

Spreadsheets have the advantage of being free for most organizations. However, this does not truly capture the true costs of not having a true donor database.

Some organizations may feel that they can't afford a donor management system. The reality is that that they may not be able to go without one.

Without an effective system for following up with Donors, organizations lose potential gifts, and fail to cultivate major donors. Organizations that want to cultivate relationships with donors, (especially donors who can give larger gifts) need donor management systems to keep track of past relationships.

Nonprofits also waste countless staff hours trying to work with inefficient systems. Most nonprofits that switch to DonorDock save hours each week, so the tool easily pays for itself.

DonorDock costs less than most nonprofits think, and is affordable even for organizations on tight budgets.

All things considered, DonorDock costs less than using spreadsheets, because it allows organizations to attract and retain more donors, more efficiently.

The #1 Award winning option for donor Relationship management

DonorDock is the top choice when switching from spreadsheets

DonorDock

#1 Highest Rated Option

9.6 / 10

Ease of Use

9.7 - 10

Ease of Setup

9.4 - 10

Quality of Support

9.8 - 10

Ease of Doing Business

9.8 - 10

Product Direction

10 - 10
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DonorDock is Trusted By
Online Reviews

What other nonprofits are saying about DonorDock

Customer Story

"We have some administrative staff who don't feel like they are great with technology, but they quickly adapted to DonorDock...DonorDock is the best donor database we have used!"

Jami S | Easy to Use
Public Relations Manager
Customer Story

"Hands down the best donor management system out there."

Jen K | Best
Office Manager
Customer Story

"It beats Microsoft Excel. Seriously... The user interface is modern and easy to navigate... Did I mention the price? It's a no-brainer if you're looking to ditch the spreadsheets and improve the way you track and interact with your donors."

Jeremiah G
Director of Finance
Make the switch From Spreadsheets to DonorDock

Switching from spreadsheets to DonorDock is simple 

We help every customer switch to DonorDock, and we have lots of experience helping you make that transition easy from Excel, Google Sheets, or even documents. DonorDock was rated "Easiest Setup" of all nonprofit donor management tools
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You subscribe to DonorDock

Subscribing takes just 3 minutes.

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We'll move your data for you

An expert will work with you to make sure any contacts or gifts you already have will get moved to DonorDock

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We'll help you get started quickly

We'll work with you and your team to quickly get you connected up with integrations, plus the support you need to quickly get started.

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