Support non-financial gifts?

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Support non-financial gifts?

Postby JohnThomson » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:27 pm

It would be nice to have a way of keeping track of gifts other than money that I want to thank donors for. Could be something as simple as a letter or email, hospitality, the loan of a car, a physical present. Of course you can't just make the "gift amount" field take any text, because for some reports you want to add them up. Maybe a separate input form for non-financial gifts? To be most useful, it should integrate with the tools for keeping track of thanks, especially the Unthanked Gifts mailmerge.
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Re: Support non-financial gifts?

Postby jmuehleisen » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:33 pm

For this, I would recommend using the "touches" screen.

It's flexible enough to do this, I think. And you could set a follow up reminder there so you'd remember to say "thanks."
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