Fundamentals of Information Systems

8th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305082168
Chapter 5, Problem 2.2DQ
Textbook Problem

Your university almost certainly solicits donations from its graduates. How do its donor management requirements differ from those of FPWR? How are they similar?

Program Plan Intro

Differences and similarities between donor management requirement of FPWR and your university that almost certainly solicits donations from graduates

Explanation of Solution

The foundation for Prader-Willi research (FPWR) was established in 2003 to raise funds for Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). FPWR uses CiviCRM system for its donor management needs. Through CiviCRM system, the foundation is able to record contribution of cash, items or services of value received from volunteers. It is able to track offline gifts to provide a complete picture of a donor's contribution through all channels. The foundation is also able to differentiate between grant and contributions. Along with that, it is also able to manage volunteers according to skills and availability and provides them with various membership offers and benefits.

FPWR required a donor management system through which donor visiting its website could easily follow up the donation process. It needed to maintain the good relationship between its donor and the foundation. Since lots of donors were available the management system was required to capture the details of donation made by them. Moreover, as the donations can be either grants or contribution and the foundation is established for receiving money for research purpose it was important to differentiate between the total grants and contribution received...

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