exist to support and raise funds, and in some cases Materials, for a specific
purpose. A donation is a gift made by an individual, household or organization
to a nonprofit. Argenta has a Donation Management System built in to help you
track and run reports on your material donations.
To Add A Material
Donation Into Argenta
From the Argenta main
menu on the left-hand side of the screen choose Donation Management >
Click the "Add New" button. This will redirect you to the Add A
Material Donation screen.
Enter the date the
donation was made in the Date of Donation field. This is a required field.
Click the "Lookup"
button to pop up a window allowing you to search and select constituents
designated as Donors. If the Donor is not in the system, you can add them by
clicking the "Add New" button. (for help see KB Article, KB65131 Adding A Donor)
When you select the
appropriate donor, the window will close and the Donor ID field will display
the ID for the donor you have selected. You will also see the name of the
selected donor so you can make sure you've selected the correct donor.
This is a required field.
Select A Donation Category
from the drop-down list. Argenta comes loaded with donation categories you can
use. If you want to add a new donation category you can do so right here on
this screen by clicking the "Add New" button next to the Donation Category
drop-down list. This will pop up a window, allowing you to type your new category.
If your donation is the
direct result of a campaign, select it from the Associated Campaign drop-down list. If the
related campaign does not exist you can add it without leaving this screen by
clicking the "Add New" button next to the Associated Campaign drop-down
list. (for help see KB Article KB65130 Adding A Campaign) If no, just leave the default
value of "*No Associated Campaign".
Approximate/Estimated Value of the item. This is not a required field.
Indicate whether or not a
receipt was given to the donor. This is a required field.
Provide a detailed
description of the donated item(s).
If you would like to add
any notes about the donation you can enter them in the Notes About This
Click the "Add This