Donors can be classified using Donor Categories. Donor Categories are considered a Classification Code. Argenta comes loaded with
common Donor Categories to help you get started, but you can change them at
You can add or delete any Donor Category by selecting
Classification Codes from the Argenta main menu on the left-hand side of the
will bring you into the full listing of all Customizable Classification Codes in Argenta. From here you will choose "Donor Categories."
bring you into the full listing of your Donor Categories. Next you will choose the "Add New" button.
open the Add A New Donor Category screen for you to add a new Donor Category.
name for your category and click "Add This Classification Code" to
add this new category to your list.
View The Total Number Of Records
Above the list is a records total that displays the total of all items
currently displayed in the list. This is a quick and easy way to count list
Search The List
All classification code lists can be searched by the code’s title. Enter the
title of the code you are looking for into the search field to search the list.
Export The List To Excel
Argenta contains many reports, charts, graphs, and statements, but it may be
necessary to manipulate your own data. You can work with your data anyway you
want by exporting it to Excel. Every list in Argenta has an “Export To Excel”
button above the list. Clicking the button exports the data currently displayed
in the list to Microsoft Excel. If you have filtered the data by specific
criteria, only the result set will be exported.
To Remove A Donor Category
In the donor category list, click the corresponding “Delete”
button to remove the donor category from Argenta. Donor categories that
are already in use cannot be deleted. You will receive an alert indicating that
you cannot delete the donor category because it has been used to classify a donor. If you still want to delete it, you can find the donors associated
with it by filtering the donors list, reclassifying all associated donors,
then trying again to delete it.