Add In-Kind (Non-Cash) Transactions

Overview

Enter a non cash gift or in-kind transaction using the steps in this article.

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Editing a Transaction


How To Add Non-Cash (In Kind) Transactions

You can add new Transactions using the green + Add New button located in the upper left-hand corner of all Kindful pages. 

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This modal will appear, and you will fill out each of the elements to complete the transaction entry. Read on for further information on what each element means and how to use them.

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What The Elements Mean

Contact

To choose the contact to assign the donation to, begin typing in letters. After four (4) letters have been entered, suggestions will appear in the dropdown menu. Hover over the contact with your mouse, highlighting it in blue, and click to select.

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If the contact has an email address on file, you will see a checkbox appear with an option to send the donor an email at the time of entry. This box is checked by default. You will see an option to add an email to this contact to send a receipt if the contact does not have one on file.

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Campaign

Click to choose a Campaign assignment for the donation entry from a dropdown menu. The campaign you choose will control the Default Fund (found in the Advanced Options) as well as the Custom Field options.

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Date

This is the gift date. We recommend using the date that the donor indicates on their donation (e.g. the date written on the check).

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Amount

This is the assessed value of the in kind contribution.

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Description

Use this field to define what the contribution consisted of. This can be used on receipts generated to the non-cash donor. Only this text will be generated, not the amount

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Additional Fields

Set additional fields like Appraiser Name here.

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Filtering and Reporting

Filtering for the activities you enter is done via the Activities page. You can use the Basic Search along the top of the page to create a custom view. Filter for "Activity Type: Non-Cash Gifts".

From here, you can Create Custom Reports.


Still have questions?

Feel free to send our support team an email, or you can call the phone number found in the lower left hand corner of your Kindful Admin account to speak to a team member. 

 

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