Communicate Your Message
Raise awareness to the next level. Target your message to specific donors.
Our nonprofit fundraising software tools will leverage your efforts and enable you to reach your fundraising goals faster than ever. Reach
your audience with unlimited FREE mass emails, outbound calling, direct mail sent from the system or from your mailhouse with an exported mailing list.
Track Your Donor Data
With our donor management software you'll be able to keep track of your donor data in ways
you never thought possible. Make efficient use of your time. Organize your fundraising efforts and your volunteers.
Use Your Mobile Card Reader to Gather Donations
Mobile giving with your smartphone is now available from Vanco Services. Gathering financial support
door-to-door or at an event is easier than ever.
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Works on a Mac, PC or iPad
Since your data is stored in the cloud, you'll enjoy the flexibility of accessing your fundraising
software from a Mac, PC, iPad or smartphone. Now you can bring your data with you using any web-enabled cellular device.
Trail Blazer meets the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards and we are committed to safeguarding your data.
Types of Data Tracked
• People - Everything you ever wanted to keep track of about a person
• Volunteers - Know who they are and what they are willing to work on
• Complete bank account & financial tracking
• Memberships - track renewal dates & send renewal notifications
• Thank you letter management
• Expenses, deposits & loans
• Bank reconciliation
• Pledges - recurring, sustaining or single pledges
• Rapid pledge fulfillment tool
• Donor "touches"
• Event management and ticketing
• Track expenses and revenue associated with events
• Attendees per event
• Reserved* and general admission seating
*$1.00 setup fee per reserved seat.
One time fee per venue.
• Online merchandising (t-shirts, books, mugs, etc.)
• Relationships - siblings, wife/husband, colleagues, board members
• Logs - Track phone calls, emails, messages left, etc.
• Relationship management (CRM)
• User defined fields - Create your own fields to track!
• Attributes - unlimited grouping elements
• Flexible views
• Household your reports and your exported files
• Canadian tax receipts (CRA)
• Grant tracking - track the status of each grant
• Rapid data entry
Collect Donations on Your Facebook Page
Take advantage of social media and raise money from those who visit your Facebook page.
Facebook visitors can fill out our donation form and
it will be directly linked to your Trail Blazer database.
Generate Standard Reports Easily
With just a few clicks, you can monitor your progress with our standard reports.
Our donor software lets you customize your reports to meet your project's needs.
• Thank you letter mail merge
• Income and expenditures by event
• Mailing lists / labels
• Contribution reports
• Expense reports and more...
Shared Calendars Keep Your Team On Track
Our calendaring system gets your whole team working as one. Organize
your plans so everyone can see each other's calendars.
Coordinate Successful Events & Fundraisers
Set up events that link to your website for registration, payment and RSVPs.
This includes reserved seating and general admission seating tools. Coordinate all of your events with just a few clicks and meet your fundraising goals.
Enjoy the Kind of Service You've Always Wanted
One customer wrote... "Happy holidays! I just wanted to drop you a line and tell you how THRILLED we
are with Trail Blazer so far! Thank you again so much for helping us with this transition.
We really are very pleased with your software. Have a wonderful weekend!"
-- Jennifer White, Administrative and Development Coordinator --
THE BEACON, Houston, TX
FREE Website Integration*
In just a few minutes, you'll be able to cut and paste our free
mobile-responsive web forms into your website
giving you the ability to harvest key contact, donor, volunteer and
event data into your Trail Blazer database. This includes the option
to sell tickets with reserved or general admission seating.
Our Mobile-Responsive Website Forms Include:
• Contact sign up
• Event registration with reserved or general admission seating
• Online donations / contributions **
• Batch email / HTML newsletters
• Trackable promotional/coupon codes
• Personalized mass email with mail merge
• eCampaign tracking tools
• Forward to a friend
• Self-service unsubscribe
** Requires merchant approval
Other Key Features
Trail Blazer gives you more value, more capability and unmatched customer support. We're here for you.
• Secure log in from anywhere
• Recurring and sustaining donations
• Customized user access - assign various levels of access
• Unlimited users can be registered. Five concurrent users for free.
• Canadian tax receipts (CRA)
• All inclusive - No modules to buy. No surprises.
• Transaction roll-back - Easily undo your mistakes.
• Session safety net - Undo an entire user session if you need to.
• Shared databases with other Trail Blazer clients (if they allow)
• Imports / Exports - Unlimited import/export of your data using a variety of
• Record duplication management - Save time de-duping your data.
Get One Additional Month FREE for Each Year You Purchase
Our prices are based on your record count and concurrent users.
Prices start as low as $92.31 per month if you have under 2500 records and
prepay one year. If you pay monthly, we start as low as $100 per
month. Plus, we offer 5 concurrent users for FREE. When you prepay one year, you'll get one
free. Sign up for two years, get two additional months free....and so on. Call Dan for a quote at 1-800-446-1375.
Store Documents in Trail Blazer's Document Gallery
Centralize and manage your important documents easily. Trail Blazer's Document
Gallery keeps track of important documents right inside the donor record, organization record
or in the main system wide gallery for everyone to use. Store letters, grant proposals, logos, etc.
Keep any file type right at your fingertips (i.e. Word files, PDFs, and more). Save up to 1 gigabyte's
worth of documents for FREE. Above that it's only $10 per gigabyte per month.
Track members and membership types, monitor renewal dates and sell memberships online. Plus, generate membership reports and
send personalized renewal notifications with ease.
Track Matching Gifts
Track corporate (or individual) sponsor matching gifts up to a specified percentage.
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Text to Give -- Accept Donations by Text
Give by text offers donors a quick way to donate.
Unlike other give-by-text services, donors can send any amount, not just a set dollar amount, and money is
deposited into your organization's bank account. Give by text is an optional feature
from Vanco Services.
Donors simply enter their cell phone number, payment method and a 4-digit PIN.
After the initial one-time setup, donors receive both an email and text message containing instructions
for sending donations by text.
Trail Blazer Reaches National Top 15 List
"Trail Blazer's strong in fundraising. It's likely to be applicable
to a wide range of organizations." - Idealware