FAQs

What is ApproveForGood?

ApproveForGood is an online donation and sponsorship management solution for companies looking to streamline, manage, and automate their charitable giving process. We provide an intuitive and easy-to-use cloud-based software that completely eliminates data entry, generates multiple reports, and allows your company to easily measure your corporate social responsibility (CSR). ApproveForGood also has the ability to create shipping labels, set up email staff alerts and notifications, track certificate numbers and expiration dates, and assign user permission levels. We have it all!

Why choose ApproveForGood?

Companies choose ApproveForGood for many reasons. We have a dedicated customer support team, allowing each client to have access to an account manager that will help troubleshoot, advise, and serve your company’s needs. The program continues to evolve month after month, with a development team that consistently builds features and enhancements based upon the needs of our customers and our industry. Furthermore, ApproveForGood is the most user-friendly system on the market, designed to help streamline, automate and manage your entire charitable giving process.

What kind of support is offered?

Each of our partners has a dedicated account manager. The account manager helps customize and implement your request form, and is your main point of contact throughout your year-long subscription. Your account manager is an expert on the system, and can assist with any questions as well as share best practices with you.

How much time will I save using ApproveForGood?

Without our system, manually processing a request takes 15 minutes on average from receipt to fulfillment. ApproveForGood cuts that time by 80%, getting the job done in just 1-3 minutes! How? The program eliminates data entry, provides real-time reporting and can send automatic email responses.

Can I stay personal with ApproveForGood’s automated system?

ApproveForGood can be as customized or as automated as you want it to be! You have the freedom to add your own questions to the request form, customize every single response email you send out, and shape the system to match your company’s giving guidelines.

Does ApproveForGood provide me with reports?

Yes! With ApproveForGood, you can easily create custom reports on a yearly, monthly, or even daily basis. The reports include dollars donated, spend by item, and spend by cause group, and can be easily exported into Excel© with a single click.

What if I still get requests the old fashioned way (ie. fax, phone calls, letters)?

With ApproveForGood, you’ll get your own unique URL to which you can easily direct those requesters. For example, you can print postcards with your URL to send back to requests received by mail, or create a voicemail message detailing your new process to callers.

Who is FrontStream?

FrontStream helps charities and companies raise money, engage employees, and make a positive impact in their communities.

Over 10,000 nonprofit and corporate customers use FrontStream’s Panorama platform for donor management, auctions, charity events, peer-to-peer and online fundraising, employee giving, volunteering, and matching. We have been serving the nonprofit sector for more than a decade, and we love what we do!

What do I get if I purchase ApproveForGood Premium?

You receive a unique online request form, as well as an administrative content management system. The form is customized to your company brand, and makes it easy for a requester to give you all of the information you need about their request. The backend system allows you to review, respond to, track and report on the requests submitted through your form. In addition, you will have a dedicated Account Manager to help you get set up and implemented, as well as be your strategic support partner throughout your subscription.

What do I get if I purchase ApproveForGood Basic?

You receive an online donation request form, as well as an administrative content management system, free for the first year! If you love using it, it is just $180 per year after your trial. ApproveForGood Basic enables you to move the request process online and help streamline what is typically and manual, administrative task. Receive an email alerts when a new request is submitted so you don’t miss a beat! We think you’ll find the system extremely intuitive, but there is email support available if you have any questions. Get your feet wet with Basic to see what donations could be like with ApproveForGood!

What is the turn-around time to get up and running?

We pride ourselves on getting you set up and launched within 24 hours, although we’ve seen it done in as little as 4 hours! If you have a goal in mind, your account manager will work in tandem with you to keep things on track for that desired launch date.

How do I sign up for ApproveForGood Premium?

Signing up with our online system is quick and easy! Connect with our sales team to get started.

How do I sign up for ApproveForGood Basic?

Signing up with our free online system is quick and easy! Click to here to get started.

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