The goal in this step is to designate the items, accounts and classes in Quickbooks based on the For, Fund & Event fields in DonorView.


As an example, If the transaction in DonorView has FUND = general and EVENT = golf tournament, then in QB I want to use Item = Golf Tournament, which debits Undeposited Funds and credits General Income and the class should be Golf Tournament.


Most often, the Fund field in DonorView is used to designate the item and/or income account that will be used in Quickbooks.

  1. Go to Account and then choose Accounting > General Ledger Mapping.
  2. Most customers will only use the top grid for Gifts.  The School Year Enrollments and Program Enrollments are only for customers that use the Youth Membership portion of DonorView.
  3. Under Gifts, click on New.
  4. Select Gift Type.  It is usually General, but you will also need to do mappings if you have other types of gifts, including pledges & pledge payments.
  5. Select a combination of the For, Fund & Event fields in DonorView.
  6. For this combination, select what Item in Quickbooks should be used.
  7. The Credit account dropdown will automatically populate based on the Item selected.
  8. Select what account to Debit – if you use Undeposited Funds, choose this here.
  9. If you want to apply a Class, select that from the dropdown.
  10. This mapping will need to be completed for every combination of For, Fund & Event fields that require different debits & credits in Quickbooks.
  11. If you always use the same item, account and/or class in Quickbooks, then you can do a more general mapping, such as all General gifts that use Fund = General Fund in DonorView should use this Item.  
  12. Click on Update.
  13. You can edit or delete mappings by clicking on the icons for that row on the grid.