Soft Credits

What is a Soft Credit?
A soft credit is when a donor gives a gift, but another constituent, or multiple constituents, may have influenced the gift. You may want to track other co...
Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 6:07 PM
How do I enter a soft credit?
When entering or editing a gift, set the Soft Credit field to “yes”. Select the constituent that is receiving the soft credit along with the amount that sho...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:23 PM
How do I enter multiple constituents for soft credits?
If you need to enter an additional soft credit for another constituent, you can click on the “Add Soft Credit” button to the right of the Yes/No button. Thi...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:49 PM
What if the constituent receiving soft credit does not exist yet?
If the constituent is not available in the drop down, you can add a new one by clicking on the “Add Constituent” button to the right of Yes/No button. Once ...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:48 PM
Can I edit a soft credit?
Yes, you can edit the information listed in the soft credit grid when you edit a gift. Once you save the changes, you will see the updated data on all rela...
Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 6:09 PM
Can I delete a row from the soft credit grid?
Yes, scroll over to the right of the soft credit grid in the Gift screen and click on the trashcan icon. Click Delete to confirm that you want to remove thi...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:50 PM
How do I see if there was a soft credit on a gift?
On the main gift grid, you will only see a row for the constituent that was the main donor for the gift. You will not see a row for any constituent that rec...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:57 PM
Are soft credits included in gift calculations?
No, soft credits are not initially included in gift calculations like Last Gift Date, Cumulative Amount Received, etc. You do have the ability to includ...
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 3:06 PM