SofTrek Corporation Achieves Giving Institute Membership

CHICAGO (March 25, 2013)–The Giving Institute has approved SofTrek Corporation as a member. Giving Institute membership consists of a select group of fundraising consulting and services companies that assist not-for-profit organizations. Members are professionally and geographically diverse, annually raising billions of dollars for and providing a range of types of counsel and services to philanthropic institutions.

To become a member of Giving Institute, firms must meet certain ethical standards and undergo an extensive client review process. In addition, Giving Institute member firms must re-qualify every five years to maintain their membership in good standing.

About The Giving Institute
Giving Institute was founded in 1935 to promote professional and ethical standards of practice and influence the creation of laws governing philanthropy. It has been involved in many milestones of philanthropy: developing the widely accepted Standards of Professional Conduct; helping fund the start-up of the United Way; working with the New York State Legislature to develop and enact the Charity Registration Act, the basis for a nationwide model; creating the Giving USA Foundation™; and initiating Giving USA, the longest running, most comprehensive annual report on philanthropy in America.

About Softrek Corporation
SofTrek (www.softrek.com) has more than 25 years’ experience successfully helping nonprofits raise money. Its flagship product, ClearView CRM, offers donor-relationship management, online marketing and operational tools; business intelligence and reporting; and professional services to help nonprofits deepen donor relationships, manage fundraising activities and make informed decisions.  Clients include Canine Companions, Catholic Relief Services, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Trust for Public Land.

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