Delightful Labor

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Delightful Labor
Delightful-Labor-Business-Example.gif
Business Management Screen - Delightful Labor 1.0
Developer(s) Database Austin
Written in PHP and MYSQL
Available in English
License GNU LGPLv3[1]
Website www.delightfullabor.com

Delightful Labor is a free open source web-based application for managing non-profits.[2] The application manages constituents, donation, clients, sponsors, volunteers, and other aspects associated with the operation of a non-profit. The software was created by Database Austin and is available under the GNU General Public License.[3][4]

Features[edit]

Components[edit]

The most recent version of Delightful Labor includes numerous online applications that store data for non-profit record keeping and online management. The application manages People, Business/Organization, Volunteers, Clients, Donations, and Sponsors. Delightful Labor also includes extensive admin features that allow for more restrictive controls.

  • Open-source - users can view and modify the program to fit specific needs
  • CRM (customer relationship management) to help track the constituents, supporters, and businesses with whom the non-profit organization interacts
  • Donation management, including:
    • Accounts and campaigns
    • Multi-currency support
    • Honorariums and memorials
    • Gift Acknowledgement utilities
    • Soft-cash relationships
    • In-kind donations
  • Personalization features - ability to create tables with a variety of field types and attach them to people, businesses, sponsors, clients, and volunteers
  • Documents and Images - ability to upload and maintain documents and images libraries for clients, sponsors, people and businesses, and volunteers.
  • Client management - keeps track of current and past clients, manage their status, keep track of their relationships to their sponsors
  • Sponsorship program management
    • Support for multiple sponsorship programs
    • Sponsorship payment management
    • Multi-currency support
    • Features to facilitate communications between sponsors and clients
  • Volunteer and event management, including shift assignments and timekeeping
  • A variety of reports and exports
  • Support for both US and European date formats
  • Importing feature for people, business, donation, and sponsorship payment records

Most Delightful Labor reports are available for as CSV files.

Future developments[edit]

Database Austin plans to expand Delightful Labor's features in the future to include: Plug-in management, personalized reporting, folders for documents and images, and multi-language support.

Releases[edit]

Delightful Labor is scheduled for its initial release on SourceForge on January 25, 2013.

Technology[edit]

Delightful Labor is written in PHP using the MySQL database engine. It is designed with the Codeigniter framework. It also makes use of javascript, jquery, and ajax.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GNU LGPL License". The Document Foundation. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Welcome Page". Database Austin. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 
  3. ^ "License". Database Austin. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 
  4. ^ "About Us". Database Austin. Retrieved 2012-12-15. 

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