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3 Reasons You’ll Want to Attend the DPC3

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The DPC3 was created to equip, encourage, and empower you, so we strive to offer you the best experience at half the price of other fundraising software conferences.

Discover all you can do in DonorPerfect and beyond

See features and fundraising techniques in a whole new light. Attend expert-led sessions jam-packed with insights for amateurs and experts alike.

Come together for the good of good

Network with other development professionals, administrators, board members, and executives who champion wonderful causes here at home and around the world.

Learn DonorPerfect

Come to the DPC3 for training on all aspects of DonorPerfect, Online Forms, and our integrated features. Whether you’re new to DonorPerfect or you’ve used it for years, the DPC3’s training options and expert-led sessions will take your skills to the next level.

Meet the Experts

Want to set up a monthly giving program, launch a social media campaign, or increase brand awareness? At the DPC3, you can collaborate with industry experts who will teach you cutting-edge fundraising strategies to benefit your mission! The DPC3’s dynamic lineup will share fresh concepts that are shaping the future of fundraising.

Be Inspired

Looking for fresh ideas to re-energize your mission? The DPC3 is your chance to network with other members of the nonprofit world who use DonorPerfect just like you. Take time outside of the office to reflect on your goals, set new ones, and hear from people who are facing and overcoming the same fundraising challenges you face every day.

Exact location:

The Ritz-Carlton 1228 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3G 1H6, Canada

(514) 842-4212


  1. The Ritz-Carlton Montréal
    • Address: 1228 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3G 1H6, Canada
    • Phone: (514) 842-4212
    • Special group rate: 295 CAD per night
    • Use this link to book your stay
    • Last Day to Book: Friday, September 27, 2019
  1. L’Appartement Hotel
    • Studio with queen bed: 140.00$
    • Studio with 2 double beds: 155.00$
    • In order to make a reservation and to receive the special rate, please contact Louis-Philippe Guay, Front Desk Manager of L’Appartement Hôtel, and use the event name: DonorPerfect Community Network Conference – October 27th to 29th 2019.
    • Address: 455 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B7, Canada
    • Louis-Philippe Guay: (514) 798-6125 or Lpguay@appartementhotel.com

Other options:

  1. Chateau Versailles Hotel
    • Address: 1659 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3H 1E3
    • Phone: (514) 933-3611
    • $155.00 (as of 06/06/2019)
  2. Le Méridien Versailles
    • Address: 1808 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3H 1E5
    • Phone: (514) 933-6880 x 2643
    • $209.00 (as of 06/06/2019)
  3. Hôtel Y Montréal
    • Address: 1355 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, QC H3G 1T3
    • Phone: (514) 866-9942
    • $65.00 (as of 06/06/2019)

Take the Train!

Ottawa – Montreal – as low as $37.00 (each way) if you book now

Toronto – Montreal – as low as $49.00 (each way) if you book now

Conference Schedule






DPO Mobile

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Discover the advantages of DPMobile! Join the session to learn about the advantages of having DonorPerfect available right from your phone. DPMobile features unique reports, the Donor Profile, and of course the ability to accept one-time and recurring donations right from your mobile device.

Reports and filters – How to become an expert in 60 minutes

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Discover the ins and outs of key DonorPerfect reports and filters that can help you make informed decisions about donors and prospects, understand giving trends of the past so you can plan for the future, and share your fundraising progress and successes with your board.


Event from start to end with DonorPerfect

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Events are one of the biggest undertakings nonprofits engage in. Learn about how DonorPerfect’s Event Management tool can you help you accomplish every task from sending out invitations to evaluating event success with reporting.

Secrets of Mailmerge

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Are you curious about how to create personalized appeal letters, acknowledgements, envelopes and labels? This session will give you best practices on how to enter data and use the tools in DonorPerfect to streamline your letter-writing, acknowledgement and mailing processes.


Stewardship in DonorPerfect

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Learn from your peers! DonorPerfect will host a live panel of DP users to discuss stewardship. Topics will include when and how to send thank you letters, how to build better donor relationships, and how DonorPerfect can help you track your engagements from a first thank you to a face-to-face meeting with your loyal supporters.

Data Fitness with Mr Clean

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Clean, reliable data is vital to any nonprofit. Join this session to learn how to keep your database in tip-top shape. We’ll talk about data entry best practices, code maintenance, duplicate removal, global updates, and more features all designed to keep your data consistent and accurate so your database can function smoothly.




Best Practices for Email Fundraising by Constant Contact

Speaker Constant Contact Expert

This session will teach you how to plan, design, create, measure, and grow your email strategy so you are a better communicator with your constituents, and a better fundraiser for your organization.

When, what and how to receipt

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

Make sure your donors know how much you appreciate them. Learn all about DonorPerfect’s letter and email receipting options and make sure you’re following the ins and outs of the CRA’s rules on receipting.


Integration Power

Speaker DonorPerfect Expert

The power of integration: save time, save money, ease your work! Learn more about the many features that can be found right in DonorPerfect. Everything you need for fundraising can be found all in one place. DonorPerfect offers everything from seamless integration with Constant Contact to online donation forms, and payment processing.

Diversity and inclusion: staff and donor perspectives

Speaker Fundraising Expert

“How do we increase the participation of underrepresented communities in philanthropy as volunteers, donors, and staff by welcoming and valuing diversity?”


Closing Remarks

Using the FEP to Improve and Accelerate your Fundraising Results.

In this session participants will learn about the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP), how it works and what the value of it is. We will focus on how you can use the data and insights from this invaluable tool as an asset to:

  • Improve understanding of your fundraising results and ratios

  • Improve decision making with regard to key donor segments

  • Improve Fundraising results and with enhanced predictability

  • Improve comparables to like sized and located organizations

  • Learn about the partners who make this tool available and how you can benefit from it

Nowshad (Shad) Ali CFRE; CPBA; CPVA:

Shad is President & CEO of On Purpose Leadership Inc. He has chaired AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada, Research Committee and continues to serve on this Committee. He has over 25 years experience in the Social Impact Sector and is a highly rated, trainer, coach and facilitator.

Please join us as Shad shares insights about the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) and how to use the FEP to improve and accelerate your fundraising results.

One on One Consultations offered through the day

“How can I prep for my one-on-one consultation?”

Our world class staff is eager to meet you face-to-face, answer your questions, help you overcome your challenges, and provide step-by-step instructions. Come ready with a list of questions and we’ll be prepared to give you the answers you need.

Dear Valued Sponsor,

Partner with us as a sponsor of the 2019 DonorPerfect Canada Client Conference, October 28 at The Ritz-Carlton in Montréal.

Help nonprofit leaders boost donor relations, incorporate new marketing and fundraising strategies, and improve board development through workshops and training sessions. Through networking experiences at the DPC3, you can connect and share information with DonorPerfect clients to broaden your organization’s reach and champion countless humanitarian causes. Showcase your brand to nonprofit leaders and fundraising professionals throughout Canada.

Join us in Montréal in October!

See a full list of our sponsorship options here

Thank You To Our Valued Diamond Sponsor

  • Form Plus Logo

Thank You To Our Valued Gold Tour Sponsors

  •  DCP3 Sponsor Givecloud
  • DCP3 Sponsor DonorSearch
  • DCP3 Sponsor QGive
  • DPC3 Sponsor Constant Contact

Thank You To Our Valued Gold DPC3 Sponsors

  • Raisin Logo

Thank You To Our Valued Silver DPC3 Sponsors

  • Kopel Logo
  • Amazon Web Services Logo
  • Paysafe Logo
  • Valued Sponsor DP Checkscan



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Early Bird Price: Until Sept 13th

*prices include refreshments and lunch

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