Fundraising Entity Reference (Beta)

Updated: May 9, 2017

This topic describes the entity and type representations for common items that the Fundraising API uses. To learn about how to set up your developer account and work with the SKY API, see the Getting Started guide.

 

Appeal

Appeals track the sources that organizations use to generate gifts and the expenses associated with those sources. You can set up appeals such as direct mailings, phonathons, dinners, and auctions and track the number of constituents that you solicit for each appeal.

The appeal entity has the following properties:

Property Type Description
id string The appeal identifier.
description string The display name of the appeal.
lookup_id string The user-defined identifier for the appeal.
start_date dateTime The start date of the appeal. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43.
end_date dateTime The end date of the appeal. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-12-25T10:29:43.
inactive boolean Indicates whether the appeal is active.
goal currency The monetary goal associated with the appeal.
date_added dateTime The date when the appeal was created. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.
date_modified dateTime The date when the appeal was last modified. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.

 

Campaign

Campaigns set the overall objectives for raising money. For example, a school could create a New Library Campaign to organize fundraising efforts for the construction of a new library.

The campaign entity has the following properties:

Property Type Description
id string The campaign identifier.
description string The display name of the campaign.
lookup_id string The user-defined identifier for the campaign.
start_date dateTime The start date of the campaign. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43.
end_date dateTime The end date of the campaign. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-12-25T10:29:43.
inactive boolean Indicates whether the campaign is active.
goal currency The monetary goal associated with the campaign.
date_added dateTime The date when the campaign was created. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.
date_modified dateTime The date when the campaign was last modified. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.

 

Fund

Funds designate the specific financial purpose of a gift. They identify the financial accounts where you record gifts and pledges, and they are key to managing your gifts.

The fund entity has the following properties:

Property Type Description
id string The fund identifier.
description string The display name of the fund.
lookup_id string The user-defined identifier for the fund.
start_date dateTime The start date of the fund. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43.
end_date dateTime The end date of the fund. Uses ISO-8601 format: 1969-12-25T10:29:43.
inactive boolean Indicates whether the fund is active.
goal currency The monetary goal associated with the fund.
date_added dateTime The date when the fund was created. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.
date_modified dateTime The date when the fund was last modified. Includes an offset from UTC in ISO-8601 format: 1969-11-21T10:29:43-04:00.