So you’ve heard gift tables are an essential fundraising planning tool…but they require MATH?! You ask yourself: are they really that useful? Yes! A gift table that’s properly set up will show you everything you need to know about your campaign at a glance.
And while there may be more math involved in building the table than in anything you’ve done since high school, it’s a surprisingly simple process—half an hour in any spreadsheet software will get you most of the way there.
Before you get intimidated by gift table math and logic, take a look at two resources our team developed: a guide to creating gift tables and an Excel workbook with gift table examples.