An Effective Donor Display

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Effective Donor Display

A good Donor Display deliver an immersive learning experience that visitors find engaging, compelling and informative, connecting them to the non-profit organization at an emotional level, inspiring people to give, support and help.

While delivering a memorable user-experience, an interactive, multimedia Donor Display tells about the organization’s mission, vision and needs, introduces its donors and their generous contribution, present the impact donor’s had to the non-profit organization, and more. Donor walls boost donations!

Your Donor Display must be designed to blend with the environment and become a natural and integrated extension of its architecture. A successful Donor Display is one that effectively communicates with its audience, enhancing nonprofit’s identity and branding.

Digital Donor Recognition Displays enable the delivery of unique messages using a robust, exciting and versatile interactive media platform that’s easy to update and modify.  By providing a memorable and engaging experience, you  will ensure that your guests will not only discover about your nonprofit organization and donors, but also translate their experience into positive memories that they will share with their friends, family, inspiring some to donate.

Following are some steps necessary to create a successful donor recognition experience:

Defining project scope:

The design of successful donor displays requires the work of experts in user interface, touch interactive software programming, creative and graphic design, hardware and systems designer and project management. During the early stages of the project, the customer and the selected supplier will reach an agreement concerning the scope of the project based on requirements and budget.

Gathering information 

Before starting the development phase, the selected vendor for the design and installation of donor recognition displays shall conduct a thorough discovery to learn about the organization, its mission, history and plans, about the site, about the specific requirements of the Content Management System, which is an integral part of digital donor recognition displays, and are provided to  allows the administrator to update the system’s content as needed..

User interface 

Based on the site’s data, the design team will begin designing a customized experience that answers all the technical requirements specified in the previous steps and which blend with the site’s physical environment. This process is fluid and its success depends a great deal on steady communication between the developers and customers. At this stage, design decisions such as the use of 2D or 3D mapping, search engines, and other features are done.


After the customer and design team agrees on the detailed design plan, it’s time to start coding. It is at this stage that programmers and graphic designers begin creating the software and the content of the final experience.


Once the system is designed it’s time to implement a comprehensive quality control program to make sure that all functions work well under various conditions.


With the successful completion of the development and quality control testing process, the system is installed on-site.


After the Way Finder is fully deployed on-site and all its functionality has been tested, the program enters the last phase which is on-going technical support which can either be on-site or on-line as per the customer’s preference.

An Effective Donor Display
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