Once you have your donor report, there can be a lot of information on the page to understand. Here, we break down the report, and what each column means.

Created At

The date in this column is the date Bright Funds receives the funds to be disbursed.

For Credit Card and PayPal donations (found under Transaction Type), the date is when the donor made the donation on Bright Funds.

For those noted as Matched Donation, Volunteer Match, or Credit Donation, the date refers to when Bright Funds received the funds from the matching/crediting company.

Company Name

This is the company that the donor is is employed with, who uses Bright Funds to power their giving program.

Donor Name

The name of the donor who donated.

If this is marked as "Private" or left blank, that means the donor opted to remain anonymous.

Donor Email

The email of the donor if they would like to be contacted.

If this is marked as "Private" or left blank, that means the donor opted to remain anonymous.

On Behalf Of

The name of the donor, if they opted to share their name. If this is a matching, volunteer match, or credit donation, it is on behalf of the name displayed.


Special notes from the donor. Examples include a directing their donation to a particular project, fundraiser, account, or even it's even just a simple note.

Fund Name

The name of the Fund in Bright Funds your nonprofit was included in. Bright Funds has a Fund feature where donors can add different nonprofits with a common cause, or nonprofits they are passionate about.

Transaction Type

The type of donation the donor made on Bright Funds. You can find more information in our Transaction Types article here.


The amount donated to the nonprofit.

Disbursement ID

This is also known as the invoice ID. This correlates with the number found at the top of the check, or within the body of the notification email you received from Bright Funds. This helps identify what donations are part of the donation you received.

Related articles:

Accessing donor reports

Transaction types

Sending receipts or acknowledgements

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at nonprofits@brightfunds.org.

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