Overview of Ribbon

A Quick Guide to where things are located.

Ribbon is a specialized software platform designed to facilitate the efficient management of fiscal sponsorship relationships. With its integrated suite of tools, this all-in-one solution empowers users with the essential capabilities required to establish and operate a successful charitable organization, operating under the auspices of a fiscal sponsor.


This knowledge base article provides an overview of Ribbon's features and introduces the six primary tabs within the platform.


1. Home Tab: The "Home" tab is your central hub for navigating Ribbon. It provides a dashboard to access important information and quickly jump to other sections of the Ribbon platform. This is the starting point for your journey into Ribbon's functionality.

2. Banking Tab: The "Banking" tab within Ribbon is your go-to resource for viewing and managing all financial transactions within your fiscal sponsorship. Create Visa spending cards, request Bill Pays, and submit reimbursements transactions, enabling you to easily control your organization's banking activities in real-time. 

3. Donors Tab: The "Donors" tab is dedicated to monitoring and maintaining visibility of your supporters. See every individual donation and access donor history for every transaction on Ribbon.

4. Donations Tab: Effortlessly view and manage individual contributions flowing into your organization with the "Donations" tab. This section allows you to create and send individualized Donation Request invoices to donors and grantors with multiple payment options including direct bank transfer with a unique Routing and Account Number that flows directly into your program's account, making it easier for you to stay on top of your pending donations and acknowledge your donors' generosity when received.

5. Giving Tab: The "Giving" tab is where you can create and launch fundraising efforts with customizable donation forms including recurring donations and flexible campaign pages that can track against targets and utilize digital sharing to social media or with QR codes for events.  

6. Operations Tab: To streamline the operational aspects of your charity, the "Operations" tab offers tools and features for managing administrative tasks efficiently. Here is where you can share and access documents with your Sponsor and create Grants or Budget Categories for tracking and reporting. 


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In conclusion, Ribbon is a robust and user-friendly platform tailored to the needs of organizations operating under fiscal sponsorships. Whether you're just starting or looking to enhance your existing charitable operations, Ribbon is here to support your mission.