Simplifying Campaign Finance with ISP’s Essential Tools

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Managing a campaign’s finances can be complex and time-consuming. However, ISP’s suite of campaign finance solutions and tools is designed to streamline and simplify this process, enabling campaign treasurers and finance teams to focus on what truly matters: winning the campaign. Let’s take a peek at the core tools offered by ISP that make campaign finance management easier and more efficient.

Efficient Financial Management

Campaign Check Requests

Handling check requests can often be a cumbersome task, involving multiple steps and significant manual effort. ISP revolutionizes this process with a dedicated tool and email address for managing check requests. Here's how it works:


  • Streamlined Submissions: Staff can submit check requests along with the necessary backup documentation directly through a designated email address.
  • Seamless Management: These requests are then easily managed within the ISP system, where you can review, approve, and create payments efficiently.
  • Enhanced Accuracy: By centralizing this process, ISP reduces the risk of errors and ensures that all financial transactions are accurately recorded and processed in a timely manner.

Campaign Budgeting

Budgeting is a critical aspect of campaign finance management, and ISP's powerful budgeting tool ensures that you can manage your finances effectively and proactively.


  • Flexible Budget Creation: Create budgets for any time period and as many different budgets as needed, tailored to the specific requirements of your campaign. ISP even offers multidimensional budgeting for large and sophisiticated political committees. 
  • Easy Oversight: Monitor your budget anytime, allowing you to identify potential issues early and address them before they escalate.
  • Comprehensive Overview: Gain a clear and comprehensive overview of your financial status, helping you make informed decisions and maintain financial health throughout the campaign.

Enhancing Campaign Donor Relations

Thank Campaign Donors

Acknowledging donors is not just a courtesy, it’s a critical part of building and maintaining strong relationships. ISP’s integrated thank you tool simplifies this process, ensuring that every donor feels appreciated.


  • Automated Thank You Letters: Generate and manage thank you letters with ease, saving time and ensuring consistency.
  • Targeted Messaging: Customize letters based on donation amounts or budget categories, allowing for personalized and meaningful communication.
  • Efficient Follow-Up: By automating this process, you ensure timely and accurate acknowledgments, strengthening donor loyalty and encouraging future contributions.

Streamlined Campaign Issue Management

Campaign Service Tickets (*for large committees)

Managing issues and inquiries from community members is crucial for maintaining transparency and trust. ISP’s ticketing tool provides a comprehensive solution for tracking and managing these interactions.


  • Issue Tracking: Track any issues raised by community members directly from your database, ensuring nothing falls through the cracks.
  • Status Management: Add tickets to individual records and keep track of their open/close status, providing clear visibility into ongoing issues.
  • Email Integration: Communicate directly with individuals about their issues via integrated email functionality, streamlining responses and ensuring timely follow-up.

Optimized Fundraising Management

JFC Management

Joint Fundraising Committees (JFCs) are a valuable strategy for raising additional funds, but they can also be a bookkeeping nightmare. ISP’s JFC management tool transforms this complex process into a manageable task.


    • Donation and Expense Tracking: Easily track all donations and expenses associated with JFCs, ensuring accurate record-keeping.
  • Automated Data Flow: if both all participating committees use ISP, the data flow is simple and quick. 
  • Generate Reports Easily for Participating Committees: ISP generates teh data files participating committees need for compliance. 
  • Fund Transfers: Simplify the process of transferring funds between committees, use a variety of transaction selection models (ie FIFO or LIFO), avoiding errors and excessive donations.
  • Compliance Management: Manage reporting requirements efficiently, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: When participants also use ISP, the tool becomes even more powerful, allowing you to see past donations and avoid over-the-limit allocations, fostering better coordination and cooperation.

Convenient Campaign Scheduling and Reminders

Campaign Calendar Feeds

Keeping track of important dates and deadlines is vital for any campaign. ISP’s exclusive calendar feeds bring critical information directly to your preferred calendar application.


  • Automated Updates: Filing deadlines, reminders, campaign events, and more automatically appear on your Google or Outlook calendar.
  • Centralized Scheduling: Manage all your important dates in one place, reducing the risk of missing crucial deadlines and ensuring better organization.
  • Seamless Integration: With calendar feeds, you can integrate campaign schedules with your existing workflow, enhancing efficiency and time management.

Do You Have the Tools You Need For a Successful Campaign?

ISP’s campaign finance solutions and tools are designed to simplify the complexities of managing campaign finances, enhance donor relations, streamline issue management, optimize fundraising efforts, and ensure you never miss an important date. By leveraging these powerful tools, campaign treasurers and finance teams can focus on what truly matters: driving the campaign to success. Embrace the future of campaign finance management with ISP and experience the difference today.

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