Title TargetSmart – ContributorBase

Text ContributorBase The most up to date and extensive donor data available for targeting contributors.

About ContributorBase

ContributorBase is a national database of political contributors that includes detailed contribution records to candidates, committees, and PACs. ContributorBase sources data from multiple state campaign disclosure data sources; empowering clients with the ability to target donors using the most recent and accurate contributor data available.

ContributorBase provides users with the most up to date data needed when targeting donors.

Each record contains the date, amount, and destination of the individual’s contributions, as well as details about the specific issue of interest that prompted the donation.

ContributorBase is updated frequently and each contributor record comes with a confidence code that gives the likelihood of that contributor still residing at the address provided.

ContributorBase is a great tool for finding contributors with overlapping interests in order to avoid cold calling long voter lists.

More Info About ContributorBase


TargetSmart sources its contributor lists directly from state and county election authorities’ campaign disclosure databases. Each record includes contribution history that contains the date, amount, and recipient of the contribution. Additional information about the candidates and committees has been added to identify specific issues of interest including; female candidates, minority, LGBT, pro-choice, gun control, the environment, Democrats, Republicans, and more.

47,260,000 – Total number of contributions

– Total number of contributions 9,860,000 – Current number of donors.

– Current number of donors. $8.6 Billion – Total dollar amount given by contributors

Data Quality

Maintaining current and accurate contact information on donors is critical to fundraising and donor research. Our market-leading data quality services allow us to ensure the donors in our database are reachable through direct mail, telephone, and online technologies.

Address Quality – Our market-leading data quality services allow us to identify the most recent addresses.

Multi-Sourcing Verification – By matching contributors to voter and consumer databases, we are able to provide confidence codes that predict the likelihood the donor still resides at that address.

Phone Numbers – We have appended more than 3.5 million landlines and over 1million mobile numbers with which to reach contributors.


ContributorBase integrates closely with a variety of our powerful targeting data sources that can be used to create insightful profiles of donors.

Voter Data – Matched each contributor to the national voter file and appended their party information and voting history.

Census Data – Integrated PL94, American Community Survey, and census projection data sets.

Consumer Data – Hundreds of powerful individual and household level demographics, lifestyle, and interest data attributes.

Electoral Data – Precinct-level election results from the past three election cycles.

Predictive Models – TargetSmart uses the contributor data and targeting data to create powerful fundraising models, both for standalone purposes and to enhance outside databases.


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