Our Top Picks

360Alumni
360Alumni
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
  • Offers a member portal 
360 Alumni is a solution that makes it easier to develop a thriving alumni community. This alumni management software includes many tools that make it easier to strengthen a community and to encourage communication and connections. This software includes extras like mentorship tools, paid memberships, email marketing tools, and a job board. There are a variety of plans at different price points, and the company offers a free trial. This alumni management software includes the following capabilities:

  • Integrations
  • Reports
  • Member portal
  • Member directory
  • Membership management
  • Event management
  • Fundraising management

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Can be used on computers and mobile devices
  • Offers a variety of support options

Cons

  • No free trial

Summary

360Alumni
360Alumni
  • Starting Price
    • Group: $6500/year
    • Team: $9500/year for
    • Organization: $12000/year
    • Enterprise: Custom Quote
  • Member Portal
    Yes
  • Member Directory
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Integrations
    Yes
  • Reports
    Yes
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone, live support
  • Offers a member portal 
Almabase
Almabase
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone 
  • Offers a member portal
Almabase is another alumni management software. It provides a one-stop solution for every educational institution's alumni engagement and fundraising needs. This solution includes many terrific features, such as event management — in-person and virtual — a branded engagement platform, email marketing, fundraising, and a mentorship platform. Organizations that are interested in this solution can reach out to get a quote. A free demo is offered. This alumni management software includes the following capabilities:

  • Online community & networking platform
  • Constituent database management (integrates with Blackbaud Raiser's edge NXT, Salesforce, Ellucian, and other databases)
  • Event management: both in-person & virtual events; also integrates with Zoom
  • Fundraising (integrates with Double the Donation to multiply the impact of each gift made)
  • Membership management
  • Career & job board
  • Email marketing & automated guest communication
  • Real-time analytics & detailed reports for events & fundraising campaigns

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Offers a member portal
  • Includes fundraising management tools
  • Integrates with your database to obtain updated constituent information

Cons

  • No free trial
  • Pricing is only available by quote

Summary

Almabase
Almabase
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Member Portal
    Yes
  • Member Directory
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Integrations
    Yes
  • Reports
    Yes
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone 
  • Offers a member portal
Blackbaud
Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT
  • Deployment: Web-based
  • Customer service: Email, phone
  • Includes reporting tools
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT is another solution to consider. This alumni management software functions as a fundraising and donor management platform. This solution includes tools that make it easier to reach supports. Some features include email campaign tools, a donor database, donation payment processing tools, and data enrichment tools. Organizations can reach out to get a custom quote. A 14-day free trial and free demo are offered. Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT has the following capabilities:

  • Integrations
  • Reports
  • Membership management
  • Event management
  • Fundraising management

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Offers a 14-day free trial
  • Includes event management tools

Cons

  • Pricing is only available by custom quote

Summary

Blackbaud
Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Member Portal
    No
  • Member Directory
    No
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Integrations
    Yes
  • Reports
    Yes
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based
  • Customer service: Email, phone
  • Includes reporting tools
Graduway
Graduway
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone, live support 
  • Includes fundraising tools
Graduway is another web-based alumni management platform. This solution offers a virtual network packed with tools to make it easier for organizations to connect alumni, improve engagement, and meet fundraising needs. Organizations can customize Graduway to match their branding. It offers alumni mentoring tools, alumni business sponsorship opportunities, an alumni directory, and job boards. Organizations can contact Graduway for a custom price quote. A free demo is available. Here’s what’s included in this alumni management solution:

  • Integrations
  • Reports
  • Member portal
  • Member directory
  • Membership management
  • Event management
  • Fundraising management

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Offers multiple ways to contact customer support
  • Includes a member directory

Cons

  • No free trial is offered
  • Pricing is only available by quote

Summary

Graduway
Graduway
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Member Portal
    Yes
  • Member Directory
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Integrations
    Yes
  • Reports
    Yes
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone, live support 
  • Includes fundraising tools
Wild-Apricot
Wild Apricot
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone 
  • Includes reporting tools 
Wild Apricot is an alumni membership management software designed specifically for alumni organizations. This tool can be customized to match the branching of each organization. It includes many features like a member database, a website builder, an email database, an online store, and event management tools, and it easily accepts online payments. Wild Apricot also offers a mobile app for admins and a mobile app for members. Pricing ranges from $40 per month to $600 per month. A 30-day free trial is available. Here’s what features are included in Wild Apricot:

  • Integrations
  • Reports
  • Member portal
  • Member directory
  • Membership management
  • Event management
  • Fundraising management

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Reasonably priced
  • Offers a member portal

Cons

  • No live support offered

Summary

Wild-Apricot
Wild Apricot
  • Starting Price
    • Personal: $40/month
    • Group: $50/month
    • Community: $90/month
    • Professional: $160/month
    • Network: $290/month
    • Enterprise: $350/month
    • Global: $600/month
  • Member Portal
    Yes
  • Member Directory
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Integrations
    Yes
  • Reports
    Yes
Features
  • Deployment: Web-based, iOS, Android
  • Customer service: Email, phone 
  • Includes reporting tools 

How We Chose the Best Alumni Management Software

Any organization or group has alumni, and it’s important to keep in contact with them and help them all stay connected. It can be hard to do without a good system in place. Using alumni management software makes it easier to communicate with alumni and to give them a place to communicate with each other. Luckily, there are many alumni management software options available. We evaluated each company on this software list based on the most important features to help organizations choose the right software for their needs.

Membership Management Features

We recommend software that includes plenty of membership management features to make it easier to manage alumni members, such as a member portal and member directory. We evaluated software options that include membership management features.

Integrations

Ideally, software should include pre-built integrations for email marketing apps and other tools that are often used together with membership management software. We looked at software that offers pre-built integrations.

Reports

It’s also recommended that this software include reporting tools. Detailed reports help the user assess and improve their alumni management efforts. We evaluated alumni management software options that include reporting capabilities.