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Accelevents
Accelevents offers a virtual platform for nonprofits that are planning special events. Designed to help organizations reach as many people as possible, the software has tools for creating custom-branded pages and social media posts. It also has a simple checkout process that makes it easy for people to buy tickets.

Real-time reporting ensures event organizers always know how many tickets have been sold and how much money has been collected. Accelevents even enables users to send event notifications to attendees.

Summary

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Accelevents
  • Starting Price
    • Event Ticketing: $1/ticket + 1% of ticket sale amount
    • Auction, Raffle, Fund a Need: $1/participant + $249 activation fee per auction, raffle, or fund a need
    • Text to Give Online Donations: $49/month + 1% of each donation
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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Active Network
Active Network has a suite of tools to help plan live and virtual events. Online classrooms ensure everyone has an opportunity to participate even if they can't attend an event in person.

Custom registration pages help organizers save time, and built-in marketing tools make it easier to attract participants and solicit donations. Active Network also has features to help nonprofits collect payments, sell branded merchandise, increase community engagement, and build custom pricing plans.

Summary

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Active Network
  • Starting Price
    • $0.99/registration
    • Price starts at $49.99/year
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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Advanced
Advanced’s Cloud Engage solution helps organizations overcome some of the common challenges in nonprofit management. Built-in recruiting tools help users establish strong supporter bases and track donation details, while they enable nonprofits to maintain their audiences and ensure consistent funding with engagement tools.

Advanced's Cloud Engage also helps nonprofit organizations remain in compliance with relevant data privacy rules and financial regulations while increasing transparency and determining if any donor relationships are at risk

Summary

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Advanced
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    No
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Award Force
Award Force has a simple interface that's free from visual clutter and makes it easy for users to find what they need. Judges can also use Award Force to assess submissions, check for duplicates, and offer feedback to applicants.

Although nonprofit organizations control their submission and judging processes, Award Force helps to create a positive experience for applicants. Custom themes allow nonprofits to extend their branding and give sponsors enhanced visibility while making award programs more successful.

Summary

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Award Force
  • Starting Price
    • Starter: €1,090 EUR
    • Plus: €2,390 EUR
    • Pro: €3,990 EUR
    • Enterprise: Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Social Media Management
    No
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Bitrix24
Bitrix24 has built-in CRM features for managing prospects, tracking marketing costs, and calculating the ROI for each marketing activity. Built-in communication tools, including videoconferencing and online chat, enhance collaboration and give users a place to store all project-related documents.

The software has several tools for project management for users who want the ability to create Gantt charts, track resource usage, and develop project calendars. Bitrix24 also comes with a website builder to help organizations create effective landing pages and online forms.

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Bitrix24
  • Starting Price
    • Free: Free Starter business tool suite $0 for all users
    • Start+: $24/month Discounted: $19/mo (-21%) for all users
    • CRM+ (Rock-solid CRM): $69/month Discounted: $55/month (-20%) for all users
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    No
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT
Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT is a cloud-based software designed to help nonprofits with fundraising and donor management activities. The software has cultivation tools to help users identify potential funding opportunities using the information already included in their databases.

Raiser's Edge also makes predictions regarding top prospects and potential funding lapses to help users determine how they should be spending their time. Additional features include membership and volunteer metrics, multichannel messaging capabilities, and dynamic email campaigns.

Summary

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Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT
  • Starting Price
    • Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Demo available
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    No
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Bloomerang
Bloomerang offers donor database software designed to help nonprofits increase their revenue and retain more donors. The built-in CRM system makes it easy to collect data on donors, sponsors, award winners, and volunteers, while email marketing tools reduce the amount of time it takes to send newsletters, fundraising letters, and other messages.

Bloomerang integrates with nearly any content management system, produces engagement metrics for every donor, and uses public information to help fundraisers identify top prospects.

Summary

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Bloomerang
  • Starting Price
    • 0-1,000 records: $99/month
    • 1,000-5,000 records: $199/month
    • 5,000-15,000 records: $299/month
    • 15,000-25,000 records: $399/month
    • 25,000-40,000 records: $499/month
    • Lite: Free for up to 250 records; up to $100k in annual revenue
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Demo available
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    No
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Deltek Costpoint
Deltek offers multiple solutions for nonprofit organizations, including Costpoint, a software designed specifically for nonprofits with government contracts. Robust reporting tools make it easier to manage costs, and Costpoint also has financial features that reduce the amount of time it takes to process expense reports.

With Costpoint, users can improve efficiency by creating custom reports that track revenue or expenses by the project manager, project type, or owning organization to give leaders the insight they need to make smart decisions.

Summary

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Deltek Costpoint
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Phone
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    No
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Social Media Management
    No
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DonorPerfect
DonorPerfect offers five software packages to suit organizations of all sizes. The core system accommodates unlimited users, has a variety of customization options and gives nonprofits a centralized repository for their digital documents.

Depending on the package selected, DonorPerfect can be used for anywhere from 1,000 to 75,000 constituent records, which means the software can grow along with an organization. Four of the five packages also integrate with Constant Contact to help nonprofits keep their donors engaged.

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DonorPerfect
  • Starting Price
    • LITE: $89/month
    • EXPRESS: $159/month
    • ESSENTIALS: $289/month
    • PREMIER: $479/month
    • ENTERPRISE: $799/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Demo available
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
ERPNext is an open-source ERP system designed to be both simple and powerful. The account dashboard makes it easy for managers to determine how much revenue is coming in versus how much money is leaving the organization, which enables them to make better financial decisions.

For nonprofits that raise funds by selling merchandise, ERPNext also has features to help with item management. These functions make it possible to create records with barcodes, item values, and tax data.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Cloud: $25/month/user
    • Self Hosted: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
Keela is a donor management tool that allows organizations to easily engage and build meaningful relationships with their contacts. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are woven into the entire product to make predictions about donor relationships and provide actionable fundraising insights. Keela also enables users to customize the donor journey with automated workflows, which may help maximize donations, engagement, and retention.

Keela offers all the key features expected of a Nonprofit focused CRM including donor and volunteer management, fundraising, email marketing, and detailed reporting, as well the ability to create membership programs and automatic detection of duplicate records.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $49 /month for up to 500 Contacts
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, Saas, Mobile / Tablet
  • Support Options
    Email
    In-app Live Chat
    Scheduled Phone Support
    Live Training
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    No
Kindful has a variety of CRM features to help nonprofits keep track of their donors, volunteers, and community partners. Advanced search features enable users to identify prospects that meet specific requirements, which makes it easier to develop marketing plans and engagement materials.

The software automatically sends receipts and thank-you messages to donors, which allows staff members to spend more time on other activities. Kindful also integrates with multiple marketing tools, including Emma, Constant Contact, and Mailchimp.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Price starts at $100/month/up to 1
    • 000 contacts
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
Neon combines CRM tools, fundraising, donor management, and event management in one software. The CRM system helps users track activities, segment their marketing lists, generate detailed reports, and automatically send receipts and other messages to donors.

Organizations offering memberships can use Neon to create custom terms, establish a membership portal, and create a membership directory. The software also helps nonprofits with ticketing, creating event listings, managing donor relationships, tracking campaign funds, and developing online forms.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • ESSENTIALS LIGHT: Starting at $49/month
    • ESSENTIALS: Starting at $99/month
    • IMPACT: Starting at $149/month
    • EMPOWER: Starting at $299/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    7-Day Free Trial
    Demo available
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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NetSuite
NetSuite is a cloud-based ERP system developed by Oracle. Real-time analytics give users current information on organization activities to help them make better decisions. Because NetSuite is an ERP, it can also be used for e-commerce activities that generate revenue through merchandise sales.

NetSuite has built-in flexibility to ensure the software can scale with a nonprofit as it grows, which eliminates the need to convert to a new platform when there's an influx of new donors or volunteers.

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NetSuite
  • Starting Price
    • Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    No
OnBoard is designed specifically for board management. It integrates with Zoom to ensure board meetings can proceed even when members are traveling, and its drag-and-drop agenda builder helps meeting planners save time.

The software can be used from mobile and desktop devices to give board members the flexibility they need to discuss pending approvals and vote on key issues no matter where they are. OnBoard also has access-control capabilities to prevent unauthorized access to private data.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    90-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    No
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Social Media Management
    No
Raklet's all-in-one platform requires no coding skills, which makes it easy for staff members to use even if they don't have extensive technical knowledge. The software integrates with more than 2,000 third-party applications to give nonprofits the opportunity to expand their capabilities while increasing efficiency.

Raklet has a contacts database that can be customized to meet a nonprofit's needs, tools for creating custom messages, and automation capabilities that can help nonprofits save time.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • FREE: $0/month/year
    • Essentials: $49.00/month/year or $59.00/month
    • Professional: $99.00/month/year or $119.00/month
    • Premium-5k: $224/month/year or $249.00/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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Salsa CRM
With Salsa CRM, nonprofits can create detail-rich donor profiles and then use the software's predictive capabilities to calculate suggested donation amounts for each contact. Detailed dashboards help users understand each donor's level of engagement.

The software's customizable dashboards and reports enable users to automate many of their reporting activities and quickly understand revenue and retention trends. Salsa CRM's smart-engagement technology helps nonprofits learn more about their donors to keep supporters engaged.

Summary

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Salsa CRM
  • Starting Price
    • Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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SignUpGenius
SignUpGenius is designed to help nonprofits organize their groups and events more efficiently. For paid events, SignUpGenius makes it possible to sell tickets online or collect money for auction purchases. The software also makes it easy for volunteers to sign up for specific roles.

Built-in messaging tools enable users to send text reminders and custom invitations to reduce the risk of no-shows. SignUpGenius also has advanced reporting tools to help nonprofits track ticket sales, volunteer hours, and other metrics.

Summary

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SignUpGenius
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Premium Plans
    • Silver: $8.99/month
    • Gold: $24.49/month
    • Platinum: $49.99/month
    • Enterprise: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 10-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    Yes
  • Donor Management
    Yes
  • Fundraising Management
    Yes
  • Social Media Management
    Yes
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When I Work
Whether managers are planning a special event or need someone to answer the phones for a few hours, When I Work makes it possible to create a schedule quickly and send it out to everyone with just one click.

Built-in attendance features make it easier for nonprofits to control their labor costs and calculate how many hours a volunteer works each year. When I Work also has applicant-tracking features to help nonprofits fill key roles.

Summary

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When I Work
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Basic: $1.5/month/user
    • Pro: $2.25/month/user
    • Enterprise: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Accounting Tools
    No
  • Donor Management
    No
  • Fundraising Management
    No
  • Social Media Management
    No

How We Chose the Best Nonprofit Software

Many companies offer software to help nonprofit organizations manage their operations. With so many options available, it can be difficult to figure out which software package is best for a nonprofit's needs. We evaluated each software based on its nonprofit features, integrations, and reporting capabilities.

Nonprofit Features

Nonprofit employees have a wide range of duties, including event planning, project management, marketing, donor engagement, and fundraising. The best nonprofit software makes it easier to carry out these activities by automating processes or eliminating cumbersome tasks. We looked for software with as many features as possible for managing fundraising activities, donor relations, and volunteers.

Integrations

Nonprofit organizations use many tools, such as CRM systems, project management software, and accounting programs that track donations. The best nonprofit software integrates with these tools to increase efficiency and eliminate the need to enter the same information repeatedly. We looked for nonprofit software with as many third-party integrations as possible.

Reports

It would be difficult for nonprofit managers to comb through all their data and analyze what it means if they didn't have software to speed up the process. That's why we looked for nonprofit software with high-level reporting capabilities. The best software allows users to quickly analyze large volumes of data and produce custom reports.