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The Top Fundraising Software Options for Nonprofits
The top donation and fundraising software options for nonprofits in 2020. Find the right fundraising platform for your nonprofit organization.
For nonprofits, fundraising is an essential action and another form of advocacy for your supporters to take part in. That's why we felt compelled to put together this list of tools that can truly power your donations.
There are plenty of software options that can simplify and enhance your nonprofit's fundraising operations. The amount of choices can be overwhelming — so we’ve compiled a small list of top fundraising software options, providing an overview, key features, and pricing.
Overview: Classy labels itself as "Online fundraising for the modern nonprofit" — their ease-of-use, functionality, and customer support certainly makes them live up to that claim. They've helped 501c3's raise over $1 billion since their inception in 2011. Plus their name is a reference to Anchorman, what's not to like?
Price: $499/month with a free trial available
Overview: Fundraising shouldn't be this difficult chore for your nonprofit. Drop the "d" and you have one of the easiest, and certainly most fun donations platform's on the market. Funraise is an innovative company always looking for ways to change how people donate, and have fun doing it.
Features: TONS of integrations — from Salesforce to Twitch, Apple Pay and more. They have a donor CRM, text engagement, events & ticketing, donation websites, an app. The list goes on and on.
Price: $349/month (they can also create custom options for your org)
Overview: GivingFuel prides itself on being the simplest donation solution and one of the most affordable. Their platform allows both new and established organizations to easily fundraise and manage donors. You can create branded web pages with their intuitive drag-and-drop system, helping you build online donation campaigns that are easily shareable across social media.
Features: Branding control, integrations, recurring donations, unlimited forms, instant exports, no contracts.Price: Plans start at $50/month. But, you can sign up for a free account and start accepting donations today!
Overview: Bloomerang’s user-friendly donor management software is focused on providing nonprofits with the functionality needed to increase both revenue and donor engagement. The company was also built for fundraisers by fundraisers, so the tools are designed to meet the specific needs of nonprofit fundraisers.
Features: Interactive dashboard, integrations, major gifts research, email marketing, donor surveys.Price: Plans start at $99/month.
Overview: Donorbox positions itself as a state-of-the-art donation software that's beautiful and easy to use. From improving recurring donations
Features: Smart Donation Form, Fundraising Landing Page, Crowdfunding Page, and Text-to-Give. Beyond these core features, they support 11 languages, donor management, and integrations with some of the most popular apps out there, including Mailchimp, Salesforce, WordPress, Squarespace, and more.Price: You can start for free, but there are fees associated with donations raised. There are no set-up fees, no monthly fees, and no contracts though.
Overview: Fundly is a donation platform that is accessible to both individuals and nonprofits. The process to raising funds is straightforward: you create a donation page and then funnel traffic to your landing page by sending emails to your contacts through Fundly’s Email Templates or through their different social media options.
Features: Blog posts, video functionality, mobile responsiveness, email templates
Price: It is free to create an account, but Fundly takes a 4.9% fee from each transaction.
Overview: DonorPerfect likens its platform to a fundraising growth solution with a focus on relationships. The platform is a fully integrated one-stop shop for organizational fundraising needs. DonorPerfect’s software also provides comprehensive reporting on donor activity so you can refine your fundraising strategy through data.
Features: CRM database, mobile app, integrated event forms, implementation and training, gift processing, reporting
Price: Plans start at $89/month.