2011 Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems

Fully updated for 2011 and including all-new reviews and new products, this detailed, impartial report walks through the features that might be useful, summarizes and compares 29 different donor management systems that cost $4000 or less in the first year, and provides detailed reviews of ten of them.

The Consumers Guide provides you the unbiased comparative information you need to narrow down your choices in a fundraising system. This 140 page report provides an overview of what donor management systems do, recommendations for systems based on particular needs, comparison charts, an index that provides summaries of all 29 systems and a directory of consultants who can help you navigate your choices. The Consumer’s Guide also includes detailed reviews of ten systems—Common Ground, Donor Perfect, DonorPro, eTapestry, Giftworks, CiviCRM, Neon by Z2, NetSuite Do Good Better, Nonprofit Manager by Trailblazer, and Total Info. For each system, we walk through the functionality offered for each of 127 criteria.

This Idealware report was written in partnership with NTEN and sponsored by Heller Consulting, Community IT Innovators, and Database Designs Associates.

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