Consider this—7 out of every 10 donors only donate once. Not enough to shock you? Let’s add to the mix. 77 percent of donors leave due to a lack of communication.
Those are downright terrifying numbers. But there’s some reassuring news—Those are numbers that you have the power to change.
And with the right donor management tool to fit your organization’s needs, you have a better shot at communicating in the right way and building better relationships, so donors come back for round two.
Check out our list of donor management tools to find the one that works best for with your organization’s size and objective.
You’re a small nonprofit, which means your budget doesn’t have much room to, well… budge. And that’s okay, because these options won’t break your bank and they will offer the donor management basics.
“Technology should never replace human interaction. Instead, it should enable it in creative ways.”
Store your contacts in the cloud. Batchbook gives you a free 30 day trial. Organize your contacts, build better relationships with your donors and collaborate with your team members. BatchBook starts at $35 per month for an unlimited number of users.
The multiple reporting tools offered by DonorSnap help make this donor management system unique. From standard reporting to QuickBooks integration and more, up to five different reporting tools are offered. DonorSnap only costs $39 per month, but also has a $200 one-time setup fee.
After realizing a need for donor management in the community, NonprofitEasy was formed.
For the NPE Lite package, your organization can have one user, up to 1,000 contacts and 10,000 annual batch e-communications. Plus, support is offered. NonprofitEasy starts at $20 per month.
You’re smack dab in the middle. You’ve got a little bit of money to invest in donor management, and your number of constituents is growing. But you don’t have the budget to spend an arm and a leg. These middle donor management systems are for you.
Get all of your organization’s information in one centralized database. You’ll also get integrated member data and will be able to manage members, chapters, non-members and other relationships that are important to the success of your organization.
From social profiles (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to social events and membership, Avectra allows you to track a wide range of profiles for effective donor management. Pricing available upon request.
“It’s not about you, it’s about the donor.” And your donor retention rates are up front and center on the dashboard so you know exactly how your organization is doing. You’ll also get a view of each individual constituent’s giving history. Their engagement is measured in “cold,” “warm,” “hot,” and “on fire!” Plus, you’ll get smart reports, a timeline of individual constituents, access to email distribution designed to increase retention and printed direct mail pieces.
The middle package offered by Bloomerang is for 5,001 to 15,000 records. Your organization will pay $299 per month for an unlimited number of users and free email and online support. Other packages start at $99 per month for up to 1,000 records or $499 per month for up to 40,000 records.
The cloud gives you the ability to access your unlimited contacts and unlimited users from anywhere. One database manages your supporter relationships and their gifts, pledges and payments. The middle package runs for $199 per month with up to 5,000 records.
You’ve got more constituents and a little bit more to spend. Check out these donor management systems that were built to handle large amounts of donors.
Raiser’s Edge offers tons of different giving options all in one place—major giving, annual fund giving, planned giving and online giving. Plus, build a 360 degree view of your supporters and host all of your management in the cloud.
And we love that there’s a mobile app so you can take Raiser’s Edge on the go. Pricing for Raiser’s Edge available upon request.
The same software built for businesses is also available for your nonprofit. Instead of sales, track donations and manage your donors like you would a sales contact. After all, nonprofits are in the business of sales. Unique to the Salesforce system, you’ll have access to pre-integrated applications that can help you with events management, volunteer management, fundraising and more. Salesforce pricing available upon request.
Track everything from finances to pledges, donor relationships, all donor touches and more. This management system works with Mac, PC and iPad. You’ll have access to free fundraising tools, cloud-based software and more. Pricing for TrailBlazer available upon request.
What has your experience been with these nonprofit donor management systems? What would you add to the list?