There are more than 145 nonprofit software solutions on the market.
Some offer specialized features and cater to only one area of operations. Others offer broader features that your organization can use for many operational functions.
The best nonprofit software for your nonprofit is going to be the one that best fills the needs of your organization.
In this article, we'll try to help you choose the best nonprofit software by explaining the features that matter most to nonprofits, and compare different software choices.
The Best Nonprofit Software Choices
In this article, we’ll be looking at four of the sector’s most established solutions, as well as some cutting-edge software. The lineup includes Apricot, Raiser’s Edge NXT, the Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and Salesforce NPSP with Provisio Partner's Birdseye.
Nonprofit Software Features
As all four programs are powerful nonprofit software programs with diverse capabilities. We’ll focus on the seven features that may be most important to your organization:
Each nonprofit software has its own benefits and unique features. It's all about choosing what's important for your organization.
Legacy software integration
Training and support
How They Stack Up
We're going to compare four nonprofit software programs in our exploration.
Raiser’s Edge NXT
Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP)
Salesforce NPSP with Provisio Partner's Birdseye
|Legacy Software Integration||No||No||Yes||Yes|
|Cost||TBD||TBD||Starts at $36 per user per month (billed annually)*||Salesforce.org subscirption fees + Birdseye implementation service**|
*Free for the first 10 users of registered 501c3 orgs
**There is no additional license fee for Birdseye software
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Which Software Is Right for Your Organization?
So which software should you choose?
- Apricot is right for you if you are looking for case management software first and foremost.
- Raiser’s Edge NXT is the right choice for your organization if you only want software for fundraising.
- You will benefit from choosing Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack if you want a flexible, mobile-first software that you can expand as needed.
- Salesforce NPSP with Provisio birdseye is right for you if you want a comprehensive human services software with powerful case management and reporting capabilities, as well as additional implementation service.
Are you interested in learning more about how Provisio Partners' Birdseye can help your organization? Schedule a 30 minute consultation to find out if we're the right fit for your nonprofit.