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Score 8.2 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Altru

Well suited for smaller organizations that want to centralize many systems. Smaller organizations will have less constituents to manage and fewer events (our organization has 100,000+ constituents, daily programs/events, and a large donor base). Many areas within Altru are not updated to be functional for 2020. Because of this, we do not use the merchandising feature, the volunteer portal, or marketing communications. It does a little bit of everything "okay enough" to be better than having separate systems. It's restrictive in many areas, but being able to do SO much in one database outweighs the negatives! It is 100% necessary to have a data manager who spends all of their time in Altru doing data cleanup, researching and writing policies and procedures, training new users, keeping staff up-to-date on new processes, creating queries and running reports, creating workarounds for "unfixable" issues within the database.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

I would categorize my organization as mid-sized, but I can see it working just as well if we were smaller or larger. It is a fantastic means by which to manage your donor records and record as much data about each one as you can or would like. DonorPerfect is great for reporting, which would positively impact any nonprofit organization. All NPOs are required to do a certain amount of reporting, but it is so important to share data with stakeholders, donors, management, boards, etc., and DonorPerfect is so versatile and all-encompassing when it comes to formulating data with which to do so.
Amy Slone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Altru

  • Ticketing and tracking many different types of admission sales including group, facility rental, individual tickets, and class registration.
  • Membership management, including membership card mailing, recurring memberships, and renewal reminders.
  • Being an all-encompassing database rather than forcing you to use multiple databases.
  • Great customer service and client support, including ongoing updates to better the system.
  • Has a merchandise inventory management system.
Jennifer Dunmire | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

  • DonorPerfect is completely based in the cloud so there is no need to maintain servers or worry about downtime
  • DonorPerfect's interface is web-based and fairly intuitive to learn and navigate
  • DonorPerfect is quite customizable so it can be customized to fit your organization's unique workflows.
Jeremiah Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Altru

  • Query system not user-friendly for management with limited database background.
  • Limited company-to-user support outside of an online community of users. No long term account managers for program.
  • No email analysis tools for eblasts.
  • Limited merchandise capabiity for shop use, though the program does allow third party programs to work with it.
George Buss, Jr. | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

  • The customs forms are a bit tricky to navigate at first, but that's where the support service becomes so important.
  • I'd like to be able to integrate it with more of our online tools, such as Mail Chimp or Classy.
  • Finding duplicate accounts requires regular maintenance. If someone makes a gift online and they enter their information slightly differently than we have it on file, the system will create a new record. Every month, we go through and clean up those duplicates by merging the records. The processes are simple, but it takes time.
Emily Westergaard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Altru

Altru 9.1
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 10.0
Based on 6 answers
It is by far the most cost-effective
Lauren Sikkema | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 8.2
Based on 8 answers
Poor cash batch interface. Almost half of our receipts are generated by cash and this interface does not support our needs very well.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Altru

No score
No answers yet
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 9.5
Based on 2 answers
It's always up when we need it. There are some errors that happen and are not reproducible and cannot be resolved. But [they are] very few and none that cause disruption for the organization.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 9.5
Based on 2 answers
DonorPerfect is as reliable as your internet connection. It is a cloud based application and therefore you cannot pinpoint where the bottleneck is should you have one. But for the most part the app runs quickly.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Altru

Altru 8.9
Based on 3 answers
They are always available and very knowledgable. Many times I am able to come up with a solution before they've finished troubleshooting just by having talked through it with them. I really appreciate the Chat feature to answer simple questions in a timely fashion. The training I received was top notch and very detailed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 9.6
Based on 29 answers
Support is so easy. We use chat most often - as we can get someone quickly. The support folks know the product and get answers quickly. If they need to escalate an issue, they do so quickly. The training is great and easily accessible. You can take classes over and over until you completely understand concepts
Anne Baunach, CFRE, CEFL | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 7.5
Based on 2 answers
I was able to utilize the support team to train me in areas where I could not figure out how to use the application.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was decent.
Brooke Seigle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 8.5
Based on 4 answers
DonorPerfect provides an extremely easy to use importing tool and the support team was awesome. You don't have to do it in house; for a reasonable fee you can get it done by them.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Altru

We switched from Raisers Edge in 2012 due to the need to have all processes in one database. Group Sales/Rentals had to use a separate database for their sales than the Members and Donors department. We also could not sell tickets for events and programs in one space. Being able to have all of these in one database is why we chose Altru.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

We needed a multi-user program that was preferably accessible outside of the office. Raiser's Edge could not provide that at a price we could afford. In fact, the one-user desktop version was a financial stretch for us. While at the time (2003), DonorPerfect did not have all the features of Raiser's Edge, our development team was not going to miss the bells and whistles. Over the years, I have seen DonorPerfect expand their services and remain affordable.
L. Susan Stroup | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Altru

No score
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DonorPerfect

DonorPerfect 7.8
Based on 2 answers
[There have been] only two outages since we have started using it and they were extremely information proactive. This should scale easily based on your internet connection.
Richard House | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Altru

  • It has become very tedious to account for registrants in each session of a class or camp, because you have to "sell" them into each session in order to have an accurate class roster.
  • It is very easy to process payment and entry fees to our Museum and programs.
  • It is easy to retrieve accurate information and records of patrons.
Jillian Bock | TrustRadius Reviewer

DonorPerfect

  • DonorPerfect is a great way to keep notes on donors and schedule times to contact donors for thank yous or discussion. This allows for increased donor engagement which in turn increases donations to the organization.
  • This system has allowed our organization to stay on top of the history of our donors. The home changes in leadership every two to three years. DonorPerfect allows any new sisters to the area to run reports on the giving history and maintain relationships with big donors. This also gives us a chance to re-engage with donors that might have been dropped with previous leaders.
  • DonorPerfect has helped us increase our maintain our mailing lists and corrections. This in turn has saved us money from mailing to wrong addresses, deceased donors, etc.. It has also helped increase our donations by more than double since we began using the system to track donors and the donations we receive.
Sarah Steffen | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Altru

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

DonorPerfect

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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