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Likelihood to Recommend

Bloomerang

I can't speak to Bloomerang's functionality for a very large organization, but for a small-to-midsize non-profit, I don't know what else you'd need! Need to register volunteers, or sell tickets, or generate e- or print communications, or pull donor data? Bloomerang does it. Bloomerang is my third CRM tool in my current organization and it is vastly superior in almost every way to the others that came before.
Michelle Green Arnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

I think the BidPal part we were using was badly outdated, so my hope is that the rest of the OneCause platform is more updated. If so then it's a great fundraising platform with most if not all of the functionality you need. OneCause is great for events and campaigns, and I urge nonprofits to make sure they're using Stripe for processing behind OneCause with the NPO discount.
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Bloomerang

  • Website integration for online donations is awesome! It makes it so much easier to raise money online. We've tripled the amount of money we raise online, mainly because of this and the ability to send emails through the system.
  • Emails are tracked directly in a donor's record, so we can see instantly their engagement with our content.
  • Integration with DonorSearch is awesome and seems to be improving often.
  • They listen to their customers' needs. If enough customers request a feature, they'll get it for us. We feel like the development of this software is always happening and it's a partnership, rather than a transaction.
Sara Sedlacek | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

  • Registration was easy
  • Credit payments were easy
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bloomerang

  • Some of the searches did not bring up the expected results. It would be good to see the logic be a little more "fuzzy".
  • More pre-set reports would be helpful for small organizations who do not understand the logic behind how to get the results they are seeking.
  • An ability to just page through donor records would be nice. Sometimes you just want to browse the data to get inspired.
Patricia (Tricia) Cottrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

  • Add decimal points for gifts...couldn't believe it couldn't handle that and it matters for monetary reconciliations
  • If a payment was a credit card, we were unable to change the transaction type (ex. from ticket to donation) without refunding and recharging, which was uncomfortable for our donors.
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Bloomerang

Bloomerang 9.1
Based on 3 answers
#1 - I am very happy with the product and support so far.
#2 - With significant data migration costs, I wouldn't even consider another option for at least 3 years no matter how much better it might be.
Jeff Mendola | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Bloomerang

Bloomerang 8.4
Based on 4 answers
It is clearly the most usable of all products I have used or evaluated.
Here is an example. I created an online event registration form (the first form I ever created on Bloomerang), linked it to a new Stripe account for credit card processing, embedded it in my website, processed test transactions using "dummy" account numbers provided by Stripe, went "live, and made a registration with my credit card - IN ONLY 1 HOUR. And everything worked flawlessly including automatically entering my info in my existing Bloomerang constituent account and notifying me via email.
While I am not a rookie, I am not an IT person. This was EASY!!!!!
Jeff Mendola | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Bloomerang

Bloomerang 8.4
Based on 4 answers
Any time i had a problem or question it has been easy to find an answer or tutorial. When I cannot find an answer, it is easy to email or live chat with support and they resolve my problems very quickly.
Candi Summers | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

OneCause 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The on-site support was fantastic on the night of our event. They knew what they were doing and took direction professionally. Pre-event, we felt that the account manager was not listening to our concerns and was more of a sales staffer than a support staffer. Having us connected directly to support would bump this to a 9.
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Bloomerang

Bloomerang was more affordable and the hype about what it is supposed to be able to do was something we perceived to be an asset. To be fair, because we are a small office trying to accomplish many goals with respect to marketing, communications and fundraising, there has been very little time to learn the product. Hopefully by focusing on learning to use the product more effectively, working with Bloomerang will become less frustrating and more efficient.
Donna Melton | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Bloomerang

  • Because my organization has been using Bloomerang for only one year, we haven't yet studied what impact it has had on our ROI. We have, however, noted that we are able to more efficiently and more rapidly communicate with constituents now than we were able to before we had Bloomerang. We can quickly and efficiently generate acknowledgements and tax receipts - and do so - better than we ever did before.
Sue Trnka | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneCause

  • Positive auction outcomes
  • Negative response on tabling processes
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Bloomerang

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

OneCause

General

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

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