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Likelihood to Recommend

Causeview

I think Causeview is well suited for those who are looking to track revenue and donor information in the same place. It is good to have your database with all of your contacts integrated with the same system that you use to process things such as donations and event registrations, so it saves time and we don't have to maintain separate systems for our development work and our other revenue-generating strategies. We also use reports to pull up information about donors and use that information for fundraising -- for example, donor history and things like that.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

There are not too many options out on the market for a solution like this. Raiser's Edge [NXT] seems to have a lock on this industry and lots of people are locked in to this. The NXT platform is not the same as the database view, which then requires a lot of database editing rather than staying on the online tool. The NXT side should have some upgrades in order to get this up to speed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Causeview

  • Causeview's support team is mostly helpful and quick to respond.
  • Causeview integrates event registrations within Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

  • The implementation team is great to work with - they walk you through step-by-step, and try to make sure that mapping is correct before any data is transferred, which saves a lot of time, effort, and cleanup after the conversion.
  • The mobile app is great - allows development personnel to quickly add or update information on donors on-the-spot and provides a snapshot of the donor's record.
  • The dashboard and reporting features are very handy, easy to maneuver and personalize to the needs of the organization/user. Information can be seen at a glance for an overall view of any particular data.
Shelley Cotten | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Causeview

  • Event registration and donation pages could be better designed - not up to par with sites such as Eventbrite
  • I would like to have the option for people to register with more than one e-mail address instead of creating a duplicate record each time someone uses a different e-mail.
  • Some of my coworkers find Causeview confusing to use or difficult to find information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

  • Without it being a fully functioning system as of 4/15/2021 there are a few drawbacks.
  • The web-based view is nice but feels like it takes longer to search records and open them.
  • The different nomenclature can get confusing for old school fundraisers, especially those who have used the RE Database.
  • Inability to remove duplicate records completely/delete records.
  • Forms will duplicate records at a higher level than those who work in Online Express currently
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 9.7
Based on 17 answers
There is simply no better or easier to use product on the market for fundraising and constituent management. Blackbaud is continually making updates based on user input, so big problems get fixed within a decent turnaround time. Customer service is top of the line, too. It is accessible to everyone, regardless of experience working with similar programs, so a brief tutorial is all you need to be up and running.
Daniel Bayer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 7.7
Based on 25 answers
The raisers edge product has exceeded all expectations in both the tools it provides to assist in our fundraising efforts as well as the service behind it. We are blessed to have blackbaud as a partner and feel that they are very much a part of our success.
Andy Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 8.3
Based on 3 answers
The only reason I cannot give a 10 is because like all web based products, internet connection is required and that is not something that can be counted on 100% of the time. When the internet connection is stable, I have had little to no issues using Raiser's Edge.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 8.0
Based on 14 answers
NXT itself is a pretty simple interface, and is great for front-line fundraisers to be able to look up info and run some simple "reports"/analysis. It's very quick and intuitive, but the back-end attached to it (RE 7.96) may have connectivity issues from time to time. NXT itself, though, is simple enough that issues are rare.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Causeview

Causeview 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Causeview's support is a lone bright spot. They are often quick to respond. They are generally helpful, although brief in their answers and explanations. I would appreciate more detailed answers to technical problems, but I do appreciate their support's problem solving ability
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 6.7
Based on 33 answers
If you didn't sign up for the extra hours of customer service after implementation it can sometimes be hard to identify "live" help. They do have a great online help papers area and a community board that other users can answer questions to help with. That has been really helpful in identifying help when needed.
Brandi Ledet | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 9.8
Based on 11 answers
Raiser's Edge generally has excellent training, and NXT is no exception. Trainers are energetic, enthusiastic, patient and often will stay behind after to help you with specific tasks and answer organization-specific questions. They are their to help and it shows. They also often encourage participants to share solutions with each other--it's always nice to know how other organizations do things and see if any tricks others have learned along the way work for you, and conversely share your tips and tricks with others
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 8.3
Based on 14 answers
Raiser's Edge has really good training. Some classes should be geared to the user's experience so more advanced users can by pass some of the newer users questions. But I like that the instructors take time for the new users.
Sue Emrick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 8.4
Based on 13 answers
Blackbaud was with us every step of the way during the migration of our data to the newer version of the software. They made it as easy as possible, and the huge task that it was was made much easier with their help.
Brady Craighead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Causeview

I did not personally select Causeview for my organization, but I have found it easy to use in comparison with other similar systems. The fact that Causeview can be added to Salesforce, and hop on our existing database, is very important to us and is one of the main reasons we continue to use the service.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

We use Donately as our forward facing donor platform and it has the ability to function as a CRM. After many meetings and discussions it is without a doubt going to remain our donor platform and not a CRM. For us, Raiser's Edge NXT makes far more sense to keep our data organized, clean, and able to speak with our other suite of products seamlessly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Causeview

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser's Edge NXT 8.6
Based on 4 answers
New features are constantly being added to Raiser's Edge NXT that expand its capabilities. Features such as constituent mapping and easily accessible actions allow for more in-depth analysis of existing constituents. The future ability to manipulate soft-credits and customize reporting dashboards will make NXT even more attractive to our fundraisers and executives. It's great to see that the software is evolving.
Lawrence Willim | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Causeview

  • Negative: expensive per-license fee with no discount for added users.
  • Negative: unreliable servers that host donate pages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Raiser's Edge NXT

  • Stewardship is an integral part of what we do and Raiser’s Edge NXT allows us to take that to the next level. It is vital to our stakeholder communication.
  • Planning of future campaigns and events is now driven by the data we analyze from using NXT. This allows us to revise and improve our planning and events to provide greater success and connection with our stakeholders.
Jennifer Askew | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Causeview

General

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

Causeview Editions & Modules

Edition
Causeview$601
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
Included at no extra cost: support, unlimited access to the Causeview Knowledge Base, online training and Causeview Community Forum, online donation, event registration and volunteer sign-up forms, and ActionPages. Integrated iATS Payment Processing starting at 2.95% + $0.21 / transaction. Minimum 3 users.

Raiser's Edge NXT

General

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

Raiser's Edge NXT Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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