Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
DonorSearch
Score 8.2 out of 10
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DonorSearch is an online database of donors and prospects providing intelligence on donor wealth and capacity for giving, from the company of the same name in Marriotsville.N/A
OneCause
Score 9.3 out of 10
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OneCause, headquartered in Indianapolis, offers their fundraising solutions supporting mobile bidding for auctions or peer-to-peer giving, Text2Give, and support for ticket sales for fundraising events. OneCause pricing plans support various service levels, including feature breadth for large giving organizations or smaller entities.N/A
Pricing
DonorSearchOneCause
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DonorSearchOneCause
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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DonorSearchOneCause
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DonorSearchOneCause
Small Businesses
OneCause
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Score 9.3 out of 10
Bloomerang
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
OneCause
OneCause
Score 9.3 out of 10
Bloomerang
Bloomerang
Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprises
Blackbaud CRM
Blackbaud CRM
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User Ratings
DonorSearchOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.5
(101 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(6 ratings)
Usability
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8.7
(89 ratings)
Availability
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
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9.7
(90 ratings)
In-Person Training
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
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9.7
(4 ratings)
Configurability
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
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9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
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9.1
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Vendor pre-sale
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9.1
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User Testimonials
DonorSearchOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
DonorSearch
I would say DonorSearch is well suited as you set out to build donor profiles. I think there are excellent background information on spouses, addresses, real estate holdings, giving priorities, etc. I also like it for grant research - you can find funders who may be interested in your philanthropic priorities and occasionally what those timelines are. I would not suggest using this for absolute strangers to your organization - too much to work through.
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OneCause
The OneCause auction platform works well for events of seemingly varying sizes (we are a mid-sized organization, but it seems to scale well). You can run a variety of things within the platform (live auction, silent auction, fund appeal, raffle, etc.), but one should be aware that there are limits to the software and we were forced to worked around these limitations.
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Pros
DonorSearch
  • Broad inclusion of information
  • Prior giving records
  • Address information
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OneCause
  • Easy online bidding process for our participants (especially using the older software).
  • Detailed tracking and organization for our auction staff to manage everything in one place.
  • Excellent and proactive customer service in the months leading up to the event and in-person at the event itself.
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Cons
DonorSearch
  • Too many names included even when the correct address has been provided for the initial query
  • Not providing total clarity about DonorSearch specific definitions
  • Providing too much info from low-quality profiles
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OneCause
  • Options to personalize the text descriptions used in the registration process. Some of the wording is confusing and there's no option to edit those text boxes.
  • The set-up for the silent auction options is not exactly the easiest to follow for new users. Having some concrete examples or use cases to consult when first setting up would be helpful.
  • It would be great to have a "check for errors" functionality when you're going through the auction set-up. For example, for some reason when our live auction was set up, two items didn't have "Apply Sales Tax" checked and so they got erroneously listed without the sales tax. Given that ALL the other items had sales tax applied, it seems like it should be easy to have something run in the background that flags potential errors for review.
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Likelihood to Renew
DonorSearch
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OneCause
It is ultimately not my call, and we are switching Donor CRMs/fundraising platforms so not sure what that will mean for OneCause.
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Usability
DonorSearch
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OneCause
I give it this rating because when I first started using OneCause, I was concerned it might be complicated and I could make mistakes that would negatively impact our organization. OneCause's usability has made me feel confident and stress-free in every event we use it for because it is easy to use.
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Reliability and Availability
DonorSearch
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OneCause
Support staff is there to help out and it is nice knowing there are available on event day as well
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Performance
DonorSearch
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OneCause
This feature is amazing. Nice to have reports immediately when the event (auction) is over
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Support Rating
DonorSearch
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OneCause
They have a fantastic tech support team who typically responds to your questions and concerns within minutes. They are available for emails, phone calls, and have also created videos that walked me through my problems. When you initially get started with their peer2peer platform, they provide you with a consultant whose job is to walk you through setting up your first campaign. You al so receive a specific to you Customer Success Manager who is there for any and all questions and will help you until you find the answers needed!
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In-Person Training
DonorSearch
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OneCause
Very thorough and made sure I understood the process. Staff were very patient as well listening to my questions and understanding certain procedures. As an older person, I can be scared of technology, but this process was very easy to understand and I feel very confident using it.
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Online Training
DonorSearch
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OneCause
Very thorough and nice to have a refresher when needed. Nice to see when I haven't used in a little while and refresh my mind how to update.
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Implementation Rating
DonorSearch
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OneCause
I don't know if my insights are key but I can say that implementation was done in-house without any outside support for the solution. The staff influencing the solution had very little technical expertise and ability as well which showed just how easily the software was to implement.
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Alternatives Considered
DonorSearch
D&B Hoovers seems much more oriented towards a business looking to sell to clients - to increase their sales pitch opportunities. We had heard good things but the company does not seem oriented toward nonprofit success. I cannot find anything about the D&B Hoovers pricing available online but our DonorSearch subscription is worth it.
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OneCause
We had used GiveSmart in the past and had issues with connectivity during our event, when our contract was up we decided to investigate other platforms, we looked at more than just those 3, but can't recall the others. Givebutter - I absolutely LOVE Givebutter, so simple to use, but it does not offer an auction component and we didn't want to have 2 different systems to use. Classy - this platform seemed nice but extremely pricy and we still had to do "add-ons". We could not afford it. We went with OneCause in the end because of the simplicity, and training provided and wanted to give the product a try over sticking with GiveSmart. We are so happy to have made the switch.
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Scalability
DonorSearch
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OneCause
The product has everything I need
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Return on Investment
DonorSearch
  • There has not been a negative impact
  • We have been able to get a jumpstart on many leads
  • We are able to see whose giving aligns with our organization
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OneCause
  • Once we joined OneCause for our event fundraising platform we never looked back. Each year we've experienced growth with not only the funds raised but also in the improvement of the event execution.
  • We've learned a tremendous amount for in-person fundraising success through the OneCause team and that has led us to explore virtual and campaign options.
  • The onsite event support has proven so valuable to our event success we have begun budgeting to have that same level of support at all our in-person events. The OneCause event team guides you well during the planning phase and then provides top-notch support and peace of mind the night/day of the event.
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ScreenShots

OneCause Screenshots

Screenshot of an example, creative peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns that can be launched, used for donate occasion campaigns, challenges of any kind, memorial and tribute programs, and year-round “DIY” fundraising programs.Screenshot of an example customizable event or online auction website for each fundraising campaign can be used to manage:  

- Online Auctions
- Ticket Sales / Sponsorships
- Donations Collections
- Sharing Event DetailsScreenshot of a Scoreboard, that can be projected at an event to highlight fundraising and engage audiences (both virtual and in-person).Screenshot of the OneCause Fundraising Platform, that eliminates the need for paper bid sheets to engage donors.Screenshot of a presentation of online Fundraising and Text2Give® helps nonprofits to reach new donors and fundraise all year long.