Flipcause vs. Greater Giving

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Flipcause
Score 4.0 out of 10
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Flipcause is a nonprofit fundraising management platform from the company of the same name in Oakland.
$125
per month
Greater Giving
Score 7.1 out of 10
N/A
Greater Giving, a Global Payments company, works exclusively with schools and nonprofits across the United States and Canada—offering integrated technologies to help simplify event management; quickly train volunteers; streamline check-in and check-out; and raise more funds. Greater Giving solutions are based on a single cloud-based platform.N/A
Pricing
FlipcauseGreater Giving
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FlipcauseGreater Giving
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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FlipcauseGreater Giving
Small Businesses
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Medium-sized Companies
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Score 9.3 out of 10
OneCause
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Score 9.3 out of 10
Enterprises
Blackbaud CRM
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User Ratings
FlipcauseGreater Giving
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
3.1
(5 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
4.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
FlipcauseGreater Giving
Likelihood to Recommend
Flipcause
Flipcause has been great for our organization and donors report good experiences using the platform. It has been fantastic for our annual fundraiser, as we can sell tickets, get volunteers to sign up, solicit donations, contact all ticket purchasers, and more very easily
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Global Payments
For our organization, Greater Giving is the best option because of the credit card swiping, the ease of the registration, and the tax receipts alone. I do wish that it would allow us to pass on the credit card fees to the purchaser, but for that reason, we don't use it for registration. For an organization NOT needing to swipe credit cards at the event for on-site purchases or using their tax receipt software, I do think that there are more affordable options.
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Pros
Flipcause
  • Flipcause has a great user interface for donors.
  • Flipcause sends customizable donation receipts.
  • Flipcause easily integrates with our website.
  • Flipcause has great customer service.
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Global Payments
  • Payment Facilitation
  • Ticket Puchasing
  • Auction Coordination
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Cons
Flipcause
  • The functionality is great, but setting up a fundraising campaign the first time can be time consuming and confusing. However, they have customer service staff who can help you or who will set up the campaign for you from start to finish.
  • You must click "save" each time you open a section of your campaign even if you haven't made any changes. This can be a bit annoying, but I suppose the feature is there to prevent changes from being lost or unwanted changes from being saved.
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Global Payments
  • Reports have frequent glitches; especially when downloading large amounts of data (more than 500 records).
  • Lacks data integration capabilities with other systems (Salesforce, Constant Contact, Zoho, etc.); I have found workarounds by uploading and downloading reports, but it really is a pain
  • Customer Support is terrible! The online support is uncaring and completely incompetent. On the other hand, the phone support is really friendly and generally quite knowledgeable about the product and solutions.
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Usability
Flipcause
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Global Payments
Great for beginners. Easy to get up and running quickly. I did worry a bit about my end-users accidentally changing or deleting data.
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Support Rating
Flipcause
Flipcause has amazingly responsive customer support staff and "Success Teams." When you sign up, your Success Manager makes sure you have all the information and support needed to get up and running quickly and easily. Your Success Team will happily provide support on an on-going basis as needed, although we have not needed much support due to the easy-to-use interface
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Global Payments
Online support was one of the worst customer service experiences I've ever had (I would give them a 1). Phone support and implementation support were very nice and knowledgeable.
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Alternatives Considered
Flipcause
We previously used Network for Good to process online donations and to sell event tickets, but Flipcause has proven much better at meeting our needs. I prefer the Flipcause interface and functionality, especially for event registrations. We have also used PayPal and PayPal Here to collect donations online and in person. While these are trusted and recognizable for our donors, they are only useful for collecting donations and do not have easily customizable donation receipts.
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Global Payments
We've used this for years, and see no reason to explore others!
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Return on Investment
Flipcause
  • We are a nonprofit and donations are our lifeline. By streamlining the donation solicitation, processing, and acknowledgement process, and by automatically populating the donor CRM, Flipcause has saved so much time. And as we all know, time is money...
  • Flipcause encourages donors to pay the additional credit card processing fees, so more of the donation lands in our account.
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Global Payments
  • The reporting improved our abilities to provide accurate information more timely to the finance department - a plus when completing the annual 990 or other information for our auditors.
  • We saw an increase in collecting on pledges when we switched from a "text-to-give" platform (from another provider) to incorporating all event elements into Greater Giving. We were able to capture over 95% of gifts within 48 hours of the event compared to less than half that amount in previous years.
  • The reports generated by Greater Giving are better received by our board of directors - easier to digest and provide meaningful analytics
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