Fundraising Report Card vs. OneCause

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Fundraising Report Card
Score 9.4 out of 10
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MarketSmart in College Park offers the Fundraising Report Card, an analytics platform supporting nonprofits with feedback on the success of their fundraising efforts.N/A
OneCause
Score 9.2 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
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Top Pros
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Best Alternatives
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Small Businesses
OneCause
OneCause
Score 9.2 out of 10
Jotform
Jotform
Score 8.9 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
OneCause
OneCause
Score 9.2 out of 10
Jotform
Jotform
Score 8.9 out of 10
Enterprises
Blackbaud CRM
Blackbaud CRM
Score 7.7 out of 10
Blackbaud CRM
Blackbaud CRM
Score 7.7 out of 10
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User Ratings
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.4
(98 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.7
(5 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(85 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(86 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Fundraising Report CardOneCause
Likelihood to Recommend
MarketSmart
If you work in a Development/Fundraising Department and have EVER been asked what your donor retention rate is - this is for you.
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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
MarketSmart
  • It makes preparing fundraising reports super easy. I used to spend 6-8 hours preparing a board report and now it takes me 30 minutes... PLUS I can pull up the reports in real time during board meetings to allow board members to see the data presented in different ways or to answer questions on-the-spot.
  • It has metrics that I've never even thought to prepare - including some that always felt too complicated to prepare. Lifetime Donor Value, Donor Retention Rates, Lapsed Donors, Acquired Donors, Reactivated Donors - all broken down by giving segments.
  • I can customize Giving Segments. I work at a small non-profit - a major gift for us is different than a major gift for a larger organization. I can break up my data in the segments that make sense for my organization [and select colors that match our branding... you've never seen a happier Marketing Chair on your Board of Directors than when you give them a report that is properly branded for the organization. It's a small thing, but it doesn't take any extra work on my part.]
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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
MarketSmart
  • The only difficulty I have with Fundraising Report Card is that the integration with our CRM [Kindful] doesn't keep track of the unique ID that is exported to Fundraising Report Card [to maintain confidentiality]. So it takes a bit more work to identify which donor[s] fall into a category. For example, Fundraising Report Card will tell me that 3 major donors lapsed in the previous quarter - and I can export the Donor ID's from Fundraising Report Card, but those ID's don't mean anything in my CRM, so I can't directly see who those donors are to follow up. This is an issue with the integration specifically with Kindful.
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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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
MarketSmart
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OneCause
The product has everything I need
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Return on Investment
MarketSmart
  • While I don't think I can entirely quantify the ROI for Fundraising Report Card, it made it possible for us to make better decisions and set better goals. Before we had this tool, we either spent way to much time analyzing data in spreadsheets [trying desperately not to make mistakes] OR more often, made strategic decisions without the facts to back us up. Our fundraising efforts are much smarter than before, and we KNOW where are areas of concern lie.
  • We don't have to guess whether or not our strategies are working. We know.
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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.