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Score 9.8 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

NationBuilder

If you are managing a nonprofit agency, advocacy group, or political campaign, NationBuilder is likely the best tool available for the job. It has everything you need in one package, excellent support from NationBuilder reps, and plenty of reputable case studies that show its effectiveness. There is also a robust network of capable partners that build custom solutions and provide consulting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FundRaiser (discontinued)

I think FundRaiser is better suited for smaller organizations that do not have a lot of entries to make and a lot of tracking to do. Larger organizations that make more entries and need to do a lot more tracking might want an application that is a little more modern and user-friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

NationBuilder

  • Great platform for managing website, social media, and donations in a single dashboard.
  • Some particularly helpful features includes turf maps for walking door to door.
  • I really appreciate the included voter files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FundRaiser (discontinued)

  • FundRaiser keeps a database for us of our individual, business, and organizational donors for future reference.
  • FundRaiser keeps a database for us of our donors' contributions each year on an ongoing basis.
  • FundRaiser has multiple reports that can be run to fit your specific needs; be it yearly contributions, donor addresses, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

NationBuilder

  • NationBuilder lacks the ability to create a message board.
  • NationBuilder needs to add threaded comments so you can respond to people who comment on your page.
  • NationBuilder needs to make it easier to offer tiered memberships.
Roy Harmon | TrustRadius Reviewer

FundRaiser (discontinued)

  • If you enter a duplicate donor in error, the program will allow you to make one inactive, but will not allow you to delete one. This often causes confusion when going to post-donation payments.
  • The system is also very basic and could be more user-friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

NationBuilder

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FundRaiser (discontinued)

FundRaiser (discontinued) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
When I upgraded my computer I had to upgrade my FundRaiser software. I reached out to customer support, and they assisted me in easily switching the computer my software was on, and then making the upgrade. The customer service department was friendly and helpful. There was a minor glitch, but it ended up going fine.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

NationBuilder

It is difficult to compare WordPress and NationBuilder because they are completely different. NationBuilder is a closed system that is specifically made to accomplish certain things. WordPress is largely an open source product with thousands of plugins, extensions, and expandability. However, because of its increased versatility, some clients gravitate toward WordPress over NationBuilder.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FundRaiser (discontinued)

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

NationBuilder

  • NationBuilder is very affordable, making it easy to provide a return.
  • We see a great ROI based on the simple fact that so much data can be accessed and analyzed from a single platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FundRaiser (discontinued)

  • FundRaiser saves us time that we would be spending trying to keep track of donations and donor information on spreadsheets, which saves us money.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

NationBuilder

General

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

NationBuilder Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

FundRaiser (discontinued)

General

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

FundRaiser (discontinued) Editions & Modules

Edition
FundRaiser$491
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details
No Success Fee or any commission on funds raised. No hidden charges.

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