SOURCE: Heller Consulting

Heller Consulting

September 12, 2012 09:00 ET

Heller Consulting Report Reviews Top Fundraising Apps Built on the Salesforce.com™ Platform

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2012) - Heller Consulting -- a consulting firm that helps nonprofit organizations streamline their operations and maximize their use of software for fundraising and mission management -- today announced the availability of their report that reviews top fundraising applications (Apps) built on the Salesforce.com platform.

The Heller Consulting team researched and tested five donor management applications, focusing on the data model and ease of completing basic processes in each product. The resulting report offers the consulting firm's analysis of what makes each application unique, important things for nonprofits to consider before adopting each product, and what types of organizations may be the best fit for each product.

"At Heller Consulting, we work to improve fundraising tools through our relationships with technology vendors that serve the sector, and we share our knowledge through free materials available on our website and blog," said Keith Heller, CEO, Heller Consulting. "In our latest paper, we take a look at today's leading fundraising Apps built on the popular Salesforce.com platform to help nonprofits plan their move into today's world of donor management tools."

The applications reviewed in the report are:

  • Affinaquest™ by Affinaquest
  • Causeview™ by Breakeven
  • Luminate CRM™ by Blackbaud (formerly a product of Convio)
  • Nonprofit Starter Pack™ by the Salesforce.com Foundation
  • roundCause™ by roundCorner 

Information in the report is based on public information from each software vendor's website, Heller Consulting's own observations from using and/or testing each product, or from direct communications with each vendor's staff members.

The report, The New World of Donor Management Apps for Nonprofits, can be downloaded online at www.theconnectedcause.com/donorapps 

About Heller Consulting
Heller Consulting helps nonprofits streamline their operations and maximize their use of software and online communication tools for fundraising, marketing and mission management. The company specializes in software selection, implementation and optimization for fundraising, online marketing and Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) products. In addition, the company provides marketing services that help nonprofits plan and execute online and social marketing techniques that integrate with a nonprofit's CRM system for building and tracking an active community of supporters. With offices in San Francisco, Chicago and New York, the Heller Consulting team has helped hundreds of nonprofits nationwide.
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