When selecting an online tool for your nonprofit the choices are unlimited. That's why we suggest that you weigh the costs and benefits. Sometimes the best tool isn’t the most expensive one, and sometimes a tool that costs $30 a month might save you hours of work each week. If possible, always use the trial period to test whether the tool is right for your nonprofit and in case your still not sure we have rounded up 4 tools we think every nonprofit should use.
1. Donation Software – Donorbox
Donorbox is a powerful fundraising software that is very simple and fast to set up. You can start fundraising with a fast, optimized donation payment system in 15 minutes. Over 7,000 organizations from 25 countries use the Donorbox fundraising software. Organizations can seamlessly embed a custom form to their website or use a popup widget.
2. Email Software – MailChimp
MailChimp lets you easily customize and brand your emails. You can use their range of templates or create your own. MailChimp also provides thorough analytics that allows you to see how many subscribers have opened your email. Another great feature of Mailchimp is automation. On Mailchimp you can create and schedule automated emails that follow up on donations, questions, and more.
3. CRM – Salesforce
Salesforce created the Nonprofit Success Pack specifically for nonprofits, with the intention of allowing nonprofits to focus on their impact. The Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack, being customized for nonprofits, helps your entire organization to cultivate donor relationships. It enables nonprofits to observe every interaction with a funder or volunteer.
4. Design – Canva
Canva makes creating visual content for social media channels a breeze. It’s very easy to use, includes templates, and lots of useful how-to information. Canva assists in the creation of visual content for social media and marketing materials. It offers thousands of templates, making it quick and easy to create appealing graphics. Its premium version, Canva Work, offers even more tools to try out.