How to Select the System That’s Right For You

So, which of the 23 systems featured in this report is the best? As we’ve said elsewhere, there is no best—each has its particular strengths, and each aligns with at least one typical use case for a nonprofit fundraiser. That’s great news for organizations looking for a system that meets a specific set of needs. But it makes it complicated to try to understand the market and sift through the available options. Not every system is right for every nonprofit, but there is likely at least one in this guide that is a good fit for yours. To help you determine which may best meet your needs, we defined a set of use cases, or scenarios, that cover a number of different typical nonprofit scenarios and identified the systems that, in our opinion, fit each one. But keep in mind the following things: Each system may be appropriate for more than one use case. All of the systems we’ve listed under each use case will meet the needs of similar organizations, not just the one we’ve called out with a longer review. Your own organization’s use case may relate to more than one of those we’ve identified here, or none…