The face-off: DonorPerfect vs. Bloomerang. Bloomerang’s cloud-based donor management software has all the benefits you’ve come to expect from DonorPerfect: fundraising management & development capabilities, mobile access and real-time support. However, our paths diverge when you consider standard features and support. Read on to see why Bloomerang is an ideal alternative to DonorPerfect.

Features You Won’t Find In DonorPerfect

  • All-In-One Pricing
  • Built-In Email Marketing
  • Built-In Wealth Screening
  • Automatic, Nightly Nightly NCOA and Deceased Suppression Processing
  • Communication Auditing Tools
  • Donor Retention Insights
  • Donor Engagement Insights
  • Donor Surveys

iOS Mobile App – Best Practices In Your Pocket

Everything you love about Bloomerang’s donor management software, now on your iPhone! Access your database and steward donors from anywhere!

Access your dashboard to see high-level metrics including campaign progress and your current donor retention rate. See transactions come through in real-time, and click through to the constituent’s contact info to send a thank you text or email, or even give them a quick phone call to say thanks. Board members can be empowered to do the same. See someone in the news? Add a note about what you found out, and/or set yourself or a colleague a task to follow-up appropriately.

Meeting with a donor? Perform last-minute research to remind yourself of their personal details. After the meeting, there’s no need to wait to enter any notes. Capture that info while it’s still fresh in your mind. You can even use the speech recognition built into your phone so you can dictate notes!

Want to capture donations in-person? Plug in a credit card reader and start swiping!

Rich, Graphical Reporting

Unfortunately, many nonprofits lack the organizational standards and metrics that funders demand of those they might consider supporting.

That’s why we’ve created the Sustainability Scorecard, a unique operational assessment and data analysis tool that will set you on the path towards organizational sustainability.

What gets measured gets improved upon! Track your year-to-date performance for face-to-face meetings with donors, in-kind gifts, your monthly donor value and donor retention rate. Goals are set based on your performance in the previous fiscal year-to-date, and progress is updated daily.

Organizational Health Score

Connect Bloomerang to Thousands of Apps – for Free!

Our custom Zapier integration allows you to connect Bloomerang to the technology providers of your choice. With Zapier, you have immense freedom of choice when it comes to making Bloomerang work in your existing technology stack, or exploring new service options. We also have native, subscription-based integrations with DonorSearch, Qgiv, Aplos, Givebutter, and more!

Compare for yourself:

DonorPerfect vs. Bloomerang



DonorPerfect Pricing and Fees – “Flexible” or Nickel And Dimed?

How much does DonorPerfect cost? Here’s the breakdown — unlike with Bloomerang, you’ll have to do the math.

Their most popular ‘Essentials’ package is $299/month for 7,500 constituents with unlimited users and no monthly fees. A separate Constant Contact account is needed for email functionality which includes additional cost.

For the same price with Bloomerang you can get 7,500 more records and the same fundraising management functionality you’d expect, but with no additional email marketing cost required.

Click here to learn more about Bloomerang’s pricing and packages.

DonorPerfect charges an additional fee for the following features:

    • Third-Party Email Marketing
    • Simplified User Interface
    • Email Support
    • Batch Entry
    • Moves Management
    • Advanced Online Forms
    • Advanced Reporting
    • Advanced Direct Mail Segmentation

Learn more about our world-class customer support.

No matter what fundraising software you purchase, the best software is always going to be the one you are comfortable using. Because of this, Bloomerang is committed to ensuring that every customer has free access to chat and email with our knowledgeable and helpful Customer Support Team. A few years ago, one of our wonderful customers described our Customer Support Team as “both helpful and human,” and our team has taken that motto to heart. We guarantee that any time you work with our team, you will always be working with a real human employed by Bloomerang who will keep working for you until your questions are answered.

You don’t just have to take our word for it though. See what some of our current nonprofit customers have to say.

The best part, though, is the support team. They are quick to respond and provide setup advice that is tailored to the client. I’ve never had an unanswered question.”

“Even better, their support is second to none. Any question is addressed thoughtfully and quickly. And, every single person I have interacted with has been friendly.”

“Bloomerang’s support features are unmatched among peer service providers. I advise all of my clients to use the chat support feature; the support representatives are prompt and knowledgeable.”

  • Still not convinced? Hear from one nonprofit leader who made the switch

    Common DonorPerfect Customer Complaints

    Esther Chase, Marketing & Financial Development Director, joined after Pav YMCA added Bloomerang in mid-2014. She had previously used DonorPerfect, but loves the ease-of-use Bloomerang provides.

    “We use Bloomerang to keep tabs of how close we are to making our goal, and we use it to generate acknowledgment letters. I like the ability to print letters–much easier than DonorPerfect.”

    Bloomerang is an ideal DonorPerfect alternative. It has a unique, modern interface that is clean, fresh, and very intuitive – allowing fundraisers to complete tasks more efficiently and effectively!

    We take pride in the claim that no training is required to use Bloomerang.

    Our customers use Bloomerang to manage their entire constituent ecosystem, including donors, volunteers, sponsors, grantees and more. Real-time retention and engagement metrics come standard, and our knowledgeable, local support team is here to help you every step of the way.

    See more customer success stories here >>

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