The face-off: Salsa CRM vs. Bloomerang. Bloomerang has all the benefits you’ve come to expect from a modern cloud-based donor management system making it an ideal alternative to Salsa CRM. We built Bloomerang from the ground up and had fundraising experts help us along the way. Our easy-to-use tools focus on fundraising best practices, and our commitment to an unmatched level of customer service make Bloomerang an ideal alternative to Salsa CRM.

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Salsa CRM vs. Bloomerang

Salsa CRM

  • Outdated user interface
  • Additional fees for add-on packages & extra functionality
  • Additional fee for recommended training
  • Difficult to track relationships (soft credits)
  • Allowing ACH transactions on forms is an add-on feature
  • Reporting is clunky and difficult to use
  • Software Advice reviews
  • Capterra reviews
  • G2 Crowd reviews
  • $214a month
  • For basic packages


Salsa CRM vs. Bloomerang: See the difference for yourself

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Salsa CRM Constituent Summary

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Bloomerang Constituent Summary

Common Salsa CRM Customer Complaints: Hear from one nonprofit leader who made the switch

warrior films logoFrederick Marx, Filmmaker for Warrior Films
became frustrated with persistent problems with Salsa CRM’s features and customer service, and eventually decided to look elsewhere.

“The software is completely unintuitive. Nothing makes logical sense. The service is hardly better. It’s very difficult to get a live person on the phone.”

Bloomerang is an ideal alternative to Salsa CRM. 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.

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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.”

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