Altru Review

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Last updated: Nov 06, 2019

Altru Review

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

Small business, Medium business, Large business

Altru is a fundraising and ticketing management solution for non-profit businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include merchandise and retail management, group sales, accounting management, and other...

  • Categories :

    • Donation Management
    • Non-Profit
    • Alumni Management
    • Non-Profit Volunteer Management

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 06, 2019

What is Altru?

Altru is a fundraising and ticketing management solution for non-profit businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include merchandise and retail management, group sales, accounting management, and others. The software was designed and launched by BlackBaud Inc headquartered in South Carolina, United States.

Average Rating -

The rating of Altru is 4.2 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

Customers of the software include non-profit businesses of all sizes. Major industries where it can be deployed include faith based organizations, animal welfare, healthcare and hospitality, education, public broadcasting, human services, and others. Some notable clients of the software include SickKids Foundation, Hospice Austin, and Save the Bay etc.

Features

The software offers assistance in setting up the merchandise and implementing the retail solutions. Member discounts can be applied directly from the retail counter in the presence of all the data at one location. The software affords advanced and walk-up sales which allow transaction management from any location and device.

Altru offers easy group sales and facility rental management with the ability to track reservations from the time of booking. For membership management, the software offers membership processing, notifications of member renewals, and printing of membership cards. Donations can be processed via phone, email, and website using embedded online donation forms.

Competitors & Alternatives

Altru has a number of competitors and its two main ones are Non Profit Manager and MatchMaker Fundraising.

Non Profit Manager supports fundraising activities through event management as well as email & social media campaigns. There is support for both online & mobile based payments with compatibility with mobile readers for on the spot instantaneous mobile payments. The product also has a well developed CRM module to manage both current and prospective donors to increase overall donations.

Altru in addition to these features also provides support for merchandise & retail sales to support fundraising, ticketing & admissions for events, as well as group donations & facility rentals for fundraising activities. The product also supports membership clubs for frequent donors which keeps them up to date on the latest campaigns, as well as helps organizations to better identify those suited for specific campaigns. There is also support for online donation payments.

Then there is MatchMaker Fundraising software which unlike Altru is offered as both an on premise as well as cloud based solution. Additionally it supports multiple types of donations from grants, recurring pledges, tributes and matching payments to mention a few. The product also integrates to Quickbooks for accounting and supports donor analysis with fundraising KPIs and benchmarks.

While Altru is only offered as a cloud based solution, it does offer organizations the options of two editions which are based on the features required. Additionally the product is suitable for both non profits and any other organization that requires fundraising to be done are part of its business activities.

Altru Pricing Information

The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Altru pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 9 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Altru Categories

Donation Management
Non-Profit
Alumni Management
Non-Profit Volunteer Management

Specifications

Company:
Address: 2000 Daniel Island Drive, Charleston, SC
Website:https://www.altru.org/
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Altru Features

Data Import/Export
Data Analysis Tools
Campaign Management
Email Marketing
Contact Management

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