Aplos Fund Accounting - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 29, 2022

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Aplos Fund Accounting competes with other accounting & finance systems like MIP Fund Accounting, Kindful, and QuickBooks Online. We will compare these accounting & finance systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: Aplos Fund Accounting offers features like Generate Nonprofit Financial Statements, Contact Lists & Reminders, Contribution Statements, Donations by Contact, Budget Reports, Unlimited Donation Forms, etc. MIP Fund Accounting offers features like Fund Accounting, Online Fundraising, Event Fundraising, Donor Management, Mobile Bidding, Fundraising Campaigns, Personalized Engagement with Donors, etc. Kindful offers features like Donation Pages, Donation Forms, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Pages, Crowdfunding Pages, Donation Tracking, Donor Lifecycle Analytics, Donor Records, Contact Records, Group, and List Segmentation, Donor Account Logins, etc. QuickBooks Online offers features like Track income & expenses, Invoicing, Accept Payments, Cash Flow Management, Maximize Tax Deductions, Track miles, Run reports, Send estimates, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Aplos Fund Accounting serves customers in industries like Nonprofits, Churches, Accountants & Bookkeepers, Home Owners Associations (HOA), Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA), Schools & Education, Sports Organizations, etc. Aplos Fund Accounting has customers like Killeen Independent School District, Tidelands Church, Love Inc., etc. MIP Fund Accounting targets Associations, K-12 Schools, and Nonprofits. MIP Fund Accounting has customers like Mariposa Community Health Center, Homer Senior Citizen Incorporated, CAPCIL, etc. Kindful has customers like Friends of Kijabe, Frankie Friends, Tunnel to Towers Foundation, The Nashville Food Project, Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans, Harvest107, 20 Liters, Friends of The Learning Community Charter School, Love Thy Neighborhood, Imua Family Services, Oasis for Orphans, etc. QuickBooks Online serves customers in industries like Restaurants, Construction, Retail, Churches, Nonprofits, Legal, Professional Services, Manufacturing & Wholesale, etc. QuickBooks Online has customers like The Plant Chica, West Egg, Marrietta Sheet Metal, etc.
  • Cost: Zola Suite has a cost rating of 1.8/5, according to ITQlick expert cost analysis. This means it is low-cost accounting & finance system. The rating system considers this software rated 1-2 as low-cost and 4-5 as high cost. Aplos Fund Accounting starts at $29.50 per month. MIP Fund Accounting starts at $0.01 without a free version and a free trial. Kindful starts at $100.00 per month with a free trial. QuickBooks Online starts at $12.50 per month.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Aplos Fund Accounting and all its alternatives are cloud-based. MIP Fund Accounting offers On-Premise for Windows and Linux.
  • Popularity: Aplos Software is privately held with over 40,000 nonprofits and churches. MIP Fund Accounting is also privately held with 10,000+ Nonprofits and government organizations supported. QuickBooks Online by Intuit is publicly traded on the Nasdaq under the INTU symbol with over 7 million customers globally.
  • Scalability: Aplos Software and QuickBooks Online can accommodate both large & small organizations.
  • Support: Aplos Fund Accounting, MIP Fund Accounting, and Kindful offer support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat. QuickBooks Online has an Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat.

2021's Top Aplos Fund Accounting Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Aplos Fund Accounting that are worth checking out: Denali Business for SMBs, MultiCHAX for large size business, Avangate Digital Commerce for growing companies, and BQE Core for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Aplos
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$29.50 per month
Functionality
3
Review
Best for SMBs
Denali
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$999 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Best for Enterprise
MultiCHAX
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
5
Growing
Avangate
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
Free version
BQE
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$7.95 per user/month
Functionality
20
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1. Denali Business - Best for SMBs

Denali Business is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Denali Business installed on-premises or used cloud based, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Denali Business, with a pricing score of 2.6 is considered less expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Denali Business is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Denali offers 16 main features). compare head to head: Denali Business Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

2. MultiCHAX - Best for Large Business

MultiCHAX is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, MultiCHAX installed on-premises, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. MultiCHAX, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

MultiCHAX is rated 3.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MultiCHAX offers 5 main features). compare head to head: MultiCHAX Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

3. Avangate Digital Commerce - Best for Growing Companies

Avangate Digital Commerce is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Avangate Digital Commerce installed on-premises, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Avangate Digital Commerce is considered same cost to implement (Pricing not available) as Aplos Fund Accounting, both with a pricing score of 3.6.

Avangate Digital Commerce is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Avangate offers 4 main features). compare head to head: Avangate Digital Commerce Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

4. BQE Core - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

BQE Core is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, BQE Core installed on-premises or used cloud based, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. BQE Core, with a pricing score of 2.4 is considered less expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

BQE Core is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BQE offers 20 main features). compare head to head: BQE Core Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

5. MoneyDesktop

MoneyDesktop is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, MoneyDesktop used on the cloud, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. MoneyDesktop, with a pricing score of 5.2 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

MoneyDesktop is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MoneyDesktop offers 4 main features). compare head to head: MoneyDesktop Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

6. Intuit GoPayment

Intuit GoPayment is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Intuit GoPayment used on the cloud, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Intuit GoPayment, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Intuit GoPayment is rated 3.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Intuit offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Intuit GoPayment Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

7. Alight Planning Enterprise

Alight Planning Enterprise is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Alight Planning Enterprise installed on-premises or used cloud based, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Alight Planning Enterprise, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Alight Planning Enterprise is rated 3.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Alight offers 19 main features). compare head to head: Alight Planning Enterprise Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

8. Logisuite Financials

Logisuite Financials is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Logisuite Financials installed on-premises, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Logisuite Financials, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Logisuite Financials is rated 3.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Logisuite offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Logisuite Financials Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

9. Canopus EpaySuite

Canopus EpaySuite is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Canopus EpaySuite installed on-premises, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Canopus EpaySuite, with a pricing score of 4.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Canopus EpaySuite is rated 3.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Canopus offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Canopus EpaySuite Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

10. 01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard

01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, 01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard installed on-premises, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. 01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (01 offers 5 main features). compare head to head: 01 Transaction Pro Delete Wizard Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

11. Oracle Fusion Financial Management

Oracle Fusion Financial Management is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Oracle Fusion Financial Management cloud, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Oracle Fusion Financial Management, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Oracle Fusion Financial Management is rated 3.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Oracle offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Oracle Fusion Financial Management Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

12. Buxfer

Buxfer is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Buxfer cloud, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Buxfer, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered less expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Buxfer is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Buxfer offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Buxfer Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

13. Yodlee MoneyCenter

Yodlee MoneyCenter is an alternative Accounting & Finance software, Yodlee MoneyCenter used on the cloud, Aplos Fund Accounting can be used on the cloud. Yodlee MoneyCenter, with a pricing score of 6.2 is considered more expensive to implement than Aplos Fund Accounting with a score of 3.6.

Yodlee MoneyCenter is rated 3.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Yodlee offers 6 main features). compare head to head: Yodlee MoneyCenter Vs Aplos Fund Accounting

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.