Aplos Fund Accounting - Top 4 Alternatives (Mar 2022)

Aplos Fund Accounting Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.4/5)
Pricing: 3.6/10 - low cost
Category: Accounting & Finance -> Aplos Fund Accounting -> Aplos Fund Accounting competitors
Ranking:Ranked 9 out of 419 Accounting & Finance systems
Company: Aplos Software, LLC
Pricing: starts at $29.50 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
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Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 22, 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.

Aplos Fund Accounting alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Aplos Fund Accounting that are worth checking out: Denali Business for SMBs, MultiCHAX for large size business, Buxfer 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 Fu...
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$29.50 per month
Functionality
3
Best for SMBs
Denali B...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$1,999 per license
Functionality
16
Best for Enterprise
MultiCHAX
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
5
Growing
Buxfer
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$3.99 per month
Functionality
6
Review
Free version
BQE Core
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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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.