ParishSOFT Review - why 4 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 15, 2020

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What is ParishSOFT?

Main category: Church Management

Parish Data System is a church management solution for faith-based organizations of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as attendance tracking, event management, pledge management, and others. The software was designed and launched by ACS Technologies Group Inc headquartered in South Carolina, United States.

ParishSOFT rating -

The rating of ParishSOFT is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 92 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The software is a useful solution for faith-based organizations of all sizes and a variety of types. It can be used by churches, parishes, educational institutions, and dioceses etc. Diocese of Knoxville is among the notable clients of the software.

Features

The software maintains entire member history including current contact data and family relations and facilitates quick creation of personalized emails. It allows creation of pictorial directory for all members or a ministry group in addition to generation of census reports. It also facilitates tracking of all contributions, accepting on-time and recurring gifts offline and online, and sending personalized letters to members.

Parish Data System helps in the creation of personalized contribution reports and generation of printed certificates for different sacraments. It also helps in the tracking of student enrollments, attendance, service and permanent records. Other capabilities include background checks for all adults, electronic storage of all sacramental register information, pledge management, and others.

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular alternatives to ParishSOFT: ACS Software, Servant Keeper, Breeze, Churchteams, ChurchTrac Online, Shelby Church, Donarius, Church Community Builder, Church Windows, Aplos. The full list of competitors can be found here.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

ParishSOFT Pricing Information

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for ParishSOFT

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ParishSOFT Categories

Church Management

ParishSOFT specifications

ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Company: ACS Technologies
Address: Florence, SC 29501, United States
Pricing:
Small business, Medium business, Large business
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

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92/100
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2/10
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$37 per month
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