Giveffect

by Giveffect

Who Uses Giveffect?

Giveffect supports 501(c)(3) American & CRA registered Canadian nonprofits and charities. Nonprofits and charities with revenues ranging from $1M to +$300M.

What Is Giveffect?

Ideal for medium to large nonprofits, Giveffect is an all-in-one nonprofit software that streamlines your entire organizational operations. From Volunteer Management and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising to Constituent Relationship Management and Email/Direct Mail Marketing, Giveffect consolidates your constituent information into one solution. Are you frustrated by having to import data into your CRM to export it out again into your email marketing or volunteer management system? Then try Giveffect!

Giveffect Details

Giveffect

http://giveffect.com

Founded 2012

Giveffect Software - What our customers report
Giveffect Software - 2
Giveffect Software - Fundraise with Giveffect
Giveffect Software - 4
Giveffect Software - Manage your volunteers
Giveffect Software - What our customers report - thumbnail
Giveffect Software - 2 - thumbnail
Giveffect Software - Fundraise with Giveffect - thumbnail
Giveffect Software - 4 - thumbnail
Giveffect Software - Manage your volunteers - thumbnail

Compare Giveffect with similar products

Starting price

N/A
USD 49.00/month
USD 200.00/month
USD 125.00/month

Free Version

Free Version No
Free Version Yes
Free Version No
Free Version No

Free Trial

Free Trial Yes
Free Trial Yes
Free Trial No
Free Trial No

Giveffect deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation

Giveffect Features

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Attendance Management
  • Campaign Analytics
  • Campaign Management
  • Campaign Planning
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Donation Tracking
  • Donor Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Email Templates
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • Event Ticketing
  • For Nonprofits
  • Forms Management
  • Gift Matching Management
  • Grant Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Giving
  • Online Giving
  • Payment Processing
  • Personalization
  • Pledge Management
  • QuickBooks Integration
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring Giving
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Registration Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Summary Reports
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Volunteer Management
  • Website Integration

View full list of Donation Management Software

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • API
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Alumni Management
  • Auction Management
  • CRM
  • Campaign Analytics
  • Campaign Management
  • Campaign Planning
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Contribution Tracking
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Dashboard
  • Donor Discovery
  • Donor Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • Event Ticketing
  • Forms Management
  • Gift Matching Management
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Grant Management
  • Membership Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Giving
  • Online Forms
  • PCI Compliance
  • Payment Processing
  • Pledge Management
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring Giving
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Registration Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Volunteer Management
  • Website Integration
  • Website Management

View full list of Fundraising Software

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Application Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Class Scheduling
  • Client Portal
  • Committee Management
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Database
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Database
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Dues Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Marketing
  • Email Templates
  • Enrollments/Onboarding
  • Event Calendar
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • File Sharing
  • Invoice Management
  • Member Accounts
  • Member Communication
  • Member Database
  • Member Directory
  • Member Portal
  • Member Types
  • Membership Renewals
  • Payment Processing
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Registration Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Self Service Portal
  • Social Media Integration
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Website Integration
  • Website Management
  • eCommerce Management

View full list of Membership Management Software

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Attendance Management
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Campaign Management
  • Committee Management
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Storage
  • Donor Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Dues Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • For Nonprofits
  • Forms Management
  • Fundraising Management
  • Grant Management
  • Member Database
  • Membership Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Registration Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Media Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Volunteer Management
  • Website Integration

View full list of Nonprofit Software

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Attendance Management
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Calendar Management
  • Concessions Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Data Management
  • Customer Database
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Discount Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Management
  • Event Calendar
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • Event Ticketing
  • Event Tracking
  • Kiosk Ticketing
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Ticketing
  • Online Ticketing
  • Onsite Ticketing
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Print-at-Home
  • Promotions Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Registration Management
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reserved Seating
  • Sales Reports
  • Season Tickets
  • Seating Map
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Promotion
  • Support Ticket Management
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Ticket Brokering
  • Ticket Reservations
  • Visitor Registration
  • Website Management

View full list of Ticketing Systems

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Assignment Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Forms
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Document Storage
  • Email Alerts
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Management
  • Event Calendar
  • Event Management
  • Event Scheduling
  • Live Chat
  • Member Directory
  • Membership Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Monitoring
  • Personalization
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Recognition Management
  • Recruitment Management
  • Registration Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • SMS Messaging
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Portal
  • Social Media Integration
  • Summary Reports
  • Survey/Poll Management
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Scheduling
  • Third Party Integrations
  • User Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Volunteer Recruiting

View full list of Volunteer Management Software

Giveffect Alternatives

More Giveffect alternatives

Giveffect Reviews

Read all reviews

Overall rating

4.5/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.6
Customer Service 4.6
Features 4.1
Value for Money 4.2

Review software

Share your experiences with other software buyers.

Write a Review!
Charleen C.
Development Manager
Nonprofit Organization Management, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 28/07/2020

"We love using Giveffect"

Pros: Creating online events is a breeze and looks great! With our old software, we had to pay per online event and the process is antiquated. With Giveffect we can have an idea and create a page for it in no time at all!

Cons: Cutsomizing emails and landing pages is not very user friendly.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 28/07/2020
Michael F.
Director of Institutional Advancement
Education Management, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/08/2020

"Giveffect"

Comments: My overall experience has been great. I have a very lean staff and we all multitask. The software is intuitive.
As a busy executive, I can login anywhere to get information. I wish I had more time to spend with the software. Currently I'm working to set up the data structure to better integrate with Quickbooks.

Pros: I found Giveffect in an online search when I took the new role of Director for Institutional Advancement at Los Angeles Community College District. In my role, I serve as the Executive Director for the non-profit auxiliary Foundation for the Los Angeles Community Colleges. Giveffect has been a life saver. It is easy to use and I love that the software has email capability, online giving, relationship management tracking and great reports.

Cons: The main downside it that at the basic price level, I don't have access to many of the other great processes. Wealth screening for example. I also wish the Spark Post was integrated a little better. It works well but requires signing into two accounts to manage.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/08/2020
Aimee C.
Development Manager
Environmental Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    2 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    1/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/10/2019

"Very Disappointed in Customer Service"

Comments: Since the membership system in Giveffect isn't as robust as we need, it is not the all-in-one solution we expected.

Pros: This software is easy to use, intuitive, and the knowledge base and on boarding are well done. After orientation and with the help of customer support, our team quickly got a handle on our average tasks. The CRM features are very easy to get at a glance overviews of donors & I feel that we have a better handle on our prospecting since switching to this software.

Cons: The data migration progress for us was glitchy in our membership. Their automation was one of the reasons we wanted to switch, however, their automation when it doesn't work correctly can be a nightmare. During migration, their system encountered a glitch that ended up emailing over 700 donors with information about their membership expiring, even when it wasn't. While you're given a 2 week review to make sure your data is correct, it is useless if something like this happens as the database is "live" and will communicate with donors for a glitch like this. Our other issue is the membership module is quite basic and does not meet our needs. During our trial, we asked our sales rep about membership tiers to address the issue and she believed it was an easy fix. When we got to our transition in June, we questioned work arounds with our client success team. For 5 months, we have been chasing them down for answers. Their client success team and a separate feedback team keep promising that product team is working on a fix and deadlines pass with no communication and no fix. They have actively ghosted us on the issue now and it is appalling. They were promoted as incredibly responsive and were until we encountered a problem and now it just feels like we are being strung along for the duration of our 1st year contract. While software problems are to be expected the lack of customer service is awful and our biggest issue with this system.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/10/2019
Melissa J.
Development Manager
Individual & Family Services, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/02/2021

"Comprehensive CRM system review"

Comments: I began working with Giveffect from the very beginning when we were working on selecting a new CRM. Therefore I have worked with their sales, training, implementation/migration, and now support team. While there is a lot to learn with Giveffect due to how comprehensive the product is it has been an overall good experience with very minor hiccups.

Pros: The features that are the most impactful with Giveffect is that the volunteer and donation platform integrate seamlessly. I can easily look at a supporter's account and see how many hours and dollars they have donated to our organization. It's also very helpful that the event software and forms are integrated into the platform. The donation forms are easy to use and you can set up campaigns very quickly that will help increase support for your initiatives. We have also been impressed with the reporting feature - it has allowed us to track a lot of different analytics quickly that we weren't able to do with our previous CRM.

Cons: The feature that I like least about Giveffect is their email marketing - this feature needs serious attention and upgrades. It is lacking a lot of features that would really allow us to communicate better with our volunteers and donors. I'm hopeful they will implement drip campaigns in the near future. You also cannot embed videos into emails which is a huge downfall for storytelling.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/02/2021
Martin M.
Development Director
Nonprofit Organization Management, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/06/2020

"Impressive from the start"

Comments: GivEffect has been a tremendous time, energy, and cost savings to us over the past 5 years. I look forward to the new features and functions that they build out over the next 5 as we scale our organization.

Pros: We have been with GivEffect from the very beginning in 2015. We took a leap of faith with the platform and have had the opportunity to see it grow over the past 5 years from a simple software to something much more robust that more than fulfills our organizational needs. We are most impressed by the CRM and peer-to-peer fundraising features. With the CRM, there is so much capacity customization, automation, and segmentation. The peer-to-peer fundraising also allows great flexibility and automation all while still aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly.

Cons: The email WYSIWIG (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) email editor is lackluster but it's understandable as GivEffect is not an email platform. I anticipate that they will make make the editor more customizable in the future.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/06/2020