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White Fuse

UK-based membership management solution for nonprofits

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White Fuse Features

Features Summary

Functionality

4.1

/5

35

Total features

44

2 categories

White Fuse features

Accounting
Activity Tracking
Alerts/Notifications
Application Management
CRM
Committee Management
Contact Database
Contact Management

Common features of Membership Management software

API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Application Management
Attendance Management
Attendance Tracking
Calendar Management

Price starts from

30

Per month

Usage Based

Pricing options
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Functionality

4.1

/5

35

Price starts from

30

Per month

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Total Features

44

Unique features

  • Accounting

  • Fundraising Management

  • Member Communities

  • Contact Management

Functionality

4.0

/5

2.3K

Price starts from

159

Per month

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Total Features

121

Features in Common

22

Unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Client Profiles

  • Inventory Tracking

  • Booking Notes

Functionality

4.7

/5

178

Price starts from

10

Per month

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Total Features

109

Features in Common

34

Unique features

  • Inventory Management

  • Wait List Management

  • Email Management

  • Attendance Tracking

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great website solution for smaller organisations

Reviewed 4 years ago

White Fuse's software is a pleasure to use and they supported us through the process, and continue to provide ongoing support and new features, which mean we're continuously improving the website and the experience it provides to our service users and prospects. They have helped us to expand our reach and everyone who visits our site says tells us how great they think it looks!

Pros

The White Fuse platform is clean, intuitive and a pleasure to use. Everything is set up to just work, so you don't need a lot of technical expertise to get started. White Fuse guided us through the process, helping us figure out which pages/sections we needed on our site, who our different audiences are and what should be our CTAs for each. Because it is a managed solution, White Fuse takes care...

Cons

Because the platform is designed for those who don't have a great amount of time/expertise in website design, the options for customisability are on the more limited side, meaning various White Fuse sites can look quite similar in terms of the layout/design. However, in the time we have been a customer, they have added a lot of new features and continue to do so, now that the platform is established.

Vendor response

Thanks for the glowing review Arash. It was a pleasure to work with you on the project. We appreciated the various points of feedback you gave and we were really pleased to be able to bring some new features to the platform that you could start using. We plan to keep adding customisation options without undermining the ease of use.

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Exactly what we were looking for...

Reviewed 2 years ago

We've got nothing but good things to say about our experience with White Fuse. From our first conversation through to the implementation the software we found the team to proactive, professional, friendly and honest. They're great at solving problems and even if they can't provide exactly what you need they can suggest workable alternatives. I also like that they are proactive in terms of requesting your feedback for areas of the software that could be enhanced or additional features that you may require.

Pros

It's so easy to use. We wanted automated renewals and payments and the White Fuse integration with GoCardless give us this. We also wanted Members to be able to login and view their membership details which they can now do. So far the biggest benefit has been the broadcast email capability. It's simple to set-up, easy to use and has saved us money!!!

Cons

When members log in with the wrong email address, they think they do not have membership and create a second membership account. It would be good if they were prompted to try a different email address.

Vendor response

Thanks so much for your review Dawn. Reading this kind of feedback gives the team a warm glow inside and is exactly why we do what we do! Keep the feedback coming :-)

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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The good and the bad

Reviewed 4 years ago

Good customer service and support. Reliable and helpful.

Pros

Very affordable. Simple menu system. Calendar categories are great.

Cons

Calendar - would be great to see months in advance and archived Less flexibility with graphics throughout website. Colour distorts on banners - phasing to grey, it stops pictures popping.

Vendor response

Thanks for your review Jackie! It's great to hear that you think the platform is really good value. In relation to your specific criticism about banners having an automatic grey overlay to darken them we took your feedback on board and recently released an option to turn this off. I will drop you a personal message with instructions on how to do this. And if you have any other feedback please keep it coming!

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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The Gaia Foundation

Reviewed 2 years ago

Our experience with Whitefuse has been excellent. We chose to go with Whitefuse in order to achieve two key goals- to ensure that our CRM systems are GDPR compliant, and to unify our grant and contact management, events organising and mailing/newsletter processes. We have achieved both of these goals with Whitefuse's support and are very happy with how the platform works so far. Whitefuse's support throughout the set up and on boarding process has been consistently excellent.

Pros

The process of setting up the software was straightforward and intuitive- qualities the platform itself also possesses. Whitefuse is easy to use and helps centralise contacts, newsletter and event functions we were previously using multiple platforms for. Whitefuse's FAQs and support articles, as well as their staff, offer excellent support.

Cons

We would like to see a little more design functionality in the broadcasts Whitefuse enables customers to send. These are by no means bad, but more flexibility for branding and making newsletters distinctive would be useful.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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White Fuse is excellent in every way. Simple to use, fantastic features and impossible to get wrong.

Reviewed 4 years ago

I needed to rebuild Liberty Tea Rooms' website. Finding White Fuse was an absolute God-send. White Fuse saved me so much time. Something that usually takes me 1-2 weeks took 3-4 days. White Fuse makes it possible for multiple users to keep the website up to date. Even better I can rest assured that other users, while being able to make the changes they want to, won't be able to break the website. I really love White Fuse, and as I build my own company working for small charities I'll be recommending White Fuse as it's a brilliant piece of software that really opens doors for small charities. I think it is truly fantastic!

Pros

White Fuse is brilliantly designed & is really user focused. I love that it has the needs of a small charity at its heart. I've used a number of different website building tools and even though I have years of design and computer experience, building a website is always a challenge. White Fuse takes all of the complications away and gives you the tools you need to build the perfect website. The website...

Cons

I think a downside is having to wait for developments! But honestly, White Fuse is so good at taking on feedback and updating the software. Specifically, integration with MailChimp would be fantastic. Users being able to set up their own fundraising pages with target donation amounts would be amazing. Being able to track what the money has been donated towards is key for us. Especially at the beginning of building a charity we ran a number of campaigns to be able to purchase specific elements so it would be good to be able to track the giving in this way.

Vendor response

Thanks for such a great review Grace. We have tried hard to make the platform well designed and easy to use so it's encouraging to get such positive feedback. It's also good to know that you appreciate all the integrated fundraising functionality. Get in touch if you have any ideas for new features we can add in the future!

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Excellent customer support and really easy to use

Reviewed 2 years ago

The Housing Studies Association is a learned society of housing researchers and has been growing in recent years. Our previous website and membership system became unfit for purpose due to this growth. We needed a company that would design a website which was simple to use, gave us as much control as possible in updating content, enabled membership sign-up and easy monitoring of membership data, to have a news/blogs feature and to facilitate event bookings. In addition, customer support and particularly quick responses to questions and requests was important to us. White Fuse ticks all of these boxes and is also much cheaper compared to other web companies. We could not recommend them highly enough.

Pros

The software is really intuitive to use - navigating the backend of the website, the membership sign-up process, keeping track of members' data and posting about news and events are all really straightforward. The support team are always incredibly helpful, keen to get feedback and respond very quickly (usually within a few hours) to questions. Customer support was really important for us when shopping around. White Fuse have been a dream to work with and are great value for money, I would highly recommend them.

Cons

At the moment if you post a news item or, in our case, a blog, there isn't a quick way to also send it out via broadcasts (emails to members). You need to post the item on the website and then construct a new broadcast (email) separately. However, White Fuse have a great system of taking on board customer feedback about desired features and they are always adding new features so this may become possible in the future. Overall, this aspect of the software is a minor inconvenience in the bigger context of it being suitable for our purposes as a learned society.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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White Fuse Website Builder

Reviewed 2 years ago

The template seems as though it has been especially designed for charities. It's well structured. has a logical feel when adding pages and content. The support team respond quickly and adequately to queries. They give a lot of helpful tips and guidance as well as best-practice tips for novice web builders and new charities. I've not come across any website builder that provides such an amazing bespoke service before.

Pros

The top four things (out of many) I like about using this software are: 1) It is easy to use - especially for a non-tech minded user, 2) You just put your content or photos in without needing any technical knowledge or experience. 3) The builder template design structure provides a sleek, modern, professional look to our website. 4) It has an integrated basic database management system - which is unique and useful.

Cons

White Fuse from the outset made it clear they didn't support some (bells and whistles) functionalities. Occasionally it has been challenging placing photos or content exactly where I'd like to. However I know platforms that provide more functionality cost around seven to ten times as much and in any case those functionalities are not really needed for a small charity like ours

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Whitefuse for WCCA

Reviewed 2 years ago

as mentioned above, Whitefuse has brought the Livery Company into the 21st century, and finally consigned the quill pen to the bin. Members have embraced the new technology and are joining events with alacrity and ease. I joined the Company last year and was asked to move us to this sort of system and the business benefits have been profound, and streamlined the whole organisation.

Pros

This software has simplified the communications path between the Administrative team and the members of a disparate company (membership organisation) based around the world. We have run large events for over 200 people, and are now getting into the organisation of on-line meetings through this. We have streamlined the information flow and reduced costs of sending out hard copies as everyone can access the information from one sigle version of the truth which is up to date and applicable. When we find a feature that we would like, they have been very reactive to adding it, if possible, or demonstrating ways to work through the perceived problem!

Cons

the financial package is aimed at a slightly different market and we have had to work around the processes to make them applicable to our organisation. We have fed back on how guests are poorly handled in the system and they are reacting to that with new features.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Simple to use but effective and professional website - would recommend White Fuse

Reviewed 4 years ago

White Fuse have been extremely helpful and a pleasure to work with. The website is high quality, cost-effective and really intuitive to use.

Pros

As a small charity with limited resources, it has been great to have a website that is professional and very straight-forward to use. White Fuse provide all the tools you need to easily add and edit content and you can also have multiple users who can update the website. If there is anything I can't do, they are always there to offer support and guidance over the phone or by email.

Cons

It can be limiting if there are bespoke features you would like for your website, however White Fuse are always open to feedback from users and developing new updates.

Vendor response

Thanks for your review Alex! It's great to hear you find the platform easy to use and value our support. We hear you that the platform occasionally feels limiting. Please don't hesitate to get in touch when that happens so that we can consider your needs as we roll out new features.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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White Fuse Review

Reviewed 4 years ago

As the Marketing Officer, I joined the process with White Fuse media halfway through, so I cannot comment on the initial stages of the process. However, since joining my company, I have worked with White Fuse to get the website up and running as quickly as possible and have found representative and his team to be helpful and efficient in doing so. The team was quick to get back to me when I had any issues and were informative in terms of what content we should provide them with. The only negative I would raise was the fact that I was mostly diverted to one of their documents on their website when I had an issue rather than them walking me through it themselves. Although this still enabled me to finish the task, it meant the process was drawn out further for me, rather than them.

Pros

The software is mostly intuitive, and it's basic deign makes it easy to navigate.

Cons

It is fairly limited in its function, although we do not have the need to add any 'bells and whistles' so at this time it is not an issue.

Vendor response

Thanks for your review Joshua. It's good to hear you found the software mostly intuitive and easy to navigate. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with ideas if you find that, as your needs develop, there is anything that would enhance the website but isn't currently possible. While we are keen to maintain the ease of use, we are always adding functionality so this kind of feedback is very helpful. We'll also take on board your feedback that a bit more hands on support, rather than just help documents, would have saved you some time.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Very Good

Reviewed 4 years ago

We are a relatively small charity who use White Fuse to create and maintain our website. Overall they have been very good; although using White Fuse does limit the website functions a bit compared to just using word press, the easy of maintaining and updating on a day to day basis with White Fuse, and the fantastic customer support we always receive far outweigh any drawbacks.

Pros

Makes the website dead easy to maintain and very handy to have someone on hand if anything ever does go wrong

Cons

the functions available through white fuse are more limited than through wordpress generally so we sometimes have to do things in a roundabout way.

Vendor response

Thanks for such a positive review Imogen - that's really encouraging! If you have any specific ideas on ways we can learn from Wordpress's flexibility without compromising on the simplicity and easy of use you love please let us know.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great product, great team

Reviewed 3 years ago

We've been working with White Fuse for nearly six years. A really professional yet friendly and approachable team to work with - forward-thinking and solutions-focussed. They also offer excellent customer support and a very prompt response rate.

Pros

The web template produces clean, professional and easy-to-navigate sites and it's really user-friendly;

Cons

I find using tables is unwieldy and neither user- nor audience-friendly

Vendor response

Thanks so much for the review Gerri. We really appreciate it!

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Swanage Pier Trust

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall the process of setting up the system and finding my way around it, was very straight forward. If I did have any questions, then Whitefuse were always quick to reply back.

Pros

Having all of different client (volunteers, membership, donations) on one database and the ease of accessing information. Event management system, with ticket sells.

Cons

Nothing at the moment. As thing have come up, we have reported back features that we would like added or would find useful and they have been very helpful in putting these forward for development or looking at alternatives ways we could achieve what we would like to do.

Vendor response

Hi Amanda. Thanks very much for taking the time to provide a review. Really please to hear you've had a good experience so far.

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Excellent support and great value for money

Reviewed 3 years ago

We have used Whitefuse for the last few years and have always been impressed with the speed and quality of the support they offer, as well as the expert advice. Their tools, templates and resources were incredibly useful during the planning process. The website refresh was completed very quickly and without any issues. They are very good value for money as well.

Pros

It is very easy to use and has built-in help tool, which makes it very easier for new staff to pick up quickly. The website looks slick and impactful. Very pleased with the finished website and have had lots of positive feedback.

Cons

The only issue I've had is some of the WYSIWYG formatting/functionality doesn't work so well on one browser, but it works fine on other browsers.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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White Fuse: an accessible, powerful web platform for charities

Reviewed 3 years ago

Cecily's Fund has ended up with a website that is more attractive, informative, and also easier to update than anything we have had previously. We can always be confident that the system will improve over time, and that any issues we encounter will be addressed quickly and efficiently by White Fuse. It has dramatically improved our digital communications.

Pros

White Fuse offer a web platform for charities that is accessible even for those who have minimal experience of managing websites - without sacrificing functionality. Long before a new website is set up, the White Fuse team help their clients to think in a structured way about what their new website should do, and how this is best achieved. When the website is ready, White Fuse offer excellent customer support, and are gradually adding new features as time passes.

Cons

One or two elements of the White Fuse platform are comparatively under-developed - particularly the database tool. However, I don't think this will be the primary draw for many people considering the platform. Also, it's under ongoing development and may one day help us replace expensive, separate database software we currently use.

Vendor response

Thanks Andy. Great to hear that you think the software has resulted in a dramatic improvement of your digital comms! We've noted that you still see some gaps in the database functionality and rest assured we have a bunch of database related updates and new features coming soon.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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White Fuse website and database platform

Reviewed 3 years ago

Exceptional customer service, always willing to suggest solutions or work arounds when needed. I have recommended them to others many times.

Pros

It is very user friendly, the website looks great and overall it meets the needs of our small company.

Cons

The functionality of building queries is a bit limited.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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New website for LinkAble

Reviewed 4 years ago

White Fuse have been helpful and supportive all the way through the process. They have been professional and friendly from my first contact with them and I would recommend them to other charities who are looking to develop their website.

Pros

The White Fuse CMS is easy to use and by the most part intuitive. The information provided in the 'Help' section is clearly explained and easy to follow. Whenever we had queries they were quickly responded to by the team with suggested time frames for resolution. The advice given as we went on our journey to populating the website was incredibly useful and has meant we have created a website that the charity is really proud of, that showcases everything we do and that can be quickly and easily updated.

Cons

The White Fuse website was the right website for our charity.

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New White Fuse Website

Reviewed 3 years ago

A really good company to work with, they are proactive, offering suggestion and improvements to the website. Support is readily available and they are always helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend working with White Fuse.

Pros

The CMS is really easy to use, it allows me to make changes and add content quickly and easily. The added CRM database is also really useful, writing data from the website directly to the CRM, helps to keep records up to date and record consents, helping us to manage our data easily. The functionality goes beyond what we require at this stage, so I am confident in the ability of our website to grow with the charity.

Cons

There are not really any cons for a charity of our size, I would like to be able to position images within the cms, but this is a small niggle.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Rugby Club Membership Software

Reviewed 3 years ago

The team have been great and the software is a vast improvement on our old system.

Pros

It is easy for the club members to sign up and they can manage their own data

Cons

If you want to change the website it takes quite a bit of getting used to, bit once you get the hang of it is ok. Members do seem to be able to mess it up adding two memberships to one person.

Vendor response

Hi Jonathan. Thanks so much for taking the time to review the software. It's great that members can sign up easily and that this is a big improvement on your old system. However, we've noted your comments that there's a little room for improvement when dealing with members signing up for multiple memberships and we will investigate ways to improve that as we release future software improvements.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Quick and Easy

Reviewed 2 years ago

An excellent, easy to use platform that is supported by a quick and effective team who are ready to support with anything you are unsure of.

Pros

The platform is easy to use with quick reporting tools making it easy for me to report realtime performance.

Cons

The platform is very set in it's structure so that it remains as simple as possible for users. Maybe allow a more advanced user to have a user type which allows additional, more technical integration/modification?

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Perfection in online membership management

Reviewed 2 years ago

Excellent product with friendly and easy-to-reach customer support.

Pros

I love everything about the platform - it is so easy to use and set up, intuitive menus, nicely laid out pages, ease of changing things, a record of when things have been updated, events management, the ability to hide resources from non-members and the ease of posting blog items. The whole system is seamless from beginning to end and the user experience is excellent for both administrators and end users who sign up on the platform.

Cons

There is nothing that after nearly a year of using the platform I would change - and I cannot ever recall saying that about a piece of software!

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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I recommend it!

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

The interface is very easy to use, the website template is also nice and tidy, our members have been very happy with it! Also, the customer service has been impeccable!

Cons

Nothing major, but for example it would be nice to have more control over how to organise the homepage, e.g. put more tabs on the main menu

Vendor response

Thanks for the great review Marta. There are some tools for managing content that can be promoted to the homepage and it's easy to add new top-level tabs to the menu. I'll send you a personal email to help show you how to do it.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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White Fuse - new website & membership management

Reviewed 2 years ago

White Fuse have been very helpful (and patient!). It is a fairly-priced product and although not perfect does 95% of what we want and is helping our organisation keep and gain members. (And gives them a user-friendly website to find information on.)

Pros

Clean/clear website design; easy to use membership and events software built in; integrated to take member payments by Direct Debit and events payments by card. Exactly what we need as an organisation with over 1,000 members but only two members of staff!

Cons

There are some functions currently not available (for both web interface and membership system) that would be useful to us - although not essential. However, software is regularly updated (with customer input being listened to) and there are usually work-arounds where the software cannot (yet) deliver.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Learn to Love to Read

Reviewed 3 years ago

Excellent customer service - friendly and helpful

Pros

easy to use and update webiste easy to customise database suitable for your needs

Cons

couple of issues that the company are already looking at to make the system even better and easier to use