DONATION Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

DONATION

Donation management software for small to midsize churches

4.88/5 (237 reviews)

DONATION Pricing

Starting from: $80.00

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Free for the feature-limited Lite version, $80 for the regular Standalone version, $150 for the multi-user Network version in the first year. Annual Renewal fees (half those amounts) allow you to continue your eligibility for support and upgrades in subsequent years, but are not required.

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DONATION Pricing Reviews

Pros
  • I even got my Dad, a treasurer at his small church in Eastern Canada, to use it and he is a true fan as well. Just an outstanding program, easy to use, and the customer service is top notch.Karen H.Read the full review
  • I have used Donation at our church for over five years and I highly recommend it. This program is very clear and easy to use, their customer service is excellent and the price is great.Caroline E.Read the full review
  • Dan Cooperstock seems to be very familiar with the not for profit sector and what we are trying to do. He has produced an excellent piece of software at a great price with great service.May h.Read the full review
Cons
  • I'm reluctant to give access to another operator as I have slight fear it may be hard to find errors in data entry. My motto is: If you want it done right, do it yourself.Robert V.Read the full review
  • It is still not intuitive to generate and use. In spite of this one weakness I do not hesitate to recommend it to all, especially at it's low cost.Ken C.Read the full review
  • Even past years were available if needed to reprint receipts. The only downside relates to the set up of categories (for our various cause collections) which we had to do a couple of times.Robert P.Read the full review
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25 reviewers had the following to say about DONATION's pricing:

Blaine Gravel

Cooperstock Donation Software Program

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

I whole-heartedly endorse this software program! TurnAround Village has used it since our inception in 2003 and it works wonderfully well at such an affordable price point!!!

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Lynn Bird

Software4Nonprofits -Donations

Reviewed 2013-11-03
Review Source: Capterra

Low cost, easy to use, reliable customer service. Addresses all our charities needs regarding donations. Opportunities for improvements have not been discovered yet!

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Ezras Cholim

Has everything you need where you need it

Reviewed 2016-01-14
Review Source: Capterra

Simple easy to use for a great price Thank you Cooperstock software

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Bill Schuurmans

Using a ledger and excel spreadsheet VERY time consuming and this has simplified everything

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-12-02
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
ease of data input the reports program they have kept it simple but with many programs within it at an affordable cost simple but detailed.

Cons
not sure if I have one could use more choices in date of input categories so you can run specific reports for those of us who can't do SQL set up.

Response from Software4Nonprofits


Thank you for this review, Bill. I'm not sure I understand the listed Con - many built-in reports allow for selection on a range of dates, and optionally on a donation category. Further selection can be done with Filter expressions, a fairly simple feature that does not require SQL. In fact, writing SQL is only required for the most unusual situations, by far fewer than 1% of our users. If you would like to explain where you are finding limitations in report selection, I'm quite sure we could explain how to do what you want. (The Help topic Filtering Reports will be very helpful.) You can contact us further directly by email.

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Christine Dietz

Excellent and Affordable Product!

Used occasionally for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-02-04
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, my experience has been very positive. We have been using DONATION since 2012 and keep renewing!

Pros
DONATION is very easy to use, is affordable and has fantastic help files when you need them. Additionally, our administrative office houses two separate agencies and we are able to have two separate agencies in the same system for the same price. When entering a donation we simply have to choose the agency and the system does the rest.

Cons
In the beginning I had difficulty adding the electronic signature and logo, but I think they have improved these features.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Jeff Newton

Donation Program

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

Have used this program for 8 years. Great personalized service from Dan. Great price and great features

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Bronwe Jack

used for years successfully

Reviewed 2013-10-29
Review Source: Capterra

I have used this program for a number of years and it provides reports and information easily. Any setup or running issues have been quickly addressed by email. Very low cost for what is provided

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Peter Davidson

Amazing value for money!

Reviewed 2009-07-14
Review Source: Capterra

A very useful program for small to medium sized churches

Pros
A very reasonably priced package for churches that is easy to implement and can provide parish lists as well as tracking donations

Cons
One or two minor items that I would like to modify, however the designer is very willing to listen to suggestions and make improvements.

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Diane Keller

100% Satisfaction

Reviewed 2013-10-29
Review Source: Capterra

Glad we decided to use this system. User friendly. Simple entry. Versatile reports. Timely updates. Responsive support. Economical. Great for use by any organization.

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Dave Toews

DONATION works great!!

Reviewed 2013-10-25
Review Source: Capterra

Pros: meets all our needs, timely fixes and updates, excellent tech support, very reasonably priced Cons: none Overall impression: see title, DONATION works great

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Frederick Quenzer

Great product

Reviewed 2013-10-29
Review Source: Capterra

I've been using Donation for two years, and have found it both easy to use and comprehensive enough to meet the needs of our small church. I particularly like the ability to produce individual reports of donations during the year, and distribute it automatically via email. It has definitely helped parishioners keep up to date on their pledges. It's very reasonable price makes it a tremendous value.

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Dr John J Merwin

Great software!

Reviewed 2013-10-30
Review Source: Capterra

We've used Donation for several years now with deep appreciation, and we have had no problems at all. We appreciate the fact that it is effective and economical. Thanks.

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Reg Green

Awesome Software

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

Pros: Extremely easy to learn and use. The ease of producing year end tax receipts is amazing and they are formatted to fit into a regular window envelope. Data entry is very straight forward and simple. Weekly, monthly and year end contribution reports are extremely easy to generate and read. This is by far the easiest and most productive software for us to use. It is also extremely low priced. The "Help" file has answered any and all questions we have had. Cons: I can't think of anything.

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Carol Lanferman

Exactly what we needed for our size Church.

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

I was looking for software that was reasonably priced and easy to use. Donation is just that. I am not a computer pro and did not want something that takes all my time just to enter our churches' donations. This one is simple, covers all of the legal requirements and prints the end of year reports and receipts very well. Our last program kept getting more complicated and extremely expensive each time I had to up grade. Thank you, Dan for creating something for the average size Church. God Bless You

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Charles Sanford

Excellent Product

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2016-06-28
Review Source: Capterra

Easy to use. Low learning curve. Transferred information from another product with an easy import.

Pros
Ease of use and accuracy.

Cons
No complaints.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Denise Boutilier

Software4Nonprofits

Reviewed 2013-10-24
Review Source: Capterra

Great program for tracking donations; easy to use; regular updates provided; very reasonable priced Would recommend anyone out there to consider this program to track donations requiring an income tax receipt - set up to meet all Revenue Canada requirements

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Wilma Janssen

Donation

Reviewed 2013-10-25
Review Source: Capterra

I have been using Donation for more than 6 years. We have a small congregation in our church, so this simple, concise, user friendly program was ideal for our receipting. Easy to find detailed records if a donator requests, and so easy to do the final receipts for year end. And the cost is so affordable!

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Carl Holland

Most Excellent Donation-Tracking Software

Reviewed 2009-07-13
Review Source: Capterra

On a scale of 1-10 I would rank this software a 10+.

Pros
I have found everything about DONATION software, by Software4Non-profits, everything I have ever needed for keeping track of my ministry's finances. It is easy to use, reasonably priced, and produces every letter or report I have desired. I would highly recommend this software for non-profits.

Cons
Honestly, I can't think of a thing that I would want them to improve. It has met every need.

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John Stokoe

Donation

Reviewed 2013-10-24
Review Source: Capterra

Donation is a simple and easy to use donation program. Data entry is easy and quick and reports and receipts are quickly accessible. It doesn't do complex and detailed analysis of donors and trends, but it does the basics very well, and the price is right.

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Karen Sputa

ALC

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

American Lutheran Church in Clinton Twp, MI has been using this software for over a year now and we find it to be simple to use without all the expensive "extra" information in most data-base church programs. It suits our needs perfectly and was not expensive.

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Klaus Schmidsrauter

Excellent Program, Simple to Use, Meets all Donation Tracking needs of almost any Ministry

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

Overall: I have been using DONATION for at least 6 years, with a number of different ministries, after using several other donations/church membership packages. This is by far the simplest, most straight forward program for donation tracking/receipting since the days of the old DOS program "ChurchMouse". Pros: 1. It is simple and uncomplicated, doing only what it is designed to do - track and receipt donations. It is not cluttered by the often confusing features of combination church management packages or accounting packages. 2. Superb support - an email to the developer often brings a response in less than one hour! 3. Excellent value for the price and very generous licensing. You can run multiple company/organization databases for the same low fee. 4. Very powerful SQL-query-based reporting for the experienced user, in addition to a large array of pre-configured reports. It is very easy to customize your Income Tax Receipts. 5. Import-export features: Excel, pdf, etc. 6. Too many other features to mention here - the review by Robert Vanderhill covers many of my points also. Cons: I haven't found any.

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Caroline Everson

I definitely recommend Donation

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

I have used Donation at our church for over five years and I highly recommend it. This program is very clear and easy to use, their customer service is excellent and the price is great. For weekly offerings, other donations, maintaining donor lists, creating charitable receipts and creating reports, I suggest any church or non-profit take a look at Donation.

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May hartley

Finally a service product that is service oriented!

Reviewed 2013-10-30
Review Source: Capterra

Donations is a great piece of software that keeps track of all the basics such as gifts, donors and can also generate tax receipts and customized reports. Dan Cooperstock seems to be very familiar with the not for profit sector and what we are trying to do. He has produced an excellent piece of software at a great price with great service.

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Ramina Youash

DONATIONS Simplified Data Tacking

Reviewed 2013-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

LOVE IT. It is an easy program to learn and maneuver. Provides great reports and can export data to its counter part program ACCOUNTS easily. Excellent customer service; Dan is quick to respond to questions. I like the fact that it is simple and straight forward , no unnecessary gimmicks that can be intimidating to some that have no or little experience working with figures like my Pastor. GREAT $$ price point.

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Nancy Clark

Using Donation

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-02-19
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Easy to set up. Cost effective. Multiple users possible. Good support. Not too difficult for folks with little computer skills.

Cons
I cannot really say what I like least - I dislike technology and am not very tech savvy, so I have issues with all software, but his one is pretty easy to learn!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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