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OpenWater Alternatives

How do OpenWater alternatives compare?

Submittable and Good Grants stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing OpenWater to its top 100 alternatives, Scholarship Lifecycle Manager has the highest rating, with NonProfitPlus as the runner-up, and OpenWater ranking 29th place. Cvent has the most reviews with a total of 639, while OpenWater has 41. Users say Scholarship Lifecycle Manager tops the list for value for money followed by NonProfitPlus, while OpenWater comes in 44th. Users also say NonProfitPlus and Virtual Trade Show Platform are the easiest to use, while OpenWater takes 63rd place.


How do I choose the best OpenWater alternative?

Browse our list of competitors to find the tool that's right for your team and workflow. Filter apps by features, pricing, ratings, integrations, devices and more. Read verified reviews and discover what other people in your industry are using. Compare apps side by side to find the best match for your business.


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Top 100 alternatives

Submittable

4.8
(92)

Online submissions management software for digital content

Pricing

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about Submittable's value for money

Plus, Submittable was by far the most affordable solution and offered the best value for money in our opinion.

Charan W.

Overall, Submittable is a great application portal and get your money's worth.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

10

37

30

features in common

10

features in common

Submittable's unique features

  • Document Review

  • Conditional Logic

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Electronic Payments

OpenWater's unique features

  • Call Tracking

  • Email Marketing Management

  • Workflow Management

  • Social Media Integration

Good Grants

4.4
(5)

Grant management software for managing fund allocation

Features

Total

9

41

30

features in common

9

features in common

Good Grants' unique features

  • Duplicate Detection

  • Customizable Categories

  • Drag & Drop Interface

  • Search Functionality

OpenWater's unique features

  • Call Tracking

  • Electronic Submission

  • Website Management

  • Skills Assessment

Electronic Form Solutions

4.6
(10)

Cloud-based form management tool for scholarships and grants

Features

Total

6

37

30

features in common

6

features in common

Electronic Form Solutions' unique features

  • Forms Management

  • Document Storage

  • Custom Fields

  • Document Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Voting

  • API

  • CRM Integration

  • Skills Assessment

WizeHive

4.8
(109)

Flexible grant & scholarship software to powers your mission

Pricing

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about WizeHive's value for money

Our [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] said "That is the best money we have ever spent. I wish we had done this sooner.

PC

Pamela C.

The software works consistently, is fairly easy to configure to our needs, is right-sized for our organization, and cost-effective.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

15

89

30

features in common

15

features in common

WizeHive's unique features

  • Feedback Collection

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Customizable Questions

OpenWater's unique features

  • Financial Analysis

  • Skills Assessment

  • Website Management

  • Campaign Scheduling

SmarterSelect

4.5
(155)

Online applicant & application management solution

Pricing

Starting from

$1000/year

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about SmarterSelect's value for money

I love the price and the features that come with it. I appreciate the technical support and their flexibility to listen to suggestions and try their best to incorporate them into the software.

KK

Kim K.

Other similar programs were double the price. Once you get the hang of it, SmarterSelect is easy to use and saves a lot of time and money.

AS

Amber S.

Total

7

24

30

features in common

7

features in common

SmarterSelect's unique features

  • Web Forms

  • Real Time Updates

  • Email Invitations & Reminders

  • Real Time Notifications

OpenWater's unique features

  • Website Management

  • API

  • Customizable Branding

  • Third Party Integration

Scholars United

4.7
(10)

Scholarship management software

Features

Total

9

24

30

features in common

9

features in common

Scholars United's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Forms Management

  • Records Management

  • Ratings & Reviews

OpenWater's unique features

  • Call Tracking

  • Email Marketing Management

  • Website Management

  • Social Media Integration

Blackbaud Award Management

4.5
(28)

Scholarship management and donor reporting for universities

Features

Total

11

26

30

features in common

11

features in common

Blackbaud Award Management's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Real Time Notifications

OpenWater's unique features

  • API

  • Electronic Submission

  • Voting

  • Social Media Integration

Features

Total

8

32

30

features in common

8

features in common

Scholarship Lifecycle Manager's unique features

  • Lifecycle Management

  • Follow-up Scheduling

  • Document Review

  • Filtered Views

OpenWater's unique features

  • Workflow Management

  • Call Tracking

  • Email Marketing Management

  • Voting

STARS

4.6
(14)

Cloud based campus management solution

Pricing

Starting from

$199/month

Value for money

4.0

0.6

4.6

What users say about STARS's value for money

This product does many of the tasks done within much more expensive software packages, without all of the network and IT cost. We have used STARS for our campuses and are very pleased.

BB

Bill B.

Total

3

21

30

features in common

3

features in common

STARS's unique features

  • POS

  • Mobile Integration

  • Employee Portal

  • Label Printing

OpenWater's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • Applicant Tracking

  • Custom Forms

  • Reporting & Statistics

SalesScreen

4.6
(23)

Sales performance management tool

Features

Total

3

34

30

features in common

3

features in common

SalesScreen's unique features

  • Lead Management

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Dashboard Creation

  • Gamification

OpenWater's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • Applicant Tracking

  • Customizable Branding

  • Reporting & Statistics

Qualifio

4.3
(39)

Data collection & interactive content creation made easy

Features

Total

1

3

30

features in common

1

features in common

Qualifio's unique features

  • User Management

  • Interactive Content

OpenWater's unique features

  • Reference Checking

  • Website Management

  • API

  • Commenting

Award Force

4.8
(136)

Awards management software

Pricing

Starting from

$1188/year

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about Award Force's value for money

We were not happy with the customer service, the price and the platform in general. After researching alternatives, I discovered Award Force and I am glad I did.

BP

Blake P.

For the price, my chapter was able to purchase, set up and administer a decent awards program. It is highly customizable down to the most minute feature.

mm

michelle m.

Total

16

61

30

features in common

16

features in common

Award Force's unique features

  • Customizable Questions

  • Status Reporting

  • Collaborative Review

  • Order Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Financial Analysis

  • Skills Assessment

  • Campaign Scheduling

  • Interview Scheduling

Spinify

4.6
(149)

Spinify Lively Leaderboards: Gamification Made Easy

Pricing

Starting from

$16/month

Value for money

4.4

0.2

4.6

What users say about Spinify's value for money

Spinify is very easy to use and a good way to distribute money whether it's sending it to someone within your company or someone else in another company you won't have any issues.

JM

Jamal M.

They have a really good product for the price point, and it has all the functionality that I need. During the trial period (and even since then) their customer service response has been very fast.

CC

Christopher C.

Total

3

16

30

features in common

3

features in common

Spinify's unique features

  • Progress Tracking

  • Sales Tracking

  • Real Time Updates

  • Real Time Data

OpenWater's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • Applications Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Reporting & Statistics

VYPER

4.6
(81)

Social engagement software to assist with marketing outreach

Pricing

Starting from

$34/month

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about VYPER's value for money

Vyper helps us not only collect leads, but also grow our social followings in a super inexpensive way. Very high value for the cost of the tool.

Melissa C.

Client really loved the high-tech (functionality), big budget look and feel without the big ticket price.

Vanessa F.

Total

2

30

30

features in common

2

features in common

VYPER's unique features

  • Lead Capture

  • Goal Setting / Tracking

  • Gamification

  • Direct Mail Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Workflow Management

  • API

  • Commenting

Rewards Fuel

4.8
(12)

Contest marketing platform for businesses

Pricing

Starting from

$13.95/month

Value for money

4.9

0.3

4.6

What users say about Rewards Fuel's value for money

I was attracted to Rewards Fuel by the advertised features, the price, and by the overwhelmingly positive reviews by other users here on Capterra.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Gives time pageant applications are being accepted and amount of time left before the online pageant ends. Part is free, while the pro version cost money but offers more benefits.

Elizabeth R.

Total

7

28

30

features in common

7

features in common

Rewards Fuel's unique features

  • Multi-Channel Marketing

  • Lead Generation

  • Engagement Analytics

  • History Tracking

OpenWater's unique features

  • Website Management

  • API

  • CRM Integration

  • Skills Assessment

Grants United

4.4
(7)

Grants management software

Features

Total

9

29

30

features in common

9

features in common

Grants United's unique features

  • Proposal Generation

  • Electronic Signature Capture

  • Preview Functionality

  • Records Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Applicant Tracking

  • Customizable Branding

  • Voting

  • Skills Assessment

NonProfitPlus

5.0
(3)

Software for nonprofit organizations, management of grants

Features

Total

5

37

30

features in common

5

features in common

NonProfitPlus' unique features

  • Invoice Management

  • Fixed Asset Management

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Expense Tracking

OpenWater's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Applications Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Skills Assessment

AmpliFund

3.8
(8)

Grant management software for nonprofit and public sector

Features

Total

2

17

30

features in common

2

features in common

AmpliFund's unique features

  • Activity Management

  • Receiving

  • Planning Tools

  • Proposal Generation

OpenWater's unique features

  • Single Sign On

  • Workflow Management

  • API

  • Commenting

SmartSimple Amplify for Grantmakers

4.4
(23)

Flexible, all-in-one platform for the modern grantmaker

Features

Total

15

121

30

features in common

15

features in common

SmartSimple Amplify for Grantmakers' unique features

  • Tagging

  • Project Workflow

  • Data Migration

  • Meeting Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Financial Analysis

  • Skills Assessment

  • Website Management

  • Campaign Scheduling

ZoomGrants

4.2
(13)

Grant management software for jurisdictions

Features

Total

4

18

30

features in common

4

features in common

ZoomGrants' unique features

  • Receiving

  • Email Templates

  • Project Budgeting

  • Multi-Language

OpenWater's unique features

  • Social Media Integration

  • API

  • CRM Integration

  • Single Sign On

VSTracking

4.9
(17)

Cloud-based software for managing victim tracking reports

Pricing

Starting from

$1500/year

Value for money

4.9

0.3

4.6

What users say about VSTracking's value for money

The low cost set up fee and the yearly fee have been within my budget and my Chief has been very happy to continue to pay for it out of his small budget.

KS

Karen S.

The cost is very doable for a small non profit.

HH

Heidi H.

Total

2

16

30

features in common

2

features in common

VSTracking's unique features

  • Client Management

  • Search Functionality

  • Summary Reports

  • Status Reporting

OpenWater's unique features

  • Single Sign On

  • Workflow Management

  • Applicant Tracking

  • CRM Integration

Fluxx Grantmaker

4.5
(29)

Grants management system for foundations

Pricing

Starting from

$20000/year

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.6

What users say about Fluxx Grantmaker's value for money

Supportive of workflow, helpful with running reports, budget tracking, easy to quickly find information on particular grants.

KS

Kelly S.

If you're exploring new grant management software, 100% consider Fluxx alongside something drastically lower-cost.

PR

Phillip R.

Total

17

102

30

features in common

17

features in common

Fluxx Grantmaker's unique features

  • Status Tracking

  • Document Templates

  • Projections

  • Secure Data Storage

OpenWater's unique features

  • Interview Scheduling

  • Voting

  • Campaign Scheduling

  • Promotions Management

Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT

4.2
(151)

Cloud fund accounting software for social good organizations

Pricing

Value for money

3.7

0.9

4.6

What users say about Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT's value for money

We are able to better project our budget and plan for the future.

KL

KaLeigh L.

Once blackbaud lures you in you are trapped, then they raise the prices , sometimes by three times the original amount, and your company suffers.

DB

DLynae B.

Total

7

30

30

features in common

7

features in common

Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT's unique features

  • Process Control

  • Performance Reports

  • Customizable Templates

  • Monitoring

OpenWater's unique features

  • Website Management

  • Applications Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Third Party Integration

Foundant for Grantmakers

4.9
(27)

Online grant lifecycle manager (GLM)

Features

Total

7

33

30

features in common

7

features in common

Foundant for Grantmakers' unique features

  • Email Templates

  • Email Integration

  • Data Visualization

  • Document Templates

OpenWater's unique features

  • Website Management

  • API

  • Electronic Submission

  • Third Party Integration

GrantHub

4.7
(58)

Grant management solution for grantseekers & nonprofits

Pricing

Starting from

$75/month

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about GrantHub's value for money

In addition, we also have access to a number of high-quality, relevant professional development opportunities through webinars included in our subscription.

KD

Katie D.

I think the cost is well worth it for most organizations but I have since opted to use my local resources at the library.

JK

Joshua K.

Total

5

40

30

features in common

5

features in common

GrantHub's unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • Summary Reports

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Tagging

OpenWater's unique features

  • Social Media Integration

  • Applicant Tracking

  • CRM Integration

  • Single Sign On

Optimy

4.6
(23)

Web solutions for grant, sponsorship and CI professionals.

Features

Total

9

34

30

features in common

9

features in common

Optimy's unique features

  • PDF Conversion

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Document Generation

  • Project Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Campaign Scheduling

  • Email Distribution

  • Website Management

  • Social Media Integration

Brandlive

4.5
(6)

Video management and live streaming platform

Features

Total

8

38

30

features in common

8

features in common

Brandlive's unique features

  • Event Ticketing

  • Event Management

  • Custom Fields

  • Engagement Analytics

OpenWater's unique features

  • Workflow Management

  • Applications Management

  • Data Import/Export

  • Voting

Samaaro

4.9
(9)

Best Virtual event platform for all Virtual Events

Features

Total

4

22

30

features in common

4

features in common

Samaaro's unique features

  • User Management

  • Push Notifications

  • Gamification

  • Meeting Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Social Media Integration

  • Applicant Tracking

  • CRM Integration

  • Reference Checking

VirtualCrowd

4.8
(10)

Virtual and hybrid meeting platform

Features

Total

2

16

30

features in common

2

features in common

VirtualCrowd's unique features

  • Chat

  • Progress Tracking

  • Video Streaming

  • Remote Access

OpenWater's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Workflow Management

  • API

  • Commenting

A2Z Events

4.8
(9)

Cloud-based platform for managing in-person & virtual events

Features

Total

2

26

30

features in common

2

features in common

A2Z Events' unique features

  • Revenue Management

  • Proposal Generation

  • Performance Reports

  • Electronic Payments

OpenWater's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Workflow Management

  • API

  • Commenting

Tocca

4.6
(11)

Virtual event management platform for hosting branded events

Features

Total

3

12

30

features in common

3

features in common

Tocca's unique features

  • Lead Generation

  • Lead Capture

  • Customizable Templates

  • Event Tracking

OpenWater's unique features

  • Single Sign On

  • API

  • Commenting

  • Reference Checking

Shindig

(0)

Cloud-based virtual event management software

Features

Total

2

15

30

features in common

2

features in common

Shindig's unique features

  • Chat

  • Prioritizing

  • Widgets

  • Video Streaming

OpenWater's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Workflow Management

  • API

  • Commenting

Virtual Trade Show Platform

5.0
(1)

Cloud-based virtual trade show and event management software

Features

Total

6

40

30

features in common

6

features in common

Virtual Trade Show Platform's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Registration Management

  • On-Demand Webcasting

OpenWater's unique features

  • Voting

  • Applications Management

  • Custom Forms

  • Skills Assessment

eatNgage

5.0
(1)

Audience engagement software for online meetings & webinars

Features

Total

6

36

30

features in common

6

features in common

eatNgage's unique features

  • Email Templates

  • Customizable Templates

  • Campaign Management

  • Contact Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Voting

  • Applications Management

  • Data Import/Export

  • Skills Assessment

EventsAIR

4.9
(7)

Mobile-optimized event management software

Features

Total

6

53

30

features in common

6

features in common

EventsAIR's unique features

  • Task Management

  • Self Service Portal

  • Budgeting

  • Invoice Management

OpenWater's unique features

  • Skills Assessment

  • API

  • Commenting

  • Reference Checking

Bitpod Event

4.6
(9)

Event management, ticketing, conference, and event booking

Features

Total

8

33

30

features in common

8

features in common

Bitpod Event's unique features