Altru

by Blackbaud

4 / 5 29 reviews
Altru

Who Uses This Software?

General Admissions orgs: Museums Arboretum/Garden Historical/ Preservation Soc. Historical/Preservation Society Nature/Environment Zoo/Aquarium

Average Ratings

29 reviews
  • Overall 4 / 5
  • Ease of Use 3.5 / 5
  • Customer Service 4.5 / 5
  • Features 4 / 5
  • Value for Money 4 / 5

Product Details

  • Starting Price $399/month
  • Free Version No
  • Free Trial No
  • Deployment Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training In Person
    Live Online
    Webinars
    Documentation
  • Support Business Hours
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Blackbaud
  • http://www.etapestry.com
  • Founded 1999

About Altru

With Blackbaud Altru, your organization can consolidate admissions, membership, fundraising, merchandise, marketing, and more in one revolutionary, cloud-based software solution, giving you a clear view of your supporters.

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Altru Most Helpful Reviews

Awesome!

Translate with Google Reviewed on 2/10/2019
Lisa S.
Associate Director, Donor Relations/Prospect Research
Museums & Institutions, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
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Comments: Originally purchased with ticketing in mind, the entire organization uses Altru for fundraising, notes, accounting interface, membership, events, donations, analysis and reporting. It has given the ability for staff to know about the donors & ticket buyers and how they interact with the organization. This opened up the lines of communication for staff allowing everyone to work together.

Pros: Altru has everything in one place. No reason to have multiple databases and separate spreadsheets not talking to each other. Invited your constituent to an event, they gave a donation, bought a ticket, they became a member, received a mailing? It's all there on the constuent's page. Notes, relationships, interactions, documents uploaded are all in that constituent record. The canned reporting for membership and sales is good and is easily supplemented by specific queries that you build.
Customer Service is incredible. Besides knowledge bases, an awesome community for sharing and getting info, the chat service is incredible. They actually solve issues and answer questions with real experts.

Cons: The online webforms are very basic and could be better to help with the user experience. The email directly from Altru is cumbersome and not user friendly, which is sad since it does give the ability to be shown in the constituent record. But I hear they are working with Mail Chimp to streamline this.

Altru does it all!

Translate with Google Reviewed on 12/13/2018
Chelsea D.
Database Manager
Museums & Institutions, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Comments: I have been using Altru for about a year in a database management position. There were so many training resources available when I first started, and continued support from our account manager and chat support. There is an article for every problem I could run into. It has been a great experience learning how to use this database and implementing the use of awesome features that we weren't previously using!

Pros: I love that my company doesn't have to have many different databases to perform various tasks. Altru allows us to have a complete 360 view of our organization and our customers. We use it for all of our CRM needs - ticketing, programs, special events, donors, memberships, revenue reporting, etc. The support available through the parent company Blackbaud is so helpful for working out the kinks, as well.

Cons: This software is very expensive. Especially since the primary organizations who use Altru are non-profits.

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