Question: “What user-friendly database software can connect to Quicken Books? The nonprofit I currently support has MS Access, but I don't know if that's the answer. Is there a program that’s more user-friendly?” — Anonymous
We use filemaker which I have found to be easier and friendly to use with a much more variety of use and capabilities.
Posted by: Jo | September 12, 2008 at 02:25 PM
I also work for a non-profit and we have recently purchased a program called GiftWorks. It is very user-friendly and can run circles around MS Access. Information can be exported to Quickbooks although I don't use that feature.
Posted by: Carrie | September 12, 2008 at 03:20 PM
I've worked with both Raisor's Edge and Advance C/S in the past and were both user friendly; although I like R.E. better. Both play well together with Quickbooks. The size of your nonprofit will ultimately determine what software you end up - what's the budget like? IS there a budget? What is the focus of your nonprofit - annual gifts, endowments, gifts in perpetuity, planned giving? Or all of the above? Every program out there caters to a different type of nonprofit. Here is a GREAT link I found called "Donor http://www.techsoup.org/products/downloads/donormatrix.pdf. Good luck.Software Comparison":
Posted by: Alison | September 12, 2008 at 04:59 PM
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