We're like the red-headed step child of nonprofit software

Not In The Press

Outside of our own community, we may be the least talked about software for nonprofits around. That's because we don't sponsor blog posts, sponsor reports, or even do much in the way of marketing our own product.
That seems like a really strange strategy, huh? Well, the truth is that much of what we do, and don't do, is rooted in the fact that we're an open source project. In essence, we give our product away for free. That makes it pretty tough to fund much other than the core development itself. Besides, we're developers, not marketing experts. We like to spend our time building kickass software.

Don't just take it from us

There are a ton of resources out there that provide insight on many of the best CRMs around. These are available from individual consultants, online software review platforms, respected industry leadership organizations and from software makers themselves. One thing many have in common is that they often overlook CiviCRM. We get it... we're open source and free, and that can be a difficult thing to quantify in a market that's over-crowded with proprietary systems.

We Comparisons

We do love it when proprietary systems compare themselves to CiviCRM. We'll also be the first to admit that there are many great systems out there, some of which may be a better fit for your organization.

Keep in mind when reviewing comparisons that a majore advantage of CiviCRM is that you own it. You own your software. You own your data.

Ready to get involved with CiviCRM?

CiviCRM is the leading open source CRM for nonprofits worldwide, and for good reason. It's built by people just like you! Developers, nonprofit professionals, and nonprofit organizations all around the world contribute to build CiviCRM and to use it to solve real problems.

By registering with CiviCRM, you're taking the first step into becoming part of an incredible, passionnate community united by a common objective: to do good.

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