eTapestry


 

eTapestry from Blackbaud is an online fundraising and donation management solution designed especially for small and midsized nonprofit organizations. The web-based solution helps organizations to streamline their fundraising activities starting with reaching potential donors to scheduling and organizing fundraising events.

eTapestry is a web-based solution that can be accessed from any internet enabled device and smartphone from anywhere. The solution offers robust membership management tools to run membership programs, track members contributions and manage members contact details. The solution provides comprehensive event management functionality to create event schedules, plan activities, send e-invites and sell event tickets and merchandises online. With built-in social sharing tools, event organizers can share event posts and updates with their online community or invite participation from a larger audience.

eTapestry is available at a monthly subscription with zero upfront costs and 30 days free trial period for product evaluation. Nonprofit organizations looking for an online tool to raise funds without getting into the complexity of an on-premise software installation can go for eTapestry.

 

eTapestry - Donor details
 
  • eTapestry - Donor details
    Donor details
  • eTapestry - Correspondence template
    Correspondence template
  • eTapestry - Campaign performance management
    Campaign performance management
  • eTapestry - Reporting
    Reporting
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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Justine from The Catholic Foundation
Specialty: Faith-Based Ministries
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

April 2018

April 2018

The best for smaller organizations

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Pros

Such an easy interface to maneuver. It makes managing donors and tracking gifts as easy as possible, while maintaining an attractive interface. Customer support is cool because a primary function is for support to be given by other users, people who know the software and may have overcome struggles like you are enduring. It creates a community in the nonprofit sector.

Cons

It might be too simple for larger organizations, but it's functionality is just as applicable for larger groups as it would be for smaller! Customer support will get you through any hassle.

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Betty from Edward Consulting
Specialty: Churches
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

I looked at this software for a nonprofit client

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I considered this software as it was a solution for associations seeking to reach donors, nurture member relationships and track goals. But for the nonprofit I was working with they did not need to nurture member donors as they felt they did that already without this software

Cons

This software had many features that the nonprofit I was consulting for did not necessarily need. It is feature rich

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Kathryn from Boley Centers, Inc.
Specialty: Human Services
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Expensive platform with increasing costs and long contract periods!

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Unfortunately, eTapestry is just not easy to work with as they were in the beginning when we started working with them in 2011.

Pros

At first I loved eTapestry for its great support and a la carte options. It is definitely a robust system.

Not so much anymore since they are now part of Blackbaud. They now bundle options and railroad agencies into long contracts to get single features that used to be available a la carte.

Cons

All of the above, plus their communications tool is not the best. It would be better if they integrated with a marketing tool like Constant Contact and included that in their packages. The maneuvering through the system is clunky and not at all intuitive.

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Chris from Teatro Nuovo
Specialty: Arts & Cultural
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Great Service

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We're still in the early stages of setting up our database but so far every question I have had has been answered by an online "how to" page from Blackbaud. They have been really helpful for me.

Cons

I think setting up a "household" should be easier. Maybe it is because I am new and still trying to figure out the best way to do it but there seems to be too much manual work to create a joint account.

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Robyn from Sisters of St. Francis
Specialty: Faith-Based Ministries
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

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Data conversion from ResultsPlus was excellent. The specialist worked with us to make sure all the data was correct and matched or improved upon how it was organized. The process also helps you become familiar with the software. So, once completed, we were able to start using without much disruption.
We've been successfully using it for over a year. Overall, it is user-friendly, with great support. Our account manager is wonderful and helps with issues/questions; checks up from time to time. Online resources/tutorial great and help navigate some of the learning curves with reports, mailings, etc.

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We got an odd impersonal e-mail with a link to view our invoice.It would be nice to be able to pull it up online via our Blackbaud Account Site. Support was slow when we had a question with invoice and not easy to manage/review.
Not the best for e-newsletters - it's a little clunky to design with limited templates. We stayed with Constant Contact, but there are good integration features with eTapestry.

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Amanda from St. Joseph Catholic School
Specialty: K-12 Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

eTapestry has helped us to keep all of our donor information in one easy to use datatbase.

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The ability to easily print out specific and detailed reports when needed has been extremely helpful.

Cons

At first it was a bit overwhelming trying to figure out how to print a specific report for a specific need, but after some trial and error, it became easier.

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Kerri from Creative Capital
Specialty: Arts & Cultural
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Streamlined Fundraising Support

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Etapestry has helped our small development department in big ways! It's ease of use was critical for staff who had not used professional fundraising systems before. They were able to get on and get started right away.

Pros

Dramatically cuts down administrative time with auto functions, which was essential for our small development team so that they can spend time on cultivation vs. wasting time updating spreadsheets and processing donations. Easy reporting and querying has enabled us to better assess our efforts and returns. Great donor tracking functions ensure things are slipping through the cracks. The auto reminders and calendaring are super helpful. The seamless integration with online giving was also a blessing.

Cons

The only con is that the online fundraising interface is a bit limited design-wise, without additional cost.

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Kelly from www.alabamarivers.org
Specialty: Environmental
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Perfect customer service and help

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We use eTapestry for all of our donor and fundraising needs. We have used many other products and have never been satisfied until now. Every function we need - and many we didn't even know we needed - are included in eTapestry. Even more than that, whenever I have a question or can't figure something out, their online help is available and can quickly and effectively solve any problem or challenge I have. I HIGHLY recommend eTapestry for your fundraising and donor relation needs.

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I don't have a single con after using them for 3 years! The only small tiny downside would be that I wish there was an app I could check from my phone.

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Tony from Charleston Pride
Specialty: Public Broadcast (TV & Radio)
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Great starter CRM, wish the forms were more flexible.

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It’s a great product for us just starting out with a CRM and moving away from excel sheets and CSVs.

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-The forms aren’t truly embeddable but just an iframe instead. Should work like OLX
-The forms can’t take payments on behalf of orgs. Makes it difficult for us since we work primarily with organizations and not individuals.

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Pat from Ethos Education Group
Specialty: K-12 Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

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Features available to track all aspect of your organization. I like the ability to get email notifications when supporters signup or subscribe to our newsletters or
request a speakers..etc.

Cons

I haven't gotten response from my account executive on why I'm not able to cut and paste from an outside document into eTapestry?

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Aaron from Museo de las Americas
Specialty: Arts & Cultural
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Excellent Non-Profit Museum Software!

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Very nice product!!! It is easy to use and great for tracking museum data: memberships, visitors, artists, etc.

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I love the journal entry ability. It is easy to use and a nice way to keep track of promotional emails sent.

Cons

There are many functionalities that require additional programming or knowledge. It would be nice to know how they work. A nice summary of the functions would be nice to have, so that we are aware of what we are working with. There may be functionality that would benefit us, but we are unaware of it.

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Ruth from McLean Dawson Consulting
Specialty: Human Services
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

eTapestry - is it for you, without a rep?

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I can recommend - you have to decide and you management without a Lindsey

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I like eTapestry but I have to confess that when I started at an organization using it I had the benefit of an assistant who knew the product inside and out and got me started almost immediately actively working with the software. It is intuitive so I only had to query my wonderful colleague, on occasion. I was excited at what was possible to accomplish (with some add-ons).

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Again the confession: if I did not have rep on board would I have been able to be operating the system my first week. I had used similar products before and am not really a novice. I did reach out during that time to eTapestry for support but it was often slow enough that I figured everything out without their help

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Julie from Heritage Hill Foundation
Specialty: Arts & Cultural
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Needs to be less cumbersome!

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Pros

eTapestry is a very dynamic and functional database for tracking donors. It has a lot of potential to make this daunting task easier.

Cons

eTapestry needs to make this more user friendly. It is very difficult to learn, and customer support is hit and miss.

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Franklin from SCEF
Specialty: K-12 Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

eTapestry works for us!!!

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Pros

Easy to get started, holds all our historical data, functional for our entire team. Adding additional search tags is a snap

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Wish queries were easier to configure. Want a functional mobile version for "on-the-go" access. Need better family/business reporting

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Jessica from Killing My Lobster
Specialty: Arts & Cultural
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Up And Running Right Away!

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Product is easy to use and is easy to implement (i.e. it's ready to go right out of the box, unlike products like Salesforce). It's ease of use means the whole staff is able to use it (our Executive Director, our Artistic Director, our Accountant, Everyone!) so all our data can be stored and sourced from one place.

Cons

Wish eTapestry synced better with BBM, especially with the input of data. Also, wished that it synced even more with constant contact.

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Ellen from Partners for World Health
Specialty: Healthcare & Hospitals
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

An Investment for Growth

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This review was solicited by eTapestry's marketing department.

Pros

I appreciate that the product is part of Blackbaud's empire of services for the sector, so you can assume that much of the functionality is based on best practices. It has a nice graphic interface. I really appreciate the DIY form features that allow us to collect information on not only donors but volunteers and other constituents. It's been a phenomenal transformation in our ability to track our supporters and empower the board with good information. The automatic address updates we completed before our annual fund appeal resulted in an increased in renewal rates for our lapsed donors, which effectively paid for the subscription for the year.

Cons

For an organization with a smaller budget, the software investment is expensive. We were fortunate to receive a 30% discount for our first three years, but as we look to renew in the coming year, I think it will start to become more painful to pay for this operational utility. It took a significant amount of time to learn how eTap works. I was initially stunned by the costs of eTapestry's video and in-person training programs and the knowledge base is a little funky to use. Their customer service staff on chat have been super helpful, however, and that's become my go-to for answering questions. They do have free resources for training, but they are basic.

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Heather from Empower - Metro District of the C&MA
Specialty: Faith-Based Ministries
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2018

March 2018

I love eTapestry!

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eTapestry is a great product for start ups and smaller non-profits. Going to the training is very helpful for getting the big picture for functionality, however, the online training options are so helpful that if you can't go to the live training, you still have everything you need at your fingertips.

Pros

I love the ease of use. I love the DIY forms that integrate with our website. I love the user-defined fields so we can track anything we want. I love how easy it is to do a query, and I love the flexibility of the reports.

Cons

I do see that eTapestry doesn't have the full functionality that the Raiser's Edge has, however, they are minor issues, and easy enough to work around.

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Lillian from Saint Barnabas High School
Specialty: K-12 Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Just getting started but have gotten all the help I need to get going.

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Everyone has been very helpful in getting me started with the product.

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e-Tapestry is easy to learn and use. I am excited about the fact that acknowledgment letters will be automated.

Cons

It seems like I will not be able to view the activity of all users on my team in real time. I would need to run a report.

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Molly from Camp Casey
Specialty: Human Services
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2018

February 2018

Should have done this long ago

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The customer service has been top-notch. I'm a very satisfied customer and have already spread the word about Blackbaud and Etapestry to my colleagues in the nonprofit field.

Pros

Etapestry makes it easy for me to have all of my important donor information in one comprehensive spot. Pulling reports, adding content and getting an at-a-glance look at where my financials are coming from have been an essential part of my strategic success.

Cons

There is definitely a learning curve, as there is for any industry-specific software. Working in the nonprofit field, it's hard to find time to learn everything there is to know but I'm confident that the more I use the software, the more second-nature it will become.

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Maggi from Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Specialty: Healthcare & Hospitals
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2018

February 2018

A Good and Flexible Progra,

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Generally E-Tapestry is a good database for a smaller non-profit. It is flexible enough for some customization and their customer service is absolutely the bomb.

Pros

I like that you can create UDF (User Defined Fields) to customize the data you are using
It is fairly easy to understand and user friendly
The customer service is GREAT!
I also like the DIY (Do it yourself) forms
I like being able to suggest updates, I just wish they came faster

Cons

The journal entry types is not customize-able. So I have emails with the same entry type as an actual meeting with the constituent.
The DIY forms are not as flexible as they really need to be
The event module is separate and costs more.

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Jake from Mustard Seed Network
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

eTapestry is a good (not great) system for what we needed

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We are able to track and communicate with our donors through this system. The reporting functionality is amazing for the price, and after a user has invested quite a bit of time into learning how everything works, the system has many capabilities that have been extremely useful for our organization.

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We like the tiered permissions (security groups) function, which set this system apart from many other offerings in the donor management arena. The customer service has always been great when we've had problems. The reporting capabilities of eTapestry are absolutely incredible.

Cons

The software is not always intuitive, and it's only easy to use after lots of time has been spent learning its layout and functionalities.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Karen from Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Highly recommend eTapestry for your fundraising software. Absolutely worth the money.

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Easy to set up queries, fast reporting features and an increase of donations because we have more time to focus on the donor and not the software.

Pros

Blackbaud's eTapestry is highly functional and very easy to use. We have almost 7,000 records in the eTapestry database. We found for queries, reporting and lists we are able to create these quicky to return the information we desire. Also, there are customizable features that we use frequently for our specific donor interests.

Cons

Our organization does not have anything negative to say about eTapestry. The service is fabulous and so is the product. We wish it were a lower cost, but feel we get the value out of the software.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Amanda from Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation

June 2017

June 2017

Our database of donors is easily accessible and editable.

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I like the account creation and intuitiveness of the software to manage duplicates. I often use this feature to double-check names and relationships for multiple other uses.

Cons

It's really difficult to understand how to run queries and feel like your data is complete sometimes.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Morgan from The First Tee

February 2017

February 2017

eTapestry for non-profits

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Not bad, wish it could be a little more modernized with it's functionality as far as email blasts, etc.

Review Source: Capterra
 

pamela from Hollister House Garden

January 2017

January 2017

the absolute worse customer service ever!

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We are a small public garden who recently purchased a 3 year subscription to eTapestry. Don't be fooled by the smooth sales pitch - the service is appallingly bad. We purchased what was sold as unlimited phone support at an additional cost. One month later we still have not been able to get a call answered. When we call there is a message saying we are not entitled to phone support despite the check having been cashed one month ago. Contacted them again this morning - still waiting 4 hours later for help - currently on hold. It may be a decent program but there is no help getting it set up. Buyer beware!!!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Tim from Global Teen Challenge

January 2017

January 2017

Its like flying a rocket

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I know it sounds like a lot of fun ... but you have to have MBA from Blackbaud U to really make it work. If you are a small organization, working with a team of volunteers , or you have low skill employees ... this is not the system for you. (Don't get me wrong, for a large organization with a team of dedicated database workers ... this is the most powerful system out there ... but for the small to mid size organization ... scale back to something a bit easier to use.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ashley from CAFO

January 2017

January 2017

Good Tracking for Smaller Non-profit Organizations

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eTapestry is a good constituent management system for a smaller non-profit organization. Our organization has grown in volume and complexity very quickly. This unexpected growth has made tracking a bit more involved than our small team can handle. But with that said, I believe eTapestry has a great capacity for detailed tracking that would help any non-profit as long as it's set up in a way that allows for growth.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Andrew from The First Tee of North Florida

December 2016

December 2016

eTapestry Critique

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The system we found very functional and inclusive in all donor and fundraising needs. The record keeping is great and allows you to track what was sent and when and how often. It allows you to find any donor's information to ask them for another donation or a thank you letter. It is a little on the expensive side and not the easiest system to figure out, but all in all, i would recommend it.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Thea from Bald Girls Do Lunch Inc

November 2016

November 2016

Clunky and old school

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Inflexible forms, reporting and customizing along with deal-breakingly slow to load event registration forms with few design options anywhere close to modern standards turned us totally away from etapestry after a 2 year stint. Even the training videos were stuck in the 1950's. Far too unsophisticated for our use. Asked too few and the wrong questions before diving into our data set-up left us wondering what we would get. Short answer: not what we needed. Their claims of customer service and customization are a fantasy.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Laura from The Oaks Academy

November 2016

November 2016

Some limitations...

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Has a lot of tabs/menus that aren't always easy to understand or navigate. Also not a good way to give clients in database a way to customize the kinds of emails they want to receive from us--it's all or nothing right now.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Kyla from The Oaks Academy

November 2016

November 2016

Appreciation for E-Tap

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For the cost, I feel that e-tapestry has served our organization well. I also appreciate the customer support offered when we hit a road bump.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Julie from The Oaks Academy

November 2016

November 2016

The Oaks Academy E-Tapestry Review

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E-tapestry has been fairly easy to use so far. I have mainly used Raiser's Edge in the past, so E-tap has been an easy adjustment.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Lydia from The Oaks Academy.

November 2016

November 2016

Blackbaud/etap review

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In etapestry, I mainly use the email function. Which is very easy to use, and I love the reports I can see. Being able to email our database at large, or in segments, has changed the way we communicate with our donors. It has been so incredibly helpful to see who opens what, and how individuals interact with our emails.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ginny from GCSF

November 2016

November 2016

eTapestry is in the dinosaur age

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reporting is very cumbersome; lots of clicks to get to where you want to go ; difficult to navigate!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Nathan from The Oaks Academy
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2016

November 2016

Decent donor software for medium-sized nonprofits

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It's too complicated for small organizations and not robust enough for large organizations. Since bought by Blackbaud, it seems to have been de-prioritized in terms of features, upgrades and design. Customer support is very good - but you'll need them on speed dial. Great people, great company - but this produce needs a little more TLC. Email marketing function is almost un-usable in today's mobile environment. No moves-management function, etc. 'Entirely customizable' means you have to build your own systems within. Great for basic donor info and gift tracking. Took us a couple years to 'right-size' it for us - and even then, when you have more 'work-arounds' than original offerings, you wonder if there's something better.

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Old design, clunky, not intuitive.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2016

April 2016

Excellent software

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eTapestry has been very helpful in managing our database of clients and donors. I spending much less time gathering information for reports, entering data and generating letters than with our old system. I appreciate being able to get more done in less time. And I feel that the quality of my work has improved with the help of this tool.

Pros

I love having the ability to customize the screens based on my job's needs. I'm finding new and wonderful tools on eTapestry every week.

Cons

The "knowledge base" search is practically useless. It's much more efficient to go to Google, type in eTapestry and my question.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Amber from Neighborhood Healthcare
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

April 2016

April 2016

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I was hired at Neighborhood Healthcare 3 weeks before its largest fundraiser of the year. I needed to learn eTapestry quickly to accurately update the database with event purchases and I needed my data entry to be fast. Customer support was my go-to, they answered questions over their chat module, emailed me white papers on best practices, and shared detailed instructions on how to be most efficient with our database.

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Customer service was fast, knowledgeable, and respectful. I never felt like I was asking a dumb question and they always had an answer.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Marjorie

April 2016

April 2016

Great for the small to mid size nonprofit

Ease-of-use

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

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We' recently started using eTapestry for our nonprofit. We have all of our contacts, clients, donors, volunteers and others stored in the program. We absolutely love it!

Pros

We really like that so much is customizable. We were able to work with the set up team to make the program exactly how we needed it to work. I love that I can still go in and add things that I need or get rid of things we don't track anymore.

Cons

It would be nice to have one area that was a simple biography on a donor instead of having several notes to look at.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Karen Ann

April 2016

April 2016

eTapestry Blackbaud Software

Ease-of-use

Product Quality

Customer Support

Ease-of-use
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Product Quality
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We use eTapestry as a software relationship building and donation tracking device. We are quite pleased with the software and are sharing our successes with you because eTapestry is an easy and affordable database for our organization.

Pros

Ease of use, versatility, and access are pro's to the eTapestry software system.

Cons

Sometime because this is a cloud based system, there are timing issues.

Review Source: GetApp
 

Amelia from MindsEye- The Virtual Newsstand
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2016

April 2016

eTapestry Makes Organization Easy for Nonprofits

Ease-of-use

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Ease-of-use
Usability
Product Quality
Quality
Value for Money
Value
Support

I have used the software in my work for a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization. eTapestry has a clear, intuitive structure that is also easy to personalize. I feel like information that before was spread out over our intranet, email marketing software, and donor database system is now together in one place for streamlined communication.

Pros

Easy to use, offers personalization, organizes complex information simply

Cons

The "Help" section can be confusing. You can easily end up looking up with answers that pertain to other Blackbaud products and tracing your way back to eTapestry specifically can be confusing.

Review Source: GetApp