Finding software can be overwhelming. We've helped many organizations choose the right association management software so they can maintain subscriber lists and plan and organize events.

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DonorPerfect Fundraising Software

DonorPerfect Fundraising is a comprehensive solution for any size association with features to support special events, online fundraising and more. Read more

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Charityproud

Charityproud is a cloud-based nonprofit management solution suitable for small to midsize nonprofit organizations. Key features include constituent management, donation and pledge tracking, campaign and event management, email integration... Read more

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MobileCause

MobileCause is a cloud-based fundraising and communication management solution for nonprofits of all sizes. Key features include online giving, text-to-donate, event fundraising with live thermometer, peer-to-peer and crowdfunding... Read more

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Aplos

Aplos is a cloud-based system designed specially to serve the needs of nonprofit and church organizations. The Aplos platform includes fund accounting, online donation management, reporting functionalities, fundraising tools, membership... Read more

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EveryAction

EveryAction is a cloud-based fundraising solution for nonprofits of all sizes. Key features include online donations, event management, pledge tracking and compliance reporting. It helps advocacy associations interact with their prospects... Read more

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MemberLeap

MemberLeap by Vieth Consulting is a cloud-based association management system built to support the needs of associations, nonprofits, clubs, churches and other member-based organizations. Suitable for any size organization, this system... Read more

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NationBuilder

NationBuilder is a cloud-based website, database and fundraising solution designed for nonprofits to connect with their communities and scale their organizations. It includes features to identify key supporters, turn them into donors,... Read more

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ClubExpress

ClubExpress is a cloud-based management tool for any association or club. The solution is suitable for arts and cultural clubs, environmental groups, healthcare and hospitals, higher education groups, human services organizations,... Read more

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MemberClicks

MemberClicks offers a configurable, cloud-based software solution to small associations and member-based organizations. The system can stand alone as a membership website and social community or integrate with an existing website... Read more

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GrowthZone

GrowthZone, formerly MemberZone, is an online platform designed to help non-profits manage their members, fundraising, marketing, donors and volunteers.  An online application form facilitates member signup, and the data from that... Read more

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WizeHive

WizeHive is a cloud-based platform designed to collect, review and manage applications for grants, scholarships and other nonprofit programs. The system offers tailored workflows, reporting dashboards, automations and batch emailing. WizeHive... Read more

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EventBank

EventBank is a cloud-based engagement management platform for various types of organizations. EventBank integrates event management, membership management, customer relationship management (CRM), email marketing, payment processing... Read more

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Findjoo

Findjoo membership management solution is a software platform developed for non-profit organizations of scaling sizes and segments. Arts and cultural organizations, associations, higher education, human services, environmental, education,... Read more

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SmartSimple

SmartSimple is a cloud-based platform trusted by foundations of all sizes, Fortune 500 companies, and governments to create greater efficiencies in their funding processes and enrich their impact story. Key features include end-to-end... Read more

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Donor Engine

Donor Engine is a comprehensive nonprofit software solution that can be configured to meet a wide variety of nonprofit organizational needs with the goal of creating a single database for all data and providing a 360-degree view of... Read more

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memberplanet

Memberplanet is a nonprofit management software designed for both small and growing organizations. The system is applicable for use by arts and cultural organizations, associations, international and national groups and philanthropic... Read more

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iMIS

iMis from Advanced Solutions International is a leading system that manages membership and supports renewals, donations, product purchases, registrations, member communications and more. Read more

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eTapestry

Blackbaud’s eTapestry is a feature-rich best-of-breed SaaS solution for associations seeking to reach donors, nurture member relationships and track goals. Read more

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Raiser's Edge NXT

Raiser’s Edge NXT is an integrated, cloud-based fundraising and relationship management solution for nonprofits. Raiser's Edge NXT provide tools to streamline various activities of a nonprofit organization and provide a single view... Read more

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NetSuite

With NetSuite's unified business management solution, nonprofit organizations can manage their entire end-to-end operations with a single business application. It integrates accounting, fundraising, customer relationship management... Read more

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Buyers guide


Last Updated: June 22, 2019

For associations to be successful, they must maintain accurate records, build relationships with constituents and manage benefits. An association management system (AMS) can help your organization’s staff do all this and more.

With this software, association leaders can use the most up-to-date information to personalize communications based on constituents’ interests and past involvement levels, generate accurate reports, effectively plan events and more.

This buyer’s guide provides a brief overview of AMSs, including:

What Is Association Management Software?
Common AMS Functionality
Benefits of Association Management Software
What Type of Buyer Are You?
Association vs. Membership Management: What's the Difference?

What Is Association Management Software?

Association Management Software is a database of contact data used by a variety of organizations to manage memberships, respond to requests and automate many time-consuming tasks.

Organizations such as professional associations, chambers of commerce and industry trade organizations use these systems to store constituent data in a central location, associations can streamline the handling of constituent requests and automate common processes, including:

  • Subscription renewals
  • Event registration
  • Class sign-ups
  • Publication submittals

An AMS also gives managers immediate access to the most up-to-date member data, which can help guide decision-making.

Common AMS Functionality

Association management software functionality varies from vendor to vendor, but typically includes the following core applications:

Constituent management Allows users to manage constituent contact information and history, track renewals and dues, set membership levels, manage benefits and discounts and more.
Conference and event management Streamlines the coordination and planning of events, meetings and conferences by providing tools to support scheduling, registration and payments.
Communications management Facilitates mass communication with members and supporters through email, social media, phone and mail.