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Why NPSP for Non-Profits?

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Donation Payments

With NPSP, there are two options for Donation Payments. The first option is NPSP Recurring Donations which are used by the nonprofits that use the cash method accounting. The second is called the NPSP Payments Package that is designed for nonprofits using accrual accounting. Additionally, NPSP provides options for recording the pledges, whether it is a one-time or recurring promised donations.


With extensive features that exist in the NPSP, your nonprofit can access a full snapshot of every constituent and donor. With various types of donations, you can track all of them at one place. These types include simple donation, grant, in-kind donation, major gift, matching donation, membership, tribute, etc. You can personalise your interaction, construct repeatable programmes to engage prospects,. You can design your own unique experience with your constituents with the built-in engagement tools.

To understand how your fund-raising is going, you have more than 60 out of the box reports and dashboards that shows the impact of your nonprofit.

Grant Lifecycles

NPSP offers a straightforward solution to track, manage, and deliver funding programmes.  This is possible if you are a foundation that awards grants to other nonprofit organisations. You grantees can easily find and apply for
grants through an additional grantee portal, engage directly with you and share outcomes. Additionally, there is other software that is more advanced and operates directly on top of the NSPS, such as foundationConnect.
 Apoorva has experience implementing such complex grant making and grantee portal software. With the right technology, you can spend less time on tedious processes that bog you down and more time driving your philanthropic mission.

Track Relationships

Even though the commercial version of the Salesforce is called Customer Relationship Management (CRM), the NPSP is also a CRM for nonprofits except the “C” stands for Constituents. With relationships between a nonprofit constituents being the core value of the NPSP, tracking the relationship between people and organizations, and the different roles people play within and outside the organizations. Such data management helps you understand the individuals that you are engaging, and that you want to engage.

One of the advantages of NPSP is its House Account Model of managing Contacts and Accounts. This model helps group and “contain” families under “accounts” called “household accounts.” This is similar to an employee contact you work with in your organization making a donation to a nonprofit organization. Drawing such parallels between Organizations and Household Accounts help you track donations and other campaign interactions from families and companies alike.

Training Resources

When Apoorva sets up NPSP for nonprofits, nonprofit staff and interns can easily perform small customizations and simple administrative tasks. The Salesforce’s Trailhead is the fun way to learn about NPSP. You can use the Trailhead to execute many of the things that Apoorva’s development team undertakes. This includes becoming a Salesforce developer. You can start with beginner paths such as Exploring NPSP and Managing NPSP.


Many non-profit organizations that collaborate in order to help each other. This community, called The Power of Hub, is an online community. Here you can ask questions, answer questions, collaborate, share resources, and access documentation related to NPSP. We strongly recommend you to join the Hub by clicking here.

App Exchange

Once you have the NPSP setup by Apoorva, we can extend its functionality across dozens of categories with over 4,000 read-to-install solutions with 6 million installs. For example, if you are using MailChimp as your email marketing tools for donation campaigns, you can connect the NPSP platform that Apoorva team has setup by using the the MailChimp’s AppExchange install here. Even though your nonprofit’s staff or interns can easily install MailChimp, bigger programmes like Quickbooks integration may require the assistance of our Apoorva team.
We’ve done many of these complex integrations that can extend your ability to synchronize data between external systems and  NPSP.

If you have questions about how to get NPSP for your non-profit, please let us know by sending an email to or calling (303) 246-6641.

About Apoorva: 

Apoorva is a technology services company that assists software products with ideation, developing prototypes, programming, creating a digital marketing presence and accelerating sales through direct contact. Over 150 for-profit and non-profit organizations, such as Xcel Energy, PeopleCare Health Services, Frontier Airlines and Centers for Spiritual Living have trusted Apoorva to build software. 

Apoorva was founded in 2001, has more than 50 employees, and uses proprietary and proven methodologies to bring technology products to the market. Contact us / Visit for more information.

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