Your Ultimate Guide to Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP)
Let’s first try and understand the offering of Salesforce’s NPSP.
Salesforce provides this success pack for nonprofits for free. But, there’s a catch. It is only free up to 10 users which seems reasonable and doable but to get it properly configured and get started with it, you’ll have to seek out a consultation or a development firm which makes it not so free a solution.
What comes in this Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack?
Well, for starters, it has the general Salesforce tech and nonprofit success pack making it just the right solution for a nonprofit to get started. It is built with the relationship-first ideology to help you with constituent relationship management.
What is Salesforce NPSP?
Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack or NPSP is essentially a free solution to get a nonprofit organization started with the help of Salesforce NPSP.
Salesforce uses a standard data model to organize data and their NPSP uses a similar data model for its functions as well as expansion. This model is created in such a way that it is easier for any layperson to understand how data is organized in context to a spreadsheet or database. To know more about Salesforce’s data model, check out their piece on NPSP basics from here. After reading their piece, you’ll have a clear understanding of some of Salesforce terminology like objects, fields, records, etc. which will make it easier to understand NPSP.
NPSP Features: Explained in Details
NPSP’s focus being on nonprofit organizations, it is packed with features that are specially made for it. Let’s go through them:
– Donor management
– Donation management
– Engagement management
– Volunteer management
– Campaign management