Comparison of nonprofit distributions

Last updated on
1 November 2016

For additional useful materials on Drupal for Nonprofit Organizations, see Resource Guide: Drupal for Nonprofit Websites.

Distribution list

  • Donor Rally is an open source social fundraising tool developed for nonprofits.
  • CityGroups is a searchable public directory that allows community organizers and residents to find community groups by location and topic.
  • CiviCRM Starter Kit includes the most recent versions of Drupal and CiviCRM as well as popular CiviCRM related modules in a single download. CiviCRM is a web-based, open source, Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software geared toward meeting the needs of non-profit and other civic-sector organizations.
  • Open Outreach provides nonprofits and grassroots organizations with an organizational website including content management, events, blogging, and social media solutions.
  • Springboard is an open source online fundraising, advocacy and marketing platform built on Drupal and Salesforce.
  • Townsquare provides volunteer, knowledge, and conversation management tools. Current version includes working volunteer hour-tracking and management tools and wiki/knowledgebase.
  • Volunteer Rally is a volunteer management application that allows you to publish a calendar of available volunteer shifts on the web.
  • Watershed Now is a Drupal distribution developed to support the common content management, social media, online advocacy, fundraising, and geo-mapping needs of conservation organizations.
  • Duw is a Drupal distribution for non-profits under development with the support of Palante Tech.
  • OpenAid is a turnkey website platform designed and built by international public health and knowledge management experts to help small NGOs and international development projects create cost-effective program-focused websites quickly.

Overview

Distribution Versions Website Project page Demo Site SimplyTest.me
6.x 7.x
Donor Rally x opensourcery.com project ?
CityGroups x citygroups.org sandbox seattle.citygroups.org x
CiviCRM Starter Kit x civicrm.org/ project drupal.demo.civicrm.org x
Open Outreach x openoutreach.org project openoutreach.org
Campaignion x campaignion.org distro Demo
Springboard x x gospringboard.com project ? x
Townsquare x townsquare.freegeekchicago.org github townsquare-demo.freegeekchicago.org x
Volunteer Rally x opensourcery.com project ? x
Watershed Now x x watershednow.org project demo.watershednow.com x
Duw x letsduwthis.org ? ? x
OpenAid x openaiddistro.org project demo.openaiddistro.org

Features

Feature Donor Rally CityGroups CiviCRM OpenAid Open Outreach Springboard Townsquare Volunteer Rally Watershed Now Campaignion
Blog ? ? ? x ? ?
Campaigns/petition x ? x x ? x ? ?
Donations ? x x ? x x ?
Grant Tracking ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Events x ? x ? ? ?
Event signup x ? x x ? x ? ?
Forum x ? ? ? x ? ? x
Fundraising campaigns ? x x ? x x ?
Links ? ? ? x ? ?
Location/mapping x x ? x x ?
Mailing List Management ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Media handling, e.g., embedded videos ? ? ? ? ? ?
Member services ? ? x x ? ? ?
Organizations ? x ? x ? ? ?
SEO ? ? ? ? x ? ?
Social media links ? ? x ? ?
Spam handling, e.g., Captcha ? ? ? x ? ?
Volunteer management ? ? ? x x ? ?
Wiki/knowledge base ? ? ? x ? ? ? ? ?
WYSIWYG editing ? ? ?