New Orange Leap-Heller Partnership Helps Nonprofits Optimize CRM and Accelerate Fundraising

New Orange Leap-Heller Consulting Partnership Helps Nonprofits Optimize

Constituent Relationship Management and Accelerate Fundraising

DALLAS, TEXAS (March 3, 2008) – Orange Leap Systems – provider of the most open, flexible, and powerful software for constituent relationship management (CRM) and fundraising for nonprofits – today announced its partnership with Heller Consulting, one of the nation’s leading software consulting firms for charitable organizations.

Heller Consulting is the latest company to join Orange Leap’s fast-growing partner program, Orange Leaped Partners. With more than 500 clients and 1,000 completed projects, Heller Consulting helps nonprofits streamline their development operations and maximize fundraising through effective use of technology. To date, Heller Consulting has been best known as the nation’s largest and most experienced independent firm with a specialization in helping nonprofits use Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge®, one of the most common donor databases in the philanthropic sector.

Nonprofits using Orange Leap now can tap Heller Consulting to help with:

  • Successfully migrating data from legacy systems to Orange Leap;
  • Initial implementation, including workflow design and documentation and customized configuration to meet their organizations’ exact needs;
  • Targeted training so staff members have the skills they need to best use the software;
  • Integration to online and other mission-critical, third-party applications;
  • Strategies for deriving the full benefits from their CRM systems; and
  • Instituting industry best practices in efficient and effective business processes.

Hundreds of nonprofits, including some of the world’s savviest direct marketers, use Orange Leap to manage key daily operations – such as donation processing, fulfillment, event and volunteer management, call center activity tracking and major donor relations – and also leverage constituent data from all available channels for building strong, lifetime relationships and driving fundraising. The only truly open solution for nonprofits, Orange Leap allows an organization to build the best possible, complete system by easily adding third-party and best-of-breed applications to achieve real-time, bi-directional integration of data from different sources (i.e., direct mail, television and radio, online, telemarketing, events, personal contact, newsletters and subscriptions).

We’re very selective about the companies we work with and Orange Leap is one of the few that makes the cut – by far, it is today’s most open, easy-to-use and effective solution for nonprofits that engage in sophisticated, multi-channel constituent relationship building and fundraising,” said Keith Heller, Founder and Principal of Heller Consulting. “No product matches Orange Leap’s native features in enabling nonprofits to conduct highly complex segmentation to deliver the right message at the right time through the right medium – which is essential for high impact direct marketing campaigns aimed at cultivating strong relationships and stimulating giving.”

Through its Orange Leaped Partners program, Orange Leap teams with the top software and services companies, including providers of complementary products that clients can easily add to their Orange Leap systems for building CRM solutions that meet their organizations’ unique needs. As a result, Orange Leap clients reap the benefits of simplified access to the best products, systems integration, and marketing and fundraising consultants for the nonprofit sector. Orange Leap continues to aggressively expand its partner network to keep pace with strong client acquisition.

We’re delighted to welcome Heller to the Orange Leaped Partners program – the firm is one of the best in the nonprofit software consulting business today,” said Randy McCabe, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Leap. “Heller makes our growing network of very strong partners even stronger. Having this caliber of talent and expertise is increasingly important as more nonprofits chose our solution to run their organizations, especially for CRM and fundraising.”

About Heller Consulting

With offices in San Francisco, Chicago and New York, Heller Consulting helps nonprofits maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their development and fundraising operations. Clients include some of the most prominent organizations, among them, American Red Cross, Allina Healthcare System, Salvation Army, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, University of California-Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law and WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. For more information, please visit (Heller Consulting, Inc. is an independent consulting firm and, as such, is neither sponsored nor endorsed by Blackbaud, Inc.)

About Orange Leap Systems

Dallas-based Orange Leap provides the most open, flexible, and powerful suite of software and services for fundraising and constituent relationship management for today’s nonprofits. Orange Leap enables organizations to manage important daily operations (including donation processing, fulfillment, event and volunteer management, call center activity tracking and major donors relations) and also capture and leverage key constituent data from all channels for building strong, lifetime relationships. Orange Leap serves hundreds of nonprofits of all sizes with diverse missions and constituencies, including some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated direct marketers. For more information, please visit www.Orange

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