The NEW Salsa CRM unifies development, fundraising, advocacy, marketing, communications, peer to peer, events, and payment processing on one integrated technology platform — helping teams work faster and achieve amazing ROI.

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Salsa can help NOLS exceed the 3.75% enrollment growth goal and 2.5% offseason enrollment growth goal. Built for engagement, Salsa will help you target, connect and convert prospective students online.

  • Use pre-built or custom segments to identify groups of constituents to target to take the next step with NOLS.

  • Introduce new contacts to NOLS and drive them to take the next step with automated welcome series emails.

  • Mobile-ready email marketing, social media publishing and direct mail marketing tools help you reach them with pinpoint messaging.

  • Increase online engagement with mobile-responsive emails and A/B test subject lines to optimize your outreach to target segments.

  • Peer to peer fundraising app and individual/team pages connect your supporters with their networks creating exponential growth. Easy to set up, manage, and highly affordable!
Salsa will help NOLS build rich profiles of graduates, segment them, and engage them with relevant programming offers, fundraising asks, and advocacy actions.

  • Identify alumni and graduates who have or haven't donated, and segment them into groups.

  • Connect with them via mobile-ready emails about specific programming and event opportunities in their region.

  • Schedule and publish posts from inside Salsa, lookup social media handles of contacts, and let supporters social share your content.
  • Create e-newsletters with bold call-to-action buttons encouraging alumni to get involved, make a donation, share NOLS with a friend etc...

  • Set up marketing automation to trigger emails series to send thank you notes to donors.



With Salsa's modern technology, NOLS will improve operational efficiency by 35% in your first year and realize an ROI of $10 for every $1 spent on software. It's the fiscally smart tech investment.

  • Track fundraising goals, major gift cultivation, and reports with an intuitive CRM that is fully integrated with your online engagement!

  • Grow your contact list with mobile-ready, DIY online forms- customizable for donations, sign-up, events, registration, memberships, volunteers, etc.

  • Dashboard analytics and detailed reports let you track engagement  measure program success.

  • Free phone and email tech support from 6AM to 6PM (Mountain Time) will keep your team working efficiently.

Purpose-Built for Engagement

Salsa has built-in best practices to help you target, connect, convert, and optimize. It's approachable for everyone on your team, technical or not, to create pages, pull reports, and do it all frustration-free!

Industry-Leading ROI

Salsa's comprehensive system delivers powerful results at a fraction of Blackbaud's cost. Year over year, our customers average increases in donations by 37%, donors by 35% and average gift size by 18%.

Best in Class DIY Peer to Peer

One-third of online donations are coming in through crowd funding or peer to peer. Salsa's peer to peer fundraising tool offers unparalleled ease of use, great user experience, and incredible affordability. 

If you're not enamored by Blackbaud products/services, we want to show you how the NEW Salsa can help NOLS get more efficient and exceed your goals with user-friendly software and outstanding support.

Over the years, we've transitioned hundreds of organizations seamlessly from Blackbaud to Salsa, and we'd love to help you too. If you're ready for change, we're ready for you!

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About 80% of my day is spent inside of Salsa and what's great about Salsa is that it's easy to use and easy to teach others how to use. We track all of our historical data for the last ten years in the system, and use it for CRM, online fundraising, online advocacy, and emailing our 1.7 million subscribers."

Cailey D.Environmental Working Group



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