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MANAGEMENT FEATURES: 4.25 Stars
Denali offers users customizable Financial and Sales dashboards, where users can track organizational data such as current revenue and expenses, current cash flow, and product sales. The budget grid allows users to enter budget estimates and later edit information as needed. The Controller option is where all new users are entered. All system users are assigned a unique password and assigned a specific setting level, with users added to an existing group or as a single user with module-level security available. The AP module allows users to enter a credit limit from each vendor, and the AR module allows users easy access to aging receivable balances. Users can also process statements, calculate finance charges, and track all collection calls and contacts. Fundraising capability is found in the optional Donor Express software product, where all donations, pledges, and other gifts are recorded and tracked and thank you letters issued. Specific donors can also be targeted for annual appeals and other campaigns if desired.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS & REPORTING: 5 Stars
Denali contains excellent reporting capability, with over 120 standard reports available for general use or customizable as desired. For more extensive customization, users can opt to use the Crystal Reports add-on component. Nonprofit required reports such as FASB reports which include the Statement of Activities, Statement of Cash Flows, and Statement of Financial Position are also available in Denali. Financial statements are available to print in the GL, and other reports are processed in their respective modules. Budget performance reports can be printed by fund with the option to print one fund or all, and users can enter access user-defined reporting fields to print grant or fund reports individually. Denali allows users to export all system reports to Excel or Crystal Reports.
INTEGRATION/IMPORT/EXPORT: 5 Stars
Denali has a modular structure with users able to purchase the modules they need and add additional modules as needed. Import and export options are numerous, allowing users to import or export budget information, customer and vendor detail, and payroll data. Integration with third party applications such as Donor Express make donor management easier and accountants can easily access client data using the Single Point Server option mentioned earlier.
HELP/SUPPORT: 5 Stars
Denali contains a comprehensive help function that will answer the majority of questions most users may have. A variety of training options are available as well, including telephone, online, and onsite training, as well as complete training at Cougar Mountain’s corporate headquarters, where all telephone support is handled as well. Denali offers the Software Assurance program, which offers users access to the customer service center, access to the FAQ database, all system updates, a discount on training, as well as 20 hours of online and telephone support, for those users electing the Premier Software Assurance package.
SUMMARY & PRICING:
Denali FUND + Accounting is an excellent product designed for the small-to mid-sized nonprofit. Modules start at $595.