Fíonta Association Accelerator

Born from Fíonta’s deep association expertise, Fíonta Association Accelerator marries years of Salesforce proficiency with an unwavering commitment to resolve your challenges.


Manage members and increase engagement with Fíonta Association Accelerator

Associations connect people with common interests to foster exceptional personal and professional development. Their success relies on a well-integrated membership technology platform, a cornerstone for streamlined operations and outstanding member experiences.

Since its founding in 2001, Fíonta has witnessed a struggle for associations burdened by antiquated, overly complex systems and disjointed data sources. The result? Dismal member engagement and cumbersome processes that drain precious time and resources. The urgency to act is palpable as associations understand the need to centralize and embrace a singular platform – the key to data consolidation, tech stack simplicity, and the seamless journey your members now demand. 

Accelerator details

  • Functionality

    Member portal

    Embrace a range of features, from streamlined join/renewal management to dynamic events, online fundraising, and a hub of interconnected members.

    Staff CRM

    Empower your internal team with the ultimate command center and the ability to orchestrate operations across teams precisely and easily.

    Financial management suite

    Ease your accounting processes with pro-forma invoicing and revenue recognition, including deferred revenue and sub-ledger.

  • Project phases

    Deep dive discovery

    Up to 20 immersive sessions, an hour each, to gather comprehensive information about your organization

    Seamless data migration

    A comprehensive map and assessment

    Salesforce implementation

    Including Member Portal build, internal staff user views, financial management processes and workflows

    User acceptance testing

    Guided testing sessions in your Salesforce test environment 

  • Prerequisites

    The association will complete the necessary pre-work and be responsible for providing Salesforce system access to Fíonta at kickoff. 

    The association project manager will make critical team members available for discovery sessions, weekly status calls, and sprint demos. 

  • Out of scope

    Custom development

    End-user training

Recent projects

Nonprofit

Creating a safe place for members to heal and support one another

Alliance for Safety and Justice is building a future in which all communities are “Just Safe.” It is a multi-state advocacy organization that combines smart policy reform with organizing and representing survivors, people with old records, and the organizations that serve them. ASJ contracted with Fíonta to build an Experience Cloud portal catering to two of its core programs: Crime Survivors for Safety (CSSJ) and TimeDone. These initiatives offer assistance and community to both crime survivors and people with old records. The primary objective was to establish a secure, authenticated online platform, enabling program members to interact, support one another, and engage with program services to influence local, state, and national policies. Visit website
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Association

Securing member data and access online

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) is respected for its dedication to industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety communities. This membership-based organization founded in the New Deal era has stayed relevant to its growing membership by providing robust benefits, many of which are now accessible through its digital properties. These include a WordPress website fully integrated with Fonteva, an Association Management Solution (AMS) built on Salesforce. Under our guidance, the website was migrated to a new hosting solution, Pantheon, without disrupting member services or access. Visit website
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Nonprofit

Enhancing the quality of life for millions, one donation at a time

The Amputee Coalition (AC) is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss. AC is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care, and preventing limb loss. With the generous support of the public, they are helping amputees live well with limb loss, raising awareness about limb loss prevention, and ensuring amputees have a voice in matters affecting their ability to live full, thriving lives. AC engaged Fíonta to upgrade their 12-year-old Salesforce instance, which no longer served their needs efficiently. Visit website
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What our clients are saying

Our consultant asked the right questions to ensure we were always tackling and prioritizing a critical problem, and often gave us options and a heads-up regarding potential project overruns and unexpected areas when there wasn’t enough information to forecast issues more precisely. We LOVE working with them and plan on engaging them further. Innovations for Poverty Action
We had a hard deadline for the implementation of Pardot. Fíonta designed a plan that met our needs and timeline. It was a team effort, but we launched on-time with a small amount of budget left-over for additional services. United Soccer Coaches
We had unique and complex challenges that they were able to provide solutions for, which greatly improved our efficiencies. They kept us well-informed on deliverables, budgets, and time frames, so we were never surprised. Otto Bremer Trust
Marketing Cloud Account Engagement (formerly Pardot) has been really helpful in terms of the automated emails, engagement paths, and one-on-one emails we could set up for routine requests. ACDA
SIGN Fracture Care
Our engagement with Fíonta was a very positive experience...Our team at Fíonta was extremely helpful and responsive, and we would definitely engage them in the future. SIGN Fracture Care
Sophisticated marketing tools are only valuable when they’re leveraged in smart, strategic ways. Fíonta’s deep product knowledge and great client service were exactly what we needed to ensure a smooth transition from Marketo to MCAE (Pardot). Leading Age