I am looking for a flexible web app that would allow me to keep track of all the local "chapters" of an organization (world wide). A multi-chapter website management software.

Ideally it would function like a CRM (e.g. Highrise, Capsule) but allow each "chapter" to update its own contact information online.

We would need the ability to create custom fields and control who has access to view / edit those fields.

  • You may want to speak to HighRise team and see if they can work out a special case for you. With the criteria you have imposed on this question it is too localized.
    – phwd
    Commented Aug 12, 2011 at 0:55
  • I disagree that the question is too localized, I believe there are likely to be web-based apps for this in the marketplace. Google for "web-based membership management software" - then filter out the ones that are not web-based. Please comment if you have any luck.
    – qxotk
    Commented Oct 20, 2011 at 0:55
  • @phwd Please reopen this question, I believe it is proper for webapps - there is a whole marketplace for these products - please google (see above) to see for yourself.
    – qxotk
    Commented Oct 20, 2011 at 0:56
  • It seems Wild Apricot is able to do this. I am not familiar with this topic but it seems that it is not localized as I originally thought based on those searches you gave @arrocharJames
    – phwd
    Commented Oct 20, 2011 at 1:21
  • Are you looking for on-premise software, a hosted solutoin, or a SaaS solution?
    – qxotk
    Commented Nov 21, 2013 at 15:52

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Check out iFreeTools Creator - an online database application builder, which I am building over Google App Engine.

iFreeTools Creator allows defining your own custom database by specifying the Entities (or "tables") and Attributes (or "fields" / "columns") and get started with using your online database in minutes.

Help Docs : http://help.creator.ifreetools.com

For your specific usecase, you will find the Authorization Profiles feature useful. Auth Profiles enables fine-grain access control up to field level. The following blog post gives an overview of the feature.. http://blogs.ifreetools.com/2010/12/access-control-up-to-field-level-now.html

You may also find useful the Google Maps based geo-location feature, wherein attributes of Geo Point data-type can be defined to mark geographic locations and can further be used to search based on nearness to a given location (show me all chapters near xyz).

If you require assistance in using the app, you can use the feedback form in the app to get in touch with me.

  • This is not what the user asked for. He wants a flexible app ready made to manage multiple chapters in a presentable website format.
    – phwd
    Commented Oct 20, 2011 at 1:22

Since there was no requirement that it had to be free - Would SalesForce.com fit the bill here?


Microsoft has an offering for this type of thing called Sharepoint. It provides the features you mention as well as many more beyond those.

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