Industry Leaders Coalescent and Aristotle Announce Service to Provide Robust PAC Fundraising Tool Online

Offering integrates nearly 12,000 fundraising events into Aristotle software

Mar 01, 2013, 15:01 ET from Aristotle

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristotle, the leading nonpartisan political technology and data provider in the U.S., and Coalescent, the leading provider of customized fundraising event management technology and services, today announced a partnership that will integrate nearly 12,000 fundraising events per year into Aristotle's political contact-management system,  Aristotle 360™. 

Aristotle clients will now have access to Coalescent's rich and comprehensive database of fundraising events for candidates, leadership PACs and locally-based charitable events. The secure database provides a robust set of search tools to help PACs and lobbying organizations operate more effectively by allowing them to easily sort and prioritize key fundraising events, so as to focus on growing their PACs with more targeted approaches to lobbying.

"This is not just a typical vendor relationship, this is a partnership with two best-in-class companies coming together to provide our clients with best-in-class technologies to help them manage their PAC," said Aristotle Executive Vice President Rob Christ.

Coalescent President Robert Arensberg said, "We are pleased that our clients will be able to seamlessly download fundraising events directly into Aristotle's 360™ platform. They will now be able to review events with the benefit of having budget information readily available and process checks with a few simple key strokes saving time and alleviating administrative headaches."

The coupling of Aristotle's innovative software and robust data warehouse, with Coalescent's superior fundraising tools is unrivaled. Utilizing Aristotle's suite of products and services, in conjunction with the new events information offers a powerful one-stop-shop for PACs and fundraisers.

A primary advantage to using Coalescent with Aristotle's services is the 100% FEC and state compliance guarantee offered by Aristotle.

"We're very excited to launch this new partnership with Coalescent," said Aristotle CEO John Aristotle Phillips. "Our mission at Aristotle has always been to provide a broad range of information, technology and services on a nonpartisan basis, in order to facilitate the democratic process.  

"We have a series of partnerships and new technology releases scheduled in 2013. It's a very big year for Aristotle and, most importantly, for our clients."

About Aristotle
For more than 25 years, every occupant of the White House — Democrat and Republican — has used Aristotle products and services, in addition to many U.S. Senators, members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democratic and Republican state party organizations.  Aristotle provides updated voter data and emails at

About Coalescent
Since 1999, Coalescent has worked with some of the world's leading Fortune 500 companies and well-known and respected trade associations to provide customized software, services and innovative technology solutions for fundraising event management.   

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