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    Seamlessly Manage Grant Applications with Amplify's Application Manager Module

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Oct 14, 2020 11:27:32 AM

     

    Consider this: non-profit organizations everywhere are under pressure to maximize their resources, provide for community needs, all while managing their relationships with foundations and partners. Meanwhile, funders and their staff are under duress to balance program development, stakeholder engagement, and fiduciary responsibility. At the end of the day, the grant application, for both grantseekers and grantmakers, is one part of the process that both have to interact with to move forward.

    Topics: Foundations, Application Forms, Grantmaking, Grants Management, Amplify, Module

    We’re Going Virtual: What To Expect During ELEVATE 2020

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Sep 24, 2020 1:48:08 PM

    In 2018, we went to Nashville, Tennessee. In 2019, we went to San Diego, California. In 2020, we’re going to our living rooms. ELEVATE is going fully virtual this year. Over the last six months, we’ve all had to learn how to adapt to new ways of working. This year’s theme for ELEVATEThe Future of Work – is about looking beyond the boundaries of this sea change and focusing on how to not just adapt, but flourish.

    Efficiently Manage Your Grantmaking Finances With Amplify’s Budget Manager Module

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Sep 23, 2020 11:30:18 AM


    Along with having a clear mission and efficient processes, effective budgeting is critically important to any grantmaking organization's success. Leanly staffed grantmakers of all sizes can often grapple with maintaining and improving their philanthropic budgeting operations, especially when using systems that are rigid and do not easily adapt to today's rapidly changing world and economic uncertainty. 

    Topics: Foundations, Grantmaking, Amplify, Module, Budgets

    Simplifying Collaboration Using Invitations

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Aug 18, 2020 12:32:32 PM

     

    Collaborating with multiple users on one application, especially when working remotely, can be a cumbersome challenge of gathering accurate information in an efficient manner. SmartSimple’s built-in Invitation feature allows your applicants to easily add co-applicants their submission, making collaboration much more efficient.

    Everyone is starting to adopt the UN SDG framework, but how can you effectively track your efforts against it?

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Aug 11, 2020 5:40:54 PM

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become a widely adopted blueprint for organisations to map and track their progress in addressing global challenges like poverty, clean energy, and climate change.

    For many however, effectively tracking and measuring their overall impact remains elusive, especially when many have different philanthropic program types (i.e. employee volunteering, donations, fundraising, etc.). How for instance, do you track overall impact if your volunteer programs use volunteer hours as a base metric, while your donation program uses Euros raised to track progress?