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Stacey Hellas

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“Walking The Talk” On Equitable Access To Websites And Web Forms

Posted by Stacey Hellas on Sep 17, 2018 12:08:29 PM

Article 9 of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs outlines the rights of persons with disabilities to live independently and have access to, “...information and communications technologies and systems, and to other facilities and services open or provided to the public…” This includes access to information on the internet.

Topics: Diversity & Inclusion, SmartSimple Cloud platform

Another Amazing Block Party In NYC

Posted by Stacey Hellas on Sep 10, 2018 11:50:21 AM

Last week, the SmartSimple team flew to the city that never sleeps and held our 4th Block Party of the year. “New York is a fantastic city,” says Alex Wong, Director of Marketing at SmartSimple. “And the clients we have in the area represent a wide range of granting organizations, from the Comcast and Citi Sponsorships, to JDRF, and the IOLTA Fund for the State of New York.”

Topics: BlockParty

The Needed Role Of Diversity, Inclusion, And Equity In Nonprofits

Posted by Stacey Hellas on Aug 30, 2018 2:33:20 PM

For their latest report, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), asked nonprofit CEOs what aspects of diversity are relevant to their organization’s goals. Of those who responded (hover for stats)

Topics: Diversity & Inclusion, SmartSimple Cloud platform

Automate Your Employee Matching Gifts Program For The 21st Century

Posted by Stacey Hellas on Aug 24, 2018 2:17:22 PM

Of all corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, employee matching gifts is an impactful one. Not only do these programs engage staff in a meaningful way but give employees and employers the opportunity to multiply their positive impact on society. In this blog, we’ll be covering the basics of corporate matching gifts, and how to encourage participation from your team.

Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, Matching Gifts

Why You Should Be Measuring Your Philanthropic Impact And Outcomes

Posted by Stacey Hellas on Aug 23, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Impact and outcomes measurement have been popular buzzwords in the philanthropic community over the last few years. But what does measuring your organization’s impact, outcomes mean? Why is it necessary to measure the value of your investments, and what data do you need to ensure your measurement process provides accurate, meaningful results?

Topics: Reporting, Mapping