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Simplifying Collaboration Using Invitations in SmartSimple Cloud

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 Cloud’s built-in Invitation feature allows your applicants to easily add co-applicants their submission, making collaboration much more efficient.

Topics: Corporate Foundations, Foundations, Grantmaking, Application Management

How the Ontario Centres of Excellence Advanced Their Grants Management System To Limitless Heights

Posted by Stirling Myles on Aug 19, 2019 9:46:00 AM
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Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) was challenged not only with the high volume of incoming grant applications but effectively managing the diverse needs and requirements associated with each application. Their data was scattered across different software and platforms, which caused delays in their administrative and application review processes. SmartSimple delivered them a cohesive system that integrated all functionality they needed into one, centralized platform to simplify their workflows. This enabled OCE to efficiently manage their processes on a large scale.

Topics: Grantmaking, Research Grants Management, SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management, Application Management, Client Success, Program Management

Here's What You Need To Know About Fiscal Sponsorship (Explained In 4 Minutes)

Posted by Stirling Myles on Feb 26, 2019 9:38:10 AM

In the first of our ongoing interview series discussing current and future trends of philanthropy, we sit down one-on-one with thought leaders to learn and share their relevant experiences from the field. We recently talked to Zia Maumenee, grants manager for Headwaters Foundation about fiscal sponsorship and its impact in the philanthropic world to gain her insight and expertise.

Topics: Foundations, Grantmaking, SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Application Management, Fund Management

Learn About SmartSimple's Application Forms [VIDEO]

Posted by Stirling Myles on Oct 1, 2018 10:31:30 AM

Whether you’re a foundation arts funder or an academic institution, or research organization., the application form is the central piece of your entire awards or grants process. Every aspect of the application form itself needs to be a proper reflection of your organization’s strategic mission and purpose.

Topics: Grantmaking, Application Management, Direct

Learn About SmartSimple's Registration Pages [VIDEO]

Posted by Stirling Myles on Oct 1, 2018 9:27:09 AM

For all new users in your external community, registration is the necessary first step in gaining access to your system, be it applicants, reviewers, and donors. From beautifully-designed and website embeddable registration pages to a fully-customizable process, SmartSimple makes the entire registration experience simple and easy for you and your users.

Topics: Grantmaking, Application Management, Direct