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How The GROW Central Florida Program Turned From Passion Project To A Highly-Recognized Organization In 6 Months

Posted by Stirling Myles on Jan 31, 2019 10:08:44 AM
Photo courtesy of GROW Central Florida

GROW Central Florida was a brand new and expanding nonprofit organization in dire need to “grow” out of their paper-based management system. With an administrative team of one, too much time was getting lost tracking down applicant information through emails and collecting information through different filing systems and Excel spreadsheets.

Topics: Foundations, Client Success, Direct

Learn About SmartSimple's Progress Report Scheduling [VIDEO]

Posted by Stirling Myles on Jan 10, 2019 10:20:18 AM

Helping your grantees stay on top of their reporting can be a lot of work, it’s vital in helping you track the impact your investments are making.

Topics: Grantmaking, SmartSimple Cloud platform, Direct

How the National Commercial Bank Of Jamaica Foundation Digitized And Elevated Their Grants Management Process In Two Weeks

Posted by Stirling Myles on Nov 13, 2018 2:56:31 PM

The National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB) Foundation was managing their grants programs with a disjointed process. Applications were cobbled together with a combination of manual and digital processing methods and there was no effective way of consolidating all of the applications and data they were gathering. An immediate solution was needed in order to simplify the process and centralize all related activities under one system that could manage it all. Within two weeks, SmartSimple delivered a robust grants management system that provided a solution to the NCB Foundation’s immediate needs all while leaving them with the flexibility to grow and scale their system as their needs became more complex.

Topics: Grantmaking, Client Success, Direct

Learn About SmartSimple's Post-Grant Reports [VIDEO]

Posted by Stirling Myles on Oct 1, 2018 11:20:27 AM

Post-grant reporting is a vital last step in the grant process. It’s not only confirmation that you’re investing in the right places, but it’s also a way of demonstrating the full impact of those investments against your organization’s mission and objectives.

Topics: Reporting, Grantmaking, Direct

Learn About SmartSimple's Review Forms [VIDEO]

Posted by Stirling Myles on Oct 1, 2018 10:38:02 AM

Simplifying your review process starts with simplifying your forms so that they’re easy to navigate and intuitive to complete. SmartSimple offers the right mix of flexibility and automation to enable you to make review forms pain-free complete for any reviewer.

Topics: Grantmaking, Direct, Review Management