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    Here’s What You Need To Know About The Next 30 Days With SmartSimple Direct

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Aug 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM

    Give us 30 days and we can build a grants management system that elevates your grantmaking impact by cutting down administrative time with SmartSimple Direct. Need proof? Keep reading.

    Topics: Solutions, SmartSimple Direct, Grantmaking, Grants Management, Grants Management System, SmartSimple

    Launching A Grants Management System in 30 Days with SmartSimple Direct

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Aug 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM

    Grants management can be complicated. With the right software, it doesn’t have to be. We’re excited to introduce SmartSimple Direct.

    Topics: Solution, SmartSimple Direct, System, Grants, Grants Management, Grants Management System, SmartSimple

    Looking Ahead: The Post-COVID-19 Era of Grantmaking

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Jun 19, 2020 1:15:40 PM


    In the course of just a few months, our communities across the globe have been fundamentally changed. Every aspect of how we go about our lives has been affected in some way – from healthcare and retail to food service and essential services. As a result, each sector has had to rapidly adjust to an unprecedented, and invisible, threat to normalcy and our previous status quo. Philanthropy is certainly no exception. 

    Topics: Event, Grants Management

    Why Your Foundation Needs a Seamless Virtual Board Meeting Experience

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Jun 5, 2020 2:15:16 PM

    Board meetings are a core part of governance within foundations and the grantmaking process, where the information discussed drives decision making to act on. Despite board meetings being such a critical piece of the grantmaking cycle, they can often cause considerable challenges for teams – from preparation and scheduling to hosting and following up.

    Whether you are coordinating reports, creating a board book with up-to-date details, or sending out invitations and navigating availability conflicts – board meetings are no small task. Until now.

    Topics: Meeting Manager, Grants Management

    SmartSimple Offers Highest Number of Advanced Features: A Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems 2020 Edition

    Posted by Geoff Cook on Apr 14, 2020 4:36:34 PM


    After four years since the last edition, Tech Impact’s Idealware released the newest version of A Consumer's Guide to Grants Management Systems to help inform grantmaking organizations on their IT decisions. SmartSimple was one of 14 leading software providers that were reviewed and we've been profiled in every subsequent version of the guide since 2011. 

    Topics: Grants Management