Today we took another step in helping our clients make greater impact faster.
Bigger Impact Together: SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Vancouver Foundation & Amazon Web Services
We are proud to be featured on AWS.com.
Amazon Web Services, the world’s largest cloud service provider, recently profiled Vancouver Foundation in a featured story highlighting their efforts during the pandemic.
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.
Staff collaboration within MS Teams or Slack. Video calls for board meetings. Grant distribution via ACH and Bill.com. This is the “new normal” for philanthropy, and it’s happened in the span of weeks instead of years. Yet, with such a rapid change, how are grantmakers adjusting to a reality where technology is at the center?