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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: Client Story, OCE, Grantmaking, Ontario, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Government, Grants Management, Grants Management System, Research Grants Management, SmartSimple, Research

How the Walton Family Foundation Scaled Its Grantmaking System For The Future

Posted by Stirling Myles on Aug 15, 2019 9:07:18 AM
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Are you an organization with multiple independent departments? Do you ever wish you had a platform that houses all of them in one system while operating independently? In anticipation of their upcoming presentation at SmartSimple’s ELEVATE San Diego conference in October, we sat down with Sam Caplan, CIO and Deputy Director of Operations of the Walton Family Foundation, and Malcolm Klotz, Founder of Re-Solved, to learn more about their process of successfully building and uniting 12 different entities and multiple departments in one cohesive system.

Topics: Elevate, Elevate San Diego, Foundation, Foundations, Malcolm Klotz, Grants Management System, Partnerships, Sam Caplan, SmartSimple, Walton Family Foundation

How Vancouver Foundation created an efficient process to maximize its grant funding

Posted by Stirling Myles on Mar 25, 2019 4:44:20 PM

With over 200 different funds to grant from and hundreds of new proposals submitted each year through different granting calls, Vancouver Foundation had difficulty being efficient and effective through its collection of segregated in-house processes and systems.

Topics: Vancouver, Community Foundation, Grants Management, Grants Management System, SmartSimple

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

Posted by Stirling Myles on Feb 4, 2019 4:43:48 PM

Give us two weeks 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

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: SmartSimple Direct, Grants Management, Grants Management System, SmartSimple, Progress Report Scheduling