SmartSimple Blog

Exploring the surge in M&A within the GMS and CSR software market

Posted by SmartSimple Software on Mar 23, 2023 12:24:03 PM

We recently conducted a study to understand the trends and patterns of acquisition within the Grants Management Software (GMS) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) software markets, following the private equity deals surrounding Foundant, SurveyMonkey, and others. Our findings shed light on the future direction of the industry.

Topics: Grants Management Software (GMS), Private Equity in Philanthropy, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Grants Management System

Embracing trust-based philanthropy: 5 key features grantmakers are employing today

Posted by SmartSimple Software on Feb 14, 2023 4:41:35 PM

Implementing trust-based philanthropy (TBP) into grantmaking processes can be a challenge, but grantmakers are finding ways to make it a reality. In a recent webinar hosted by Greg Stanley, Director of Platform Solutions at SmartSimple Software, five key features were highlighted that grantmakers are incorporating into their operating practices to embody TBP. These examples serve as a starting point for grantmakers looking to advance their TBP goals.

Topics: Trust-based philanthropy, philanthropy, Grants Management Software (GMS), Grants Management System

Helping SHSOs Efficiently Manage NHTSA Grants with SmartSimple Cloud - Watch our video with the GHSA

Posted by SmartSimple Software on Jan 31, 2023 3:51:01 PM

As a member of the Governor's Highway Safety Association (GHSA), we understand the importance of the work that State Highway Safety Offices (SHSO) do in promoting road safety. We also understand the challenges that SHSOs face in managing  and distributing the grants and funding they receive from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and other sources. To aid SHSOs in their important work, we have developed SmartSimple Cloud for SHSO Management, an all-in-one solution for managing grants and funding.

Topics: Video and Webinars, NHTSA Grants Management, US Government Grants Management, Partner, Grants Management System

Turn trust-based philanthropy from an idea into a viable approach

Posted by SmartSimple Software on Oct 17, 2022 9:24:58 AM

Fundamentally, trust-based philanthropy is about knocking down barriers and bringing balance to the inequities built into funder-nonprofit relationships. If we’re talking about adjusting existing structures, trust is about minimizing administrative burdens for grantseekers.

Topics: SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Trust-based philanthropy, philanthropy, Grants Management Software (GMS), Grants Management System

Hear from your peers: The Marine Institute of Ireland

Posted by SmartSimple Software on Oct 12, 2022 9:07:03 AM

Over the twenty years we’ve been supporting the SmartSimple community, we’ve been fortunate enough to have developed strong, meaningful relationships with many of our clients. We’re humbled by the opportunity to assist our 500 clients make a real impact in the communities they serve.

It takes twenty years.

Topics: SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management, Client Success, SmartSimple20, Research Grants Management Software (RGMS), Grants Management System