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.
In the first of our ongoing interview series discussing current and future trends of philanthropy, we sit down one-on-one with thought leaders to learn and share their relevant experiences from the field. We recently talked to Zia Maumenee, grants manager for Headwaters Foundation about fiscal sponsorship and its impact in the philanthropic world to gain her insight and expertise.
The way we work today, no one uses one tool, one system, or one application anymore. Life isn’t that simple. In the course of your every day team’s work, you need to verify charity statuses, research potential grantees’ backgrounds, send out documents for signatures, plus a host of other things that require you to access other systems or applications.
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.
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.