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    5 Things to Consider when Starting Your Impact Measurement Journey

    Posted by David Goodman on Jun 25, 2020 10:05:47 AM

    Topics: Reporting, Goal Tracker, Platform3, Panel Talk

    Leading with Technology in a Post-Pandemic World

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Jun 23, 2020 9:29:09 AM


    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?

    Topics: Conference, Grantmaking, Grants Management, Platform3, Panel Talk

    Data Exchange: The SmartSimple Way

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 24, 2020 1:56:31 PM


    Have you ever wondered if two entirely different companies that use SmartSimple can work together? We have the answer for you: SmartSimple’s Data Exchange, a secure method of transferring information between systems.

    Whether you’re transferring information between insurance companies to service providers, or centralizing ad-hoc information from field research to foundations, SmartSimple’s Data Exchange provides the configuration to send and receive records between different SmartSimple systems. You can now export multiple levels of data and also organization and individual contact data to and from one SmartSimple system to another.

    Topics: Platform3

    How To Create Documents And Templates That Fit Your Needs When You Want Them

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 21, 2020 4:40:35 PM

    Effective communication is one of the most important and defining elements in an efficient grantmaking process. Regularly creating documents with information tailored to each stakeholder is a critical part of having everyone on the same page at every point of the grantmaking journey. SmartSimple’s Platform3 Web Page View feature provides the ability to  create and display documents as web pages in order to quickly get every stakeholder on the same page. Administrators can create easy to use templates for grant agreements, confirmation pages, and on-demand pop-ups for applications, all of which can be formatted to your specifications.

    Topics: Grantmaking, Webinar, Platform3

    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: Grantmaking, Grants Management, Platform3