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    Seamlessly Manage Grant Applications with SmartSimple CLOUD for Grants Management

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Oct 14, 2020 11:27:32 AM


    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.

    Topics: Foundations, Application Forms, Grantmaking, Grants Management, SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Module

    Efficiently Manage Your Grantmaking Finances With SmartSimple CLOUD’s Budget Manager Module

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Sep 23, 2020 11:30:18 AM

    Along with having a clear mission and efficient processes, effective budgeting is critically important to any grantmaking organization's success. Leanly staffed grantmakers of all sizes can often grapple with maintaining and improving their philanthropic budgeting operations, especially when using systems that are rigid and do not easily adapt to today's rapidly changing world and economic uncertainty. 

    Topics: Foundations, Grantmaking, SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Module, Budgets

    Why Your Foundation Needs a Seamless Virtual Board Meeting Experience

    Posted by SmartSimple Software on Jun 5, 2020 2:15:16 PM

    Board meetings are a core part of governance within foundations and the grantmaking process, where the information discussed drives decision making to act on. Despite board meetings being such a critical piece of the grantmaking cycle, they can often cause considerable challenges for teams – from preparation and scheduling to hosting and following up.

    Whether you are coordinating reports, creating a board book with up-to-date details, or sending out invitations and navigating availability conflicts – board meetings are no small task. Until now.

    Topics: Grants Management, SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management, Module, Meeting Management

    "Stream"lining Your Arts Grants Management Process With SmartSimple Media Library

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Feb 20, 2020 3:50:00 PM

    Learn how to simplify how you review and organize media uploads of any kind with SmartSimple’s Media Library while protecting the artist’s work with copyright watermarks.

    Topics: Grantmaking, Webinar, SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management

    Combating Social Isolation Among Older Adults at the 2019 N4A Conference

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Aug 19, 2019 10:14:48 AM
     Photo by Philippe Leone Photo by Philippe Leone

    Social isolation is a growing and often unseen epidemic, particularly among older adults and one-third of Americans over 65 who live alone. Because its indicators can go unnoticed, its symptoms exacerbate when left unaddressed. 

    Topics: SmartSimple Cloud for Grants Management