• Increasing Afterschool Program Impact: Data & System Best Practices

    Increasing Afterschool Program Impact: Data & System Best Practices

    Afterschool data management is becoming increasingly critical to program improvement and organizational efficiency. Funders are also asking for proof of your results and student impact. The

  • College Access Data Management Series

    College Access Data Management Series

    No matter where your organization is in the process of becoming data-driven, this report series, written in collaboration with the National College Access Network (NCAN),

  • Some Labels Do Matter

    Some Labels Do Matter

    Today, we are releasing our first annual Benefit Corporation report. We are incredibly proud to be a California Benefit Corporation and a B Corp as

4 Reasons Why Your Foundation Should Manage Grants with a Whole Organization Solution

This is a special guest post with roundCorner. As foundations expand in size and scope, siloed legacy systems become increasingly ineffective for grants management. We find that more foundations are placing their trust in whole

March 15th, 2017|Categories: Getting Started, Philanthropy, Blog|

A Whole Organization Strategy: Using Data & Systems to Demonstrate Outcomes

Outcomes thinking is having a revolutionary impact on the social sector: identifying effective programs, ensuring that funding goes to successful organizations, and generally informing decisions so that organizations can make more positive change in

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Outcomes and Results, White Paper|

Spring ‘17 Salesforce Release Favorites for Nonprofits

Peter Bender Solution Architect and Lead Consultant The Salesforce release notes can be a lot to take in, but never fear. Long-time nonprofit solution architect Peter

February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

What Case Management Teams Need to Survive in 2017

Patrick Shaw Human Services Practice Manager January is often a time for optimism and fresh goals. That being said, we’ve heard anxiety from those we know

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Best Practices, Getting Started, Human Services, Blog|

Best Practices for a New Case Management System with Community Housing Partnership

Patrick Shaw Human Services Practice Manager Homelessness is a pervasive problem, and it hits U.S. families hard. Our client Community Housing Partnership (CHP) helps San Francisco families and individuals

December 27th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Getting Started, Human Services, Blog|

Getting Started with Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and Lightning Experience

Eric Magnuson Technical Sales Manager If you are interested in improving your organization’s performance by taking advantage of Salesforce and the Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP), there’s

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Getting Started, Blog|Tags: , |

Exploring the Future of Case Management with Community Housing Partnership

Human services agency Community Housing Partnership (CHP) uses Exponent Case Management to support its work with homeless individuals and families. Watch this video to learn their best practices for reducing data entry burdens and successfully

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Human Services, Video|

Data-Driven Funders: In Search of Insights

Foundations are beginning to shift their attitudes toward data, information, and knowledge. They've recognized how critical it is to understand their social impact. In addition to simply tracking the operational details of grants management, they are leveraging continuous improvement techniques

November 1st, 2016|Categories: Philanthropy|

Technology for Collective Impact

The Collective Impact movement leads change through collaborations of funders, government, nonprofits, and the private sector seeking to deliver results against society’s greatest challenges. Measuring outcomes across these initiatives requires robust infrastructure to manage complex

October 31st, 2016|Categories: Education, Human Services, White Paper|

College Access Data & Systems: Tips From Spark

Kristi Phillips Education Solution Consultant Part II in a College Access Data Series If you’ve been following along in our series, you’ve heard how our data-driven client

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Outcomes and Results, Education, Blog|Tags: |