Respond: Don't Leave 'Em Hanging

Part 5 of a 6 part blog series on effective philanthropy program management

Having a successful philanthropy program is crucial to a company’s image. As we've discussed, there are key elements to a successful program.

Review: Input That Matters

Part 4 of a 6 part blog series on effective philanthropy program management

Over the past few weeks we have been discussing the building blocks of a successful philanthropy management program. We’ve learned how to streamline all the requests you receive, and route them to the right person. The next step is to start reviewing all of those requests! In a perfect world, the review process would involve one person, and very few steps.

Getting to Impact

Measuring your impact doesn't need to be a stumbling block to understanding the true performance of your CSR program

Similar to CEO Burt Cummings cocktail party conversation from last week, we talk to clients and other companies who are overwhelmed at the thought of collecting more data, even if that data could shed light on the efficacy of their entire philanthropy program.

Know Your Impact (it’s really not that difficult to do…)

Versaic CEO Burt Cummings has a few thoughts for companies who don’t want to know the impact of their philanthropy and sponsorship programs.

An acquaintance at a party asked me what my company did and I responded that many of our solutions help companies evaluate, manage, and measure the impact of their philanthropic and sponsorship programs.  He asked what I meant by impact and I used the  example of a company donating to a hunger relief organization.  To assess impact, the company  might want to get information on how many families the organization was able to feed with their donation.

Receive: Bring Order to Chaos

Part 2 of a 6 part blog series on effective philanthropy program management

So, you're the Director of Public Affairs at your company. You are responsible for managing all donation requests that your company receives on a weekly, even daily basis. Surely that involves a lot of paper, emails, phone calls, faxes, even carrier pigeons? The information submitted by community groups and non-profits is often not complete or doesn't everything you need to properly asses the opportunity and make a decision. Sometimes those emails get forgotten, or that paper goes missing, which leaves your constituents hanging.

Versaic Launches New Version of Grants Management Solution

Versaic Grants Stands Out in Head to Head Evaluation by Idealware
Press Release

San Mateo, Cailf., November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Versaic released version 2.0 of its grants management software, Versaic Grants, with new features designed to help companies gain insight into the impact of their philanthropic investments and streamline the grants management processBecause of Versaic’s unique architecture, all the enhancements of 2.0 are available to existing clients and many have expressed enthusiasm fo


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