By: Andy Cummings, Director of Business Development
If you work in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the ACCP conference tops the list each year as a must-attend event. The 2016 conference was no different. We returned back to the office energized after spending three days surrounded by corporate leaders committed to creating positive societal impact.
We just returned from the 11th annual Grant Managers Network (GMN) Conference held in New Orleans! The conference offered 50+ individual and plenary sessions on a vast range of topics relevant to the grantmaking community. As you can imagine, this provided an amazing forum to explore emerging issues in philanthropy, gain insights from industry leaders, and share how technology can make grantmaking processes more efficient.
If you have a flood of incoming grant requests, you need a solution that makes it as simple as possible to collect the right information, route requests through the organization for approval and payment, and report on your program results. This makes sense, so why haven’t all grant managers embraced online grants solutions that do just that and effectively streamline their processes? What is holding them back?
Solution integrates easy to use interface, fully customizable process, time-saving reporting features, and ongoing support from dedicated client success managers.
March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Versaic, a leading provider of grant and donation management solutions, has designed and deployed systems for healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to streamline processes in Medical Affairs including Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) grants.
Managing, improving, and reporting on your charitable programs shouldn't be an obstacle for your organization.
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Gone are the times that an excel spreadsheet and never ending email chains were the only option for request management. It’s time to eliminate ad-hoc spreadsheets, emails & paper proposals and skip unnecessary steps. Bring your vision to life and get the most out of your charitable programs with innovative technology.
Kristin Meyer discussing how the Starwood Foundation is a sustainable department within Starwood by linking their work back to the overall business goals. Philanthropy at Starwood is not just a PR goal, it is a business value.
With CSR programs expanding, many corporate grant managers and foundations are having trouble keeping up with responsiveness and community engagement. From handling a flood of requests to process management and reporting, there is simply not enough hours in the day to keep track of it all with traditional methods. Utilizing an online system that fully realizes potential time savings can dramatically improve the impact of your programs, and provides insight for future strategic direction.
Your company is about to move into uncharted territory. It’s time to formalize a philanthropic program. You realize the importance of giving programs and value for your brand reputation. The question isn’t whether to invest in social change, but rather which route will have the most impact?
According to a 2015 study by Cone Communications, sixty-four percent of millennials use social media to address or engage with companies around social and environmental issues. Whether your corporation currently has a large digital footprint or you are looking to up your efforts, it’s time to take a closer look at your digital storytelling. After all, making your CSR story readily accessible online is an effective way to engage consumers, attract more eyeballs, and enhance your overall brand image.