That title might seem surprising coming from a software company, but it’s a reality we face every day with our clients. There is no shortcut to impact. Simply buying a system to measure outcomes won’t get you to greater insight or greater impact. You need a plan and software companies generally don’t do plans.
Compliance in reporting consumes nonprofits’ most valuable resources and distracts them from their purpose. Can corporate grantmakers help ease the burden?
Time, energy, and effectiveness. These are three vital resources for nonprofit organizations. The challenge of reporting compliance consumes all three and distracts them from their purpose. Is there a way to keep them from drowning in that sea of paperwork?
Increasingly, people connect with and purchase from brands that take Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. According to a study by Horizon Media’s Finger on the Pulse, some 81% of millennials expect companies to make a public commitment to good corporate citizenship. Clients such as JetBlue, Verizon Wireless, and Starwood have picked up on the need for a highly configurable online solution for their grant programs to save time, increase impact, and build their brands.
Can you track your grants with just an Excel worksheet? If the answer is no, you’ve moved to a point where grantmaking needs a grants management system.
Data is how you measure your impact, but access and interpretation are the only way you can make those measurements. The options to put this data to work are growing. What do you need? Here’s the corporate grantmaker’s guide to data.
The benefits of having a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Investment in your community allows your corporation to build customer and employee loyalty while reinforcing positive brand value. At Versaic, we have gathered insights and best practices from supporting hundreds of corporate donation programs with our CSR management solution.
While we’re very proud of our incredibly flexible product, we’re perhaps most well known for our Client Success team at Versaic. Every day, our Client Success Managers help clients transform the way they manage their philanthropy programs.
Here are six reasons why clients point to Versaic’s service as the “secret sauce” that sets us apart:
As a grant manager, it’s likely you’ve had times where you’ve been overwhelmed with the task of handling multiple requests for grants or funding. The process of managing these requests can be painstakingly difficult, considering how much there is to do, how many elements are involved and the fact that it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks.
JetBlue Airways actively engages in corporate philanthropy programs that bring them closer to their customers. Rather than devoting considerable time and resources to tracking the thousands of sponsorship and charitable donation requests they receive, JetBlue chose to integrate Versaic’s online management solution. Within weeks Versaic was able to take the stress out of donation and sponsorship management for JetBlue, providing an innovative and highly configurable solutions to meet all their needs.