5 Best Practices for Improving Grantmaking: A Corporate Funder’s Guide

By Burt Cummings, CEO

Grantmakers want to make advancements in the issues they care about…but what’s the best way to do it?

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The Key to Making Clients Successful


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. Check out the “Day in the Life of a Versaic Client Success Manager” graphic for a peek at a typical day.

Here are six reasons why clients point to Versaic’s service as the “secret sauce” that sets us apart:

The 5 R's of Great Philanthropy Program Management

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Follow the five R's of philanthropy program management to maximize the value and efficiency of your giving programs: Receive, Route, Review, Respond & Report.

By following the five R’s, you’ll work smarter, not harder, and spend less time managing your philanthropy program with better results.

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The Key to Supporting Your Grant Partners

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Originally posted on Versaic's SlideShare.

Your grant partners' results are your results, too - so it's in your best interest to support your grant partners to improve your social impact. Wendy Watson-Hallowell of The Rensselaerville Institute and Burt Cummings of Versaic offer specific ways you can partner with grantees and grantmakers to work together toward impact.

Why Starwood Partners with Versaic

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Originally posted on Versaic's YouTube channel.

A fully customized philanthropy management system. An account manager who knows your system inside and out. When it comes to grants, donations and sponsorship program management systems, Versaic is best-in-class. But don’t just take it from us – hear from our client Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide about why they love partnering with Versaic.

How Starwood Went From Strategy to Impact

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Originally posted on Versaic's YouTube channel.

Getting your philanthropy program to impact is easier than you think. Watch this short video about the evolution behind Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide's grants program. Getting your philanthropy program to impact is easier than you think - learn from their journey and how they evolved their grants program to focus on results, outcomes, and impact.


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