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Is Your Nonprofit’s Reporting Process Outdated?

If you are still sorting through filing cabinets and dozens of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to keep track of your organization’s cases, you’re probably frustrated when it’s time to gather data for reports. You’re not alone. A recent report by Software Advice revealed that 49% of nonprofit software buyers are currently using manual recordkeeping …

Capacity Building Grant Round-Up

Research increasingly suggests that capacity building, infrastructure bolstering grants lay the foundation for long term organizational sustainability. According to nonprofit consultant Nell Edgington of SocialVelocity.net, “a nonprofit that wants to get out of the vicious fundraising cycle needs to make a commitment to building their organization …

Critical Features of Performance Management Software for WIA Reporting: Data Quality

All organizations accepting funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and state agencies overseeing WIA distributions can use performance management processes to achieve success. Not all data collection and workforce reporting systems have the same features, though, and some are better suited for WIA-related initiatives than others. In our …

Spice Up Your Nonprofit’s Blog with These 5 Content Ideas

Thinking about kicking your nonprofit’s blog up a notch? You already know how to tell your story on your blog by revealing personal stories, highlighting successes, and quantifying your progress. But what about the day-to-day process of crafting your blog’s message? It’s easy to lose the drive to create original content that really engages your …

Critical Features of Performance Management Software for WIA Reporting: Flexibility

As an organization accepting funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) or a state agency overseeing WIA distributions, performance management processes are a key to success. However, not all software systems (like data collection or workforce reporting) are built the same. In our ongoing 6-part series, we’re examining the key features you …