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Bigger Boat Recognized as a B Corp 2016 “Best for the World” Honoree

Bigger Boat Recognized as a B Corp 2016 “Best for the World” Honoree

Did you know Bigger Boat has been a Certified B Corporation since our first year of business? We don’t talk about it much. Not because it’s not important to us, but because we would strive to run a socially conscious business even if the B…

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Should your nonprofit look at Salesforce Service Cloud and Cases?

Should your nonprofit look at Salesforce Service Cloud and Cases?

You’re a nonprofit effectively using Salesforce and the Nonprofit Starter Pack 3.0 to manage your donor relations and constituent communications. You’re looking at the next step for your connected nonprofit, and you want to bring some form of programs management into the database. Maybe you…

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Bigger Boat’s affordable housing work featured in Geekwire for #SeaHomeless

Bigger Boat’s affordable housing work featured in Geekwire for #SeaHomeless

On Wednesday, June 29th, a number of Seattle media outlets came together to educate the community on homelessness. The goal was to highlight solutions and challenges in tackling this issue. GeekWire, a national technology website based in Seattle, featured an article highlighting various ways technology…

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Easy Volunteer and Client Sign-in

Easy Volunteer and Client Sign-in

“Just like many other nonprofits Rainbow Center needs to be able to track not only each unduplicated individual who comes to the Center every year but also how many times they visit. With the program designed by Bigger Boat not only are we able to…

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The History of HomeKeeper: From local impact to national shared measurement

The History of HomeKeeper: From local impact to national shared measurement

HomeKeeper is a Salesforce-based system for affordable homeownership organizations. It combines a day-to-day program management system with a shared measurement system. It is currently in use by over seventy organizations across the country. This post shares the history of how the HomeKeeper system came together over…

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Navigating Salesforce Licensing (June 2016)

Navigating Salesforce Licensing (June 2016)

Salesforce.org (and Salesforce.com) recently changed their pricing, configuration, and naming for licenses. This blog post reflects these changes and is an updated version of our previous licensing post. Through the Power of Us program, Salesforce.org provides a great benefit for every qualified 501c3: a grant…

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Getting Started with Salesforce Console for Nonprofits

Getting Started with Salesforce Console for Nonprofits

Console makes it easy to quickly navigate through lots of records, enter case notes, reconcile donations, and more. Console users can move more efficiently through Salesforce than is really possible in the standard interface. This means that console can turn your users into superstars at…

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Summer ’16 Release Highlights for Nonprofit Admins

Summer ’16 Release Highlights for Nonprofit Admins

Summer ‘16 is a treasure trove of great stuff. Don’t take our word for it — definitely make the time to dig into the full release notes! But before you go, here are our quick picks for the things that will make nonprofit admins’ lives…

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The Spring 2016 Nonprofit Starter Pack Sprint – A Community Assembles

The Spring 2016 Nonprofit Starter Pack Sprint – A Community Assembles

Last Monday was the best day I have ever had at a Salesforce event, and I’m so excited about what this community holds. At the opening plenary of the day’s Nonprofit Starter Pack Sprint, hosted by the Bay Area Nonprofit User Group (and the United Way…

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Top Benefits of Salesforce as a CRM for Human Services Agencies

Top Benefits of Salesforce as a CRM for Human Services Agencies

Choosing the right database platform for a human services organization is a critical decision. In our experience, Salesforce is an excellent choice for a wide range of human services organizations. Salesforce combines ease of use and ease of administration with powerful features to report and analyze data,…

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